Grapes are a fruit type that is good at any time of the year, being versatile in terms of what it can be produced from them. Wine may represent the most expensive and creative use of grapes, but it is not the only use, as they can be eaten fresh as table grapes, dried as raisins or processed into jams, jellies and juices. So, here are the 5 health benefits of grapes you never knew, that will make you love grapes even more.
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One of the major concerns about going on vegetarian and vegan diets is that they may lack sufficient protein.
Millet is one of the most important drought-resistant crops, and is widely grown in the semiarid tropics of Africa and Asia constituting a major source of carbohydrates and proteins for people living in these areas. Millet grain is now receiving increasing interest from food scientists, technologists, and nutritionists. So, here are the The 5 health benefits of eating Millet you never knew.
The vegan movement is truly gaining strength worldwide, as the percentages of vegans increase in each nation, so does the demand for plant based products. The growth in demand is so intense that Walmart wants more vegan products available on its shelves.
Armenian cuisine is amazingly good and the big part of it is the richness of vegan and vegetarian options. On October 1, Armenia's capital Yerevan will host its 5th annual Yerevan Vegan Fest in downtown Yerevan.
Before deciding to go vegan, there are a number of questions that go through people’s heads. The first is: what am I going to eat, if I cut all animal products? The answer to that is: everything else you would normally eat, paired with the animal product of your choice. The second question is what do I gain personally for going vegan? And the answer to that, is in the testimonies of the two women below, who decided to go vegan for a month.
The national Geographic reported that about a third of the planet’s food goes to waste, often because of its looks. But, what if a fruit adds up to its health benefits, the worse it looks? This is the case of banana fruit, and here is why you shouldn’t thrown away banana with brown spots.
Barley is a vegan food that is not often used but is packed with nutrition, ideal for human optimal health. According to reports, this grain’s yearly production has been in decline in recent years, unlike other cereal crops, mainly due to slackened demand from beer and cattle-feed makers. But, while barley is mostly used to feed livestock, this grain’s many nutrients do provide many health benefits and should be used in cooking more often. Find out more below.
Many adults, even though they want to become vegans, don't like vegetables. How can someone not like vegetables if it's the healthiest food remaining in most parts of the planet. This short episode at a Subway restaurant in Georgia got me thinking, and how I taught my children to love and eat vegetables.
According to Oncology Nutrition, juicing is a good option for getting valuable nutrients into your body, if you are in active treatment, are having chewing, swallowing, or digestive problems, or are struggling with excess weight loss due to cancer and it’s treatment. But, what else could you do to maximise the intake of nutrients from the fruits and veggies you juice? Easy, you can try these 5 vegan recipes for cancer patients using leftover juice pulp.
There are people who try to become vegan, but don't like vegetable, they have no idea what toe eat or what to cook. What should they do?
Vegan sausages, burgers, cheeses - the vegan offers have jumped by 82% in 2016 in French supermarkets. Animal chains call for protective regulation.
Problems with the prostate gland is fairly common for men over 50, according to webmed. But, developing prostate issues is something that men want to avoid, as the gland plays an important role in male fertility as well as the proper functioning of the urinary tract. An enlarged prostate gland, for example, can block the flow of urine from the bladder causing an urinary tract infection. Mayoclinic suggests that a diet packed with nutrients have a positive impact in prostate health. So, the 5 vegan recipes below will provide all the needed nutrients for optimal prostate gland health.
Vegan foods and natural remedies to treat an enlarged prostate and cut risks of developing prostate cancer
According to prostate cancer UK, age and hormone levels are the main culprits for an enlarged prostate, but dealing with this problem does not increase your risk of developing prostate cancer. One of the worst problems that an enlarged prostate might cause is chronic urine retention, and acute urinary retention, which is when urine passes through painfully or you can’t urinate, respectively. Though cancer is the main worry for men when they hear they have enlarged prostate, these vegan foods and natural remedies listed below to prevent and treat enlarged prostate, will also provide extra health benefits that may prevent the development of prostate cancer.
What's the first word that came to mind when you saw this refrigerator packed with vegan food, fruits and vegetables?
Jackfruit is slowly becoming a commodity in the vegan meat replacement market. However, it is quickly becoming a favorite food amongst vegans, and the reason for that is because unripe jackfruit can be made into tasty savory dishes that mimic seafood and even pork. So, below are 5 vegan jackfruit recipes that will surprise you.
It is well known that the allium genus, under which are: garlic, onion and Chinese chives, have an incredible therapeutic role in preventing cancer. But, sometimes is hard to have ideas on how to incorporate these ingredients to daily cooking. So, the 5 vegan dishes to maximize the anticancer properties of onion will give you some ideas of how to make onion the star of your cooking, without an effort.
According to the National institutes of Health, vitamin C, also known, as L-ascorbic acid is essential for a variety of bodily functions. Some of which include: the biosynthesis of collagen and immune function. So, if you believe your vitamin C levels are low, below are 5 vegan recipes that will boost your vitamin C levels naturally.
Watermelon is a juicy fruit that mostly reminds people of summer, because of its high water content of approximately 92 percent. According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Centre, The U.S. annual per capita consumption of watermelon is at approximately 14 pounds per person. But, besides being juicy and delicious, consuming watermelon is great for health. So, below are 5 health benefits of eating watermelon you never knew.
According to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, about 1.6 million americans have Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), and in 2010, there were 187,000 hospitalizations specifically for Crohn’s disease, a type of IBD. Recently, the scientific community is looking more into the role of diet in keeping ‘IBDs’, such as crohn’s disease at bay. So, below are 3 recipes, using vegan foods, that have been shown to have healing outcomes in Crohn’s disease patients.
Researchers are continually learning about micronutrients that help improve lifespan. Sometimes we achieve the nutrients directly, such as through the food we eat. And sometimes indirectly, such as through metabolism of our intestinal bacteria.
Maybe you are already vegan. Maybe you’ve stopped by this page because you are considering going vegan. Either way, you will likely face many questions about your choices based on myths that the world has about plant-based living. Here are some of the most common myths and how to bust them!
According to the American academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, about 25 million suffer from Asthma only in the US, and it costs an average of $3,300 per person with asthma each year in medical expenses, missed school and work days, and early deaths. So, it is ideal to keep asthma under control via nutritional means, and here is why vegan foods to treat asthma can improve overall health.