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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
Kohlrabi Kohlrabi is one of the great forgotten vegetables. Once a favorite of nobles, it is of the same family as the cabbage, with the texture of an apple and a more mild and delicate sweetness. It is a good source of fiber, potassium and vitamins and relieves damp body conditions. Perfect in a summer salad, stir-fry or a good soup.
Posted on: 2012-04-24 18:39:00
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
Lemon The lemon is a sour tasting fruit, which is oval in shape with a textured yellow skin. It is rich in vitamin C, phytonutrients and powerful antioxidants. Lemon may be the most therapeutic of all vegetal foods for people who eat high protein or high fat diets. They are refreshing added to a drink and a great flavor added to both deserts and savory dishes.
Posted on: 2012-04-18 13:31:00
Lettuce The Lettuce is a leafy green vegetable that comes in many types. The types like iceberg have been bred for less bitterness, the other effect of this is to reduce their nutrient content. Choose darker colored lettuce for health as they are a rich source of vitamin A and folic acid. Lettuce is a diuretic with a sedative effect and dries damp health conditions. It is great in salads or on a sandwich.
Posted on: 2012-04-24 18:33:18
Meat Meat is the tissue of animals eaten as food, that of mammals and birds, not seafood as it is not usually referred to as meat. Meat is a complete protein food containing all the essential amino acids and many other nutrients. Many people avoided meat for health, ethical and religious reasons. For meat eaters, eat meat in moderation as eating too much can lead to many health problems.
Posted on: 2012-04-25 12:17:00
Milk Milk is the white liquid produced by mammals as the natural food for their infants. Humans, of all ages, use milk from other mammals to drink or to transform in another product such as cheese, yogurt or cream. Milk is rich in protein, calcium and many vitamins and other minerals, helping build strong bones.
Posted on: 2012-04-19 13:42:53
Millet Millet seed have a strong taste, are tiny and round and come in a variety of colors from white to red. It comes from one of a variety of cereal grasses. It is a good source of nutrients with a high protein profile. Millet is an ancient, prehistoric food eaten before rice and it is known as a good substitute.
Posted on: 2012-04-24 15:41:54
Mushroom, Shiitake Shiitake mushroom are an Asian mushroom that is brown in color with strong health properties. Shiitake have been used as a food and medicine for over 6000 years in china. They have a protein that gives a similar flavor to meats and cheeses. Mushrooms, meat for vegetarians.
Posted on: 2012-04-24 18:18:03
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