by AgroWeb on March 10, 2017

Food Sources for Minerals

When it comes to minerals, you're probably looking for the bottom line: How much do you need, and what foods have them? The list of AgroWeb.org below will help you out. It covers all the minerals you should get, preferably from food. Calcium Foods that have it: Milk, fortified nondairy alternatives like soy milk, yogurt, hard cheeses, fortified cereals, kale How much you need: • Adults ...

by AgroWeb on March 20, 2017

Better Start Eating Your White Vegetables

Many dietitians have been claiming that colored vegetables are good for everybody's health. However, these people have forgotten that white colored vegetables exist too, and they are as nutritious as the dark colored ones. However, according to agroWeb.org research cauliflowers, onions, mushrooms, garlic and white beans proved otherwise. These white vegetables were proven to lower the risk of ...

by AgroWeb on March 9, 2017

Signs You're Not Getting Enough Potassium and Where to Find it

You don’t hear much about potassium—but you should. It’s important for muscle strength, nerve functioning, and a healthy cardiovascular system. The nutrient’s in lots of delicious foods (melon, avocados, bananas, and white beans). But even if you get the recommended 4,700 mg per day, you still might have a deficiency. Why? The more sodium you consume, the more potassium ...

by AgroWeb on February 21, 2017

How does the kiwi fruit support our immune system

Vitamin C has been known to stimulate both the function and production of white blood cells (Leukocyte) which are part of our immune system. In particular, Neutrophil which destroys disease-causing agents, such as viruses or bacteria. Now known and commonly referred to as the Kiwi Fruit (Actinidia deliciosa), or Kiwi which was renamed in New Zealand after the native national symbol the "Kiwi ...

by AgroWeb on December 29, 2016

Natural Sources of Electrolytes

“Electrolytes” might sound like some futuristic sci-fi robot, but they’re actually very real compounds that have a great impact on the human body. They’re mostly associated with issues of dehydration, which is why many energy and sports drinks promise to deliver big doses of them. Any time your body loses fluids, you’ll also lose electrolytes, which is why restoring ...