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All about “Sweet potato”

September 11, 2020

The sweet potato is a perennial plant grown in the tropics and subtropics such as Central America, Peru or the Philippines. It is cultivated for its edible tubers. Depending on the variety, the skin and flesh of the sweet potato can be white, yellow, orange, or purple. The benefits of sweet potato: Rich in fiber; Low […]

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All about “Pumpkin”

September 11, 2020

Pumpkin history The pumpkin would have been created in Japan, precisely on the island of Hokkaido, around 1878 from the buttercup or Hubbard squash then introduced late in France in the 1950s. In English, the most popular variety is called “Red Kuri squash “. In France, it is called pumpkin, which is a combination of the […]

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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 “Pork and wild boar”

September 11, 2020

Health profile Pork contains several nutrients essential for health. It contains high quality protein. It is also rich in zinc, selenium and group B vitamins, especially vitamin B1 (thiamine) whose levels surpass those of other meats. Its fat content varies depending on the cut, but generally pork is considered lean meat. Active principles and properties Cardiovascular diseases . Meat is […]

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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 “Paprika”

September 10, 2020

Paprika, a colourful spice rich in benefits Paprika is a sweet pepper powder used as a condiment. It has been used for hundreds of years in Hungarian and Spanish cuisine, you no doubt know its taste but do you know the many health benefits behind this colorful spice? Characteristics of paprika: Rich in iron; Source of […]

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All about “Potato”

September 10, 2020

Originally from the Andes and Chile, the potato appeared in France in the 19th century and quickly became the favorite vegetable of the French. In some countries, it is the basis of the diet. It is rich in carbohydrates which, from a nutritional point of view, classifies it in the category of starchy foods. It can be […]

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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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Grey Matters magazine – June 2020

June 19, 2020

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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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