For great health AND better sex, experts are advising we eat more pumpkins!
Apparently pumpkin seeds are Earth’s natural Viagra..
Many have spent time in dispute over whether the pumpkin is a fruit or vegetable. The question has been resolved by deeming it a vegetable.
But what makes the pumpkin so special for our health?!
The soft part of the pumpkin contains many important elements, as potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Pumpkin also contains vitamins from B group, but is the richest with provitamin A – beta carotene.
This plant is the body’s natural protection against the harmful effects of the environment.
One can consume the soft part as well as the seeds and gain nutrients and other medicinal properties, which are beneficial to the human body.
Some researchers even conclude that pumpkin seeds carry the same effects as Viagra. That is, they stabilize blood pressure and accelerate blood circulation. And it is these functions of the body that are the most important for a great sex life.
As an aphrodisiac and a natural protection against the harmful effects of the environment, pumpkins can help you in the following ways :
- Overweight – Pumpkins are a wonderful tool for weight loss, because they are a low calorie product. Unlike cabbage, radishes and other “harsh” representatives of the flora in your yard, pumpkins work really well in the gastrointestinal tract. Another great thing is that pumpkins can be eaten in large amounts without risk of gastritis or swelling of the abdomen.
- Heart problems – pumpkins are a fantastic cure for the heart. They posses a strong diuretic effect and enrich the body with potassium. In hypertension and edema are advised to consume no less than 200 grams of pumpkin per day, regardless of the manner of its preparation.
- Kidney disease – Pumpkin juice is very beneficial for the health of the urinary system. It is recommended for diseases of the kidneys and bladder: cystitis, pyelonephritis, kidney stones. To prevent the organism prone to the formation of stones is good to maintain once on the 2-3 months 3-week treatment with pumpkin juice. He needs to drink once a day – 1 cup in the morning.
Pomegranate – Ancient Healthy Fruit
Pomegranate juice protects against prostate cancer and heart disease
Perhaps you noticed how widespread is pomegranate juice in commercial chains. Recently known as a cocktail ingredient for cooking, this fruit that comes from the Middle East, quickly acquired the status of healthy food.
The health benefits of pomegranate are significant. The survey results on its quality shows that a glass of pomegranate juice a day prevents prostate cancer in men.
Moreover conducted research has shown that pomegranate juice significantly slows the development of prostate cancer. Patients suffering from prostate cancer can slow the pace of spread of the cancer in the body.
Both pomegranate and the juice from this “priceless” fruit are recommended and for clinically healthy patients!
Pomegranate contains more antioxidants than any other fruit and 3 times more antioxidants than green tea or red wine. It is known that daily dose of pomegranate juice improves circulation and blood flow in patients with heart disease. Additionally pomegranate juice reduces cholesterol levels in the blood and is an excellent source of vitamin C and folic acid.
There are different types of pomegranate juice – natural, to which there are no added sweeteners, concentrate, which is diluted with water and bitter pomegranate juice, which is usually used for cooking.
So doctors recommend both lemon juice and water, which is commonly used as a means of cleansing the stomach to drink pomegranate juice – it will improve as a function of the heart muscle and the condition of the prostate in men.
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