Calabaza Squash

The Health Benefits of Calabaza Squash Vegetable

Calabaza squash is found in Central and South America as well as the Caribbean. Also known as ayote and West Indian pumpkin, the calabaza squash makes a good soup or pie and a healthy addition to any stew.


It is a creeping, annual tropical vine with large lobed leaves and More >

Muscadine Grape

The Health Benefits of Muscadine Grape

Muscadine grape (Vitis rotundifoliaMichx) is native to the south-eastern United States and was the first native grape species to be cultivated in North America. Muscadine grapes are late in breaking bud in the spring and require 100-120 days to mature fruit.


In colour the fruits range from greenish bronze through More >

Dalanghita Fruit

The Health Benefits of Dalanghita Fruit

Dalanghita is a small tree. Green fruit turns to yellow, greenish yellow or orange. Leaves are smooth, oblong to broadly lanceolate, 4 to 10 centimeters long, with narrowly winged short petioles of about 1 centimeter long.


Flowers are white, short-pedicelled and mostly solitary. Fruits are hesperidums, with a loose skin More >

Chico Fruit

The Health Benefits of Chico Fruit

Sapota also known as ‘chikoo’ is a delicious calorie-rich fruit belonging to the category of fruits like mango, banana and jack fruit.


The fruit is a round or oval-shaped berry measuring around 10 centimetres in diameter and weighing 150 grams. It has 2-5 big, black, shiny bean-like seeds in the More >

Bilimbi Fruit

The Health Benefits of Bilimbi Fruit

Averrhoa bilimbi, commonly known as bilimbi, is a sour, tangy, juicy fruit which makes a regular appearance in the Coastal Karnataka.


It is widely called as cucumber tree or tree sorrel in English but the tree itself is native to most tropical countries.Bilimbi fruit are used in many medicinal purposes because More >

Roselle Tea

The Health Benefits of Roselle Tea

Roselle tea is the infusion made from the calyces (sepals) of the Hibiscus sabdariffa flower, an herbal tea drink consumed both hot and cold by people around the world. Some tea drinkers use this tea to aid in weight loss.


The body produces an enzyme known as amylase which functions More >

Roselle Herb

The Health Benefits of Roselle Herb

Roselle is an annual or perennial herb and is one of the species of Hibiscus. In some places, the plant is primarily cultivated for the production of bast fibre from the stem of the plant.


While still immature, this plant can have whitish or yellowish colours with a dark reddish More >

Pulasan Fruit

The Health Benefits of Pulasan Fruit

Pulasan, a fruit which is similar to and sometimes confused with the closely related rambutan, is an attractive, medium-sized tree, sometimes used as an ornamental.


The fruit is oval, 5 to 7.5 cm long, with a thick, leathery rind covered with tubercles (warty protuberances) tipped with thick, fleshy spines. Pulasan More >

Marang Fruit

The Health Benefits of Marang Fruit

Marang is a tropical fruit with a Latin name, Artocarpus Odoratissimus meaning sweet odour and taste.


The marang tree grows up to 25 meters and is fruit bearing within 4 to 5 years of cultivation. Marang is rich in protein, fat, carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorous, iron, retinol, beta-carotene, niacin, thiamine, riboflavin, and More >

Calamondin Fruit

The Health Benefits of Calamondin Fruit

Calamondin is a native fruit from the Philippines (known as Calamansi). Although many believe that it originated in China and has spread out through South East Asia, India, Hawaii, West Indies, Central and North America. This fruit can be eaten skin and all for good health resource.


The skin is sweet More >


Eating Healthy: The Top Tips

Eating Healthy: The Top Tips

Eating a proper and nutritious diet is paramount when it comes to living a long and healthy life, and offers numerous benefits. Eating healthy doesn’t mean starving yourself to become thin and completely cutting out the foods you love.


Eating healthy involves eating a balanced diet which More >