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Health Tips

Health Tips - Super Fruits

Kiwi : Tiny but mighty
This is a good source of potassium, magnesium, Vitamin E & fibre. Its Vitamin C content is twice that of an orange.

Apple : An apple a day keeps the doctor away!
Athough an apple has a low Vitamin C content, it has antioxidants & flavonoids which enhances the activity of Vitamin C thereby helping to lower the risks of colon cancer, heart attack & stroke.

Strawberry : Protective Fruit
Strawberries have the highest total antioxidant power among major fruits & protect the body from cancer causing, blood vessels-clogging free radicals.

Orange : Sweetest medicine
Taking 2-4 oranges a day may help keeps colds away, lower cholesterol, prevent & dissolve kidney stones as well as lessen the risk of colon cancer.

Watermelon : Coolest Thirst Quencher
Composed of 92% water, it is also packed with a giant dose of glutathione which helps boost our immune system. They are also a key source of lycopene- the cancer fighting antioxidant. Other nutrients found in watermelon are Vitamin C & Potassium.

Guava & Papaya : Top awards for Vitamin C
They are the clear winners for their high Vitamin content. Guava is also rich in fibre which helps prevent constipation. Papaya is rich in carotene, this is good for your eyes.

Tips of how to stay young...
Research has found that people who generally live longer do so partly because of good habits. Here are some of the following goods habits for longevity.
1) Laugh & have fun, don't be gloomy
2) Let bygones be bygones. Dwelling on the past inflicts unncessary stress.
3) Early to bed, early to rise, is healthy & wise.
4) Stay lean, being just 30% overweight is bad.
5) Keep learning, reading & socializing - an alert & active mind keeps brain cells healthy.
6) Keep working, doing something you like. Don't retire, it slows down your body.
7) Be the boss of your own life. Letting others push you around produces stress.
8) Exercise, quit smoking and eat less fatty foods.
9) Do not worry about health & death, just get on with your life and enjoy it.