Carrot Benefits for Health


A medium-size carrot has 6 grams of carbs, and 2 grams of fiber. This fruit are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver. A diet deficient in vitamin A can lead to night blindness and other eye problems. Carrot is an important source of potassium. Potassium is important in helping […]

Grapefruit Benefits and Uses


The grapefruit (Citrus paradisi Macfad) is a large orange-like fruit that belongs to the citrus family. Fruit grows in varieties of pink/red, yellow, white or ruby color. The pink or red varieties are higher in vitamin content. Grapefruit Benefits Fresh squeezed grapefruit juice contains vitamin C. Vitamin-C is a potent antioxidant and helps the body develop […]

Foods Containing Magnesium


Magnesium (Mg) is necessary for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. An adult body contains about 25 grams magnesium. Over 60% of all the magnesium in the body is found in the skeleton, approximately 27% is found in muscle. Less than 1% of total magnesium is in blood serum, and these levels are […]

Almond Benefits and Health Effects


The almond, Prunus amygdalus, is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. Almond is  also the name of the edible seed of this tree. Almonds are rich in B vitamins, vitamin E, calcium, potassium magnesium and healthy fat.Also, almonds are a important source of protein and fiber. An ounce of […]

Tyrosine Dosage and Food Sources


L-tyrosine (4-hydroxyphenylalanine) is a nonessential amino acid that the body synthesizes from phenylalanine. This amino acid is necessary for making the brain neurotransmitters dopamine,  epinephrine and norepinephrine. Neurotransmitters help nerve cells communicate and influence mood.  Tyrosine is made in our bodies and is also found naturally in animal protein  and plant protein. Natural Sources Tyrosine […]