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Approaching fall season, some of us are waiting to enjoy the flavour of roasted sweet potato and sweet potato dessert. Sweet potato, a starchy vegetable, is packed with vitamins C, antioxidants and fiber.
Flavour your food with healthy herbs and spices
Just like fruits and vegetables, many herbs and spices contain phytonutrients that contain health-promoting properties –anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. The anti-inflammatory effect helps to protect cells from damage and reduce risk of chronic diseases- such as diabetes, heart cancer and arthritis. Herbs spices are good sources of antioxidant which help to boost immune system.
Is coffee healthful?A daily cup of coffee is more than a wake-up call. Moderate consumption of coffee appears to produce health benefits and may protect us against certain types of cancer
Potassium and High Blood PressureAlmost everyone knows that reducing sodium or salt intake helps control high blood pressure. Actually potassium is just as important. Potassium helps maintain normal blood pressure by lessening the effect of sodium.
Is red wine - heart healthy ?Some of us like to wind down after a long day with a glass of wine. Alcohol beverages are often used in social, family gatherings and special events as part of celebration.
Gout DietGout is one type of arthritis that affects the joints -- ankles, wrists, hands, knees, elbows and most often in the big toe. Gout attacks occur when the level of uric acid in the body builds up and crystals are formed in the joints.
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