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

Hydroponics, Do It Yourself

  Disclaimer: This information is derived from Food Revolution Network and Trees.Com and I am greatly appreciative of their vast knowledge and supportive information about this new trend of planting our crops. Hydroponics is a type of horticulture and a subset of hydroculture that involves growing plants (usually crops) without soil, by using mineral nutrients … 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

Strawberry: Health Benefits

In this article, we look at the nutritional information, health benefits of strawberries, and the risks involved in eating them. Nutrition Facts Strawberries are rich in vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, and fiber. These are all essential nutrients that support the body’s daily functioning. One cup of sliced, fresh strawberries, or 166 g, contains a … 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

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