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Broccoli Sprouts: Nature’s Most Powerful Cancer-Fighting Food

Broccoli Sprouts: Nature’s Most Powerful Cancer-Fighting Food

Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli are very rich in nutrients, including several carotenoids; vitamins E, C, and K; folate; and minerals. They also are an excellent fiber source. A high consumption of cruciferous vegetables has been linked with a decreased… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Environment, Food, Food, Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
Interesting Facts About Red Onions

Interesting Facts About Red Onions

Onions in general, are very healthy. We just eat four types of onions, white onions, yellow onions, shallots and red onions. But there are over 600 types of onions. 20 % of all phytonutrients in onions are preserved for the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Shiitake, medicinal vegetable for hormone balance and liver

Shiitake, medicinal vegetable for hormone balance and liver

Mushrooms have particular medicinal benefits. This mushroom combats bacteria, viruses, and overgrowth of disease promoting fungi in the human body. Many mushrooms help to improve the immune system. In European phytotherapy, this Japanese mushroom is used as a medicine against… 0 Shares | | Posted in Medicine, Nutritional Medicine
Iceberg lettuce, a vehicle for vegetable medicines

Iceberg lettuce, a vehicle for vegetable medicines

Iceberg lettuce is a crispy kind of lettuce. We eat it raw. But it has not always been this way. In ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, people eat their lettuce well done. We can only hope they did not boil… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Root celery, the forgotten medicine

Root celery, the forgotten medicine

This vegetable used to be the staple food in Europe before potato arrived into the old world. In fact, the potato is the replacement of root celery. It is very healthy. This ´replaced´ vegetable is much more healthy than potato.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Endive, the medicinal benefits of bitterness

Endive, the medicinal benefits of bitterness

Chicory is a well known medicinal plant. It was used in ancient Egypt as a medicine. Still in Afghanistan and Iran people are using this traditional medicine. Endive is actually the same plant with the same scientific name, but then… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Watercress, the medicinal use of a salad vegetable

Watercress, the medicinal use of a salad vegetable

Watercress is a medicine. It contains 208% of the RDA of vitamin K, 106% for vitamin A and 72% for vitamin C. These are medicinally high percentage scores! Watercress is considered a medicine in European phytotherapy. In European phytotherapy, watercress… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Spinach, the medicinal benefits of this vegetable

Spinach, the medicinal benefits of this vegetable

Popeye did not teach the world to eat spinach. He taught us to eat canned food. Luckily we know now that you can get sick of canned food by oxidation of metals. Chemical reactions with the plastic coating cause bisphenol… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Sweet potato is a healthy, natural medicine

Sweet potato is a healthy, natural medicine

Origin of sweet potato The sweet potato does not originate from South-America as does the normal potato. The sweet potato was found in a valley that was unknown in the world till the second world war. Over this valley, an… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Eggplant Health Benefits and Possible Risks

Eggplant Health Benefits and Possible Risks

Eggplant is a low calorie vegetable known as an aubergine — very popular in the Mid-East, China, and India. Eggplants belong to the Solanaceae plant family, since it is an ornamental, flowering perennial, and fruit-bearing vegetable. They are also known… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food