The Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables Seeds

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When people slice fruits or vegetables, they usually find seeds that they just throw away because they think that the seeds are useless. Whereas, seeds from vegetables or fruits can be useful for health. For example, pumpkin seeds are suggested for people who want to loss their weights. Are there other seeds that useful for […]

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Sambiloto To Cure Diabetes

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Gadjah Mada University (UGM), Jogjakarta, Indonesia has thousand researchers that have been found various innovative research and finding in health and medicine, defense and security technologies, food security, renewable energy sources, information technology and transportation management technology. One finding in health field is the usage of sambiloto (andrographis paniculata) as herbal medicine for diabetes. According […]

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Banana To Cure Migraine and Anxiety

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Banana has soft texture and sweet taste, felt solid and satiate. Besides we can eat it directly, this fruit is suitable as an ingredient in various cakes. Apparently, this fruit is not only delicious food, but it also can cure migraine and anxiety. Banana contains potassium that is well-known to reduce anxiety after people drink […]

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How Much Should We Drink Green Tea Every Day?

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Everything that is consumed excessively could be dangerous and green tea is not an exception. Indeed, this super drink can give plenty of benefits to our health. But, drinking green tea too much could cause contraindication. As we know, green tea has benefits to reduce weight because it can accelerate metabolism. This tea also can […]

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Nutritionists: Don’t Eat Apple Seeds

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Most nutritionists recommend that we should eat an apple with its skin, so we could get the benefit from its fiber. However, don’t eat apple with its seeds. Apple’s seed contains amygdalin that can be changed in our digestive organs into hydrogen cyanide. This substance is toxic. Of course if we only eat one apple, […]

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8 Tips to Consume Herbal Medicines Safely

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Traditional medicines based on medicinal plants have been known for ages and have been a part of Indonesia culture. Indonesia is well known as a country that has many medicinal plants, even it is the third country in the world that has the highest plant diversity. To increase the consumption of herbal medicine, Deputy of […]

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Health Benefits of Pomegranate

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Pomegranate or punica granatum is fruit that can grow 5 to 8 meters. Pomegranate has round shape with red seeds that contain antioxidant and nutrition to battle free radical. There are three types of pomegranates: white pomegranate, red pomegranate and purple one. There are various health benefits of pomegranate, for instance its antioxidant can help […]

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Mangosteen, a Natural Antioxidant from Indonesia

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If durian is often to be called “King of Fruits,” then mangosteen is called “Queen of Fruits”. The weird thing is this fruit is less famous than mango, durian or other tropical fruits. There must be a reason why this fruit is called Queen of Fruits. This fruit, which grows in subtropical climate, riches of […]

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These Drinks Should Not be Served Hot

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In cold weather, people normally want to drink something hot. But, apparently, not all drinks can be served hot. Especially if we want to reap the full nutrition benefits of those drinks, we should know whether those drinks can be served warm, hot, normal or cold. According to Dr. Samuel Oetoro, clinical nutritionist, brew certain […]

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Health Benefits of Melon

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Melon belongs to pumpkin family or Cucurbitaceae. Like watermelon, it can be consumed fresh or as an ingredient of fruit ice. The part that we consume is its meat (mesocarp). It has soft texture and various colors from white to red, depends on its cultivar. What people don’t realize is that besides its sweet taste, […]

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