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All about “Grapes”

October 16, 2020

The grape is a fruit bursting with flavor. It is a great ally of cardiovascular health. It is also a source of several vitamins and minerals essential for the proper functioning of the body. The term “grape” appeared in the French language in 1200 in the first form of “resin”. It derives from the popular Latin racimus, which means […]

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All about “Plum”

October 16, 2020

The health benefits of plum Regulates transit It is the fiber content of the plum that will intervene in the prevention of constipation . It can also be eaten dry for more efficiency. Boosts immune defenses The vitamin C contained in the plum will help you fight against minor infections such as the common cold or sore throat since […]

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All about “Pear”

October 16, 2020

Nutritional value of pear   Raw with peel, medium size / 165 g Canned, light syrup, 125 ml (1/2 cup) / 133 g Calories 96 76 Protein 0.6 g 0.3 g Carbohydrates 25.7 g 20.1 g Lipids 0.2 g 0.0 g Dietary fiber 5.0 g 2.1 g Glycemic load  : Low Antioxidant power  : Very high Source  : […]

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All about “Pitaya, dragon fruit”, with many benefits

September 11, 2020

The pitaya or dragon fruit is a tasty and colorful exotic fruit, coming from a cactus. It will enhance your original fruit salads and will bring you many health benefits thanks to its richness in fiber, water and vitamins. It is a fruit native to Central America and Southeast Asia that is mainly found in Asian grocery […]

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All about “Watermelon”

September 11, 2020

Nutritional value of watermelon   Raw watermelon, 125 ml (½ cup) diced / 80 g Calories 24 Protein 0.5 g Carbohydrates 6.1 g Lipids 0.1 g Dietary fiber 0.3 g Glycemic load  : Low Antioxidant power: Low Sources  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File , 2010. Watermelon health profile   The watermelon or watermelon , has a taste refreshing thirst-quenching. Red or pink , white or yellow , its flesh is an important source […]

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All about “Pistachio”

September 11, 2020

Health profile The pistachio can be eaten raw or roasted, salted or not. In some countries (eg Turkey) it is consumed as a paste made from oil, sugar and pistachios. The shell of the pistachio turns pink as it dries, a phenomenon taken up by the food industry which often dyes it a red rose. Like many nuts and oilseeds […]

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All about “Chilli / Pepper”

September 10, 2020

Description The pepper is a more or less fleshy pod which contains many seeds in its interior cavity. Chili peppers grow on plants that can reach about 1.5 meters in height. There are nearly 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”

September 10, 2020

Nutritional value of papaya   Fresh papaya, ½ fruit, 13 cm diameter / 150 g Calories 59 Protein 0.9 g Carbohydrates 15.0 g Lipids 0.2 g Dietary fiber 2.7 g 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 , […]

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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 “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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