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Turmeric for Weight Loss

Being fit and healthy is impossible without losing excessive weight. Millions of people try innumerable things to lose weight. Although exercise constitutes the most important part of losing weight, one makes considerate amount of changes in the eating habits and lifestyle as a whole. Adding certain spices to food and removing a few has always […]

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How is Fennel Tea Beneficial to the Health?

Fennel is a vegetable as well as an herb. It is related to the parsley herb, but has a different flavor that can be compared to that of anise or licorice. Fennel tea is made from either a single component or a combination of several parts of the fennel plant. Fennel tea is generally consumed […]

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Black Beans – Health Benefits and Nutritional Facts

About Black Beans The health benefits of black beans are numerous, making it a popular addition to many dishes, including the vegetarian diet. Black beans contain high amounts of protein, antioxidants, folate and fiber. It is also rich in vitamins and minerals. These nutrients can be obtained from both the canned and dried black beans […]

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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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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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