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.

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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.