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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Carrot: Its nutritional values, benefits and how to cook

The carrot is:
  • Low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol
  • High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate and Manganese
The nutritional value and health benefits of carrots make them ideal for maintaining optimum health and weight loss. So, don't include too many carrots in your diet if you're interested in weight gain

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Facts About Smoking

Fact 1
Almost deaths in all countries are due to cigarettes smoking. Everyone knows that smoking can cause cancer when you get older, but did you know that it also has bad effects on your body right now? A cigarette contains about 4000 chemicals, many of which are poisonous. There is no safe 'low tar' cigarette and no safe level of smoking.
Some of the worst ones are:

Monday, August 2, 2010

All About Broccoli

Broccoli and cancer risk
A compound found in broccoli and broccoli sproutsappears to be more effective than modern antibiotics against the bacteria which causes peptic ulcers. Moreover, tests in mice show that the compound offers tremendous protection against stomach cancer - the second most common form of cancer in the world.