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Tomato Tomatoes are a wonderful sweet and juicy summer vegetable that can be found all year around. They are usually a red fruit but also come in many other colors from yellow to purple. They are cooling and cleansing having strong antioxidants qualities with a high level of Vitamin C and A. The tomato is versatile in the kitchen being used in everything from sauces to salads.
Posted on: 2012-04-24 17:14:40

Celery Celery is green in color with a crunchy texture and a cool distinctive flavor. Celery is high in vitamin C, with many healing qualities, helping reduce blood pressure and renew the joints and arteries. It is a household staple used in everything from salads and soups to juices.
Posted on: 2012-04-25 11:23:25

Mushrooms Mushrooms are part of fungus family. There are thousands of edible varieties, many were eaten by ancient cultures all over the world. Mushrooms are high in fiber and contain many nutrients. They can give substance and a meaty texture to many meals.
Posted on: 2012-04-24 18:13:21

Chromium Chromium is a vital trace mineral that is not made by your body, it must be found in your diet. It plays an important role in breaking down carbohydrates, fats and protein and also, getting fuel to your cells. Chromium levels are low in sweet foods although you can get it from brewers yeast, whole grains, meats, liver and oysters.
Posted on: 2012-04-25 15:02:10

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) Pantothenic acid, also called Vitamin B5 is one of the Water-soluble B Vitamins. Your liver excretes what your body does not use therefore you will need more every day.
Posted on: 2012-04-25 12:57:41

Kale Kale is an ancient vegetable of the cabbage family. The leaves give you more nutritional value for fewer calories that almost any other food. Kale is rich in antioxidants and a great addition to salads and stir-fries in the place of cabbage.
Posted on: 2012-04-25 11:12:05

Vitamin B6 Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin of the B Vitamin group. Your body cannot create it own Vitamin B6 or store it so you need to consume a supply of this vitamin every day. There is a good supply in whole grains, some vegetables and meats. Vitamin B6 is essential to create red blood cells, in metabolism and to strengthen your immune system.
Posted on: 2012-04-25 12:52:16

Edema Edema is the swelling caused by excess fluid in your bodies tissues; this is directly caused by salt retention in then body. It most often occurs in the legs, ankles and feet but can affect the whole body. The major causes are problems with you heart, kidneys or liver. Reducing salt intake, toxins and eating a healthful diet including natural diuretic foods can help reduce the effects and treat the underlying problem.
Posted on: 2012-04-24 16:54:53

Legumes Legumes are the seeds and the fruit of a legume plant. There are many varieties of legume. Some are eaten immature and fresh as a vegetable, some are sprouted and eaten as a salad vegetable, but most legumes are grown to maturity, dried and later re-hydrated and cooked before eating. They are rich in fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals.
Posted on: 2012-04-24 15:46:13

Sunchoke Jerusalem artichoke or sunchoke as it is also known is the root of a variety of sunflower. It is a crisp white vegetable that stores the carbohydrate inulin. It is high in potassium, fiber and other nutrients. Sunchoke is great raw, stir-fried or baked. Healthy and versatile, a great addition to the kitchen.
Posted on: 2012-04-24 17:20:07