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All about Peanut

March 28, 2020

Health profile The peanut is very popular in North America, whether plain, roasted or spread. It is often believed that the peanut is a nut, but in reality it is a legume in the same way as beans. Peanuts are also an excellent source of vegetable protein, although these are less complete than animal proteins. Active ingredients and properties […]

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All about Ackee, a little-known fruit

March 28, 2020

Ackee/akea, a little-known fruit The health benefits of akea Facilitates digestion It is the fiber content of akea that will regulate intestinal transit and facilitate digestion as a whole. Boosts immune defenses Vitamin C present in akea will boost the body’s immune defenses while playing a very interesting antioxidant role. Please note that akea can […]

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All about Avocado

March 28, 2020

Avocado, an exotic fruit with many benefits Fruit of a tree native to Central and South America, avocado is prized for its tender flesh like butter. A true chameleon of appetizers and starters, it can be prepared in a thousand and one ways, whether with a vinaigrette, salad, mousse, stuffed or in the traditional guacamole. Avocado can […]

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All about Dill

March 28, 2020

Dill for stomach aches Dill is native to the Mediterranean basin and western Asia. It has been consumed since ancient times because it is mentioned in the Bible and Egyptian writings. Depending on the location, this plant was sometimes used to relieve stomach aches and flatulence, sometimes as a charm against bad spells. Features of dill: Source […]

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All about Lingonberry / Cranberry – the super winter fruit

March 28, 2020

The health benefits of Cranberries Hydrating With a water content of around 90%, cranberries are very hydrating. It can therefore easily be consumed in the form of juice to maintain good hydration of the body. Antioxidant It is the tannins contained in the cranberry that give it its antioxidant powers . It is a very effective fruit to limit […]

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All about Eggplant/Brinjal: Low-calorie vegetable

March 28, 2020

Thanks to its texture and flavor, it is one of the most popular vegetables for people who want to reduce their consumption of meat. We make purees that are perfect for the lunch box. It is essential for ratatouille and caponata, which are eaten as cold as hot. Characteristics of eggplant: Low in calories; Rich in fiber; […]

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All about Pineapple

March 28, 2020

Pineapple, the tropical fruit par excellence, is offered all year round in our supermarkets. Native to South America, it can be cooked in desserts as well as in sweet and savory dishes. Rich in vitamins and minerals, it brings a multitude of health benefits. Characteristics of pineapple: Rich in manganese; Contains bromelain; Rich in fiber; Promotes blood […]

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All about Garlic

March 28, 2020

Health profile The garlic has been used for hundreds of years to treat various health problems. A very large number of studies have been carried out in order to better understand the active principles of garlic and their physiological effects. In these studies, garlic is used in different forms: fresh, dehydrated, as well as in the form of an […]

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All about Lamb

March 28, 2020

Lamb is a meat well known in the traditions since it is generally eaten at Easter during family meals. It is a fatty meat which can be cooked in various ways and whose consumption must be limited. Characteristics of the lamb: Rich in protein; Sources of lipids; Source of iron; Source of group B vitamin; Limits […]

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All about Asparagus

March 28, 2020

Nutritional value of asparagus   Boiled asparagus, drained, 6 whole stems / 90 g Canned asparagus, drained, 6 whole stems / 108 g Calories 20 21 Protein 2.2g 2.3 g Carbohydrates 3.7g 2.7g Fat 0.2g 0.7 g Dietary fiber 1.8g 1.5g Glycemic load  : No data available. Antioxidant power  : Very high for raw asparagus. High for cooked […]

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All about Amber and cowpea

March 28, 2020

Health profile There is a wide variety of amberiques and peas. These legumes contain various health benefits such as dietary fiber, complex carbohydrates and antioxidants. They also contain several important minerals such as phosphorus, iron, zinc and copper. In addition to their very low cost, pulses are among the top five foods with the highest micronutrient / price […]

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