Low Glycemic Index Foods List

The glycemic index (GI) is a scale from 1–100. Each food fruit get a score, and the lower the score, the longer that food takes to raise a person’s blood sugar levels. The low glycemic (low GI) food list is based on the concept of the glycemic index (GI). Studies have shown that the low […]

Best Low Glycemic Fruits For Health and Vitality

Fruits are important sources of dietary fibre, vitamins (especially vitamin C), and antioxidants. Although fresh fruits are subject to spoilage, their shelf life can be extended by refrigeration or by the removal of oxygen from their storage or packaging containers. Fruits can be processed into juices, jams, and jellies and preserved by dehydration, canning, fermentation, […]

Does Sprite Have Caffeine?

Sprite drink is a colorless, lemon and lime-flavored soft drink created by The Coca-Cola Company. It was first developed in West Germany in 1959 as Fanta Klare Zitrone (“Clear Lemon Fanta”) and was introduced in the United States under the current brand name Sprite in 1961 as a competitor to 7 Up. Sprite comes in […]

Which Of The Following Foods Does Not Support Bacterial Growth?

  Q: Which of the following foods does not support bacterial growth? A. Raw carrots B. Sauted onions C. Refried beans D. Cooked rice Answer: A. “Raw carrots” Explanation: Warmth, moisture, pH levels and oxygen levels are the four big physical and chemical factors affecting microbial growth. Cooked food create an enabling environment for bacteria to […]

What Does Watermelon Sugar High Mean?

  Watermelon is a very large vine fruit that grows on the ground and originally domesticated in Africa. It has a hard, green-striped skin which is inedible. Inside is a soft, bright pink-red flesh with black seeds, both of which can be consumed. It is a highly cultivated fruit worldwide, with more than 1,000 varieties. […]

What Are Glandulars and How Can They Benefit You?

Picture: Jason Leung If you’ve heard the expression ‘like cures like’ before, you may be familiar with glandular products. For those who take them, they are simply referred to as glandulars. In homeopathy, the idea is that if an organ or bodily function is not performing at its best, you can consume that organ in […]

Is Banana Good For Ulcer?

  What are bananas? Bananas are listed among the world’s most popular fruits. Native to Southeast Asia, they are now grown in many warm parts of the world. Bananas vary in color, size and shape. The most common type is the Cavendish, which is a type of dessert banana. Green when unripe, it yellows as […]

Moringa Leaves Health Benefits and Side Effects

Moringa, scientifically known as Moringa oleifera is also called the “Miracle Tree”, because of its many medicinal properties. This plant is one of the most widely cultivated plants in the world. With its high nutritive values, every part of the tree is suitable for either nutritional or commercial purposes. The leaves are rich in minerals, […]

What Are The Benefits Of Eating Cucumber At Night?

Cucumbers known scientifically as Cucumis sativus belongs to the same botanical family as melons (including watermelon and cantaloupe) and squashes (including summer squash, winter squash, zucchini and pumpkin). Commercial production of cucumbers is usually divided into two types. “Slicing cucumbers” are produced for fresh consumption. “Pickling cucumbers” are produced for eventual processing into pickles. Slicing […]

Yakult Health Benefits, Side Effects, Reviews

Yakult, sold by a Japanese company Yakult Honsha, based in Tokyo is a Japanese sweetened probiotic milk beverage fermented with the bacteria strain Lactobacillus paracasei Shirota. Yakult is made using the following ingredients; water, skimmed milk, glucose-fructose syrup, sucrose, and live Lactobacillus casei Shirota bacteria. The strain was originally classified as being Lactobacillus casei but […]

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