Physalis

Physalis: nutrition facts and health benefits

Physalis is a fruit widely consumed, especially fresh and in jams. It resembles a small yellow-orange cherry, which is removed at maturity from a closed calyx, membranous and green turning to brown and an...
Mirabelle plum

Mirabelle plum: nutrition facts and health benefits

Mirabelle plum is a plum variety among the most delicate. The mirabelle plum is recognizable by its small size and its beautiful yellow color, almost the same as the apricot. The flesh of the...
Bitter orange

Bitter orange: nutrition facts and health benefits

The bitter orange, also called bigarade orange coming from the orange tree, is a citrus fruit smaller than the sweet orange. Its orange skin is rough, thick and tinted with green. Its flesh is...
Feijoa

Feijoa: nutrition facts and health benefits

Feijoa is an important source of vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants. This small green fruit of oblong shape and the size of a large egg has a very pleasant odor. From the guava family,...
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....
Clementine

Clementine: nutrition facts and health benefits

This fruit is a cross between a mandarin and a bigaradier (bitter orange). Its skin is thin and orange-green. The flesh is juicy and tart (but less fragrant than mandarin), and usually seedless. The first,...
Dragon fruit

Dragon fruit: nutrition facts and health benefits

The dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is the fruit of a cactus named Hylocereus. It can be grown inside homes, but it needs certain conditions to bloom and give fruit, which is not possible...
Calabash

Calabash: nutrition facts and health benefits

The calabash is a cosmopolitan plant whose traces are found in Thailand, as well as in Mexico and Papua. This annual vine of the family of Cucurbitaceae produces edible calabashes, and upon drying for...
Elderberry

Elderberry: nutrition facts and health benefits

In addition of being delicious, elderberries are very rich in vitamins A, B6, C and iron. But the most remarkable of this little fruit is that it contains a significant amount of polyphenols. These...
Garden cress

Garden cress: nutrition facts and health benefits

Garden cress is an herbaceous plant, of the same family as cabbages, turnips, mustard and arugula: that of the crucifers, hence the spice found in these products. Garden cress has fleshy stems and dark...

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