Friday, January 29, 2010


Pineapple fruit is a unique fruit. Other than a hard skin and scaly, this fruit also has a characteristic aroma and sometimes sting. Because of the taste and aroma of this fruit, pineapple is often used as an appetizer. Besides pineapple can also be used as a spice in cooking because it is typical. For health, pineapple fruit has many benefits. Pineapple can be one of the fruits on the menu when the diet program because of taste and rich aroma.

Pineapple fruit contains the enzyme bromelain which is useful for throat and helps digestion. The enzyme bromelain digest protein in the food and prepare it to be easy to be absorbed by the body. With the content of this enzyme, pineapple can be used to thawing meat. Bromelain helps wound healing process and reduce swelling or inflammation in the body. The enzyme bromelain also helps cleanse the body and balance the acidity in the blood. Pineapple raise blood levels of alkaline and help to relieve edema disease by reducing the excess water in the body. Thus, the enzyme bromelain in pineapple fruit as a efficacious anti-inflammatory and helps soften the food in the stomach and also interfere with cancer cell growth, and prevent blood coagulation.

In addition to the enzyme bromelain, pineapple fruit also contains fiber, which is useful to assist the process of digestion, lowers cholesterol in the blood and reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease. 150 grams of fiber from pineapple equivalent to half of the oranges. In addition vitamins and minerals, pineapple makes for a good source of vitamin C and vitamin lainnya.Penelitian variety of pineapple has mentioned the essential amino acids and non-essential to help strengthen the body's immune system, overcome fatigue and increase stamina and energy. Substance non-essential amino acids, Proline, it is important to maintain joint function and strengthen the tendons and heart muscle.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010


Have you ever seen strawberry? It is a beautiful fruit shapes like hearts and its color  really tempting. Taste? Sweet and fresh. This fruit is a symbol of love goddess  on ancient times because beauty  color, taste, and shape. Since then, this fruit becomes famous. In addition to its charming, it also benefits this fruit very much and very important for body health.

This fruit is rich in pigment antosianin with high antioxidant. In addition to these antioxidants, it is also rich in fiber, low in calories, and contain high vitamin C, folate, potassium, and ellagic acid. Strawberries are also a good source of fiber and iodine, is also a good source of potassium, folate, ribovlafin, B5 vitamins, Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, magnesium and copper.

Here is another benefit of strawberries:
  • Able reduced cholesterol levels.
  • Strawberry could help cripple the active work because of cancer the ellagic acid content.
  • Strawberry can reduce the symptoms of a stroke.
  • Strawberry contains anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory.
  • Concentrations of seven antioxidants in strawberry that is more high compared to other fruits or vegetables, so the strawberry is a fruit that effectively prevents the oxidation process in the body.
  • Strawberry is just a little sugar is also suitable for diet for people with diabetes.
  • Strawberry can smoothen the skin and making color look brighter and cleaner.
  • Strawberry can whiten or clean the surface of the tooth.
  • Strawberry effective against rheumatism and arthritis.
  • Strawberry leaves also nutritious because it has astringent substance three to four cups of boiling water per strawberry leaf days, can effectively stop the attacks of diarrhea.
  • The need for adult vitamin C per day can be satisfied by 8 fruit strawberry (98 mg). Fiber needs while also able fulfilled.
    For health, the best strawberries eaten in a state fresh, either whole or created juice.


    Thursday, January 21, 2010


    Free radicals are highly dangerous substances. Free radicals are compounds or molecules that contain one or more unpaired electrons that. With the existence of unpaired electrons, then the result is highly reactive compounds to find his partner by attacking the electron binding molecules around it such as lipids, proteins, and DNA (carrier properties). When this happens there will be damage to cells or cell growth that can not be controlled (can cause cancer)

    One way of inhibiting the growth of free radical compounds in the body is by consuming foods that contain lots of anti-oxidants. One of the anti-oxidant substances are  beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is a compound that can provide protection against cancer because it can fight or neutralize free radical compounds. One source is the Carrot caroten beta. The more orange the color, the more betakarotennya content. Carrots are rich in antioxidants can ward off free radicals that can cause cancer, but it also can reduce prostate cancer in men. Carrots can also reduce the risk of stroke, hypertension, to overcome night blindness, eye minus, menstrual pain and constipation.

    So, it's better to consume carrots every day, and when you want to cook the carrots, do not be too mature for fear that there are vitamins in carrots will be damaged. In addition to being processed by way of cooking, you can also eat fresh carrots directly with carrot juice, or with steamed and enjoy with peanut sauce.

    Sunday, January 10, 2010


    Have You been eating salmon fish? How does it feel? It's delicious isn't? now salmon has become a favorite food to choose from. In addition to the meat color is very attractive, pink and orange, salmon meat is very tender because it has a high omega-3. According to studies, Omega-3 can help lower cholesterol levels, so as to avoid heart disease and stroke. In addition, Omega-3, also can help the defense attacks the body from cancer and rheumatoid arthritis (arthritis).

    Salmon fish oil is now extracted and made in many form of soft capsule and can be used as food supplements that contain omega-3. In addition, salmon is a source of protein, calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D is very beneficial for the body.  Fish that born in this fresh water has omega-3 content in which there are DHA and EPA are very helpful in the growth and intelligence of the brain and treat wrinkles and maintaining healthy skin appearance.

    With salmon fish that has a lot of functions, I think it's better to enjoy this salmon on a regular basis, in one or two months. Better, if you can enjoy on a regular basis in one or two weeks or as often as possible. This pink fish flesh is also rich in protein, vitamins A, B, D, calcium, and phosphorus that can balance the nutrient intake in the diet. There are two types of salmon on the market today, ie cattle salmon and wild salmon. If you are difficult to get, with the consumption of salmon oil soft capsule can at least help.

    Friday, January 1, 2010


    As we know, high blood pressure or hypertension is a dangerous disease that can cause heart disease and stroke. Many of the factors causing hypertension such as  heredity, age, salt, cholesterol, Obesity, Stress, smoking, alcohol or exercise less.  These factors can be controlled and some that can not be controlled, such as high blood pressure caused by hereditary factors. The factors above are common factors that are known to many people today. But one thing is somewhat surprising is that according to the study, caffeine could trigger a rise cholesterol in human blood. How is it happen?

    In Netherlands a study shows that coffee can increase cholesterol up to 10 percent. This can happen if the coffee is drunk without immediately filtered and heated. With this increase in cholesterol, can be concluded that caffeine can cause high blood pressure. This is because cholesterol is up to 10% increase when we drink coffee. Not only that, caffeine can also cause a person difficulty sleeping, difficult to control emotions, difficulty concentrating, and caffeine can also indicated trigger cancer.

    If this is true, then it's time to drink fresh coffee and not coffee that has been processed, with the first heated and boiled for some time. For fans of coffee, avoid drinking more than six cups of coffee a day. For those who have high blood pressure should drink one cup of coffee a day.