Health Benefits of Guyabano Leaves

guyabano leaves

Guyabano is soursop in English. In the Philippines, it is called guyabano. Other names of guyabano or soursop are: guañabana (Spanish), pawpaw (Brazil), graviola (Portuguese), corossol (French). It’s scientific name is Anona Muricata Linn. Guyabano is considered a high-antioxidant food due to its vitamin and mineral contents. Guyabano fruits have Vitamins C and B. They …

Health Benefits of Raisins

Dark Brown Raisins

I like raisins. I like to snack on them when I can’t find anything to munch on, and I like them on bread, pancakes, and salads. I know that raisins have nutritional value because they are dried grapes but imagine my surprise when I found so many health benefits of raisins. What are Raisins? Raisins …

10 Super Foods for Type 2 Diabetes

Blueberries

If you are diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, you can make a difference in your condition when you eat the right foods each day. The following are 10 Super Foods for Type 2 Diabetes which must be included in your Diabetes Diet Plan: 1. Blueberries Blueberries are small fruits which help manage diabetes. They are …

5 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

Apple Cider Vinegar

If you have a well-stocked pantry, chances are that you have a bottle of apple cider vinegar. It is well used for salad dressing, marinates, and home made pickles. But aside from making your dishes savory, apple cider vinegar (ACV) has some health benefits. Traditional medicine also known as folk medicine has credited ACV with …

Anti-Cancer Benefits of Cucumbers

Anti-Cancer Benefits of Cucumbers

A cucumber is a type of melon that comes from the same family as watermelon, squashes, and zucchini. It is cylindrical in shape and is usually from six to nine inches long. It has similar skin as that of a watermelon which ranges from green to white. The flesh inside is pale green and juicy. …

Juicing For People with Diabetes

Ampalaya Juice Recipe

  If you have diabetes, you must be cautious with your juicing or it may affect your blood sugar levels. Juices are high in carbohydrates. An 8-oz glass of juice contain 30gms of carbohydrates. You have to check your blood glucose levels more often, and if you start feeling dizzy, weak, or unwell, you should …

Juicing To Prevent Cataracts

vegetable juices

  Cataract means the clouding of the lens in a person’s eye which can affect ones vision. Cataracts develop slowly in either one or both eyes. This condition is common in older people but there are cases when even younger people are afflicted with cataracts. The lens in the eye is made mostly of water …