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Indigenous to tropical regions of the planet, the guava tree bears fruits that are loaded with vitamin C and fiber. Did you know that it’s not just the guava fruit that deserves the spotlight, but also the young leaves?...
Malunggay or drumstick tree is one of the mostly grown species from the Moringa genus. With the scientific name Moringa oleifera, the plant is seen as fast-growing and drought-resistant. It is native to the Himalayas in the northwestern part...
Pork, another name for pig in the kitchen realm, is one of the most consumed meat globally, with beef (cow), chicken, and fish being the others. It can be eaten freshly cooked, but it can also be preserved. Examples...
Honey is associated with bees, as they produce this from flowers’ nectar. It is usually made by stingless bees, bumblebees, and hymenopteran insects like honey wasps. Primarily, honey is used in cooking and baking, in addition to being a...
Squash is known under the family called Curcurbita, a genus of herbaceous vines in the gourd family. It is joined by its relatives, the pumpkin and the gourd. History reveals that Cucurbita species had a vital role in human...
Sauerkraut means “sour white cabbage” in Germany. What makes this food very good for you is the fact that it’s fermented. Just like any other fermented treat, the processing it goes through causes extended shelf life, break down into...
Soybean, also known as soya bean, has many uses. Native to East Asia, the legume species is known as a vital and cheap protein source for animal feeds, as well as for packaged meals. Some soybean products like texture...
One of the superfoods of the Incas and Peruvians is maca, a plant that is related to radish, watercress and broccoli. For hundreds of years now, it is used for a variety of things — from immune system enhancement...
Oranges and a bottle of ascorbic acid — these will surely enter your mind when sources of vitamins are the ones being discussed. Before you start peeling or juicing oranges or opening a bottle of vitamin C supplement, read...
Also known with the scientific name Curcuma longa, turmeric is a rhizomatous herb and perennial plant of the ginger family Zingiberaceae. The plant is usually collected for the rhizomes and propagated from those in the succeeding season. In addition,...