Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Health Benefits of Jackfruit | HealthMad

Health Benefits of Jackfruit | HealthMad

Health Benefits of Breadfruit | HealthMad

Health Benefits of Breadfruit | HealthMad

We take breadfruit for granted but look at the benefits .

Benefits of Plantains

Plantains can help lower blood pressure, prevent and treat ulcers, prevent constipation, decrease the risk of hear disease. While plantains look like large bananas they are as different as apples and oranges. Unlike bananas, plantains need to be cooked before they are eaten. Plantains also pack different nutrients. Ounce for ounce, plantains contain more potassium than bananas. That means a plateful of plantains will reduce high blood pressure. One cup of cooked plantains contain 716 milligrams of or 20 percent of the daily value of potassium. And potassium is well established as a key mineral for heart disease prevention. Studies show people whose diets are low in potassium are at higher risk for high blood pressure, heart attacks, and strokes. A cup of cooked plantains provide about 49 milligrams of magnesium, or more than 12 percent of the daily value. Magnesium is another mineral that can help lower blood pressure, especially among people who are sensitive to sodium. (www.eatjamaican.com)

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Beautiful Cuffs from REVE Jewellery

brass forge

Coconut, calabash and bamboo cuffs

Calabash Cuffs

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