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Artichokes show remarkable cholesterol-reducing properties

28 Aug 2018 News & Events

The plant world has long been viewed as a source of viable remedies for hypercholesterolemia or high cholesterol. One such plant that has been considered as a potential cure is artichoke. Thus, a study published in the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences has taken an in-depth look at the possible cardiovascular and renal effects of this nutrient-rich vegetable.

Watermelons have a cooling effect on the body and are great for those who are dehydrated or suffering from edema

28 Aug 2018 News & Events

Did you know that aside from helping you stay hydrated, juicy and fresh watermelon can also help treat various health conditions? The largest edible fruit grown in the U.S., the watermelon is native to the Kalahari Desert in Africa. The fruit has various minerals and vitamins like beta-carotene, potassium, and vitamins A, C, and B-6. Additionally, watermelon has citrulline and lycopene, two crucial bioactive compounds.

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