HT Image
HT Image

What to eat for a healthy body

Are you a health freak but don't know what to eat to keep your body healthy? Read on and find answers to al your queries.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2011 01:32 AM IST

1 For hair problems:

An apple a day may keep baldness at bay. According to scientific researches, apples are highly effective in hair growth and fighting dandruff problems. Polephenols, a substance found in apples, has proven to have worked in quickening hair growth and eliminating other hair-related problems.



2 For energy:

Litchi could be a good alternative to sports drinks. The fruit produces fluids and promotes energy circulation. It is often used in a mixture or tonic to promote general well-being, and to increase energy levels. It also prevents you from sun and heat strokes.



3 Curing acne:

If creams and pills don’t seem to work, strawberries might do the job. Strawberries are said to have strong anti acne-activity. Strawberry contains alpha-hydroxy acid, which sloughs off dead skin cells, revealing new, youthful skin. Papayas also contain such enzymes and help in repairing of skin.



4 Eye wise:

Grapes are believed to enhance eyesight and prevent cataract problems. Grape juice also clears off under-eye wrinkles when you rub them with half-cut grapes.



5 Healthy bones:

Pineapples are rich in manganese, a mineral which is needed for building bones and tissues. Pineapples can affect the growth of bones in young people, and strengthen bones in older people.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP