Banana

Banana: nutrition facts and health benefits

Banana is the fruit of the banana plant, which is a plant (and not a tree) with huge leaves. It produces only once a year 50 to 400 bananas. Then the plant dries out,...
Edamame

Edamame: nutrition facts and health benefits

If it lends itself to all the transformations (milk, flour, tofu ...), soy also exists in the form of green beans, crunches, sips of quality protein. Known as edamame, it began to popularize in...
Chard

Chard: nutrition facts and health benefits

The chard, bette, or Swiss chard, is a trained garden plant very large leaves smooth or dimpled, ranging from green to red wine. They have a petiole (the coast or the card) large and...
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...
Persimmon

Persimmon: nutrition facts and health benefits

This tree is native in eastern China; the kaki is the fruit of the persimmon tree. It has the size of a tomato, its skin is orange, and its flesh has a flavor which...
Apple

Apple: nutrition facts and health benefits

Apple is the fruit of the apple tree, cultivated everywhere in the world. Round, sometimes flattened at the top, it has a more or less tender skin, red, green or yellow according to the...
Star fruit

Star fruit (carambola): nutrition facts and health benefits

The star fruit is an exotic fruit from Southeast Asia, which reached the Antilles in the nineteenth century and is now cultivated in several countries (Australia, USA, Israel). This oblong fruit, about fifteen centimetres,...
Corn

Corn: nutrition facts and health benefits

Corn, a cereal originating from Mexico, is very present in the food of the entire American continent and in Africa but much less in Europe. It is an herbaceous plant which has a variable-sized...
Artichoke

Artichoke: nutrition facts and health benefits

The word artichoke refers to the plant which derives from the native Thistle of Mediterranean plant and its edible part the base or bottom of the flower of the plant. It consists of a...
Lingonberry

Lingonberry (cowberry): nutrition facts and health benefits

The lingonberry is a small red berry. There are several varieties, such as cowberry or cranberry vine of Mount Ida. Lingonberry is small, red and acid, slightly floury. It is found on the early...

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