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All about “Chilli Pepper”

May 3, 2020

Description The pepper is a more or less fleshy pod which contains many seeds in its interior cavity. The peppers grow on plants that can reach about 1.5 meters in height. There are almost 10 species of peppers that come in different shapes, sizes, colors and flavors. Examples of varieties of peppers Green peppers Red / copper / purple […]

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All about “Papaya”

May 3, 2020

Nutritional value of papaya   Fresh papaya, ½ fruit, 13 cm diameter / 150 g Calories 59 Protein 0.9 g Carbohydrates 15.0 g Fat 0.2g Dietary fiber 2.7g Glycemic load  : Moderate Antioxidant power  : unknown Source  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File , 2010. Papaya health profile   The papaya is consumed simply fresh or dried as a snack . Its small black seeds have a slightly peppery flavor . Rich in fiber , it […]

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All about “Apple”

May 3, 2020

The apple is one of the most consumed fruits in France because it is found throughout the year. It is eaten both raw and cooked and is used to prepare sweet and savory dishes. It is easy and practical to use and pleases many. Characteristics of the apple: Rich in pectin; Source of vitamin C; Source of […]

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All about “Pignon”

May 3, 2020

Health profile Sometimes called “pine nut”, the pinion is a seed housed between the shells of the apple of certain pines growing in particular in southern Europe. The pinion is also very popular in this region of the globe, and it is more and more welcomed on the shelves of North American markets. In addition to being […]

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All about “Parsnip”, a vegetable with a sweet flavor

May 3, 2020

Raw as cooked, parsnip reveals a pleasant sweet flavor. This root vegetable from the carrot family contains many minerals and vitamins. It comes from the Mediterranean basin and has been consumed for centuries. It is a winter vegetable that can be eaten cooked in water, as a soup or mash. Parsnip characteristics: Rich in fiber; Source of antioxidants; […]

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All about “Pomelo”, citrus fruit derived from grapefruit

May 3, 2020

The health benefits of pomelo Antioxidant As with other citrus fruits, pomelo is rich in vitamin C, naringin, and limonoids which are rich in antioxidants and help scavenge free radicals. Hydrating Composed of 90% water, pomelo is a very hydrating citrus fruit that will contribute to your daily water intake, in addition to a good […]

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All about “Physalis”

May 3, 2020

Nutritional value of Physalis Fresh ground cherries, 75 g / 125 ml (about 16 ground cherries) Calories 39 Protein 1.4 g Carbohydrates 8.3 g Fat 0.5 g Dietary fiber No data available Glycemic load No data available Antioxidant power No data available Source  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File, 2007. Health profile of ground cherry The ground […]

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All about “Grapefruit and pomelo”

May 3, 2020

Nutritional value of grapefruit   Grapefruit, ½ medium fruit (10 cm diameter) / 128 g Grapefruit juice, 1 cup (250 ml) / 260 g Calories 41 100 Protein 0.8g 1.4 g Carbohydrates 10.3 g 23.4g Fat 0.1g 0.3 g Dietary fiber 2.3 g 1.4 g Glycemic load  : Low Antioxidant power  : High Source  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient […]

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All about “Pepper”, a low-calorie vegetable

May 3, 2020

The pepper is the symbol of summer that can be found in salads as well as ratatouilles. It is low in calories, rich in vitamin and easy to cook. This fruit vegetable is native to Mexico and is said to have been brought back to Europe by Christopher Columbus. Characteristics of the pepper: Rich in antioxidants; Rich […]

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All about “Scallop”

May 3, 2020

Health profile Like many seafood, the scallop is particularly rich in minerals essential to the body. The high protein and low fat content of this bivalve mollusc gives it an interesting nutritional aspect. Active ingredients and properties The active ingredients of the scallop have not been the subject of specific studies. However, there are some studies showing […]

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All about “Clam”

May 3, 2020

Health profile The clam is a good source of several minerals including iron, selenium, manganese, copper, zinc and phosphorus. These characteristics, combined with its high protein and low lipid content, give the clam a special place in healthy eating. Active ingredients and properties The active ingredients in clams have not been the subject of specific studies. However, […]

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