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”

Poppy (Papaver somniferum) – health benefits of poppy seeds

Poppy (opium poppy, opium cocoon, lat. Papaver somniferum) is considered one of the oldest plant cultures that have been grown for thousands of years. It is not known exactly where the plant comes from, the Middle East and Asia Minor are mentioned, and today it is grown all over the world where the climatic conditionsContinue reading “Poppy (Papaver somniferum) – health benefits of poppy seeds”

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 (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”

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 crispy roasted chickpeas

A recipe for all those who like to snack between meals, and also like to gather friends and treat them to something contagiously tasty and snacking. The recipe is for one homemade snack that goes great with a cold beer or some other drink. When we bake it in the oven, it turns into anContinue reading “Recipe for crispy roasted chickpeas”

Pineapple – the most famous tropical fruit – strengthens immunity

Pineapple is the most popular tropical fruit and rightly call it “king of fruits”. It is not only tasty but also very valuable in terms of nutrients. Thanks to the enviable content of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and enzymes such as bromelain, frequent consumption of pineapple can help strengthen immunity and reduce the risk of inflammation.Continue reading “Pineapple – the most famous tropical fruit – strengthens immunity”

Recipes for Carrot juice, which solve certain health problems

The most important effect that carrots have on our health is that they have a positive effect on eyesight. These vegetables are rich in vitamin A, which has a direct effect on our eyesight. In addition, it strengthens immunity and resistance to many diseases. If you want to maintain a youthful appearance, eat at leastContinue reading “Recipes for Carrot juice, which solve certain health problems”

Health benefits of Watermelon seeds – protect the heart and strengthen muscles

Watermelon is a favorite treat, especially in summer, when temperatures are high and you are looking for some cooling. However, you should keep in mind that the seeds that many remove and throw away are very healthy. In order to use all the healing properties, the seeds need to be cooked, ground or baked. WatermelonContinue reading “Health benefits of Watermelon seeds – protect the heart and strengthen muscles”

Buckwheat honey: the healthiest honey

Buckwheat honey is the darkest of all flower types of honey, and is full of nutrients, minerals and vitamins. It is made by bees collecting and processing nectar from buckwheat flowers. The result is a very nutritious honey with a penetrating taste and aroma, in various shades of dark color from copper yellow to purpleContinue reading “Buckwheat honey: the healthiest honey”