Horticulture

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 “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 “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 “Orange”, fruit rich in vitamin C

April 30, 2020

Orange is one of the most consumed fruits in France which we enjoy in winter since we mainly find it from December to April on our stalls. It is mainly eaten raw for dessert but it also adds a sweet touch to salads. Orange characteristics: Rich in vitamin C; Source of fiber; Low in calories; Source […]

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All about “Brazil nut”

April 30, 2020

Description and history Fruit with a shell with an elongated shape and rounded corners, the Brazil nut is native to Brazil and Paraguay. The Brazil nut tree can grow up to 45 m in height and up to 2 m in diameter. It grows wild in the rainforests of Amazonia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru and Venezuela. This tree produces […]

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All about “Cashew nut”

April 30, 2020

Health profile Cashew is always sold shelled, because of the corrosive oil contained between its two shells. It is usually roasted in oil, then added with or without salt. It is one of the shelled and oleaginous fruits (often wrongly called “nuts”) the least rich in lipids. In addition to having the most interesting content of vitamins and […]

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All about “Pecan (pecan)”

April 30, 2020

Health profile Fruit of a tree growing abundantly in the United States, pecans were part of the traditional Native American diet. It is still popular today, especially in pie. Its protein content is relatively low compared to other nuts such as almonds. Fresh pecan is one of the richest in fat, but its content is rich in unsaturated […]

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All about “Walnut”

April 30, 2020

Health profile The nut differs from other shelled and oleaginous fruits by its particularly high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids, mainly in the form of omega-3, whose benefits on cardiovascular health are well demonstrated. When we know that the lipid content of the nut as well as the other active ingredients it contains bring a lot of health […]

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All about “Hazelnut”

April 30, 2020

Health profile Hazelnut: understand everything in 2 min The health effects of certain active compounds contained in hazelnuts (for example antioxidants, monounsaturated fatty acids and fibers) are well demonstrated. Moreover, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States allows since 2003 to register on the label of food products the following allegation concerning nuts (nuts and […]

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All about “Nectarine”

April 30, 2020

Nectarine is a peach with smooth skin, the core of which does not adhere to the flesh which weighs approximately 150g. She is originally from Asia and appeared in France in the 15th century. It is sweet and very refreshing, eaten raw as well in desserts as in salads for a sweet-savory mixture. It is one of […]

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All about “Coconut”, its health benefits

April 30, 2020

Coconut is the ultimate exotic fruit. In commerce, it is found in various forms: whole, grated, in shavings, in milk, in cream or even in water. It can be cooked in both savory and sweet dishes. Characteristics of coconut: Rich in lipids, Rich in fiber; Stimulates intestinal transit; Play on satiety; Source of iron and phosphorus. What […]

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All about “Blueberry”

April 30, 2020

Nutritional value of blueberries Raw blueberries 125 ml (1/2 cup) / 80 g Calories 44 Protein 0.6g Carbohydrates 11.1g Fat 0.3 g Dietary fiber 2.0 g Glycemic load No data available Antioxidant power  Very high Sources  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File, 2010. Blueberry health profile Whether wild or cultivated , fresh, frozen or juice, these beautiful blue fruits are especially […]

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All about “Cassava”, flagship food of African cuisine

April 30, 2020

The health benefits of cassava Rich in carbohydrates The high carbohydrate intake of cassava makes it a starchy food easy to integrate into meals, it can for example replace the potato or semolina if it is consumed in the form of cassava flour. Gluten free Cassava and its derivatives (including tapioca ) do not contain gluten, so […]

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All about “Mango”

April 29, 2020

Nutritional value of mango   Raw mango, ½ fruit (100 g) Calories 67 Protein 0.5 g Carbohydrates 17.6g Fat 0.3 g Dietary fiber 1.9g Glycemic load Low Antioxidant power Student Sources  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File , 2010. Mango: understand everything in 2 min Mango health profile   The mango is a tropical fruit most consumed in the world after […]

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