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Mizuna Vegetable Health Benefits

Mizuna is an oriental vegetable distinguished by its elegant leafy look and attractive deep green colour. The leaves of mustard greens can have either a crumpled or flat texture and may have either toothed Read more [...]

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Asparagus Vegetable Health Benefits

Asparagus is considered to be one of the delicacies of the vegetable world. This herbaceous plant along with avocado, kale and Brussels sprouts is a particularly rich source of glutathione, a detoxifying Read more [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Cauliflower Vegetable Health Benefits

Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, often overshadowed by its green cousin broccoli. Cauliflower contains sulforaphane, a sulphur compound that has also been shown to kill Read more [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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