Pistachio

Pistachios are usually eaten raw or are enjoyed roasted, salted or sweetened. As other nuts, pistachio is very rich in nutrients, which makes it a perfect evening snack and a healthy touch to your dishes. Pistachios are very rich in B group vitamins, vitamin C, E and A, minerals such as iron, magnesium, potassium and…

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Walnut

Walnuts have many beneficial properties and important nutritional values. Like other types of nuts, walnuts are high in calories, around 650 calories per 100 grams and are high in fat, but it is important to say that walnuts contain monounsaturated fats which are absolutely good for your health, they protect your cardiovascular system. Walnuts are a…

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Almonds

There are two main varieties of almonds which are sweet and bitter almond. Sweet almonds are eaten raw, cooked and are also processed for making oil, butter, flour and milk. Bitter almonds contain cyanide and are poisonous, so they are not used in cooking but are used in making essential almond oil. Its flour is…

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19 Interesting facts about Greece

In Athens lives around 40 percent of the total population. Greece is also known for its largest naval army in the world. Greece has around 3000 islands, 1200 island are large enough for habitation and around 270 are  inhabited. The oldest spoken language in Europe is the Greek language. Voting in Greece is required by the law. Greek…

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19 Interesting facts about Italy

Over 60 percent of the world’s art treasures are found in Italy. The first battery was invented by Alessandro Volta. The world’s first pizzeria is Antica Pizzeria Port’Alba which was opened in 1830 in Naples. Venice Film Festival is the oldest international film festival in the world, founded in 1932. The city of Parma is…

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19 Interesting facts about Spain

The only car brand in Spain is Seat. The majority of Spanish people do not approve bullfighting. La Tomatina is celebrated each year near Valencia and it is the biggest tomato fight in the world. Spain did not participate in either First or Second World War. Spain produces about 43 percent of world’s olive oil.…

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