Tag: Health

Five Reasons You Should Eat Dragon Fruit Or Pitahaya

Full and sliced red-skinned dragon fruit/pitaya

Dragon fruit or pitahaya/pitaya is a red-skinned fruit mainly grown in the tropics and subtropics. Dragon fruit is sometimes referred to as the strawberry pear and grows in different places globally. In the United States, dragon fruit is cultivated in Florida, Texas, Hawaii, and southern California. Globally, the fruit grows well in the Caribbean, Australia,…

Aloe Vera and Weight Loss

Freshly cut aloe vera leaves

Weight loss has become an increasingly important element of a healthy lifestyle in the wake of growing obesity concerns. At the same time, aloe vera has found increasing support in literature as a solution to obesity and overweight problems. Aloe vera demonstrates anti-obesity effects and aids in weight loss in several ways. Improves Metabolism Aloe…

Macadamia Nuts: Nutritional Facts and Benefits

Macadamia nuts

Did you know that macadamia nuts have a higher total fat content than most types of nuts, including cashews, pistachios, almonds, peanuts, and walnuts? However, macadamia nuts largely contain monounsaturated fats that have numerous health benefits. In fact, over 75 percent of the total fat content in macadamia nuts is monounsaturated fats. Improve Heart Health…

Health Benefits of Turmeric

cropped hands adding turmeric to a glass of hot water and stirring the mixture

Turmeric is one of the oldest spices in use today. Its use is documented as far back as 4000 years. It was used for medicinal purposes across India, China, and other countries in the Asian continent. Today, it is a key ingredient in the meals of almost every country across the globe. Turmeric is a…