Category «Health Benefits»

16 Health Benefits Of Niger Seed Oil

Niger seed oil is extracted from niger seed of the niger plant (Guizotia abyssinica). The niger plant is an annual herb that is cultivated, especially in Ethiopia, Malawi, and India, for its seeds and edible oil. Niger Seed Oil Nutritional Fact 100 grams of niger oil provides the following nutrients; Ascorbic acids 9% Calcium 5 …

18 Health Benefits Of Navy Beans

Navy beans are also known as pea beans or haricot beans. It is an extremely common type of beans that is resilient enough to grow in bushes and vines. The “Navy bean” name was obtained from the prevalent use of this particular beans by the United State Navy as part of a staple diet for …

19 Health Benefits Of Juniper Essential Oil

Juniper essential oil is obtained via the steam distillation of the juniper plant (Juniperus communis). Juniper is an evergreen shrub that is quite common in Europe. The steam distillation extraction can be done from several parts of the juniper plant such as the wood, needles, or powdered fruits. The main components of juniper essential oil …

33 Health Benefits Of Taurine

Taurine is an organic compound found in animal tissues as well as in numerous human organs such as the large intestine.  Taurine plays a role in numerous body processes such as processes that occur in the nervous and cardiovascular system. Taurine is not technically an amino acid. However, it is an acid which possesses an …

23 Health Benefits Of Turnips

Turnip (Brassica rapa) is a root vegetable that is commonly cultivated in temperate regions for its nutritional and medicinal taproot. Turnips are popular for both human and livestock consumption. Its health benefits include; cancer prevention, protecting the heart, reducing inflammation, improving one’s digestion, and improving one’s bone health. Turnip greens (the stem and leaf of …

28 Health Benefits Of Beets

Beets, also commonly called beetroot, is the taproot of the beet plant. Beets are often added as ingredients in pickles, salads, and soups. Besides their use as food, beets are also used to make refined sugar due to their relatively high sucrose content. In as much as beets have the highest sugar content for vegetables …