Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are readily available, inexpensive, and delicious. There are about more than 400 varieties of sweet potatoes around the world. They can be differentiated on the basis of their skin and flesh color. Sweet Potatoes can be cream, yellow, and orange to pink or purple in color. The change of color is because of…

Papaya

Papaya is a nutritional fruit that grown in tropical regions and is also known as Pawpaws. It I a rich source of vital vitamins and minerals required for the body.  Papaya is rich in antioxidant nutrients such as carotenes, flavonoids, and vitamin C, as well as vitamin B, folate and pantothenic acid. It is also a good source of fiber and…

Pineapple

Pineapple is a delicious and nutritious tropical fruit that is loved around the globe for its refreshing quality. Pineapple and its juice are enjoyed around the world and also it’s loved as a popular flavor in alcoholic beverages. Pineapple is rich in potassium, copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, beta-carotene, thiamin, vitamin B6, and folate, as well as soluble and insoluble fiber…

Carrot

Carrot is the most versatile and nutritious vegetable that is grown around the globe.  Carrot is basically a root vegetable and is used in soup and salad. It is cultivated majorly in china and is exported to other parts of the world; meanwhile it is grown in other countries also. Carrot is quite delicious and…

Cucumber

Cucumber is thought to be a vegetable but it is a fruit. It is rich in unique polyphenols and other compounds that may help reduce your risk of chronic diseases. Cucumber is made up of 95% of water and is considered as best hydrated food. Cucumber is rich in several nutrients like Vitamin K, vitamin B,…

Broccoli

Broccoli is one of the most nutritional and tasty vegetable.  Broccoli gets its name from the Italian word “broccolo”, which means “cabbage sprout”. Broccoli consists of sulforophane which is very effective in reducing the risk of cancer. It is a good source of beta-carotene. Broccoli contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc…

Guarana

Guarana is the plant named after the Guarani tribe of Amazon. Its seeds are used to brew a drink. Guarana has a great significant in medicines. The plant bears a yellow-orange fruit that consist of three seeds each. These seeds are dry roasted on fire. The kernels are ground to a paste with cassava and…