Juice of the Week: Spice Up Your Life with Red Pepper & Citrus

With The Grains

March 2014

Remember this one…?

When you’re feelin’ sad and low
We will take you where you gotta go
Smiling dancing everything is free
All you need is positivity

Colors of the world
Spice up your life
Every boy and every girl
Spice up your life
People of the world
Spice up your life, aahh

Red Pepper Juice

Even you music snobs are probably picturing the Union Jack molded onto chunky platform heels. Despite the pervasive nature of those lyrics [#sorryimnotsorry as they say], I recently lost myself to a bout of nostalgia in the form of 90s pop music [can you name a Jock Jams song off the top of your head?] and recalling those songs put a smile on my face! Oh how time has shed so much light on young Quelcy’s naiveté. Little did my friends and I know what those ladies meant by “slam your body down and wind it all around” while we choreographed our…

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Vitamin C, The Best Protection Against Seasonal Colds

Although for decades has been one of the main fighters against colds and flu, vitamin C plays an almost insignificant role in strengthening our immunity, according to new research.

Vitamin C Part of your everyday life

 

In the research on international health organization participate more than 11,000 volunteers. Some of them consumed a placebo, and the rest used at least 0.2 grams of Vitamin C daily.

Individuals who have taken large quantities of vitamin C when they were cold, did not notice any difference in the duration and severity of the disease. At participants who were taking vitamin C before they get sick, duration of disease decreased by an average of less than one day.

 

Cold and vitamin C

Representatives of research reminded that some foods contain up to one gram of vitamin, which is ten times more than the recommended dose. Because our body cannot absorb such large amounts, vitamin C is excreted in the urine after a few hours later.

The body takes as much as vitamin C as is necessary for 24 hours, and the rest is excreted. Also, representatives of the research pointed out that the skyrocketing of larger amounts of vitamin C can cause diarrhea.
Vitamin C does not maintain long in our body, so it should be administered daily. It is found in green vegetables, tomatoes, red berries (blackberries, raspberries, blueberries), citrus (oranges, lemons, grapefruit), parsley, potatoes…

When you consume vitamin C through diet, you should be careful because he easily loses its value in the process of cooking. Vitamin C is not very durable nor on high nor on low temperature . Fruits and vegetables cooked 10-20 minutes wasting half the vitamin C that they naturally contains.

Therefore, you should eat the vegetables and fruits fresh or cook them on steam. So you will enter the maximum amount of this so important vitamin.

6 Foods For Eternal Youth

 The food that enter’s into your body also affects to the appearance of your skin.

  Accordingly to that, it is not worthy if you use the best and most expensive cosmetic products, and eat food that is harmful and bad for you and your body.

 

  Here are the list of the six high value nutritional foods, to regenerate, protect and nourish the skin, hair and nails.

Blueberries

 This fruit is a powerful antioxidant that helps your skin to age more slowly and has less wrinkles. Blueberries are like little warriors that fight against free radicals that attack your skin.

blueberry

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