Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tangy on your tongue!

It all started with a belief that the Egyptians had about lemon’s health benefits. Only, until recently, that modern science has proved the belief to be true through various researches. Man has believed and known the benefits of lemon, since … Continue reading

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Red Radish, the healthy earthy one!

Radishes were first cultivated in China and are members of the mustard family.   If one wants to munch on to a spicy snack without putting on weight, radishes are a great alternative. A cup of sliced radishes would contain … Continue reading

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ASPARAGUS

Asparagus comes from the Lilly family, alongside garlic, onions and tulip. An Asparagus grows upto 10 inches in about 24 hours! There are about 300 species of Asparagus though, not all are consumable. There are Green asparagus, White asparagus and … Continue reading

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Go Bananas!

We’ve all known the love of monkeys for bananas. Just like humans, monkeys too have a neat way of pealing the skin before eating a banana. However, bananas are an integral part of every Indian. As healthy as they are, … Continue reading

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Figuring those yummy figs!

Called ‘figs’ in English, ‘higo’ in Spanish, ‘figue’ in French, ‘feige’ in German and ‘anjeer’ in Hindi, figs are partially heart shaped with a maroon inner part. Can you guess how many varieties of figs exist? Apparently, there are about … Continue reading

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Know the greens!!

A member of the sunflower family, it first grew as a weed around the Mediterranean sea. Apparently, most of the lettuces are packed directly from the farm. The darker the shade of the leaves, the more nutritious they are. Here … Continue reading

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Pop that peanut!

Though it is called a ‘pea-nut’, it basically isn’t a nut!It is a legume related to beans and lentils. Isn’t it funny why is it called a peanut then? They say, English is a funny language! As small as a … Continue reading

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