Few people, who wouldn’t love sunflower seeds, many use them systematically throughout life. In Russia the seeds came after the discovery of America by Columbus. Initially sunflower seeds was considered a decorative plant and was grown for decorative purposes, and later began to cultivate.
Use sunflower seed are obvious. In the composition of sunflower seeds contains essential nutrients for humans as calcium and potassium, vitamin A, C, D, E, b, plant protein, iron, magnesium, unsaturated fats group.
The content of vitamin D sunflower seeds overtake oily fish.
Large amounts of vitamin E in the sunflower seeds improves the cardiovascular system. Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant, contribute to the normalization of metabolism in the body.
Still not yet fully understood the benefits and harms of sunflower seeds, but it’s obvious that the benefits far prevail. Regular consumption of sunflower seeds in the food prevents the formation of blood clots in the blood, contributes to increased wound care, significantly reduces the risk of heart disease.
Benefit from sunflower seed is large in fiber content. Fiber normalizes digestive processes in the body and lowers cholesterol. Continue reading
The Brazil nut is the largest nut in the world, the fruit of the tree of Bertholetia that grows in the Amazon rainforest. Discovered a tree with strange fruits that resemble coconuts, Spanish and Portuguese explorers in the 16th century. Sailors going on a long journey, took with him a supply of Brazil nuts, which helped to make up for the shortage of food protein, and fiber.
Today the benefits and harms Brazil nut is known throughout the world, the product is considered to be rare and valuable. Unfortunately, the Brazil nut cultivation is impossible because of the peculiarities of its popularity, so until now it is collected only from wild trees in the pristine forests of Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela, Guiana, Colombia.
The fruit of Brazil nut can reach a weight up to 2.5 kg. of Grain (or nuts) are separate segments, like slices of orange. A Mature tree may annually give more than 300 fruits, the main producer today is Bolivia. Brazilian walnut is used in its natural form, and also produce the oil from it, which is then added to salads. Continue reading
Traditional Chinese medicine sees the person as the layout of the Universe – the universal self-adjusting mechanism.
China is one of the most ancient civilizations of the world, it is more than 6 thousand years. For hundreds of years China evolved in isolation, so and traditional Chinese medicine in many ways unique, she sees the person as the layout of the Universe – the universal self-adjusting mechanism.
A specialist in traditional Chinese medicine in China this is the official profession. But it should be noted that traditional medicine can only deal with a person who has received graduate medical education. What can modern people make use of the accumulated ancient knowledge?
Acupuncture – reflexology, acupuncture
Earth, metal, fire, water and wood – 5 elements, according to the ancient Chinese, from which is woven the universe and the human body. They are all intertwined and each element is associated with a specific human organ. Five-pointed star refers to the connection of all elements. And this is consistent with the concepts and modern medicine, so neither can any organ in the human body to exist in itself, independently of the other. Continue reading