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Foods for the heart Health tips

Best 5 foods for the heart

A heart friendly diet is composed of fruits, vegetables, legumes, oil bearing nuts and whole grains. Amongst these form of food, fruits and vegetables have been shown to be the most important in preventing heart diseases. Below are some selected foods among many others that are of great benefit to the heart. Walnut Walnuts are […]

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Foods for the heart Health tips heart-related diseases

Wine and the heart

The wine has been proved to have a beneficial effect on the heart. This beneficial effect of red wine on the heart has been attributed to its richness in Phenolic flavonoids, substances that are found in grapes and its skin. The phenolic flavonoids give red wine its characteristic color, they act to stop the oxidation […]

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Foods for the heart Vegetables

Broccoli – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

As a great medicinal food with lots of values to the human body, broccoli is discussed below. The broccoli, also called * Asparagus broccoli or * Calabrese, is the inflorescence and stalks of the broccoli ‘Brassica oleracea’ L. var. ‘italica’, a herbaceous plant of the botanical family Cruciferae. The broccoli looks similar to cauliflower only […]

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Foods for the heart Fruits

Peach – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

As a great healing food, the medicinal uses of peach are brought to paper in this article. The peach, which is also called the Persian apple, is a fruit of the peach tree, ‘Prunus persica’ Batsch, and of the botanical family Rosaceae. The peach fruit is a drupe (a fruit with a fleshy pulp and […]

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Foods for the heart Fruits

Cherimoya – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

DESCRIPTION Cherimoya, which as well can be called * Custard apple * Sherbet-fruit or * Anona, is a fruit from the cherimoya tree, which belongs to the botanical family “Annonaceae” that can reach a height up to 8 meters. The fruit can weight from 100g to over a kilo. It is covered by a scalylike […]