A distant member of the apple family, the pear has been found to be a great source for many vitamins as well as dietary fiber. Most of the vitamins are contained in the skin of the fruit, so it is important to not peel the fruit. Pears are a delicious healthy way to keep the body regulated.
Pears are high in fiber. In a medium-sized pear, there are about six grams of fiber (20%-24% of daily requirement). A diet high in fiber can prevent colon cancer as well as keep chole...
The aloe vera plant has thick, succulent, fleshy leaves that contain a clear gel used for medicinal purposes.
Traditionally, it was thought that the aloe gel from the leaves of Aloe vera could only be used for minor cuts, burns, and sunburns. Aloe is made of up 99% water along with glycoproteins and polysaccharides. Glycoprotiens and polysaccharides treat cuts and burns by stimulating the immune system. These compounds inhibit the dilation of blood vessels and the cont...