Friday, July 24, 2009


"A apple a day keeps the doctor away"

Nutrients in Apple:One medium apple with skin contains almost 4 grams of dietary
fiber.Potassium - 158 mg
Calcium - 9.5 mg
Phosphorus - 9.5 mg
Magnesium - 7 mg
Selenium - .4 mg
Also contains small amounts of iron, manganese, copper and zinc.

Vitamin A - 73
Vitamin C - 9 mg
Folate (important during pregnancy) - 4 mcg
Vitamin E - .66

Health Benefits:

1. Eating apples helps to reduce blood cholesterol, improve bowel function, reduce risk of stroke, prostate cancer,Type II diabetes and asthma.

2.Eating apples are linked to reducing cancer risk.

3.Apples may reduce risk of lung cancer as much as 50%.

4. It reducing risk of bladder cancer, especially in smokers.

5.Moreover, eating apples could improve lung function and reduce the risk of respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

6.Diet rich in apples could help to lower the blood cholesterol level.

7.In fact, apple juice has been found to inhibit the oxidation of a harm form of cholesterol (LDL, or low-density lipoprotein).

8.Apples are also found to play a role in inhibiting ageing-related problems, preventing wrinkles and promoting hair growth.

9.For those weight-watchers, this is good new as pples are delicious source of dietary fibre and helps to aid digestion and promote weight loss.

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We, Yashaswini and Jyothi who never entered kitchen and never knew how make a basic items to (not even coffee or Tea ;-)) before marraige now we are...well... say a good chef!!! We both were colleagues for one year at University of Mysore and our friendship still continues...even one is in US and other in Ireland.Far away...time difference...hmm..yet we both manage to chat and share recipes. And we both together thought of sharing to you all those recipes as many would be like us who didnt know cooking is so simple and easy!.And also we like to share some of the informaion we came to know while cooking say remedies,beautifying using our basic pantry.


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