All about “Arugula / Rocket”

October 16, 2020

Nutritional value of arugula   Raw arugula, 1 cup (250 ml) / 20 g Calories 5 Protein 0.6 g Carbohydrates 0.8 g Lipids 0.1 g Dietary fiber 0.3 g Glycemic load  : No data available Antioxidant power  : Good, but exact data not available Source  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File , 2010. Arugula health profile The leaves of arugula have a taste […]

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All about “Wild rice”

October 16, 2020

Health profile Wild rice has a different botanical origin than other types of rice. Indeed, it is not exactly a variety of rice, but rather the seed of an aquatic grass plant. Found especially in the United States and Canada, wild rice has been part of the Native American diet for several centuries. Its very dark color and […]

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All about “Horseradish”

October 16, 2020

Health profile Horseradish and wasabi are plants that are part of the cruciferous family. Their leaves can be eaten, but it is mainly their roots that are used as a condiment in dishes. The term wasabi is often used to refer to wasabi powder or paste, which is more of a mixture of horseradish and mustard seeds. In […]

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All about “Radish”

October 16, 2020

Nutritional value of radish   Raw radish, ½ cup (125 ml) / 60 g, 12 medium or 7 large Calories 10 Protein 0.4 g Carbohydrates 2.1 g Lipids 0.1 g Dietary fiber 1.0 g Glycemic load  : No data available Antioxidant power  : Moderate Source  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File, 2010. Radish: understand everything in 2 min Radish […]

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All about “Turnip / Rutabaga”

October 16, 2020

The rutabaga is a biennial plant close to the turnip from which it would result from a cross with a kale. Its leaves are reminiscent of cabbage, and its stem is used for animal feed and edible as a vegetable when young. The bulb, with its light flesh, cooks like a traditional turnip and is full of […]

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All about “Rice / Paddy”

October 16, 2020

Cultivated for millennia in Asia, rice is now consumed around the world. It is the staple diet for about half of the world’s population. It is even reported that about 23% of all calories consumed worldwide come from rice. Rice characteristics: Rich in fiber; Source of group B vitamins; Source of manganese and selenium; Rich in antioxidants; […]

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