Vegetables

White Carrot

The Health Benefits of White Carrot

Arracacha also known as white carrot is a kind of root vegetable which originally grows in the Andes and belongs to the Apiaceae or carrot family that is also used as an herb. These roots have a very high starch content that ranges between 10% and 25%. The tiny starch granules More >

Kohlrabi Vegetable

The Health Benefits of Kohlrabi Vegetable

Kohlrabi, Knol-khol or German Turnip is a vegetable belonging to the Brassica family and have similar taste and texture as that of a broccoli stem or cabbage, but milder and sweeter. Knol-knol notably has good levels of minerals; copper, calcium, potassium; manganese, iron, and phosphorus are especially available in the More >

Bottle Gourd Vegetable

The Health Benefits of Bottle Gourd Vegetable

Bottle gourd also known as calabash gourd is said to have originated in Africa and belongs to the gourd family Cucurbitaceae. The bottle gourd was one of the first cultivated plants in the world, grown not primarily for food, but for use as a water container. A bottle gourd vine More >

Rapini Vegetable

The Health Benefits of Rapini Vegetable

Rapini Vegetable

Rapini means “little turnip” in Italian. This name is also used to refer to broccoli raab (Brassica ruvo) shoots, which are harvested before flowering and have a more pungent broccoli taste. The health benefits of rapini are huge. Rapini is good for your bones due to a high content More >

Hearts of Palm Vegetable

The Health Benefits of Hearts of Palm Vegetable

Hearts of Palm Vegetable

Hearts of palm are vegetables harvested from the soft core of a palm tree. They are extremely popular in Latin American cuisine, and are exported both fresh and canned to other parts of the world. The vegetable has a pale straw colour, and a tender, delicate flavour. More >

Tomatillos vegetable

The Health Benefits of Tomatillos

Tomatillos vegetable

Vegetables form an important part of our daily diet; the market is crammed with varieties of vegetables. They are naturally good and contain lots of minerals and vitamins. They help in protecting our body against cancers, diabetes and heart diseases. Tomatillo is one of those vegetables that are essential More >

Ice plant

The Health Benefits of Ice Plant

Ice plant

Ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) is native to South Africa, but common in chaparral habitats around the world. Ice plant is attractive, with fleshy green leaves covered with small fibers, causing them to sparkle like ice in the sun. There are a number of different “ice plants.” However, plant taxonomy More >

Spider Plant

The Health Benefits of Spider Plant

Spider Plant scientifically known as Chlorophytum Comosum is an indoor plant that offers many health benefits as it is commonly used to remove harmful chemicals from the air.

Native to Africa spider plant is a wild green leafy vegetable that is now grown in other parts of the world like tropical More >

Rhubarb vegetable

The Health Benefits of Rhubarb vegetable

Rhubarb vegetable

Rhubarb is a perennial plant that grows from thick short rhizomes, comprising the genus Rheum. This genus is in the family Polygonaceae, along with dock, sorrel, knotweeds, knotgrasses and buckwheat. Rhubarb is a vegetable with a unique taste that makes it a favourite in many pies and desserts. It More >

Arugula Vegetable

The Health Benefits of Consuming Arugula Vegetable

Arugula Vegetable

Arugula also known as Salad Rocket, which is a fitting name for this zippy leafy green, Arugula is a delicious early summer vegetable belonging to the Brassicaceae family. Arugula is a fantastic food to add to the diet this time of year while it’s young, tender and locally in More >

Cabbage

Cabbage Soup Diet for Weight Loss

Cabbage

We are living in a world where many people are struggling to lose weight, there are so many obesity sufferers out there, some have tried a lot of diets without success, but this diet is one you have to try “cabbage soup diet”, cabbage is a vegetable that has been More >