Archive for the ‘Vegetables’ Category

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What are the benefits of Brussels Sprouts?

What’s New and Beneficial About Brussels Sprouts   Brussels sprouts can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will use a steaming method when cooking them. The fiber-related components in Brussels sprouts do a better job of binding together with bile acids in your digestive tract when they’ve been steamed. When this binding […]

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What are the benefits of broccoli?

What’s New and Beneficial About Broccoli Broccoli can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will cook it by steaming. The fiber-related components in broccoli do a better job of binding together with bile acids in your digestive tract when they’ve been steamed. When this binding process takes place, it’s easier for bile […]

About Bell Peppers

About Bell Peppers

An Important Message About Bell Peppers We have placed nightshade vegetables (such as bell peppers) on our “10 Most Controversial WHFoods List.” This list was created to let you know that even though some foods (like bell peppers) can make an outstanding contribution to your meal plan, they are definitely not for everyone. Nightshade vegetables […]

Avocados

What’s Beneficial about Avocados

The avocado is colloquially known as the Alligator Pear, reflecting its shape and the leather-like appearance of its skin. Avocado is derived from the Aztec word “ahuacatl”. Avocados are the fruit from Persea americana, a tall evergreen tree that can grow up to 65 feet in height. Avocados vary in weight from 8 ounces to […]

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Asparagus for a healthy life

The fleshy green spears of asparagus are both succulent and tender and have been considered a delicacy since ancient times. This highly prized vegetable arrives with the coming of spring, when its shoots break through the soil and reach their 6-8 inch harvest length. In California the first crops are picked as early as February, […]