Tomato

Tomato: nutrition facts and health benefits

Although the tomato is a fruit, it is much more used as a vegetable. The tomato originates from northwestern South America, between the Andes Cordillera and the Pacific. Its name comes from the Inca...
Salsify

Salsify: nutrition facts and health benefits

The salsify, as it is known with its black skin, is actually a scorzonera, a perennial plant whose root resembles the salsify on the taste plane, the skin of the latter being of ivory...
Arugula

Arugula (rocket salad): nutrition facts and health benefits

The arugula or rocket salad is a plant that belongs to the family of the Cruciferae like turnips and radishes. Its leaves are narrow, serrated and of a fairly dark green. The arugula has...
Rhubarb

Rhubarb: nutrition facts and health benefits

Rhubarb is a vegetable plant with imposing leaves in the centre of a thick, fleshy rib. Only this one must be consumed, the leaves very rich in oxalic acid can be the cause of...
Radish

Radish: nutrition facts and health benefits

The pink radish is a white-fleshed root vegetable whose skin color and shape can change. Some varieties have a round root, others an elongated root with colors ranging from pinkish white to scarlet red....
Potato

Potato: nutrition facts and health benefits

The potato is a tuber produced by a vegetable plant that bears the same name. "Potatoe" in English, "potato" in Canadian, it's grown on every continent of the planet, it's the most consumed vegetable...
Pepper

Pepper: nutrition facts and health benefits

Pepper is a fruit used as a vegetable derived from the plant with the same name. This annual plant belongs to the Chili family, and grows only in temperate climates. This is a sweet...
Leek

Leek: nutrition facts and health benefits

Leek is a vegetable plant of the family alliums (or Lily), the same as that of garlic, onion etc. Formed of leaves wrapped close to each other, its subterranean part, called white leek, is...
Pea

Pea: nutrition facts and health benefits

Pea is a climbing plant classified in the family of legumes whose fruits, edible green pods, contain small green seeds: peas. History of pea It may be the home of the genus Pisum but it wasn't...
Sweet potato

Sweet potato: nutrition facts and health benefits

If the sweet potato is not very present in Western cuisines, it has always been in those of all tropical countries. Native to Central America (where it is called "Camoe"), sweet potato, despite its...

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