Chestnut (Castanea sativa) – the only nut with vitamin C – Protects the heart and kidneys

Chestnut or “acorn of the gods” (Castanea sativa) is the only nut fruit with vitamin C.Chestnut fruit contains a large percentage of starch and sugar and does not contain oil and is therefore used in human nutrition cooked, baked, in some parts of the world it is served instead of flour and potatoes.Chestnut is theContinue reading “Chestnut (Castanea sativa) – the only nut with vitamin C – Protects the heart and kidneys”

Quince (Cydonia oblonga) – Autumn empress, fragrant and healing –

Quince (Cydonia oblonga) Quince is the autumn empress – you can eat it fresh, then cooked – as a famous quince sweet, but also as a compote. Its botanical name comes from the Greek city of Kydonia (today Chania) in the northwest of the island of Crete. This fruit is native to southwest Asia, andContinue reading “Quince (Cydonia oblonga) – Autumn empress, fragrant and healing –”

Pumpkin juice and oil – homemade recipe

Pumpkin juice is recommended for good work of the kidneys and cardiovascular system, for good digestion and mood. Also, this juice is beneficial against ovarian inflammation, as well as problems caused by menopause. You can easily make it yourself. Components:– 3kg peeled pumpkin– 7 l of water– 2 kg of sugar– Juice of two lemonsContinue reading “Pumpkin juice and oil – homemade recipe”

Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) The queen of autumn – health benefits

Pumpkin is an ideal and unavoidable autumn food, rich in medicinal ingredients, tasty, and at the same time low in calories. Pumpkin can be eaten raw, cooked, baked or fried. In addition to the fleshy part, its seeds are also used. Among vegetables, pumpkin is one of the most concentrated sources of alpha-linolenic acid, anContinue reading “Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) The queen of autumn – health benefits”

Blackberries – powerful antioxidants

Blackberries are as much as ten times richer in antioxidants than broccoli, which ranks them in the top ten healthiest foods. Incredible blackberries are rich in vitamins and minerals, fiber and antioxidants in the prevention of many diseases. This powerful fruit is low in calories, but very rich in vitamins C, E, folic acid, magnesiumContinue reading “Blackberries – powerful antioxidants”

Eggplant (Solanum melongena) enchanting and unique aromatic-bitter vegetable

Deeply appreciated for its bright purple color, shiny rind and unique aromatic-bitter taste, eggplant is available in stores throughout the year, but they are of the best quality from the beginning of August to the end of October when it is their season. Eggplant belongs family, which includes tomatoes, peppers and potatoes and grows inContinue reading “Eggplant (Solanum melongena) enchanting and unique aromatic-bitter vegetable”

Plums (Prunus domestica) and prunes – the beneficial effect of plums on the human body

Plum has long been known as a very useful food for the body, people have consumed it for centuries, and has a significant place in traditional medicine, as a powerful, natural remedy. Plums are a very widespread fruit, numbering more than two thousand different varieties, which differby color, size, shape of the fruit, but alsoContinue reading “Plums (Prunus domestica) and prunes – the beneficial effect of plums on the human body”

Rose – the magical queen of flowers- syrup recipe

Gentle and delicate rose buds have always been a symbol of elegance, nobility and beauty. Their origin is lost in ancient prehistory, and today about two hundred species are grown on all meridians. Ancient roses are the oldest hybrids. Modern bushy roses bloom from June to September, while climbers bloom several times a season andContinue reading “Rose – the magical queen of flowers- syrup recipe”

Figs (Ficus carica) – a miraculous fruit

Fig is a Mediterranean woody species. Originating in the Middle East and West Asia, it has been used and cultivated since ancient times, and today it is widely distributed around the world, as a fruit, and as an ornamental plant. Figs are rich in natural sugars, minerals and absorbent fiber. The minerals that predominate inContinue reading “Figs (Ficus carica) – a miraculous fruit”

Recipe for homemade Cranberry juice – which is a powerful antioxidant

Cranberry is considered one of the healthiest plants, because there are many things that it has a beneficial effect on, whether it is eaten as fresh fruit or drunk in the form of tea and juice. Cranberry juice has a beneficial effect on the health of the whole organism, improves immunity and relieves stress. TheContinue reading “Recipe for homemade Cranberry juice – which is a powerful antioxidant”