Carrots are undoubtedly one of the most nutritious vegetables you will find in your kitchen. The richness of its color is well complemented with the several macronutrients and micronutrients that this vegetable carries. Carrots are enriched with fiber, calcium, sodium, phosphorus, folate, magnesium, potassium and vitamins which cumulatively make it a healthy food choice for […]
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Soy is in the legume family, and in its most commonly consumed form it contains estrogen activation factors. For this reason, many health practitioners recommend avoiding it or limiting consumption due to its potential cancer connection. For this reason, soy extracts and fermented soy products are often used in both clinical studies and clinical practice. […]
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A Monosaturated Fatty Acid-Rich Pecan-Enriched Diet Favorably Alters the Serum Lipid Profile of Healthy Men and Women. Rajaram S, Burke K, Connell B, Myint T, Sabate J. J Nutr. 2001;131:2275-2279. Key Finding: “Nuts such as pecans that are rich in monosaturated fat may be recommended as part of prescribed cholesterol-lowering diet of patients or habitual […]
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Separated from the bulb, with its sheath removed, the tear drop shaped garlic clove is a thing of beauty. But apart from the sight of an innocent clove being divine, and the lazy insight of garlic as a mere vegetable, what else do you know about this multi-flavored bulb? It has been revered as a […]
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