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Eat Oranges for Good Health

Eat Oranges for Good Health

Oranges give you vitamin C, vitamin B, potassium, they are essential for your muscles, skin and bones, aplenty with antioxidants, they enable you to recover faster after a workout… High in Vitamin C 1/10 Depending on the orange and the variety, you can get about 70% of your daily recommended amount of vitamin C in …

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The Importance of Potassium

“Thousands of years ago, when humans roamed the earth gathering and hunting, potassium was abundant in the diet, while sodium was scarce” read on… Potassium is necessary for the normal functioning of all cells. It regulates the heartbeat, ensures proper function of the muscles and nerves, and is vital for synthesizing protein and metabolizing carbohydrates. …

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12 Foods with more Potassium than a Banana

1/14 How Much Is In a Banana? This sweet, tropical treat provides a ton of potassium. And that’s a good thing, because almost every body part needs it, from your heart and kidneys to your muscles and nerves. It even plays a role in basic cell function. But bananas aren’t the only game in town. …

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14 Best Foods to Fight Muscle Cramps

1/16 Eat to Beat Them Muscle cramps happen when your muscles tense up and you can’t relax them. While painful, usually you can treat them yourself. Exercise, dehydration, and menstruation are common causes. One way to stop cramps is to stretch or massage your muscles and to eat enough of these key nutrients: potassium, sodium, …

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Top Cancer-Fighting Foods

1/20 Fighting Cancer by the Plateful No single food can prevent cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based foods and no more than one-third animal protein. This “New American Plate” is an important cancer fighting tool, according to the American …

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10 things no one tells you before you take up rowing

10 things no one tells you before you take up rowing 

In this article Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell explains everything you need to know before taking up rowing​ – from binge eating to surviving rainstorms of maggots. 1. Henry Ford would have loved rowing Ford’s infamous quote “You can have any colour as long as it’s black” perfectly applies to rowing with only the smallest …

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Cancer Fighting Foods

Mounting evidence shows that the foods we eat weigh heavily in the war against cancer. As researchers continue to wage war against cancer, many have begun to focus on what could be the most promising ammunition to date: diet. “The easiest, least-expensive way to reduce your risk for cancer is just by eating a healthy …

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