Dirty Dozen Foods Clean 15

The 12 foods with the most pesticides are called the Dirty Dozen and the top 15 foods with the least pesticides are called the Clean 15. The Environmental Working Group has released its controversial Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists of fresh produce items that consumers should avoid and seek, based on pesticide residue levels. And although … Read more

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

17 Best Fruits For Weight Loss

Our Own Fruit Trees My family grew up in a home where we were surrounded by all kinds of different fruits that most households didn’t have. We were so blessed and gifted with those sweet and really juicy kinds so much so that if you ate just two or three of them, you filled yourself … Read more

Butter VS Margarine Health Wise

What is Butter? Butter is derived from heavy cream and is rich in saturated fats. Butter is rich in nutrients and beneficial compounds like butyrate and conjugated linoleic acid. These fats can lead to higher cholesterol, a greater chance of heart disease, and lower levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol — the “good” cholesterol that … 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

Are Eggs Healthy For You?

Chicken Eggs Eggs are a very good source of inexpensive, high-quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white, which also includes vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat than the yolk. Eggs are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12, and minerals such as zinc, iron, … 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