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How Fresh and Healthy are Packaged Fruit Juices


If you watch adverts of juice companies, you hear “from farm to your hand” “fresh” ” healthy” “nature’s best” “not from concentrate” “no added preservatives” describing how it was plucked and squeezed to become fruit juice. It’s just marketing strategy. The real details about how most packaged fruit juice is processed is left out. Making people believe they are making a healthy choice by buying the so-called fresh fruit juice.

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Health Benefits of Ginger

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Ginger is a flowering plant, whose root can be used as a spice or herbs. It can be used in different forms: fresh, dried, and powdered, as juice, tea, or extracted as oil. Ginger has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. Ginger contains a variety of vitamins and minerals; including carbohydrate, protein, dietary fibre, iron sodium, vitamin B1, B6, C, E calcium, potassium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, folate, riboflavin, niacin, zinc, pantothenic acid.

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Benefits of Bitter Leaf

Bitter leaf is a medicinal and nutritional plant that can be found in Nigeria. It speeds up metabolism and thereby helps in reducing weight gain. It contains essential fatty acids – linoleic and linolenic acid. It is high in antioxidants. Bitter leaf is used traditionally as a cure for headaches, fever, joint pains. It stimulates bile and hydrochloric acid production.

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Eating Right

It is of utmost importance you eat fresh and healthy food because what you eat, reflects on the outside. It is good to be food conscious; eat a balanced diet, healthy snacks like nuts. Food that was cooked fresh, like fresh tomatoes made into stew doesn’t have to stay in the freezer forever or be reheated till the sun is blue. Eating good food is as important as the food being fresh so that you are actually taking in all the nutrients.

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