Vegetables

Tomato plant: structure and life

June 15, 2018

Originally, the first tomato was the cherry tomato , popular today in cocktails. The many varieties that we know today must derive from this variety. From the Solanaceae family, such aspotatoes, the pepper , the eggplant and tobacco, this vegetable-fruit carries the name botany of  Lycopersicum esculentum, or of Solanum lycopersicum . Tomato flower. © Myriams-Fotos, CCO Long roots and angular stems The root system of the tomato is of pivoting type, being very dense and […]

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Why eat more root vegetables

April 23, 2018

There are no healthier foods than beets, carrots, parsnips and turnips. Here’s how these vegetables can help you. 1. Roots can help reduce your risk of cancer According to a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, a compound found in raw carrots had the effect of reducing the risk of cancer in rats. For […]

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10 tips to eat more vegetables

April 23, 2018

Not always easy to eat well. You can, of course, go looking for new recipes, but there are also simple tips to eat better without complicating the existence. Here are 10 tips that should help you. 1. Serve them as is. Every day, at dinner, put a plate of raw vegetables on the table, such as cucumbers, tomatoes, […]

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