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Vegetables

Fiber in asparagus – How significant it is?

Many people who enjoy eating asparagus do enquire about the amounts of fiber in it. Of course it’s a wise decision to know whether the foods you are consuming contain some significant quantity of fiber, especially in these days where a fiber-rich diet is essential for well-being. If you are a nutrition-conscious type of person, […]

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Nuts and seeds

5 Chickpea benefits for pregnant women

Chickpeas or Garbanzo beans are legumes that are well appreciated for their health benefits by many people around the world. However, many women do wonder if they are actually good for pregnancy. Of course it’s normal to ask such questions, because as a pregnant woman, you should only consume foods that will add value to […]

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Nuts and seeds

Are chickpeas legumes?

Chickpeas or Cicer arietinum are favorites of many people around the world. They have a somewhat nutty and delicious taste, which is why many people often mistake them for nuts. Same reason why most people seek online assistance to find out whether chickpeas are legumes or nuts. Chickpeas are legumes. They are not nuts. But […]

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Nuts and seeds

Are chickpeas (Garbanzo beans) fattening – Good for weight loss?

People who want to lose weight are always conscious about the kind of foods they consume, no matter how healthy they are. You probably have some weight-loss goals to achieve, but you are wondering whether chickpeas are fattening or not. It might also be that you love these legumes, and you want them to be […]

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Nuts and seeds

Fiber in Garbanzo beans (chickpeas)

Many people who enjoy eating garbanzo beans or chickpeas do ask if they have some fiber in them. At this point in time, you must have known that fiber is very beneficial to the body in many ways, and it’s probably the reason why you want to know how much fiber is in these legumes. […]

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Fruits

Is Pomegranate and its juice good for gout? Can it provide gout relief?

Pomegranates are widely known to have many benefits including fighting heart disorders, improving digestive function, and lowering blood pressure. However, its benefit against gout or arthritis is not well-known by many people. In this write-up, I intend to unveil some of the benefits of eating pomegranate and its juice for people suffering from gout. Gout […]

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Fruits

Disadvantages of eating too many tomatoes – Possible side effects!

While most people are aware of the benefits of tomatoes, many are still unaware of the health concerns that may arise from too much consumption of this wonderful vegetable. Generally, tomato consumption is safe. But there are some disadvantages that can be associated with excess intake of tomato, most of which are dietary complications. Below, […]

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Fruits

Are tomatoes fattening – Can they help you lose weight?

If you are among people trying to lose some weight, then you must watch the foods you consume in order to succeed with your weight-loss journey. These days, tomatoes form a significant part of our diets, and are eaten very frequently than most other vegetables. Due to this, people who are trying to lose weight […]

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Fruits

Health benefits of tomato for men – Can it boost sperm count?

Tomato has many health benefits, but in what way can it affect a man’s health? Tomato as a great antioxidant, is probably the richest source of lycopene, a phytonutrient that has been documented to have protective property against prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer in men in the United States. Tomato is the […]

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Fruits

Is persimmon peel edible? (can you eat the skin of a persimmon)

A reader of this blog sent me this message: “I just bought some fresh persimmons, and it’s going to be my first time of eating these fruits, so I’m wondering if I can eat the fruit with its skin on”. While some fruits are eaten directly without peeling, others have to be peeled. That’s why many […]

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Fruits

Do persimmon fruits have any benefits for pregnant women?

Pregnant women are always on alert to stay fit and healthy, not just for themselves, but for the benefit of their unborn child. Healthy eating involving intake of fruits and vegetables is of great importance to women in this condition. But everyone has a favorite fruit. And if persimmon happens to be yours, then you […]

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Fruits

Persimmon benefits for the skin and hair

Persimmon is a very popular fruit in many parts of the world. It has many health benefits which include boosting immunity, improving eyesight, stopping diarrhea, and aiding digestion. However, most people are more interested in their looks, and want to know how persimmon can help them get a better skin, and healthier hair. Well, I’m […]

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Fruits

How much sodium is in a banana? Find out if it’s harmful

Finding out the amount of sodium in foods you regularly consume is very important, especially if you have hypertension or a family history of heart disease. However, a fresh fruit like banana is extremely poor in sodium. So, you can continue enjoying your bananas without the worry for increased sodium intake. Sodium in bananas Bananas […]

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Is banana good for heart attack patients?

Banana is a great food that can help you overcome numerous challenges of the cardiovascular system including reducing the risk for heart attack. Whether you have ever had a heart attack or you want to prevent one, bananas might be one of the few foods that can help keep you far away from it. But […]

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Fruits

Banana benefits for men – Are they bad or good for testosterone?

When we talk about benefits for men, we are mainly referring to sexual function of men’s body. Bananas are beneficial to the body in many ways, but what are those benefits that are peculiar to men only? Continue reading to find out. Just as it is important to look after your digestive health, cardiovascular health, […]