Nutrition Benefits Brussels Sprouts

What is Brussels Sprouts? Brussels sprout is a member of the Gemmifera Group of cabbages, grown for its edible buds. The leaf vegetables are typically 1.5–4.0 cm in diameter and resemble miniature cabbages. Brussels sprout has long been popular in Brussels, Belgium, from which it gained its name. With their spherical shape and densely packed … Read more

Uses of Vitamin C

Since we were babies, my Mom had her own regular routine of giving us Vitamin C in drops and even both of my Mom and Dad never doubted for a moment the ultimate benefits of Vitamin C in our bodies. That was why they too considered taking Vitamin C as a normal part of their … Read more

What Is Milk Good For?

What is Milk? Milk is a nutrient-rich liquid food produced by the mammary glands of mammals. It is the primary source of nutrition for young mammals, including breastfed human infants before they are able to digest solid food 5 Benefits of Milk It’s packed with important nutrients like calcium, phosphorus, B vitamins, potassium and vitamin D. … Read more

Soy Sauce Health Benefits

What is Soy Sauce? Soy sauce is a liquid condiment of Chinese origin, traditionally made from a fermented paste of soybeans, roasted grain, brine, and Aspergillus oryzae or Aspergillus sojae molds. It is considered to contain a strong umami flavor. Soy sauce is known as shoyu and soya sauce. It’s made with soybeans, wheat, salt, … Read more

Nutritional Benefits of Nuts

What is a Nut? A nut is a fruit consisting of a hard or tough nutshell protecting a kernel that is usually edible. In general usage and in a culinary sense, a wide variety of dry seeds are called nuts, but in a botanical context “nut” implies that the shell does not open to release … Read more

Health Benefits of Calamansi

What is Calamansi? Disclaimer: Information on this topic is derived through jaffajuice.net, rocketsgarden.com, and businessmirror.com which give a detailed and concise explanation of the health benefits of calamansi. I do greatly appreciate their contributions and I do give them thanks with a grateful heart. Calamansi, also known as calamondin, Philippine lime, or Philippine lemon, is an economically … Read more

Health Benefits Eating Tomatoes

What is Tomato? The tomato is the edible berry of the plant Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant. The species originated in western South America and Central America. The Nahuatl word tomatl gave rise to the Spanish word tomate, from which the English word tomato derived. Where Did Tomatoes Originate? Tomatoes originated in … Read more

Nutritional Benefits of Olives

The Beauty of Olives Many years ago, we had a beautiful contestant who won as Miss International. Of course, everyone in my country was so excited and the joy that aired our country was so amazingly ecstatic. She was the second Filipina who became Miss International and this was in 1970. Her name is Aurora … Read more

Pumpkin Health Benefits

Pumpkin Galore A couple of days ago, I had some pumpkin and chopped them into small pieces, and boiled them with a couple of other vegetables. I just seasoned them with vegetable seasoning and had them for supper. It was a big piece of pumpkin and so I had some leftovers and I had them … Read more

Nutrition Benefits of Watermelon

  Disclaimer: This information is derived from Food Revolution Network and Healthline and I am greatly appreciative of their vast knowledge and supportive information about this one of the likable fruits in the world. Watermelon is a flowering plant species of the Cucurbitaceae family and the name of its edible fruit. A scrambling and trailing … Read more