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...
Spinach

Spinach: nutrition facts and health benefits

Spinach is a fast growing vegetable plant whose leaves are consumed, always dark green and smooth or blistered. Depending on the variety, it’s annual or biennial. Spinach is grown in all temperate regions. In Asia,...
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...
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...
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...
Fennel

Fennel: nutrition facts and health benefits

Fennel is a perennial and Mediterranean aromatic plant. Its bulb is consumed as a vegetable; its branches are used as an aroma and its seeds as a condiment. Its aniseed flavor comes from a...
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...
Parsnip

Parsnip: nutrition facts and health benefits

Parsnip is a herbaceous plant which has a very fleshy root resembling of the one of the carrot. From the time it was white, these two vegetables were much confused. It was once cultivated...
Zucchini

Zucchini: nutrition facts and health benefits

The zucchini is the fruit of a plant having the same name. This small plant belongs to the large family of cucurbits and is picked before its maturity. According to the many varieties, this...
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....

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