Month: February 2020

Pomegranate

Pomegranates are rich in vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. The majority of that fiber is found in the white seeds hiding beneath the pockets of juice. It contains 48 percent of the recommended daily vitamin C intake, important for a variety of health functions. Pomegranate seeds contain a high number of antioxidants, which help protect the body against inflammation and free radical damage. There are also antioxidants …

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Lime

lime  is a citrus fruit, which is typically round, green in color, 3–6 centimeters (1.2–2.4 in) in diameter, and contains acidic juice vesicles. There are several species of citrus trees whose fruits are called limes, including the Key lime (Citrus aurantiifolia), Persian lime, kaffir lime, and desert lime. Limes are a rich source of vitamin C, are sour, and are often used to accent the flavors of foods and beverages. …

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Lemon

Lemon, (Citrus ×limon), small tree or spreading bush of the rue family (Rutaceae) and its edible fruit. Lemon juice is a characteristic ingredient in many pastries and desserts, such as tarts and the traditional American lemon meringue pie. The distinctive astringent flavour of the fruit, either fresh or preserved, is also used to enhance many poultry, fish, and vegetable …

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Bitter Melon

Bitter melon — also known as bitter gourd or Momordica charantia — is a tropical vine that belongs to the gourd family and is closely related to zucchini, squash, pumpkin, and cucumber. It’s cultivated around the world for its edible fruit, which is considered a staple in many types of Asian cuisine. The Chinese variety is typically …

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Okra

Okra is a torpedo-shaped pod ranging in length from 5 to 6 inches when mature. okra is known for its lean flavor, resulting in an indispensable ingredient in stews, curries, deep fried, or grilled. Whether fried, pickled, or grilled, no other vegetable tastes quite like okra. There are many different types of okra from which …

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