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Health Benefits

Blueberries

* Due to their high antioxidant properties, blueberries can prevent or delay all age-related ocular problems and in particular, macular degeneration, cataract and myopia.

* Studies prove that blueberries can help to cure serious diseases like Alzheimer’s and can heal damaged brain cells and neuron tissues. They can also keep your memory sharp.

* Because of the high fibre content, antioxidants and the ability to dissolve bad cholesterol, blueberries help to cure heart disease. They also strengthen the cardiac muscles.

* The fibre in blueberries help with constipation whilst the vitamins, sodium, copper, fructose and acids imrpove digestion.

Watermelon

* Every 100 grams of watermelon contains 30 calories, 1g fibre,10g sugar, 1g protein, free fat and cholesterol. They contain vitamins such as A, C, E, D, B6, and B12, and minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, fluoride, selenium.

* Watermelons are rich in antioxidants and, good for the heart. They help to fight free radicals and protect vessels and arteries from hardening.

* Rich in antioxidants such as lycopene, watermelons, along with vitamins A and C, help to fight several cancers, including breast, prostate, uterine, lung and colorectal, by protecting cells from free radicals

* Watermelons are a rich source of amino acid citrulline which acts as a natural viagra by expanding blood vessels in the penis, causing erection.

* Like the banana, watermelons are rich in potassium which help to remove salt and limestone from the kidneys.

 

 






















 

About Amelia Robinson

I am the second eldest of five (all girls), and spent most of my growing years on an Orchard, where my father worked. Religion and Spirituality was talked about and sometimes followed, but not persistently. I always felt alone and try as I might, could never seem to find a relationship where I could give my love completely and not get hurt, until I had my children. My aunty once told me that I brought my kids up right because they love and that was the highest compliment anyone could say to me. Still floundering from relationship to relationship in search of 'true love', it wasn't until quite recently that I finally stumbled upon it - love for myself - in all its entirety ... more

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