Garlic

Garlic Uses and Facts

Facts Garlic is also called a “Stinking Rose”. In ancient Rome and Greece, brides carried bouquets of garlic instead of flowers. There are more than 400 varieties of garlic and they are all member of the Lily family. China is the world’s biggest garlic producer, they produce about 70% of the world’s garlic. The key…

Lemons Sergi Albir

Lemon Uses and Facts

Lemon Facts Lemons are thought to be a hybrid between a citron and a sour orange. Lemons are one of the nature’s top sources of potassium and Vitamin C. Lemons have just 11 calories and around 50 mg of Vitamin C per 100 g. Citric acid makes up to 8 % of lemon juice and…

Chestnuts

Chestnuts

There are three main chestnuts species which are European, Asiatic and American. Chestnuts are very popular in the Mediterranean area because other than being tasty, chestnuts are very rich in nutrients. They can be eaten roasted or cooked in various recipes. Chestnuts are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamins B1 and B6, potassium, magnesium and in…

Pistachio

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…

Walnut

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…

Almonds

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…

Almonds Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean diet

General information Mediterranean diet is not just a simple weight loss program, it is a way of life. So you don’t have to be on a diet to eat as recommended by the Mediterranean diet program, it is a healthy way of eating meant for everyone who wants to eat delicious food and stay healthy…

Hazelnuts (Yane Naumoski)

Hazelnut

Hazelnuts are one of the most popular and tasty nuts. They are very rich in nutrients which make them a perfect snack together with other types of nuts. Hazelnuts have a beneficial effect on our cardiovascular system, because of the presence of monounsaturated fats like Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids that lower your…