The Health Benefits of Lettuce

by Nise on September 2, 2014

10 Health Benefits of Lettuce.

Lettuce is one of the healthiest leafy vegetables in the world with many nutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and health benefits. Lettuce has an amazing bright green color and wide leaves and it goes excellent with sandwiches, side dishes, salads etc. It’s also among the lowest calorie veggies out there with only 15 calories in 100 grams. That’s why lettuce is one of the most sought after vegetables. It’s crunchy and crispy and it’s beyond healthy. [click to continue…]

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The Health Benefits of Leek

by Nise on September 1, 2014

10 Health Benefits of Leek.

Leek is a vegetable characteristic for its sweet flavor and leafy stalks. It’s a slender and tall plant with an interesting cylindrical stem and leaves that are overlapping. It’s used as a vegetable in many regions of Asia, America and Europe. [click to continue…]

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The Health Benefits of Kale

by Nise on August 31, 2014

10 Health Benefits of Kale.

Kale, also known as borecole, is a vegetable with many health benefits, minerals, vitamins, nutrients, polyphenolic flavonoid compounds such as beta carotene, lutein, zea xanthin etc. Kale belongs to the leafy greens family and it’s similar to collard greens in appearance. Kale contains many antioxidants, almost no fat and no cholesterol and that’s why it was famous even in ancient times. 100 grams of kale contains just 50 calories. [click to continue…]

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The Health Benefits of Fennel

The fennel bulb is a sweet, delicious and flavorful bulb known in many Mediterranean cuisines. Some of its other names are sweet fennel, finocchio, Florence fennel etc. and it’s cultivated for its sweet and succulent flavor, especially in some Southern Europe regions. Fennel is rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and many other nutrients. It was […]

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The Health Benefits of Eggplant (Aubergine)

Eggplant is healthy, low calorie vegetable full of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants etc. It’s also known as aubergine and is mainly grown in tropical and semitropical regions of the world. Its main characteristic is the deep purple color of the skin and its oval or elongated shape. 100 grams of eggplant contains as low as 24 […]

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The Health Benefits of Cucumbers

This low calorie vegetable is great for refreshment on a hot, summer day. It offers great quantities of electrolytes, low calorie count, and loads of other nutritive values. As it’s easy to grow, it can be found in nearly every corner of the Earth. It’s available throughout the year, in markets.

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The Health Benefits of Corn

Corn has lots of varieties, but mainly it’s divided into field corn, and sweet corn. The latter is more important to humans, as it’s used as food. It’s categorized as a vegetable, and is only different from the field crop by the type of sugar it is made of. Compared to other vegetables, sweet corn […]

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The Health Benefits of Chillies

Chili peppers, commonly called chilies, are technically a fruit. Their hot, fiery flavor and distinct spiciness have found use in various cuisines around the globe. They get their hotness from alkaloid compounds such as capsaicin, capsorubin and capsanthin. These and some other chemicals are known as disease preventing and health improving chemicals.

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The Health Benefits of Celery

Celery is a highly nutritious plant due to its edible leaves, roots and seeds. It has a strong aroma and adds flavor to foods. It’s an all season vegetable, contains very few calories, and is rich in minerals and vitamins. Phyto-nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin K, folates and flavonoids make the celery an excellent […]

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The Health Benefits of Celeriac

Celeriac, or root celery, is related to the leaf celery. It’s a root plant which is widely used along Europe’s countryside. It grows is moist soils and requires plenty of sunshine for proper development. It’s a low calorie vegetable, and contains many antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

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