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[5 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on Health benefits of carrots | ]
Health benefits of carrots

1. Improves vision
There is some truth in the old wisdom that carrots are good for your eyes. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver. Vitamin A is transformed in the retina, to rhodopsin, a purple pigment necessary for night vision. Beta-carotene has also been shown to protect against macular degeneration and senile cataracts. A study found that people who eat large amounts of beta-carotene had a 40 percent lower risk of macular degeneration than those who consumed little.
2. Helps prevent cancer
Studies have shown …

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[5 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on 9 ways to eat well with diabetes | ]

Whether you are living with diabetes or not the whole family will benefit from eating well. And, the good news is that it’s easy to get started. Try out these top tips for healthy eating.
1. Eat regular meals
Space your meals evenly throughout the day, and make sure everyone has breakfast.
2. Keep an eye on portion sizes
Be mindful of your overall portion sizes of your food. If you are trying to lose weight, you may need to adjust them.
•Try using smaller plates.
• For main meals, dish out your vegetables first and …

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[5 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on Are boiled eggs healthy to eat? | ]

A boiled egg might be small, but it is packed with essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, iron, zinc, vitamin E and folate. With 6.29 grams of protein and just 78 calories, a hard-boiled egg is a food that can refuel your body and help control hunger. Calories and fat
A large boiled egg contains 78 calories and 5.3 grams of fat, of which 1.6 grams are saturated. Boiled eggs are more nutritious than other types of eggs because they are cooked without oil or butter, which adds additional calories …

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[5 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on Health benefits of banana | ]
Health benefits of banana

Adding a banana to your daily diet has an array of benefits in your body. Bananas help you reach your weight-loss goals, keep your bowels healthy, provide nutrients that regulate heart rhythm and have vitamin compounds for eye health. Keep a bunch of bananas on your desk at work and replenish your stock each week. You’ll be more likely to reach for a healthy banana — instead of heading to the vending machine — if you have a bunch sitting in front of you.
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[5 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on Rescue team still searching for dead soldiers after sea accident | ]
Rescue team still searching for dead soldiers after sea accident

By Betangacho Lekelefac
The Head of State Paul Biya last week declared two days of national mourning after a military ship carrying military personnel and some Cameroonian civilians capsized and killed several people at Debundscha, West Coast in Fako Division. Flags in Cameroon, Diplomatic Missions at home and abroad were given directive to observe the days by flying their flags at half mask. Prayers and a minute of silence were observed at official ceremonies in various quarters in Cameroon and abroad. The national mourning was decreed for July 28 and 29, …