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AS we know GABA(4- Aminobutyric-acid ) can effectively improve blood circulation, increase oxygen to the brain, adjust nerve cells in the supply of brain function and promote metabolism, exercising the brain and calming the nerves,it also plays a role ingredient for food & beverage, has already be extensively applied to tea drinks, dairy, leavened food, cake, soup and others for healthcare and medical purposes.  (Mar 4, 2010 | post #1)

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Indeed,let me intorduce a kind of food which benefit for you health,that is carrot,Carrots are one of the most nutritious vegetables for being an incredibly rich source of antioxidants, like beta carotene, and several important vitamins and minerals. Carrot is a power pack of several nutrients including, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It contains a very small amount of total as well as saturated fats, for which it can be an excellent food for those trying to lose weight, or cut down the amounts of fats in their diet. Additionally, it contains no cholesterol, which can be considered as one of the most interesting carrots nutrition facts. As far as the vitamins are concerned, carrots are abundant in beta carotene, which can be converted by our body into vitamin A. They also contain a high level of Vitamin C, E, K and B vitamins such as, thiamin, folate, niacin, riboflavin, [url=http://www.lo %2DB6]vitamin B6[url]. In addition to vitamins, carrots contain significant amounts of several vital minerals including, iron, zinc, copper, selenium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, calcium, manganese and magnesium. 100 gm of carrots is found to provide almost 43 calories, 10 gm carbohydrates, 1gm protein and 3 gm fiber. The same quantity of carrots contains approximately, 9.2 mg vitamin C, 0.8 mg vitamin E, 0.147 mg vitamin B6, 0.93 mg niacin and 10108 mcg beta carotene. The calcium content in 100 gm of carrots is about 27 mg, while that of magnesium is 15 mg. On the other hand, 100 gm of carrots usually contain 44 mg of phosphorus, potassium is 323 mg, 0.6 mg of iron, 35 mg sodium, 0.2 mg zinc and 1.1 mcg selenium. The high amount of amount of beta carotene found in carrots can be easily converted to vitamin A, deficiency of which can result in poor vision and night blindness. So, adding a few carrots in the daily diet can help to reverse such vision problems. Carrots can improve the over all condition of the skin and hair. The high calcium content of this vegetable can help to strengthen the bones as well. The phytonutrients like, beta carotene, alpha carotene, xanthophyll and zeaxanthin found in carrots are powerful antioxidants, that can protect the body from the oxidative damage caused by the free radicals. This in turn, can lower the risk for several diseases including heart disease atherosclerosis and strokes. Carrot juice is regarded as one of the most refreshing vegetable juices, that can help to detoxify the body, and reduce stress and fatigue, by providing instant energy. The high amount of dietary fiber makes carrot an effective home remedy for constipation. If taken daily, carrot juice is one of the best methods for ensuring regular bowel movements. Another important health benefit of carrots, as revealed by several studies is that, its daily intake can significantly lower the risk for developing several types of cancer. Carrots are also though to be beneficial in the treatment of infertility. In women, it can stimulate or increase menstrual flow. Carrot can boost the immune system, enhancing its ability to fight against the infectious agents. It can also invigorate the adrenal glands. In addition to these, some other health benefits of carrots are, regulation of blood sugar and blood pressure and alleviation of several health conditions, including anemia, asthma, insomnia, ulcers, arthritis, gout, rheumatism, gum diseases and water retention.  (Dec 22, 2009 | post #3)