Atkins Diet Plan - It's Really Not Easy -- "You can easily be bored with the limited carb choices but it does get better as you reach ..."
What Is The Atkins Diet? -- "The Atkins weight loss diet is based on one simple principle: Your body burns both ..."
What the Atkins Diet Aims to Achieve and the Hopes of People -- "What the Atkins diet aims to achieve is viewed in many different fashions. First, the ..."
Tips for Successful South Beach Diet -- "Some of you may have heard of the south beach diet exercise, especially if you have been ..."
What Is The South Beach Diet? -- "The South Beach Diet was developed by cardiologist Arthur Agatston to help his patients ..."
The Skinny: How Much Weight Will Be Lost on the Atkins diet -- "How much weight will be lost on the Atkins diet is varied as no conclusive evidence has ..."
The Hard Question Is The Atkins Safe -- "The question over is the Atkins safe has vexed a number of nutritionists who feel that ..."
What The Atkins Diet Claims-How True Is It -- "Just about every diet makes some sort of claim about how much weight you can lose, and ..."

A coworker of mine at work brought in a mangosteen supplement drink and she was selling it for $30 (her price) for a 25 fl oz bottle.  She also gave me information and these 22 reasons why everyone should be drinking mangosteen juice:

1. prevents hardening of the arteries
2. protects the heart muscle
3. anti-Parkinson, anti-Alzheimer and other forms of dementia
4. anti-depressant
5. prevents and arrest fungus
6. prevents bacterial infections
7. viral fighters and prevention of infections
8. prevents fum disease
9. anti-diarrheal
10. lowers fevers
11. eye care-prevents glaucoma and cataracts
12. pansystemic - a synergistic effect on the whole body
13. energy boosters - anti-fatique
14. anti-aging
15. weight loss (wooo, I'll drink to this!)
16. lowers blood fat (what the heck, I didn't know there is fat in our blood!)
17. anti-tumor benefits
18. cancer: Mangosteen helps in the prevention of cancer with its powerful anti-oxidants.
19. lowers blood pressure
20. numerous references to "Immunostimulants"
21. blood sugar lowering
22. it tastes good

I thought to myself, holy smokes!  Who in the world would buy that? What is mangosteen? I have never heard of it or have the slightest idea what it looks like.

Upon further research, the mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) is a tropical evergreen tree, believed to have originated in the Sunda Islands and the Moluccas. The tree grows from 7 to 25 meters tall. The edible fruit is deep reddish purple when ripe. In Asia, the mangosteen fruit is known as the "Queen of Fruits," while the durian (Durio spp.) is known as the "King of Fruits." It is closely related to other edible tropical fruits such as button mangosteen and lemondrop mangosteen.

The outer shell of the fruit is rather hard, typically 4-6 cm in diameter. Cutting through the shell, one finds a white, fleshy fruit 3-5 cm in diameter. Depending on the size and ripeness, there may or may not be pits in the segments of the fruit. The number of fruit pods is directly related to the number of petals on the bottom of the shell. On average a mangosteen has 5 fruits (round up figure).

I have eaten a lot of exotic fruits in my life, including the King Of Fruits - durian, but I have never seen or tasted this Queen of Fruits.  I bought the $30 bottle from my coworker and chucked down the mangosteen juice.  I do feel more energetic for the rest of day, and I will have to let you know in the near future if it will help lose some weight!


Top view

Break it Down

Most folks know a small amount about metabolism.

+ View

Cholesterol Types

Cholesterol is a blood fat needed by the body in

+ View

A Colon Detox Can

A healthy colon is a vital part of a healthy

+ View

10 Tips to a Healthy

From the word go, the Football season seems

+ View

10 Small Steps To

Many of us make health-related resolutions, such

+ View

Spiders In Your Legs?

As I was searching for more information on

+ View

Health Men

Cialis- Pleasure Inexpressible

Today millions of people all around world are affected by Erectile

+ View

Do Penis Enlargement, Enhancement,

About 18 months ago I received an unsolicited email from a spammer

+ View

Be Ever Youth with Levitra

Is erectile dysfunction is a part of old age? A common debate within

+ View

Health Women

Simplifying Lifestyles in Healthy

As we age, the preservation and expenditures are sometimes more than we

+ View

Supplements

If you are looking for a safe, effortless way to add to your anti-aging

+ View

Most highly rewarded anti-aging

One of the most highly rewarded anti-aging treatments is still exercising.

+ View

You Can Save Lives!

Most Popular

10 Small Steps To ...

Many of us make health-related resolutions, such ...

+ View

10 Tips to a Healthy ...

From the word go, the Football season seems ...

+ View

A Colon Detox Can ...

A healthy colon is a vital part of a healthy ...

+ View

Wonderful Life

6 Steps to Super Sleek ...

Whether you want to look great for a party and ...

5 Tips To Improved Skin ...

Your skin is the first thing that people notice ...

5 Steps To Perfect Hair

Your hair is your crowning glory. Look after it ...

Tips To Fix 5 Mistakes ...

Have you ever been putting on your makeup and ...

  • Prev
  • Sponsored Section
Scroll to top