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Bananas have a lot of health benefits, but we are aware of only very few. Shall we take a look at the health benefits of banana? These benefits include bowel regulation, reduce stress, heart diseases, depression, menstrual pains, anemia, increase in brain power. Know more health benefits of banana here...
Published by Anuradha Ramkumar 92 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +24 votes | 34 comments
Sunflower seeds are a popular healthy snack food, but more importantly the source of sunflower oil. The oil produced from sunflower seeds is rich in essential fatty acids, antioxidants and minerals such as potassium. Sunflower seeds were probably first cultivated in Mexico.
Published by Peter Bilton 68 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +43 votes | 23 comments
Going to the movies means having popcorn, My favorite is Caramel Corn. But why wait until the next something good is on at the theater. Here is a recipe and video how to for making your own Caramel corn. Enjoy!
Published by Susan Kaul 89 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +18 votes | 23 comments
Is Salt Really that bad for Health? How much salt are fast food manufacturers putting in their products?
Published by Aunty Ann 76 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +40 votes | 22 comments
The need of Vitamin C has been well publicized but now research is showing that oranges offer even more to the diet and health than previously thought and the vitamin chart can only show a fraction of the health benefits found in an orange.
Published by Judy Sheldon 91 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +10 votes | 22 comments
However, salt, with its own special place in our diet, is causing some health setbacks – a case of too much of a good thing. Excessive consumption of salt can cause the body problems, just like excessive intake of other essential nutrients. Processed food and restaurant food have so much hidden salt in tem that our tongues have becoming accustomed to the taste of salt.
Published by Ron Siojo 69 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +17 votes | 21 comments
The ancient city of Baghdad, Iraq enjoys a number of dishes which would be considered weird in the West. Here is a list of some of the most exotic or weird foods.
Published by carol roach 68 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +11 votes | 20 comments
Corn on the cob are rows of kernels with silk and husks over the kernels. The kernels are a sweet corn with great nutrition facts that can be cooked on the stove or put on the grill.
Published by cee 75 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +33 votes | 20 comments
The English breakfast is a traditional meal popular in the British Isles and other parts of the English-speaking world. English cuisine is scarcely renowned the world over, but the Full English breakfast is the one meal that England does well, with fat sausages, sizzling bacon, eggs and buttered toast. It is an icon of Englishness and as much of a symbol of EnglandÂ’s national identity as the flag of St George.
Published by MJ5446 86 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +26 votes | 20 comments
The edible fruit of this tropical tree, native to parts of the Upper Amazon, is included in the diet of many indigenous people and is also a mainstay of the Amazon red squirrel. Commonly known as wild mango, sanchamangue, piton or sancha mango (botanical name Grias neubertii), the fruit and bark are used in traditional medicine. Wild mango is a good source of antioxidants from food for those who live in or near the Amazon rainforest.
Published by Peter Bilton 64 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +49 votes | 19 comments
This article is about the tropical fruit known as ice cream bean, botanical name Inga edulis mart. The ice cream bean tree has long been utilized by Amazonian indigenous tribes, from Brazil to Colombia, as a important source of food, fuel, shelter and medication. The fruit of Inga edulis species is highly nutritious and a source antioxidant rich flavonoids.
Published by Peter Bilton 64 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +41 votes | 19 comments
Consumers do not be fooled by the name change to corn sugar. It is the same thing as high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).
Published by Sam Montana 85 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +29 votes | 19 comments
Camu camu (Myrciaria dubia) is the edible fruit of a tropical lowland tree that is native to central and western regions of the Amazon Basin. This tropical fruit of the Myrtle family, related to feijoa, jaboticaba and clove, makes a tasty, slightly sour, juice that is packed with vitamin C. In fact, camu camu contains more vitamin C than any other plant; up to 30 times more than any citrus fruit.
Published by Peter Bilton 66 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +32 votes | 18 comments
The USDA first began research studies on the relationship between agriculture and human nutrition in the year 1890s and W.O. Atwater was the first director of the office of Experimental Stations. The work he did a century ago has strong impact and influence on how we define nutrition today. Aside from studying the distinctive American diet, Atwater published tables of listing the amount of carbohydrates, proteins, calories, minerals and nutrients of different kinds of foodstuffs.
Published by Ron Siojo 66 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +31 votes | 18 comments
Recent studies show that potato has many essential vitamins like B especially B6 and C, and minerals like calcium, zinc, phosphorus and magnesium. The skin is a rich source of fiber, vitamin C, B6, iron and a variety of phytonutrients and carotenoids.
Published by valli sarvani 76 months ago in Food & Nutrition | +17 votes | 18 comments
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