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What Are Figs Good For?

What Are Figs Good For?



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Figs Nutrition Facts

Often mentioned in the Bible as a sign of peace and prosperity, the fig tree is so ancient, remnants of the fruit have been discovered in Neolithic excavations sites circa 5,000 B.C. Thought to be native to Weste...

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What Is Fennel Good For?

What Is Fennel Good For?


Fennel Nutrition Facts

Thought to have originated in Southern Europe and Mediterranean regions, fennel is an herb with a mild but distinctive licorice flavor and fragrance. Although it still grows wild in surprising places, fennel is cultivated extensively ...

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Shop local and small for produce

I try to shop for my food primarily at my local produce shop. they sell fresh and seasonal fruits, veggies, and even garden supplies at a lower price than the big grocery stores (on most items). I find that if I stock my kitchen with healthy stuff instead of the bad stuff, I will eat it because I ha...

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Shop local and small for produce

I try to shop for my food primarily at my local produce shop. they sell fresh and seasonal fruits, veggies, and even garden supplies at a lower price than the big grocery stores (on most items). I find that if I stock my kitchen with healthy stuff instead of the bad stuff, I will eat it because I ha...

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What Are Eggplants Good For?

What Are Eggplants Good For?

Eggplant Nutrition Facts


Asked to describe an eggplant, most would mention dark purple, glossy, and shaped like a very large teardrop. Eggplants are known as aubergines in other parts of the world, where they're much more popular. India is said to be th...

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What Is Durian Good For?

What Is Durian Good For?


Durian Nutrition Facts
Durian: King of Tropical Fruit


Durian fruit is not noted for having a particularly appealing fragrance, but it its many beneficial attributes have earned it the “King of Tropical Fruit” title. Coming from one of the 30 recogniz...

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Have a Muller Light!

I have always loved my food (thats partly what got me into the situation I am now. But the one food I had more then anything else was Yoghurts, I could have them all day long, however one day a Slimming World Coach told me to switch to Muller Lights as there is no fat or sugar in them and I started ...

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To what foods are people most allergic?

To what foods are people most allergic?

Although allergic reactions can occur to virtually any food, research studies on food allergy consistently report more problems with some foods than with others. It's important to realize that the frequency of problems varies from country to country and...

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What Is Dragon Fruit Good For?

What Is Dragon Fruit Good For?


Dragon Fruit Nutrition Facts

Who knew there was a plant with a flower like an explosion of flame, which produces a beautiful but short-lived fruit with the appearance of a brilliant pink rosebud? This is the pitya – dragon fruit – indigenous to Centra...

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What Are Dates Good For?

What Are Dates Good For?


Dates Nutrition Facts


While dates don't appear to be particularly special with their oddly wrinkled, brown exterior, they're satisfyingly chewy and flavorful. Undoubtedly a favorite since the Garden of Eden, dates are considered a drupe because they con...

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