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Five Things That You Never Expect On Superfoods

Superfoods: Is it a Myth or Truth - lets bust it

Nutritionally, there is nothing called superfood, so it’s a myth.

People call some foods as superfoods because they are  known for their richness in nutrition , medicinal value.

The word of mouth superfood was termed to increase the sales of various food products, fruits and vegetables.

Lets have a look at top 5 superfoods:

1. Turmeric

Turmeric has been the highly mentioned in ancient text and it was widely used at that time.

·        Its most active compound called curcumin has proven many health benefits-

·        It has the potential to prevent alzhamairs disease

·        Known to cure cancer

·        Its antioxidant is so strong that it prevents lungs from being getting damaged from toxins.


2. Black Pepper

Its another great spice known for its fascinating medicinal values

·        Its prevents cancer

·        Cures mensurational pain

·        Healthy for Skin

·        Gets you rid of cold

·        It alleviates your toothache


3. Papaya leaf

The papaya leave has been used as traditional medicine for centuries.

Its one the most widely harvested fruit in the world.

Health Benefits-

·        Dengue Fever: The healing properties of the leaf pilp increases the blood platelets. Hence it cures the dengue fever.

·        Affective against cancer: Many researches around the world have proven that the leaf is effective different types of cancer such as breast cancer, lung cancer etc.

·        The researchers tested the theory making a tea from the extract of dried papaya leaf, and by putting in the dishes which were containing cancerous cells got killed

·        Its highly rich in enzymes such papain and chymopapain which elevates stomach disorders.

4. Avocado

It is an highly enriched nutritious food as it contains lots of lot minerals.

It is jam packed with nutrients, fibers, mineral, calories etc.

Some of the minerals based on 100gm servings are  

        i.            Vitamin K - 26% of the daily value (DV)

      ii.            Vitamin B5 - 14% of the DV

    iii.            Vitamin B6 - 13% of the DV

    iv.            Vitamin C -  17% of the DV

      v.            Vitamin E-10% of the DV

    vi.            Potassium - 14% of the DV

  vii.            Folate - 20% of the DV

Health Benefits

Moisturizes the skin: The oils present in avocado penetrates deep into your skin and it soothes the dry flakes and patches.

Appetite: Helps greatly to synchronize appetite.

Eating an avocado keeps your eyes, skin, stomach healthy and it reduces the risk of diabetes, high cholesterol, and heart diseases.


White button Mushrooms

There are huge vavrities of edible mushroom some of them are enoko, white button, portebello, maitake.

·        While the most commonly eaten worldwide is the white buttton mushroom

·        ( Agaricus bisporus ) .

·        The white button mushroom contains potassium, fiber, phosphoruus, selenium etc.

·        Its plays a major role in avoiding certain kinds of cancer and inflammation.


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