Super-Foods | Medical Treasure - Part 2

Category: Super-foods

Jicama – Nutrition Facts, Pictures

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Jicama is a tropical root vegetable often referred to as Mexican water chestnut or yam bean. It is natively found in Central and South America as well as the Caribbean. It is a part of the legume family has a distinct, partially sweet, delicate flavor. One can either consume the vegetable in the raw form […]

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Cilantro – Health Benefits

Cilantro is a green, leafy herb that can be found throughout the year. It has a unique odor and a distinct pungent flavor. The leaves of the coriander plant are referred to as cilantro in the United States, whereas the rest of the English speaking world, consider the leaves as coriander as well. It is […]

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Coriander vs Cilantro

Coriander is an annual herb which belongs to the family known as Apiaceae. It is a delicate hairless which generally tends to grow up to fifty centimeters or twenty inches in height. It can be found to natively grow from various regions in Southwest Asia to North Africa to South Europe. Coriander is composed of […]

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Rutabaga – Nutrition

Rutabaga is often referred to as the Swedish turnip. They have the appearance of big yellow turnips. The word ‘rutabaga’ is derived from the Swedish word ‘rotabagge’, wherein rota means  root. Even though rutabaga belongs to the family of Brassica genus which has vegetables like sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, etc. it is a unique species by […]

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Sesame Seeds – Nutrition, Health Benefits, Side Effects

Sesame seeds are obtained from the sesame plant which grows from about 1.6 to 3.3 feet in height. The sesame seeds are flat, tiny, oval shaped seeds that have a delicate and nutty flavor with an almost inaudible crunchiness to it. Depending on the type of sesame that has been harvested, sesame seeds can come […]

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