Onion

Onion: nutrition facts and health benefits

The onion is a bulbous vegetable plant which can be fresh (new onion) or dry (coated with a thin skin). It consists of white or pink leaves, fleshy and juicy, superimposed on each other....
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...
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...
Shallot

Shallot: nutrition facts and health benefits

The shallot is a plant belonging to the same family as garlic and onion. The term refers to both the plant and the bulb it produces, used as a condiment and as a vegetable....
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...
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...
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...
Lettuce

Lettuce: nutrition facts and health benefits

The term lettuce does not designate a variety of salad. It’s the generic name of a series of vegetable plants with generally green leaves eaten raw in "salad" or cooked. A large number of...
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...
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...

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