Coconut Water: The Facts Behind The Trend

Fri, 2016-06-03

Coconut water is a clear liquid that is tapped from the center of young, green coconuts. It is naturally refreshing and has a sweet, nutty taste. It contains easily digested carbohydrate in the form of sugar and electrolytes. (Do not confuse it with high-fat coconut milk or oil).

It contains approximately 46 calories per cup.

Turmeric: The Ancient Solution

Fri, 2016-06-10

Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. Turmeric has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine. Turmeric was traditionally called "Indian saffron" because of its deep yellow-orange color and has been used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy and textile dye.

It is rich in manganese, iron, vitamin B6, fiber.

Curcumin is the main component of turmeric however its content is about 3% per weight.

Hemp Seeds: Nature's Medicine

Fri, 2016-06-17

Hemp seeds are the seeds of the hemp plant. They contain more than 30 percent fat.They are exceptionally rich in two essential fatty acids: Omega-6 and Omega-3 which are known for their heart protecting properties.

Hemp seeds are a great source of protein, since more than 25 percent of their total calories are from high-quality protein; that is considerably more than similar foods like chia seeds and flaxseeds, which provide about 16–18 percent.

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