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...
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...
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...
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....
Beet

Beet: nutrition facts and health benefits

Beta vulgaris, is the scientific name of garden beet. Other types exist, fodder beet and sugar beet, which are inedible. Different varieties of garden beet are cultivated. All have a root very fleshy, round,...
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...
Butternut squash

Butternut squash: nutrition facts and health benefits

It is called butternut squash evocative of its texture in the kitchen, which makes it possible to obtain particularly velvety preparations. It measures 20 to 30 cm long with a more swollen base, like...
Pumpkin

Pumpkin: nutrition facts and health benefits

The pumpkin comes from the squash family, these countless cucurbits, often mistaken for its close cousin, pumpkin. It is well rounded, always orange, with a hard peduncle, fibrous and a flesh rather stringy. The...
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...
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...

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