onsdag 20 februari 2013

Celery Juice A Powerful Stimulant And Aphrodisiac

Celery and Ginger – Poor Man’s Viagra | Health Fiend - Online Health Magazine: Celery leaf juice as well as the root are powerful stimulants and aphrodisiacs for men, depurative, digestives and antirheumatics. It’s also used with good results in cleaning blood and hormonal regulation, as well as juvenile acne and psoriasis.

Celery contains substances that dilate blood vessels which makes it good in case of hypertension. Infusion of celery is often recommended for people suffering from this health issue.  It’s ideal to follow a diet by drinking celery juice daily during 15 to 20 days. Due to very high potassium, celery root juice increases diuresis, with the kidneys drain effect, helping to eliminate uric acid in the urine, treating renal edema, urinary retention, renal colic and kidney stones.

onsdag 9 januari 2013

Apigenin In Parsley Boosts Testosterone Levels

How a flavonoid in parsley boosts testosterone levels: Apigenin is found in vegetables. The best sources are parsley and celery. 100 g parsley contain 300 mg apigenin and 100 g of celery leaves contain 56 mg.

måndag 7 januari 2013

Top 10 Nitric Oxide Foods

Top 10 Nitric Oxide Foods:

Here are the top 10 nitric oxide foods :

1. Beets – Beetroot juice contains nitrates that are shown to decrease blood pressure and improve athletic performance.

2. Collard greens – Green leafy vegetables are high in nitrate content.

3. Nuts – Walnuts and Brazil nuts are rich in L-Arginine and vitamin E that are important for NO production.

4. Spinach – Contains high nitrate content and one of the excellent nitric oxide foods.

5. Kiwi fruit – Contains high vitamin C required for NO production.

6. Sea food – Protein rich foods have good amounts of L-Arginine.

7. Lean meats – Good source of B vitamins and protein that are required pre-cursors.

8. Broccoli – Excellent source of vitamin C and also contains good amounts of nitrates.

9. Red chili peppers – A study showed that capsaicin found in peppers increased the production of nitric oxide and helped reducing blood pressure.

10. Lettuce – Contains high amounts of nitrate and also a good source of vitamins and minerals.

The enzyme nitric oxide synthase (NOS) produces nitric oxide from the amino acid L-Arginine. Research studies conducted on L-Arginine and nitric oxide, found that vitamin C, vitamin E and vitamin B are also required for the enzyme to successfully produce NO.

söndag 6 januari 2013

Cabbage-Related Vegetables Like Cauliflower & Broccoli May Have An Anabolic Effect.

Cauliflower, broccoli & bodybuilders: Brassicas such as cauliflower, broccoli and sprouts all contain the compound sulforaphane, and molecular scientists at the University of Bonn have discovered that this deactivates the muscle growth inhibitor myostatin in satellite cells – and therefore may also have an anabolic effect.