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Health Benefits

Romaine Lettuce

* Extremely high in vitamin K, romaine lettuce helps to prevent blood loss during injuries and promotes blood clotting in open wounds.

* Rich in vitamin A and beta carotene, romaine lettuce helps to promote healthy skin, hair and mucus membranes. It also helps to reduce the risk of cataracts.

* Romaine lettuce is high in vitamin C which helps to maintain healthy blood vessels and controls cholesterol levels.

* The large amounts of folic acid found in romaine lettuce helps with the proper development of a fetus and also in the production of red blood cells.

* The fibre found in romaine lettuce helps to bind bile salts in the colon and removes them from the body by stimulating bile production.


* Like the banana, ginger has so many health benefits that I am inspired to incorporate this spice into my daily diet.

* Research has shown that ginger can help to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer. Ginger is so good that the cancer cells end up by attacking and killing themselves.

* Ginger has a calming effect on the bowel and digestive system and helps to reduce the effects of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

* Ginger helps to slow down the loss of brain cells that could lead to Alzheimer's disease.

* Improper digestion of food leaves it fermenting in your digestive tract, but ginger helps to digest your meal better by stimulating digestive juices.

* Not only does ginger help you feel fuller for longer, but it aids weight loss by acting as a fat burner.

* Ginger helps your muscles to recover better after a cardio workout and allows you to workout everyday.

* If you tend to feel lethargic during the day, the likely cause is your blood sugar levels. Ginger helps you to stay focused, alert and on task.

About Amelia Robinson

I am the second eldest of five (all girls), and spent most of my growing years on an Orchard, where my father worked. Religion and Spirituality was talked about and sometimes followed, but not persistently. I always felt alone and try as I might, could never seem to find a relationship where I could give my love completely and not get hurt, until I had my children. My aunty once told me that I brought my kids up right because they love and that was the highest compliment anyone could say to me. Still floundering from relationship to relationship in search of 'true love', it wasn't until quite recently that I finally stumbled upon it - love for myself - in all its entirety ... more