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Foods of the Week

  • The Nutrients in Turnip and Turnip Greens

    February 1, 2016 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The Nutrients in Turnip and Turnip Greens are great. The turnip, which belongs to the mustard family, is reported to have come from Russia, Siberia, and the Scandinavian peninsula. It has been used since ancient times. Columella wrote in A.D. 42 that two varieties of turnips were grown in what is now known as France.…The Nutrients in Turnip and Turnip Greens

  • The Nutrients in Persimmon

    December 7, 2015 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The Nutrients in Persimmon are great. For centuries Japan and China have been growing the Oriental or Japanese persimmon. It is probably native to China, since it was introduced to Japan from that country. The Japanese consider it their national fruit but it is more properly called Oriental rather than Japanese persimmon, since it is…The Nutrients in Persimmon

  • Impressive health benefits of Potato and Sweet Potato

    November 23, 2015 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Potato and sweet potato have some impressive health benefits. The potato is one vegetable that is abundant throughout the year. It comes in many varieties. Though called "Irish", the white potato is native to the mountains of tropical America from Chile to Mexico, and was widely cultivated in South America at the time of the…Impressive health benefits of Potato and Sweet Potato

  • The health benefits of Apples

    October 5, 2015 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The health benefits of Apples are great. One of the first things a child learns is the alphabet, and almost always, "A is for apple". The apple has been around for so long that it can be called the first fruit. Hieroglyphic writings found in: the pyramids and tombs of the ancient Egyptians indicate that…The health benefits of Apples

  • Nutrients in a Cherry

    May 12, 2014 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Here is why cherries are so nutrient. Garden cherries originated chiefly from two species, the sour cherry and the sweet cherry. Both are native to Eastern Europe and Western Asia, where they have been cultivated since ancient times. Cherry pits have been found in prehistoric cave dwellings. Cherries are grown in every state. Leading cherry…Nutrients in a Cherry

  • Nutrient value in Corn

    October 14, 2013 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Thinking about improving your lifestyle with healthy food? Then give corn a try. The nutrient value in corn is high. Corn is first recorded as having been found in North America in 1006, by Karlsefne, at a place called Hop, in the vicinity of the Taunton River. Indian corn was known to be cultivated in…Nutrient value in Corn

  • The benefits of eating Guava

    September 3, 2013 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The guava is called the apple of the tropics. It is native to tropical America, but has been dispersed throughout all equatorial regions. It is grown in subtropical Florida and California, and the tree is a hearty one. In turn, the benefits of eating guava is great. The guava tree produces large quantities of fruit.…The benefits of eating Guava

  • Nutrients in Passion Fruit

    July 21, 2013 - Category: Foods of the Week

    Passion fruit is a highly nutricous food. While the origin of the Passion Fruit plant is unknown, it is generally believed to be native to Brazil where 16th Century Spanish Catholics named it "Flor de las cinco llagas" or "flower of the five wounds" after its distinctive purple flower. Today, about 400 years later, passion…Nutrients in Passion Fruit

  • The nutritional value of Melons

    April 29, 2013 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The nutritional value of melons is immense. The many varieties of the popular melon give us certain elements not found in any other food. The honeydew melon originated in Asia, and it is believed that, as early as 2,400 B.C., this distinct type of muskmelon was growing in Egypt. The cantaloupe is native to India…The nutritional value of Melons

  • The benefits of eating Lemons

    January 28, 2013 - Category: Foods of the Week

    The benefits of eating lemons may be sour but also very sweet on your health. Lemons, one of the most highly alkalizing foods, are native to tropical Asia, where cultivation goes back at least 2,500 years. In the twelfth century the Arabs brought lemons to Spain and Africa. It was Christopher Columbus, according to Las…The benefits of eating Lemons