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VEGETABLES: THE GREEN PACKETS OF ENERGY

The term vegetable generally means the edible parts of plants. Any plant part like fruit (tomato), seeds (bean), roots (beet), tubers (potato), stems (asparagus), leaves (spinach), or flower (cauliflower) can be used as food. Mostly vegetables are low in fat and calories, high in fiber except starchy vegetables like beet …

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ANJEER OR FIG: A FRUIT OF HEAVEN

The fig or Anjeer, botanically called Ficus carica belongs to the mulberry family Moraceae. The fig trees the earliest one which has been cultivated in old age. It was originated in the Mediterranean and western Asia regions. Turkey, Syria, Greece, Spain, Iran, China and Mexico are the major producers of …

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ASTONISHING HEALTH REALITIES ABOUT ‘SPINACH’

SPINACH (SPINACIAOLERACEA) is a wonderful green-leafy vegetable often recognized as one of the functional foods for its wholesome nutritional, antioxidants and anti-cancer composition. Its tender, crispy, dark-green leaves are one of the favorite ingredients of chefs all around the planet. Spinacia Spinach may survive over winter in temperate regions. The …

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