Archive for October, 2014

Tomatoes reduce the risk of heart disease

Tomatoes and Tomato Paste

Tomatoes may also help to reduce the risk of heart disease. Tomatoes are a good source of potassium, niacin, vitamin B6, and folate. Niacin has been used for years to lower cholesterol. Potassium has been shown to lower high blood pressure. And vitamin B6 and folate are used by the body to convert a dangerous chemical called homocysteine into more benign compounds.

Coumaric acid and chlorogenic acied are also found in tomatoes. These two compounds are thought to block the effects of nitrosamines, which are formed naturally in the body, but are also a strong carcinogen in tobacco smoke.

Health benefits of Mulai Keerai/Amaranthus blitum



Fever and flu related diseases are prevented and cured, when purple amaranth is added with cumin seeds and add chilly to taste. Take the juice of the above ingredients with hot rice.

Add black gram with mulai keerai juice which is the best medicine for preventing water dysentery.

To reduce blood pressure, giddiness and gallbladder disease, dry the cumin seeds which are dipped in the mulai keerai juice and then grind the seeds. Intake this powder to reduce the occurrence of the above diseases.

Add mulai keerai in your child diet regularly for forty days to increase the height of your child.

The diseases related to piles and hemorrhoids are prevented when purple amaranth is taken with thuthik keerai and siruparrpu

Loss of appetite can be cured, if the amaranthus blitum is taken with pepper, cumin seeds, turmeric, garlic and small onions. Add the above ingredients and make the delicious dish to make stomach happy.

Ulcer is the common disease that are spread among people in a rapid way. The slender amaranth with toor dal reduces and prevents this disease.

Smooth Skin:

Make a paste of amaranthus blitum, cashews and turmeric. Apply the paste on your face to get shiny, pimple free and smooth skin.

Easy Tip to reduce stress levels


Eating tomatoes can reduce your stress levels. Daily consumption of tomatoes increased vitamin C in the blood and decreased biomarkers for oxidative stress.

Amazing Health benefits of Cauliflower


Fresh cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamin C, 100 g provides about 48.2 mg or 80% of daily recommended value.

Cauliflower contains antioxidants and phytonutrients that can protect against cancer.

Choline is a very important and versatile “vitamin-like factor” in cauliflower that helps with sleep, muscle movement, learning and memory. Choline also helps to maintain the structure of cellular membranes, aids in the transmission of nerve impulses, assists in the absorption of fat and reduces chronic inflammation.

It’s also a good source of minerals such as manganese, copper, iron, calcium and potassium.Cauliflower also contains high amounts of vitamin K and omega-3 fatty acids, which helps in decreasing inflammation.

Regular cauliflower consumption can help to decrease the risk of inflammation-mediated diseases such as arthritis, obesity, diabetes mellitus, inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis.

A cup of boiled cauliflower delivers about 3.35 g of dietary fiber, which helps with weight loss, clean digestive system and gets rid of unnecessary substances.

Side Effects:
Cauliflower may prompt an allergic response characterized by symptoms such as severe itching, facial, hand swelling and breathing difficulties. If you develop allergy symptoms after eating cauliflower, seek medical attention
Cauliflower contains non-digestible carbohydrates that cause gas and bloating in the digestive system.

Health benefits of drumstick


Juice of Drumstick when mixed in milk and offered to children greatly helps by strengthening their bones as it is said to be a great source of Calcium. Also drumstick is said to be a great blood purifier.

Pregnant women should often eat drumsticks as it helps ease any kind of pre and post delivery complication.

Drumstick soup helps ease any kind of chest congestion, coughs and sore throats.
Inhaling steam of water in which drumsticks have been boiled helps ease asthma and other lung problem.

The flowers of the drumstick plant are used as a treatment for low sperm count and erectile dysfunction.Drumstick also improves semen quantity and sperm count

Finally drumstick juice greatly adds to the glow on one’s face. Make a mixture of drumstick and lime juice and dab it on your face. You will find your face glowing greatly

Get a hula hoop



Hula Hoop:

Get a hula hoop. Try various variations using the hoop. This childhood game can be one of your favorite aerobic exercises to reduce belly fat, working on your waist and bumps.