Posts tagged with "whole foods"



Squash, The Versatile Fruit
Flavors of the Nations Series · 19. February 2021
Did you know that insects are the ones to blame or thank for those bizarre looking like squashes of different shapes and colors?. All of the squash family blossoms are pollinated by insects, and they are responsible for cross-pollination with each other. Pollen from the flower of one variety of squash can get transported via insect to a different kind of squash where it can fertilize that plant. The squash that grow from these plants will still resemble that what you initially planted.

Sweet Potatoes, Mysterious Traveler
Flavors of the Nations Series · 12. February 2021
Did you know that the lack of clarity in how sweet potatoes arrived to the Pacific islands from Central and South America still puzzles scientists today?. Scientists have recently sequenced DNA from sweet potatoes grown across the Pacific.

Carrots, Honey Underground
Flavors of the Nations Series · 29. January 2021
Did you know there are Eastern carrots of different color than Western carrots?. They even have a variation in their names to identify them. Eastern carrots are called Daucus carota ssp. sativus var. atrorubens Alef. and the Western carrots are called Daucus carota ssp. sativus var. Sativus. The Eastern carrots are often called anthocyanin carrots because or their purple/black color, but they can be yellow and red as well. These are traditionally grown in Turkey, Afghanistan, Egypt, Pakistan

Leafy Greens, Detox Powerhouse
Flavors of the Nations Series · 15. January 2021
Did you know that dark leafy green veggies are some of the most powerful detoxifiers we have at hand?. They support our body with nutrition, oxygenation, alkalization, and detoxification. Dark leafy greens are not necessarily the first thing we crave in the morning or when we lay awake at night dreaming about food. Many of us struggle or force ourselves the salad in our mouth because we know that is good for us, right?. Oh, how should we know better! Dark leafy greens provide our body with fol

Flavors of the Nations Series · 04. December 2020
Did you know that eating Papaya helps to restore your eyes from exposure to blue light rays and also protects against UV rays?. In this digital age we are living in, protecting our sight should be in our list of highest priorities. Who would have thought that the delicious Papaya would do that?!.

Flavors of the Nations Series · 13. November 2020
Did you know that okra is technically a fruit?. There is mixed feelings when it comes to okra, some people love it and some hate it. On what side do you stand? In this new series, I am going to introduce to you the benefits and hidden blessings of the amazing gifts given to us in nature.

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