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Simple and important health tips for Women-“Health and Nutrition Tips”

Important health tips for Women Develop a healthy eating habit: include more fresh fruits, green leafy vegetables, and food rich in fiber, shoots, seeds and cereals in your diet Increase your protein intake and also have more of carbohydrate in your diet. Always start your day by eating a big breakfast: If you are working take lunch from home instead of eating at the cafeteria. Establish an exercise routine: Staying...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Peppermint-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

Health benefits of Peppermint Mint contains numerous plant derived chemical compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties. Total antioxidant strength (ORAC) of fresh peppermint herb is 13978 µmol TE/100 g. The mint herb contains no cholesterol; however, it is rich in essential oils, vitamins and dietary fiber, which helps to control blood cholesterol and blood pressure inside the human body. The herb parts...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Dill-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

Health benefits of Dill Dill weed contains numerous plant derived chemical compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties. This popular herb contains no cholesterol and low in calories. However, it contains many anti-oxidants, vitamins like niacin, pyridoxine, etc., and dietary fibers, which help to control blood cholesterol levels. Dill leaves (sprigs) and seeds contain many essential volatile oils such as d-carvone, dillapiol, DHC,...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Dandelion herb-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

Health benefits of Dandelion herb Fresh dandelion greens, flower tops, and roots contain valuable constituents that are known to have anti-oxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties. Fresh leaves are very low in calories; providing just 45 calories per 100 g. It is also good source of dietary fiber (provide about 9% of RDA per 100 g). In addition, its latex is a good laxative. These active principles in the...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Celery-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

Health benefits of Celery One of the very low calories herbal plants, celery leaves contain only 16 calories per 100 g weight and lots of non-soluble fiber (roughage) which when combined with other weight loss regimens may help to reduce body weight and blood cholesterol levels. Celery is a functional food. Its leaves are rich source of flavonoid antioxidants such as zea-xanthin, lutein, and beta-carotene, which have been anti-oxidant, cancer...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Sage herb-“Herbal Medicinal Plants” 

Health benefits of Sage herb Sage herb parts have many notable plant-derived chemical compounds, essential oils, minerals, vitamins that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. The primary biologically active component of common sage appears to be its essential oil, which chiefly contain ketones; a-thujone, and ß-thujone. In addition, sage leaf contains numerous other compounds, including cineol, borneol, tannic acid; bitter substances like cornsole and cornsolic acid;...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Savory herb-“Herbal Medicinal Plants” 

Health benefits of Savory herb Savory leaves and tender shoots contain incredibly high-quality chemical compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties. In addition, dietary fiber in this herb helps reduce LDL or bad cholesterol while increasing HDL or good cholesterol levels. Savory leaves contain many essential volatile-oil phenols such as thymol and carvacrol, as well as linalool, camphene, caryophyllene, terpineol, myrcene, and other...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Thyme herb-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

Health benefits of Thyme herb Thyme contains many active principles that are found to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. Thyme herb contains thymol, one of the important essential oils, which scientifically has been found to have antiseptic, anti-fungal characteristics. The other volatile oils in thyme include carvacolo, borneol and geraniol. Thyme contains many flavonoid phenolic antioxidants like zea-xanthin, lutein, pigenin, naringenin, luteolin, and thymonin. Fresh thyme herb has...

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