Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Rosehip Tea Benefits. Part 3.

Finally, it keeps the kidneys and urinary tract toxin-free, preventing their infection. Rosehip tea acts as a mild diuretic and, thus, helps in the elimination of accumulated water in the tissues of the body.

That is why rosehip tea is beneficial for pregnant women often suffering from water retention in the body tissues.

Rosehip tea is used in cosmetology as it reduces the fragility of nails, improves skin color and when applied externally, refreshes and tones the skin. In addition, it impedes the development of generative age-related problems.

Intensive work schedule, family responsibilities and daily routine can entail stress and fatigue. A cup of hot rose hips tea after a long day of work is a good way to cheer up. As rosehip tea has amazing health benefits, why not include it in your daily diet?

Monday, December 22, 2014

Rosehip Tea Benefits. Part 2.

One more useful property of the rosehip is it strengthens blood vessels and capillaries thereby reducing the risk of atherosclerosis. Also, the experts discovered that rosehips activate gene, which is responsible for the growth of cartilage cells and collagen.

Therefore, one can say that the rosehips can assist to prevent such diseases as arthritis, osteoporosis and joint problems as well.

 Also, rosehip tea is recommended for patients who have heart disease because it contributes to lowering cholesterol responsible for the increased risk of heart disease. By adding rosehip tea in a daily diet, a person will never have to worry about heart disease.

Another benefit is that rosehip tea strengthens the digestive system and prevents stomach problems such as diarrhea, constipation, heartburn. It helps in the absorption of nutrients (including sugars and fats), and improve digestion.

The rosehip is a rich source of pectin, which is well known as a regulator of the intestine. Pectin stimulates the cleansing of intestine from waste and helps remove cholesterol and fats from the body before they can dissolve in the blood.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Rosehip Tea Benefits. Part 1.

The healing properties of rosehips have been known since ancient times. Rosehip tea has been used in medicine for centuries by peoples of North and South America, northern Europe, Africa, and Central Asia.

Native dwellers of America had used rosehips as a tea for thousands of years, and when tea had been drunk, the hips were added to soups because there was just too much nutrition in a rosehip to let it to waste.

Besides rosehip tea has a refreshing tart taste, rosehips contain significantly higher levels of vitamin C than citrus fruits.  In addition, rosehips are a rich source of organic antioxidants, pectin, vitamins A, E, selenium, manganese, and B-complex vitamins. Rosehip also includes trace amounts of magnesium, potassium, sulfur and silicon. As researchers say rosehip tea is as a real nutritional powerhouse.

Due to all these health benefit substances in rosehip, regular intake of the rosehip tea helps to strengthen the immune system and makes the body resistant to infections. Tea also helps to cure cold, cough and cope with respiratory diseases such as bronchitis, asthma, allergies.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Milk Nutrition Facts. Part 3.

Milk is a beneficial tool for healing migraine. Especially good remedy in this case is egg-milk shake, made from raw egg mixed with a glass of boiling milk; a week course of this "medicine" will rid you from headache for a long time.

Nevertheless, everybody should take into consideration that milk is not a panacea from all diseases. People suffering from lactose deficiency, are not able to fully digest the milk sugar that leads to fermentation of milk in the stomach resulting in dysbacteriosis.

Milk also belongs to the group of allergens. Therefore, people who are prone to allergies should stop consuming milk at the first symptom of allergy. Milk should be excluded from the diet of people who are prone to the accumulation of calcium salts in joints and the formation of phosphate stones in kidney.

With regard to milk soups and porridges: these meals are useful not only for children but also for adults. You may enjoy drinking milk, consuming dairy products, combining milk with other foods and keep your health.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Milk Nutrition Facts. Part 2.

Among other things, milk is excellent source of protein. Milk has two main proteins: whey and casein. Protein is critical for growth and also, it is beneficial for health.

Milk is a good remedy from colds as milk protein digests easilier than other foods protein and it produces immunoglobulin needed to combat viral infection.

Milk contains carbohydrates which come from the milk sugar, lactose. However, some nutritionists caution against skim milk, even though it has less calories and fat, because fat contained in natural milk helps to prevent blood sugar spikes in case of insulin intolerance.

Milk has ability to reduce the acidity of gastric juice, so it is useful for gastritis with high acidity and gastric and duodenal ulcers, as well as for heartburn, which usually is caused by gastric hyperacidity.

Milk has a calming effect on the nervous system due to the content in it amino acids phenylalanine and tryptophan. No wonder that one of the most popular recipes for the treatment of insomnia is a glass of warm milk with honey before going to sleep.