Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Joke - The World Strongest Man

World’s Strongest Man Competition 2013 was held in Zhengzhou, Henan province. Host, Xiaoyan followed a few competitors to Zhongmu County to experience the harvesting of watermelons where the competitors easily hauled up the watermelon baskets weighing up to over 50 kg, attracting a crowd of villagers at the field. At that moment, a middle aged female farmer came forth and picked up the baskets and walked off, saying “This is nothing, we do this all the time”. The competitors were stunned by the sight. 

Look at their expressions !



Thursday, 13 July 2017


    Thursday, 1 June 2017

    Health Benefits Of Plums And Prunes

    Plums and prunes are impressively high in nutrients. They contain over 15 different vitamins and minerals, in addition to fiber and antioxidants.
    Here is an overview of the nutrition profiles of plums and prunes.


    Plums are relatively low in calories, but contain a fair amount of important vitamins and minerals. One plum contains the following nutrients (1):
    • Calories: 30
    • Carbs: 8 grams
    • Fiber: 1 gram
    • Sugars: 7 grams
    • Vitamin A: 5% of the RDI
    • Vitamin C: 10% of the RDI
    • Vitamin K: 5% of the RDI
    • Potassium: 3% of the RDI
    • Copper: 2% of the RDI
    • Manganese: 2% of the RDI
    Additionally, one plum provides a small amount of B vitamins, phosphorus and magnesium (1).


    Prunes are higher in calories than plums. A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of prunes contains the following (2):
    • Calories: 67
    • Carbs: 18 grams
    • Fiber: 2 grams
    • Sugars: 11 grams
    • Vitamin A: 4% of the RDI
    • Vitamin K: 21% of the RDI
    • Vitamin B2: 3% of the RDI
    • Vitamin B3: 3% of the RDI
    • Vitamin B6: 3% of the RDI
    • Potassium: 6% of the RDI
    • Copper: 4% of the RDI
    • Manganese: 4% of the RDI
    • Magnesium: 3% of the RDI
    • Phosphorus: 2% of the RDI
    Overall, the vitamin and mineral content of one serving of plums and prunes differs slightly. Prunes contain more vitamin K than plums and are somewhat higher in B vitamins and minerals.

    In addition, prunes are higher in calories, fiber and carbs than fresh plums.

    Summary: The vitamin and mineral content of plums and prunes differs slightly, but both are packed with nutrients. Additionally, prunes contain more calories, fiber and carbs than fresh plums.

    Read more from Authority Nutrition   ......(link)

    Thursday, 18 May 2017

    Vitamin B Complex - Important For Pregnancy

    B vitamins support our body in converting food (carbohydrates) into energy (glucose). It is important for the expectant mother to include all the B vitamins, known as B complex vitamins, in her diet, as they are water-soluble and are not stored by the body. These vitamins help the mother to get adequate nutrition and support the baby’s growth and development. Momjunction tells you the importance and requirement of all these eight B vitamins.

    Read  more details from MomJunction ...(link)

    Saturday, 13 May 2017

    How To Pick The Perfect Watermelon

    A 2 minute video on tips to choose the perfect watermelon

    Watermelons And Health Benefits

    # Watermelons are an excellent source of several vitamins: 
    vitamin A, which helps maintain eye health and is an antioxidant. vitamin C, which helps strengthen immunity, heal wounds, prevent cell damage, promote healthy teeth and gums and vitamin B6, which helps brain function and helps convert protein to energy.

    # Watermelon has the highest concentrations of lycopene of any fresh fruit or vegetable. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant that helps fight heart disease and several types of cancer — prostate cancer in particular.

    # A great source of potassium, which helps muscle and nerve function, helps maintain the body’s proper electrolyte and acid-base balance, and helps lower the risk of high blood pressure.

    Watermelon is a very healthy fruit but should be eaten in moderation.

    Saturday, 18 March 2017

    10 Best Foods To Keep Your Lungs Strong And Healthy

    • Pistachios

    Pistachios are a dry nut that is beneficial for lung health. Studies have suggested that consumption of pistachios provides the body with a special type of vitamin E named Gama-tocopherol that provides a defense against various types of lung cancer. It is also beneficial for lowering cholesterol levels.

    • Cayenne pepper

    Cayenne pepper is consumed as seasoning as well as a foodstuff, its effective at fighting and diminishing cough and sore throat. It provides support against cold and flu. Cayenne pepper is effective for people suffering from bronchial congestion and respiratory ailments because it breaks down congested mucus.
    • Broccoli
    Broccoli is a green vegetable which is high in antioxidants. It contains NRF-2 dependent characteristics and is among the best green foods for lungs. It is beneficial for people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.

    • Carrots
    Carrots are a rich source of vitamins A and C. Vitamin A directly influences the health of your lungs. In a study conducted on rats, it was found that rats with high vitamin A levels had a lower chance becoming victims of lung disease than those without. Carrots also contain lycopene, zeaxanthin, and lutein which are powerful cancer-fighting agents. Vitamin C also helps get rid of many lung disorders.

    • Onions
    Onions contain a component called quercetin, a natural anti-oxidant. Research has shown that this anti-oxidant helps prevent lung cancer and many other lung diseases. Onions also contain vitamins B6 and C as well as other vital nutrients that provide self-healing power to the body.

    • Oranges
    Oranges contain vitamins B6 and C and iron which help the lungs transfer oxygen to cells more effectively. This juicy fruit also contains a natural anti-oxidant called beta-cryptoxanthin which makes it a good food for lung health.

    • Fish
    Fish are a rich source of vitamin D. Insufficient levels of Vitamin D may lead to loss of lung function. Fish also contains high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids which provide a boost to the entire body. These fatty acids also act as a shield against lung cancer.
    • Red wine
    Red wine is a rich source of resveratrol which is a powerful anti-oxidant and helps the body get rid of free radicals which are the main cause of cancer. Eating a food rich in anti-oxidants provides your lungs with extra protection against diseases and disorders. Red wine also contains pteristilbene which catalyzes the job of resveratrol and helps it provide benefits to more efficiently.
    • Walnuts
    Walnuts are one of the vegetarian sources of fatty Omega-3 acids. According to the Journal of American College of Nutrition, walnuts help fight against asthma and other ailments related to respiration. One serving of a handful of walnuts daily is recommended.

    • Poultry
    Poultry such as chicken and turkey are foods that benefit your lungs. As per Office of Dietary Supplements, these foods are a good source of Vitamin A which is essential for boosting lung health.