Senin, 24 September 2012

Benefits Of Sapodilla

 Sapodilla fruit is one fruit that is widely known by our society. Sapodilla fruit memliliki good taste and fragrant aroma makes everyone would love it. Sapodilla or sapota Achras has the scientific name is pasa originally came from the area around Central America and Mexico. Sawo widely planted by our society as garden plants to enjoy fruit, while in some countries such as Mexico, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, India and Guatemala this fruit has been cultivated commercially.
Sapodilla fruit is usually consumed directly as fresh fruit, but it is currently too much sapodilla fruit processed into a wide variety of foods and beverages processed but not yet commercially cultivated. Sapodilla fruit can be found in stores fruit when harvest season arrives.


Sapodilla Fruit Ingredients

Seeds are black or brown dark brown oval flat shape somewhat elongated. Brown seeds contain lots of quercetin, saponins and oil as much as 23 percent. But you should not eat brown beans because they contain a toxic hydrocyanic acid. In addition, interest sapodilla is the main ingredient manufacture parem. Parem the powder used for traditional medicine applied to new mothers.
Sweet and delicious fruit flavor makes it one of the much-loved fruit. The sweet taste of this fruit is as rich in brown sugar with some 16 to 20 percent. The content of sapodilla fruit is not just sugar, sapodilla fruit is rich in vitamin A, vitamin B and vitamin C. Additionally sapodilla fruit is also rich in fat, protein, calcium, phosphorus and iron minerals.

Sapodilla fruit has excellent nutrition, sapodilla fruit rich in potassium and low in sodium content so sapodilla fruit is very good for heart health and blood vessels. Consumption of 100 grams of sapodilla fruit each day can also meet the need of vitamin C a 24.5 percent of the body's vitamin C every day. Sapodilla fruit also contains folic acid that the body in the formation of red blood cells.

Senin, 17 September 2012

Benefits Of Nutmeg

Yag Nutmeg Myristica fragrans possess scientific name is a plant that comes from the Banda Islands, Maluku. Nutmeg is a spice typical of the Moluccas which has long been known as a spice. Pala became one of the outstanding commodity in the early 16th century. Even the beginning of foreign invaders into the archipelago one of which is due to our natural wealth will spice.

Indonesia is blessed with an incredible biodiversity, particularly in terms of spice plants and medicinal plants. Nutmeg is one of the original commodity archipelago that has now spread to the world. Although now much nutmeg-producing countries other than Indonesia, but nutmeg from the Banda Islands in Maluku remains to be the best in the World.


We certainly are no stranger to hear the name of nutmeg, other fruit seeds, nutmeg meat is also rich in benefits. As we know that the seeds of the nutmeg has been used since ancient times as a spice and herbs. In addition to creating a more stable aroma cuisine, nutmeg is also widely used as a herbal remedy to overcome a variety of diseases.

Benefits Nutmeg


According to various studies conducted by experts to learn more about nutrition and the benefits of nutmeg, it was found that nutmeg contains chemical compounds that are beneficial to health. Skin and flesh nutmeg for example, both rich in essential oils and tanning substances. While the flowers contain volatile oil, tannin substances and starch. Iji own nutmeg contains volatile oils, saponins, myristicin, lipase, pectin, acid and oleanolat lemonena.


Almost all parts of nutmeg contains chemical compounds that are useful. Some of the benefits include nutmeg treat insomnia, treat colds, digestion and increases appetite, carminative (smooth flatulence), relieve menstrual pain, treat arthritis and nausea engatasi like to be sick. In addition to the benefits in the treatment of the above, nutmeg is also useful in other areas especially the culinary field.
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Senin, 10 September 2012

Benefits Of Chocolate

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Chocolate is a processed food made from cocoa beans. Cocoa is a kind of annual plant a tree and have a Latin name Theobroma Cacao. Cocoa comes from the Americas. Cocoa trees can grow as tall as 10 meters but to plant cocoa cultivation generally only 5 feet tall with a canopy spread sideways. Cocoa is a plant that grows in the tropics. Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Brazil is one of today's biggest cocoa producer.

Cocoa fruit more often referred to as fruit chocolate because cocoa is cocoa producer. Chocolate is the most popular flavors in the world today. Additionally chocolate also processed into various food and beverage of the most popular in the world. In addition to the food and beverage, turns chocolate has many health benefits.
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Chocolate Fruit Benefits

There have been many studies conducted to examine the content and benefits of the fruit brown. Fruit chocolate contains anti-oxidants that are very high. Useful addition of the medical side, chocolate proved to have many benefits from the psychological side. Diaykini, with mongkonsumsi chocolate will cause a sense of comfort and relaxation effect. But in certain conditions, some products processed cocoa has adverse effects on health.



Today many manufacturers omit flavonoid that it tastes bitter. So this time chocolate products on the market contain only fat and sugar. According to some research done by experts they concluded that people who eat chocolate regularly have a longer lifespan of one year compared with those who did not eat chocolate. They argue that it is influenced by the anti-oxidant phenolic compounds found in chocolate pieces. Phenolic compounds also found in red wine that has been known to be very good for heart health. Brown also has the ability to inhibit the oxidation of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) that can prevent a variety of diseases such as coronary heart disease and cancer.

Senin, 03 September 2012

Benefits of Coffee

Coffee for Health Benefits. Coffee, almost everyone in the world know, to start the day at work usually is not complete without a cup of delicious coffee. Drinking coffee was much loved by humans. From office workers to construction workers, traders, farmers, teachers, even the president, and you also must have drank too. It is already a tradition and the interests of her own for coffee enthusiasts.
Coffee is a solid black type of beverage that is able to give a unique flavor to the drink. Even some people become addicted because of the taste of coffee because of the caffeine contained in the coffee itself. Caffeine is an alkaloid chemical compound known as trimetilsantin with molecular formula C8H10N4O2. The number of substances contained caffeine in coffee is between 1 to 1.5%.

If someone is addicted to drinking coffee will taste their day would not be complete without drinking coffee. Is this true? The answer lies in ourselves coffee connoisseur.

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Benefit of Coffee
According to Harvard Women's Health, the consumption of several cups of coffee a day may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, the formation of kidney stones, colon cancer, Parkinson's disease, liver damage (cirrhosis), heart disease and inhibit cognitive decline in brain power.
  • Diabetes. Twenty studies conducted worldwide indicate that coffee reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by 50%. The researchers suspect the cause is chlorogenic acid in coffee act to slow the absorption of sugar in digestion. Chlorogenic acid also stimulates the formation of GLP-1, a chemical that increases insulin (a hormone that regulates the absorption of sugar into the cells). Other substances in coffee that trigonelin (pro-vitamin B3) is also thought to help slow the absorption of glucose.
  • Cancer. Research has consistently shown that coffee reduces the risk of liver cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer.
  • Cirrhosis. Coffee protects the liver from cirrhosis, particularly cirrhosis due to alcoholism.
  • Parkinson's disease. The coffee drinkers have half the risk of developing Parkinson's disease is lower than those who did not drink coffee.
  • Heart disease and stroke. Coffee consumption does not increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Instead, coffee actually slightly reduce the risk of stroke. A study of more than 83,000 women aged over 24 years showed those who drank two to three cups of coffee a day had a stroke risk 19% lower than those who did not drink coffee. Studies of a number of men in Finland showed similar results.
  • Cognitive function. The study of 4197 women and 2820 men in France showed that drinking at least three cups of coffee a day can prevent cognitive decline and brain aging by up to 33 percent in women. However, the same benefit was not found in men. This may be because women are more sensitive to caffeine.
Negative Effects Coffee
However, coffee also has a negative effect. Caffeine as the main content of coffee is an addictive stimulant. Caffeine affects the cardiovascular system such as increased heart rate and blood pressure. The negative impact comes when you consume to excess.

For most people, drinking two to three cups of coffee no negative impact. Drinking coffee with more frequency than that can cause heart palpitations, insomnia, headache and other disorders. Therefore, for those who consumed coffee that was not sleepy-such as lack of sleep-advised to spread consumption throughout the day.

Research on the relationship of coffee consumption with miscarriage does not provide uniform conclusions. However, for the safety of pregnant women are advised not to drink more than one cup of coffee a day.