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”

Homemade Oat milk – medicinal properties and recipe

Make homemade oat milk and do your health a favor. Oat milk is a great healthy substitute if you do not drink animal milk for health or other reasons. Oats have many medicinal properties, and is best known for its high concentration of proteins and fibers associated with cholesterol regulation. This also helps strengthen theContinue reading “Homemade Oat milk – medicinal properties and recipe”

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 –”

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”

Melon (Cucumis melo) – refreshes and calms

Melon is native to Asia and Africa. Already the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans considered melon a delicacy. Melon belongs to the same family as watermelon, pumpkin and cucumber. It is extremely rich in vitamins and minerals. Contains a large percentage of vitamins C, B, beta carotene, as well as calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, ironContinue reading “Melon (Cucumis melo) – refreshes and calms”

Recipe: Soup with carrot, ginger and lemon – strengthens body and soul

Refreshing, light carrot soup, full of vitamins, strengthens the body. This soup is prepared quickly, which is ideal for hot days. Ginger, carrot and lemon juice guarantee an unforgettable experience, and also strengthen immunity. Ingredients: 450g carrots 1.5 cm of ginger root Juice of half a lemon 2 tablespoons olive oil Parsley, salt, pepper LiterContinue reading “Recipe: Soup with carrot, ginger and lemon – strengthens body and soul”

Chickpeas (Cicer arietinum) – Health benefits and recipes

Due to its high nutritional value, it has always been an important food in the human diet. It looks like a soybean and is one of the delicacies of Asian cuisine. This legume is too rich in protein and fiber, as accompanying elements are vitamins and minerals for which science has evidence of crucial importanceContinue reading “Chickpeas (Cicer arietinum) – Health benefits and recipes”

Currants (Ribes) – Is full of vitamins and minerals – a recipe for juice

The health benefits of red currants are stronger immunity, lower risk of bowel cancer, prevention of heart disease, lower blood pressure, healthier bones, better digestion and clean skin. In history, it has been noted that in the 11th century, red currants were used as a decoration of monastery courtyards and city gardens, but also asContinue reading “Currants (Ribes) – Is full of vitamins and minerals – a recipe for juice”