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Parsley’s health benefits

May 14, 2010, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall

Parsley’s health benefits
Include its use for: Anemia (it is high in iron and vitamin C),  Antioxidant, Bactericidal (kills bacteria), Bad breath , Blood purifier, Diarrhea (by drinking parsley tea), Digestion (it improves the digestion of proteins and fats),  Fatigue (is high in iron), Hormonal support (in women, parsley improves conditions like delayed menstruation, PMS, [...]

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EARTHWORMS…

April 7, 2010, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall

Earthworms are the best friends you could ever have in your garden!  They keep the soil structure open, creating a multitude of channels which allow the processes of both, aeration and drainage to occur. They are also a vital component for a healthy soil, since earthworms break down grass and leaves so microorganisms can work [...]

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Hot Pepper Health Benefits

March 23, 2010, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall

Hot Pepper Health Benefits
We found a VERY interesting site about HOT PEPPER BENEFITS. 
 
Here is part of the article:
 
“Hot peppers’ pharmacologic action: antiseptic, vitaminizing (it contains a large amount of C vitamin and of beta-carotene), it regulates the blood circulation, it strengthens the heart, the arteries and the nerves, it has an excellent anti-flue action, [...]

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Negative Calorie Foods

March 2, 2010, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall

All foods contain some calories, but it is believed that some foods take up more caloric energy to digest then the calories that are in them resulting in what is called the “Negative calorie effect”.       
Negative calorie foods are the ones that when you eat them raw or in some cases slightly cooked with nothing [...]

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How much do you know about BEETS?

February 25, 2010, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall

BEETS

According to Hippocrates, the father of medicine, beets and their leaves are considered useful in healing and as an aphrodisiac. 
Beets contain compounds that help protect against heart disease, birth defects and colon cancer. They are high in fiber and have the highest sugar content of all vegetables, yet are very low in calories.
Beets are particularly [...]

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