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Nutrition Facts

Nutritional Value of Malay Apple and Pond Apple

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Nutritional Value of Malay Apple and Pond Apple

Introduction to Malay Apples Malay Apples are a fruit with a dozen different names depending on where you are eating it, but it is native to Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia. You may call it a “rose apple”, pomerac, jambu merah, or even Otaheite cashew. However, its scientific name is Syzygium malaccense. Similar to “traditional” apples, […]

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Nutritional Value of Tangelo and Salak

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Nutritional Value of Tangelo and Salak

Introduction to Tangelos A tangelo is a citrus hybrid of mandarin oranges and either a pomelo or a grapefruit. They have a taste similar to a tangerine and are normally easier to peel than normal oranges. They are grown primarily in the United States and are distinctive from other oranges because of a knob or […]

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Nutritional Value of Tofu

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Nutritional Value of Tofu

Nutritional Value of Tofu Tofu is also known as bean curd, and is created by pressing coagulated soy milk into flat white blocks. This power-packed food substitute is ideal for vegetarians and vegans all around the world because it contains no traces of animal products of any kind – it is a pure organic food […]

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Nutritional Value of Quinoa

Nutritional Value of Quinoa

Quinoa is an interesting form of pseudocereal that is not technically a grain, or a traditional cereal. It is a crop that has been grown for thousands of years, and is grown mainly for its edible seeds. The scientific name of quinoa is Chenopodium, and it is a species of goosefoot. It is primarily grown […]

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Nutritional Value of Mushrooms

Nutritional Value of Mushrooms

Mushrooms are forms of fungus, many of which are edible and can be consumed by humans. They are enjoyed around the world due to their delicious taste and impressive nutritive value. They are so widely praised because they not only contribute normal nutrients and benefits of vegetables, but they also contribute nutrients commonly found in […]

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Foods for Healing Wounds

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Foods for Healing Wounds

When you have an accident, there are many things you instinctively worry about and need to get organised. From checking your insurance policy, searching which hospital is the best and checking if the treatment and medicines provided by the doctors are appropriate. Sometimes, if you feel there has been a case of negligence, you may also look for consultancy on medical negligence claims. But the one thing that you should not overlook, whether it’s a big accident or a small injury, consuming the correct and healthy food groups can aid in the swift healing of wounds.

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What are Superfoods?

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What are Superfoods?

The term 'superfood' is used to refer to any food with a high density of beneficial nutrients, proven health benefits, and no or relatively few adverse properties. With the amount of research going on, it can seem as if a new superfood is announced every week! Here are just a few of the most widely agreed upon, and the reasons why – so next time you eat one you'll at least know why it's so good for you.

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The Importance Of Food Hygiene – What To Consider When Making Food

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The Importance Of Food Hygiene – What To Consider When Making Food

Proper hygiene is important in food preparation. Without washing hands and kitchen tools, disease may easily spread out. In some places though, this crucial matter is not always known and is taken lightly. Since cross contamination is a major cause of food poisoning and can transfer bacteria from one food to other foods, it is crucial to be aware of how it spreads so you will know how to prevent it.

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Little Known Cooking Methods to Lower High Cholesterol Levels

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Little Known Cooking Methods to Lower High Cholesterol Levels

To lower the cholesterol and fat in what you eat, follow the following tips when you are cooking.

A good number of your preferred recipes can be made healthier simply by substituting lower-fat ingredients. Go through the list of ingredients on your recipe. Then look at the table below to check out if any of the ingredients are listed in the left column. In that case, you can make the recipe a healthier one using the ingredient in the right column instead.

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What is Jaggery?

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What is Jaggery?

What is jaggery? Scientifically or technically defining, jaggery is an amorphous form of unrefined and non-distilled sugar prepared from sap or juice of plants which contain considerable amount of sucrose or sugar in them, like sugar cane and palms like date palm and Palmyra. Sometimes it is also called Country Sugar as it is prepared in households in rural areas of certain countries. It is also called molasses due to its semi-solid state. Chemically, it is C12H22O12.

Jaggery is not much known in the Western Countries since it is not prepared there. Jaggery is predominantly made in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. Besides being very good to taste, it has many health benefits. Let us know more about this colourful and tasty food.

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