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Chocolate Helps Lower Blood Pressure, Heart Attacks, Strokes, Diabetes And Cancer

Chocolate Helps Lower Blood Pressure, Heart Attacks, Strokes, Diabetes
And Cancer

Harvard University studied a tribe of Indians known as the Kuna tribe
from a Caribbean Island of Panama who have perfect and balanced blood
pressure and a lower rate of death from heart attacks, strokes,
diabetes and cancer.

The research centered on their diet especially on five cups of cocoa
they drink each day. Since cocoa is highly rich in chocolate, the
research studied the effects of chocolate on their health.

Through the research, they found out that chocolate has a relaxing
effect on blood vessels, which have a better flow of blood due to the
presence of flavanoid. Chocolate is one of the best sources of the
anti-oxidant, flavanoids.

Nitric oxide increases blood flow, acts as a blood thinner and
consuming chocolate free of damaging sugar can help to aid diabetes
since nitric oxide helps to stimulate insulin production.
Flavanoids in chocolate helps to stimulate the production of th…

13 Natural/Home Remedies To Increase Your Eating Appetite

Food and water are needed by our body in order to carry out our daily
activities, to boost our immune system and protect our body against
diseases and ultimately to survive. Lacking appetite means we will be
deprived of the above body operations. Therefore we need to act fast
in making sure we reverse our loss of appetite to normal by using
medications or finding alternatives.
This article is about remedies and alternatives that can help us to
safely improve our eating appetite.

Cook with herbs and spices
When we smell a good aroma, we usually feel the appetite to consume
that food in question. Therefore, foods with fragrant smell can make
your belly rumbling thus increase your appetite. One of the best
spices you can add to your diet and which can greatly boost your
appetite is cinnamon. It is said that cinnamon can stimulate your
appetite because it contains a potent compound in the name
hydroxychalcone which can naturally help to stimulate appetite. Adding
a little …

6 Top Fruits For Weight Control

1. Lemon
 Exclusive Lemon diet is used and effective for weight and obesity control.

2. Guava
It helps to lower cholesterol in the blood: guava is used for the treatment of excess cholesterol because guava seeds contains some fatty acids which is anti-cholesterol. High level of bad cholesterol causes weight gain and obesity.

3. Ginger

It lowers cholesterol.
High cholesterol is not healthy for our body and is one of the major causes of weight gain and obesity. Ginger helps to prevent the various illnesses caused by high cholesterol.

4. Garlic

It decrease the level of cholesterol in the blood and thus help to control weight: garlic helps to burn up the cholesterol level in the blood because it contains allicin. The best way to obtain allicin from garlic is by crushing it.

5. Garden egg

Garden egg can help to prevent obesity and accumulation of fat. Since, we said garden egg can quench or reduce appetite, this means the person will be eating less. And when you are eating less it will di…

11 Top Health And Nutritional Benefits of Banana Fruit

Banana fruit and it health benefits
The banana is a high herb that can attain up to 15 metres of height.
It is a perennial plant that grow from a bulb or rhizome. Banana takes
between 9-12 months before it is ready for harvesting and is available
all year long as it usually replaces itself.

Banana are best grown in tropical or rain forest region of Africa and
other continents with a yearly rainfall of 78-98 inches. Banana
require moist soil and a good drainage but can also grow abundantly
during the dry season.

Botanically, the friut belongs to the family of Musaceae.

Banana comes with nature gifted protective layer of skin which protect
it from contamination such as germs, dust and bacteria.

There are over 1000 known banana varieties in the world. The common
types include the popular yellow cavendish/the baby banana, the red
banana with pinkish flesh, the smaller apple banana and the plantain.

Banana is consumed as fruit by removing the peel and enjoy.

Uses includes

8 top health benefits of garden egg

The garden egg is known as Igba in my native language of Yoruba from
the western part of Nigeria but is botanically known as solanum
melongena. It is given the name ' garden egg ' because the shape of
the fruit is in form of an egg and can be grown around the house or in
the garden.The garden egg can be eaten as fruit and can as well be
prepared and enjoyed as stew popularly referred to ' garden egg stew

It is delightful to know that you are doing yourself great benefits
anytime you eat garden egg either as stew or fruit. The following are
the nutritional benefits of garden egg.

Health benefits of eating garden egg

Eating a lot of garden eggs can help you to reduce your weight.

Garden egg lowers the eye pressure. Therefore eating a lot of it can
be helpful for people with glaucoma. It serves as antioxidant which
can prevent the cell of the body especially the eye from further

Garden egg is low in calories but high in fibre therefore beneficia…

8 Natural Heart-Healthy Foods

Red wine

Red wine contains two antioxidants, resveratrol and catechins. These
antioxidants help to protect artery walls. Since alcohol can boost the
good cholesterol HDL, drinking a little red wine may be a healthy
choice for your heart.

However, it is important to know that too much alcohol can damage the
heart. Talk to your physician before deciding whether you will be
drinking alcohol or not because a little alcohol is not even healthy
for some people.


Albacore which is a white tuna contains more omega-3s than other
varieties of tuna. Tuna is highly rich in omega-3s which is really
healthy for our heart.

Extra virgin olive oil extra virgin olive oil

Extra virgin olive oil is highly rich in antioxidants, polyphenols and
monounsaturated fats. All these are good for our heart. Extra virgin
oil is made from the first press of olives and helps to lower
cholesterol levels. Olive oil should be used as substitute for
saturated fat like butter since the anti-oxidants,…


Another name for diaper rash is diaper dermatitis. It is the skin
problem that occurs in infants beneath the diaper area. Skin affected
with diaper rash will turns red and may cause itching and severe cause
may lead to bleeding.


To cure diaper rash with baking soda what you need to do is to put
some baking soda in the water during bath. Or apply directly on the
affected parts. You should know that the more the baking soda you will
use the earlier the rashes will go.

Using mustard oil is considered as the best way to cure diaper rash.
What you need to do is to warm the oil a little bit and apply on the
babies back. This will go a long way in reducing the rashes. The
mustard oil will relieve itching and moisture the skin.

You could cure diaper rash by putting little vinegar in warm water and
apply to the skin. Use only the white vinegar in water and splash it
on the babies back and wipe it with a …


Chicken pox can be described as an infection caused by virus. Symptoms
in adults include loss of appetite, headache, fever and aching
muscles. Chicken pox starts with a skin rash in the body and the head
and also ulcers in the oral cavity and the tonsil areas. There is no
real cure for chicken pox but the symptoms could be gradually removed
through medications.


1. GINGER: You can reduce itching caused by chickenpox by adding
ginger powder to warm water. You can also crush the ginger, boil it in
water, strain and then drink.

You can cure chickenpox by preparing an herbal solution of chamomile,
Holy basil and lemon balm and drink it regularly.

You can effectively treat chickenpox by regularly and consistently
apply raw honey to the rashes.

Add one tablespoon of marigold flower and hazel leaves in a cup of
water and soaked overnight. Then grind it to make a paste and keep


Most women if not all like to have a big-moderate breast. This is
because it helps to increase their self-esteem, confidence and ego.
The high costs and risks of plastic surgery restricted many women from
following that course to increase their breast. However, the following
4 home remedies will help you to get a more elaborated and robust


Eating banana is an easy and ideal way to increase your breast size.
Therefore, you should consider eating like two to three bananas
everyday to enlarge your breast.


To increase your breast, mix some fresh onion juice with honey and
turmeric. This mixture should be use to rub your breasts because it
helps to increase breast size and tighten up sagging breasts. Do this
twice a week for at least 3 months in order to get a desirable result
and feel among.


To increase your breast size, soak some red lentils in warm water for
like 2 hours. Then grin…

Reason for Blood Sugar Rise : caffeine

Your glucose can ascend after
you consume coffee – even dark
without any calories because of


When we are talking about skin care we are talking about a clear,
shining, glowing and fully beautiful skin. Most women, especially the
ones with no clear, shining and smooth skin think it is impossible to
achieve such a feat. However, clear skin can be achieve with proper
attention to your skin and with good diet.


A clear skin can be achieved with mixture of honey and oatmeal applied
everyday on your face for about 15 minutes and then washed off.

Mix yeast with milk and apply on the spots and blemishes that have
spoiled your skin. Leave it for few hours and clear it with lukewarm

Note: yeast with milk is also a bleaching and moisturising agent.

Lemon will remove the top layers of skin and lightens your skin with
its bleaching ability, leaving it bright and awesomely clear.
Apply lemon juice on the skin for about 20 minutes daily and washed
off after that until you achieve result.

4. …

6 herbal foods for diabetes


Oat is one of the recommended foods for diabetic patients. WhY? It
fills your tommy for a while and helps keep your blood sugar level
safe at the same time.


Almonds may help lower bad cholesterol LDL and reduce the risk of
developing diabetes.


Carrots are rich in fiber that checks excessive cholesterol. This
soluble fiber makes carrots a top cholesterol-fighting food, control
blood sugar and invariably reduce the risk of diabetes

Fresh Herbs

Replacing salt, fat and cholesterol with fresh herbs make other foods
to be healthy. Fresh herbs can help protect us against diabetes and
keep our blood pressure and sugar balanced after developing the


Onion is used in treating diabetes. Onion has hypoglycemic properties.
It is natural and is effective herb to lower blood sugar level. Onion
is one of the herbs and vegetables that are very healthy yet less
valued by us. The reason is that most people believed that onion is
just a spice th…