Health Benefits Bananas Do Have

Banana is the fruit of the Musa acuminata plant. The word “acuminata” means tapering or long-pointed and refers to the flowers, not the fruit itself. Before the banana was called the banana, around the 17th century, it was named “banema” in Guinea. Bananas originally came from the Indo-Malaysian region, stretching down to northern Australia. Historians … Read more

Health Benefits Eating Apple Daily

What is an Apple? An apple is an edible fruit produced by an apple tree. Apple trees are cultivated worldwide and are the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor, Malus sieversii, is still found today. Types of Apples There are so many types … Read more

Health Benefits Romaine Lettuce

What is Romaine Lettuce? Romaine or cos lettuce is a variety of lettuce that grows in a tall head of sturdy dark green leaves with firm ribs down their centers. Unlike most lettuces, it is tolerant of heat. In North America, romaine is sold as whole heads or as “hearts” that have had the outer … Read more

Top 10 Health Benefits of Rice

Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or less commonly Oryza glaberrima (African rice). The name wild rice is usually used for species of the genera Zizania and Porteresia, both wild and domesticated, although the term may also be used for primitive or uncultivated varieties of Oryza. In my country, … Read more

Health Benefits of 33 Superfoods

What is Superfood? Superfood is a marketing term for food claimed to confer health benefits resulting from an exceptional nutrient density. The term is not commonly used by experts, dietitians, and nutrition scientists, most of whom dispute those particular foods have the health benefits claimed by their advocate. Nutritionally speaking, there is no such thing … Read more

What is Corn Good For?

What is Corn? Corn is a tall annual cereal grass (Zea mays) that is widely grown for its large elongated ears of starchy seeds. The seeds, which are also known as corn, are used as food for humans and livestock and as a source of bio fuel and can be processed into a wide range … Read more

Raw Oat VS Cooked Oat

As children, we used to eat a lot of oatmeal, especially for breakfast. As I grew up I eat oatmeal with just plenty of water like soup and no sugar nor milk. I do eat it no matter what time it is and I make it really hot and that is how I like it. … Read more

Are Mung Beans Good?

When we were young, my Mom made sure we have Mung Beans for our breakfast as she knew the health benefits from them. We normally had them as much as three to four times a week. They were served hot and we have to add milk and a bit of sugar with some crackers. They … Read more

Dragon Fruit or Pitaya or Pitahaya

  What Is Dragon Fruit? Dragon fruit or Pitaya or Pitahaya is the fruit of several different cactus species indigenous to the Americas. Pitaya usually refers to the fruit of the genus Stenocereus, while pitahaya or dragon fruit refers to the fruit of the genus Hylocereus, both in the family Cactaceae Dragon fruit is cultivated … Read more