Tuesday, April 24, 2012


Mustard is a type of condiment made from ground mustard seed and combined with mayonnaise, water, lemon juice, salt and other spices to enhance its flavor.

Mustard's rich selenium and fatty acid contents make it one of the healthiest condiments.  Why is selenium so important for our body? 

Selenium is an antioxidant which means it protects you from the ill effects of free radicals and oxidative stress. It is also very important in the production of thyroid hormones. It also helps in preventing miscarriage and enhances motility of sperm cells.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Discover 5 Healthy Condiments that are Good for You

These 5 healthy condiments that are good for you are:

1. Mustard which is made from mustard seeds is rich in selenium and omega-3 fatty acids
2. Guacamole, a sauce or dip made of avocado, is rich in vitamin A, vitamin E and vitamin K. It is also known to lower the body's cholesterol levels. It is rich in monounsaturated fats and it is being further studied for its ability to treat cancer, hypertension and diabetes.
3. Hummus, which is made of chickpeas and tahini, is rich in iron, folic acid and vitamin B6
4. Salsa is a kind of sauce made of crushed tomato mixed with spices snf very rich in vitamin C and anti-oxidants.
5. Pesto which is made of basil paste mixed with pepper, garlic, olive oil and salt is rich in vitamin A, vitamin E and vitamin K.

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Friday, April 6, 2012

What is Wellness?

Wellness is a word that is fast becoming popular within the health, nutrition and medical circles. It is slowly but surely becoming a multi-million dollar business. Some sources describe "wellness" as a favorable approach not only to the prevention of various diseases but also to people's desire to lead a sickness-free and healthy lifestyle.

Who are the people interested in heath and wellness?

People who are between 40 and 60 years old or those who are called Baby Boomers, those who are financially stable and those who refuse to succumb to the physical, mental and emotional changes brought about by aging are the ones who are very much interested in health and wellness. This cold be YOU!