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

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

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

Health Benefits of an Orange

Almost always when people talked or heard about oranges, they right away equated them to Vitamin C. You would hear them telling about their experiences and what this golden-like fruit did to them. Oranges are one of the most popular fruits known to mankind. What is an Orange? The orange is the fruit of various … 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

13 Health Benefits of Blueberries

What are Blueberries? Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with blue or purple berries. They are classified in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Vaccinium also includes cranberries, bilberries, huckleberries, and Madeira blueberries. Commercial blueberries—both wild and cultivated —are all native to North America. Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits. I mix them with … Read more