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.health and fitness Updated: Jan 30, 2011 01:32 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.