Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Five Benefits of Eating Cherries | 常吃樱桃的五大好处




5 Benefits of Eating Cherries

  1. Cherries are full of antioxidant such as lutein, zea-xanthin and beta carotene. These antioxidant compounds help to prevent cancer, aging, neurological disease, and etc.
  2. Cherries contain red anthocyanin pigment which is effective in relieving pain caused by gout arthritis and muscle injuries. 
  3. Cherries are very rich in melatonin. Melatonin can help you relax you mind, calming down nervous system which relieve migraine, insomnia and headache conditions.
  4. They are good source of vitamin C and Vitamin A that are essential for wellness.
  5. Cherries also contain potassium, iron, zinc, copper and manganese. Potassium is a very important mineral for heart function and normal digestive and muscular function.





 常吃樱桃的五大好处

1. 樱桃含有高抗氧化物质如叶黄素,叶黄素和β-胡萝卜素。这些抗氧化物质有助于防止癌症,衰老,神经系统疾病,等等。

2. 樱桃含有花色苷色素(Anthocyanin),可有效缓解痛风性关节炎和肌肉疼痛。
 

3. 樱桃也含有丰富的褪黑激素。褪黑激素可以帮助睡眠,缓解偏头痛,失眠,和其他头痛状况。

4. 樱桃是很好的维生素C和维生素A食物来源。

5. 除此之外樱桃还含有钾,铁,锌,铜和锰。钾是一种非常重要的矿物质,有助于提高心脏,消化和肌肉功能。








Thursday, 21 February 2013

Persimmon fruit smoothie | 柿子水果沙冰





Five Benefits of Persimmon:

1. Persimmon is low in calories and high in dietary fibers. 

2.  Persimmon contains catechins and gallocatechins compounds which are known to have anti-inflammatory effect and prevents bleeding from small blood vessels.

3.  Fresh persimmon is rich in anti-oxidant compounds such as beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamin-A, lutein, zea-xanthin and cryptoxanthin.

4.  The fruit is a good source of vitamin B complex like folic acid (B9), thiamin (B1), pyridoxine (B6) and more. These vitamins are important building blocks of the body.

5.  Persimmon also contains potassium, manganese, copper and phosphorus. Manganese and copper are both co-factor for enzymes, which play important roles in food absorption, hormone regulation and biochemical metabolism.   







Ingredients:

2 Persimmon
1 Cold apple
1 Cold dragon fruit
1 Frozen banana
6 Almonds
1 teaspoons granular lecithin
splash of water









Evaluation:
1. Flavour: Sweet and nutty flavour.
2. Texture : Thick and creamy.
3. Nutrition Value: Low Calories,  High dietary fibers, rich in anti-oxidant compounds, vitamin B complex, and minerals. 
4. Average Rating:




吃柿子的五大好处:

1. 柿子
含有高纤维低卡路里,促进消化和有助于治便秘功能

2. 柿子含有儿茶素(catechins),具有抗炎作用及防止小血管出血。

3.新鲜的柿子含有丰富的抗氧化物质,如β-胡萝卜素,番茄红素,维生素A 和 叶黄素等等。抗氧化物质帮助精神代谢,减轻衰老和增强体抗力。

4.新鲜的柿子也包含了多种维生素B群。如叶酸 (B9) ,硫胺素 (B1),吡哆醇 (B6),等等。

5.除此之外,柿子含有钾,锰,铜,磷等多种矿物质。当中的锰 和 铜是属于酵素的辅助因子,帮助消化功能和帮助精神代谢。


柿子水果冰沙材料

柿子。。。。。。。2粒
苹果。。。。。。。1
龙珠果。。。。。。1粒
冷冻香蕉。。。。。。1粒
杏仁。。。。。。。。。6粒
颗粒卵磷脂/大豆卵磷脂。。。。。1茶匙 (Granular Lechitin)
水。。。。。。。。。。少许 (帮助搅碎Blending)

把以上的材料放入混合器 (Blender) 搅碎后就可以喝了!



References: 
1. Wikipedia: Persimmon
2. Livestrong.com: Persimmon nutrition information