Category: Vegetables

Vegetables are low-fat and contain considerable amounts of nutrients, especially vitamins and minerals. Green, yellow and orange vegetables are sources of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, beta-carotene, B vitamins, and vitamins C, A and K. Do not forget that plants – and thus vegetables – contain antioxidants which protect the human body from oxidative stress and diseases, also help bust immunity. Vegetables contain water soluble and insoluble fibers which help peristalsis and maintain gut health.

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Bitter melon

  Chinese bitter melon lat. Momordica charantia is a plant that grows in tropical and subtropical areas of Asia, East Africa, parts of the Amazon, the Caribbean and South America. The whole plant together with the fruit and seeds is used as food and for medicine. The plant grows as...

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Potato

  Written by Branimir Dolibašić, B. Sc. human nutrition Although the potato is an indispensable ingredient of American and European cuisines it was brought to Europe in the 16. century by the Spanish Conquistadors from South America. The South American natives called it “patata”, and was known for centuries before...