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...
Carrot

Carrot: nutrition facts and health benefits

The term "carrot" includes both the plant garden as the tuber, more or less elongated, it is consumed as a vegetable. The carrot is grown in all temperate areas of the world. History of the...
Potato

Potato: nutrition facts and health benefits

The potato is a tuber produced by a vegetable plant that bears the same name. "Potatoe" in English, "potato" in Canadian, it's grown on every continent of the planet, it's the most consumed vegetable...
Asparagus

Asparagus: nutrition facts and health benefits

Asparagus is a plant consisting of an underground stem, the claw. It produces buds, which are called turions. They stretch underground in search of light. On the end of the bud, turions change color...
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...
Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi: nutrition facts and health benefits

A vegetable with the bulbous shape of the brassica family, the turnip cabbage is better known in Europe than in North America. With a sweet flavor, it is eaten raw or cooked. It has...
Broccoli

Broccoli: nutrition facts and health benefits

This vegetable-flower belongs to the cabbage family, descendants of the maritime cabbage, which always grows in the wild. Long scorned in Europe, while it was very much consumed in America, it had to return...
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....

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