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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.

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