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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 “Melon”, the flagship fruit of summer

April 29, 2020

Melons, like cantaloupe and honeydew, are refreshing fruits. They are a wonderful addition to breakfasts, desserts, aperitifs and salads. It is a flagship food of the summer which the French love. Characteristics of the melon: Rich in water; Low in calories; Source of vitamin A and C; Rich in antioxidants; Source of fiber. What is melon? Food […]

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All about “Litchi”

April 13, 2020

Description of the lychee The lychee is a fruit from a tree called Litchi chinensis , a species of tropical tree native to southern China 1 . This tree can reach up to 20 meters and produces large quantities of lychees, from 100 to 150 kg per year. It is also grown in India, Thailand, South Africa, Israel, Mexico, Australia and […]

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All about “Kiwi”

April 13, 2020

Nutritional value of kiwi   Raw kiwi, 1 large (90 g) Calories 56 Protein 1.0 g Carbohydrates 13.3 g Fat 0.5 g Dietary fiber 2.7g Glycemic load  : Low Antioxidant power  : Moderate         Sources  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File , 2010 Kiwi: understand everything in 2 min Health profile of kiwi     A single kiwi contains an impressive amount of fiber . Thanks […]

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All about “Kumquat”, the smallest citrus fruit

April 13, 2020

The health benefits of kumquat Antioxidant If it is less concentrated in  vitamin C  than other fruits of the citrus family, its regular consumption will allow you to improve your intake of antioxidants in order to slow cell aging. Transit regulator It is the action of the fibers which will make it possible to solve the problems […]

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All about “Persimmon”, the national fruit of Japan

April 13, 2020

Persimmon is the fruit of the persimmon tree belonging to the large family of hardwoods such as ebony. It is the only tree in this family to produce an edible fruit. Persimmon is the national fruit of Japan. It is also grown in China, Israel, Korea and the United States. There are hundreds of different varieties of persimmon but […]

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All about “Coconut beans”

April 12, 2020

Nutritional value of coconut beans Per 100 g  Calories 136 kcal Carbohydrates 24.46 g Dietary fiber 10 g Protein 9.34 g Fat 0.46 g Iron 2.09 mg Zinc 1.14 mg Copper 0.231 mg Potassium 387 mg Food folates 207 µg Source: Health Canada, Canadian Food File, 2009 version Health effects of coconut beans In general, […]

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All about “Pomegranate / Grenade”

April 12, 2020

The health benefits of pomegranate Several  prospective  and  epidemiological studies  have revealed that a high consumption of fruits and vegetables decreases the risk of cardiovascular diseases 3 , certain cancers 25  and other chronic diseases 1 , 2,26 . The presence of antioxidants in fruits and vegetables could play a role in these protective effects. Pomegranate juice for cardiovascular disease . Several studies have found that regular consumption  of […]

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All about “Guava”

April 12, 2020

Nutritional value of guava Per 100 g   Calories 68 kcal Water 81g Carbohydrates 14.3 g Protein 2.6g Fat 0.9 g Dietary fiber 5.4 g Vitamin C 228 mg Vitamin A 31 mg Potassium 417 mg Health Effects of Guava Antioxidants The antioxidant content of guava is very interesting. Indeed, several scientific studies have shown that […]

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All about “Redcurrant”, a fruit full of vitamins

April 6, 2020

The gooseberry is the fruit of the gooseberry, a shrub with branches with thorns and which can reach 1 m high. There are more than 150 varieties of currants. The countries that produce the most are Germany, Poland and Russia. The currants are usually classified into two categories, the currants and the gooseberries. Characteristics of the gooseberry: Rich […]

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All about “Morello cherry”

April 6, 2020

The health benefits of Morello cherry Hydrating With a very high water content, the morello cherry is a fruit with interesting moisturizing properties. You will also have to make sure to cook them well if you plan to incorporate them into a cake to prevent them from making too much water. Reduces osteoarthritis and gout According […]

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All about “Prickly Pear”

April 3, 2020

The health benefits of prickly pear Regulates transit The prickly pear provides fiber in considerable quantities, which will facilitate intestinal transit by fighting against constipation . Antioxidant It is the vitamin C provided by the prickly pear which gives it antioxidant properties. It will therefore allow good cell renewal for all body tissues. Hydrating Composed of a large amount of […]

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All about “Strawberry”

April 3, 2020

At the arrival of spring, the strawberry makes its appearance on our stalls for the happiness of the most gourmands. This small red fruit is rich in vitamins and minerals and has many health benefits. It is generally eaten as a dessert, raw with sugar or whipped cream, but it also goes very well with salads for […]

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All about “Fig”

April 3, 2020

Nutritional value of the fig   Fresh figs, 2 medium fruits (100 g) Dried figs, about 4 fruits (35 g) Calories 74 84 Protein 0.8g 1.1 g Carbohydrates 19.2g 21.5g Fat 0.3 g 0.3 g Dietary fiber 2.9 g 3.2g Low glycemic load     Antioxidant power    Very high Source  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File, 2010. Fig: understand everything in […]

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All about “Passion fruit”

April 3, 2020

Nutritional value of passion fruit   Raw passion fruit, 2 fruits (36 g) Calories 35 Protein 0.8g Carbohydrates 8.4 g Fat 0.3 g Dietary fiber 3.7g Glycemic load No data available Antioxidant power  Yes, but exact data not available Sources  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File , 2010. Health profile of passion fruit The passion fruit, also called granadilla , is […]

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