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

9 Health Benefits of Onion

What is an Onion? The onion, also known as the bulb onion or common onion, that grows underground is a vegetable that is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. The shallot is a botanical variety of the onion. Until 2010, the shallot was classified as a separate species. Onions belong to the … Read more

19 Nutritional Benefits of Broccoli

What is Broccoli? Broccoli is an edible green plant in the cabbage family whose large flowering head, stalk, and small associated leaves are eaten as a vegetable. Broccoli is classified in the Italica cultivar group of the species Brassica oleracea. Broccoli is a green vegetable that vaguely resembles a miniature tree. It’s closely related to … Read more

Healthiest Fruits and Vegetables

As you see in this image above, all these vegetables,  there are plenty to behold. One can just look at them and probably wishing they have it all in real life to have access to. I know I do. Let me ask you. Do you recognize all of these vegetables? I believe I do. Perhaps, … Read more

Health Effects of Vitamin D

When we were asked about Vitamin D, most of us would know where we can actually get it for free. That’s right, I mean free, zip, nada. You guessed it… from the sunshine, our dearly beloved sun. In this topic, we are going to explore how Vitamin D is so crucial for our health in … Read more

21 Health Benefits Garlic Have?

What is Garlic? Common Names: garlic Latin Names: Allium sativum The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, often called the father of Western medicine is famous for his own proverb, “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” There is a lot of truth in this quote scientifically with the acquisition of the proper knowledge … Read more