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Arame Vegetable Health Benefits

Arame is a type of sea vegetable; they have a sweet, mild flavour and pack in a good supply of calcium, iodine, potassium, vitamin A and dietary fiber. During preparation, rinse thoroughly, and then soak Read more [...]


Endive Vegetable

Endive, commonly known as escarole, is a green leafy-vegetable with a hint of bitter flavour. It is just a green veggie that appears very much like lettuce, aside from the fact that it really is wavy. Read more [...]


Collard Greens Vegetable Health Benefits

Collard greens are part of the cruciferous vegetable family, which also includes kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, rutabaga and turnips. Consuming vegetables of all kinds has long been associated Read more [...]


Chives Vegetable Health Benefits

Chives are members of the allium family, which also includes garlic, onions, scallions and leeks. Chives are fresh top greens in the onion family bulb vegetables. They are small perennial herbs growing Read more [...]


Celery Vegetable Health Benefits

Celery belongs to the same family with parsley and fennel, the Umbelliferae family. The ribs of celery are crunchy and are often used to make soup or salad. It has a salty taste, so celery juice is a good Read more [...]


Carrots Vegetable Health Benefits

Carrots are one of the world’s healthiest vegetables. Vitamin A and antioxidants in this wonderful vegetable protects the skin from sun damage. Deficiencies of vitamin A cause dryness to the skin, hair Read more [...]


Bitter Gourd Vegetable Health Benefits

Bitter melon also known as bitter gourd is similar to the cucumber but with ugly gourd-like bumps all over it. This vegetable is very low in calories but dense with precious nutrients.   It Read more [...]


Aubergine Vegetables Health Benefits

Aubergine or eggplant (solanum melongena) belongs to the nightshade plant family (Solanaceae). In fact, aubergines grow in a manner much like tomatoes, hanging from the vines of a plant that grows several Read more [...]


Breadfruit Vegetable

Breadfruit is a large sized fruit obtained from the huge tropical rain-forest fruiting trees in the mulberry family. Breadfruit is green from outside and yellow from the inside.   This soft Read more [...]

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Natto Vegetable Health Benefits

Natto has a long history as a super food. It has a stringy consistency, strong smell and an acquired taste. Natto is a traditional Japanese dish made from soybeans fermented with Bacillus subtilis.   The Read more [...]