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Explaining how Vitamin F is beneficial to our health

27 Jan, 2016 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Vitamin F is also known as the antidermatitis vitamin, consisting of a mix of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are very easily oxidized in the presence of vitamin B6 and E. The two fatty acids (linolenic acid and arachidonic acid) are absorbed in the intestine when interacting with vitamin…


Cucumber’s benefits for skin care treatments

28 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A constant in otherwise dynamic world of skin care is to use natural remedies, free of artificial colors and fragrances. When the goal is attaining natural clear skin or healing conditions like acne, cucumbers offer a natural homemade alternative, providing the much sought-after skin care results, including remedies for acne.…


Bitterness in wild fruits may combat cancer effectively

30 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Compounds that provide bitter flavor to cucumbers, pumpkins and watermelons used in Indian and Chinese medicine for thousands of years - may also help treat cancer and diabetes, scientists say. Using high-tech genomics, researchers have identified the genes responsible for the intense bitter taste of wild cucumbers. That bitter flavour…