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23 Health Benefits Of Arugula

Arugula (Eruca Sativa) is a leafy green vegetable that is commonly used in salad cuisines. It is also called garden rocket, salad rocket, rucola, colewort, or roquette. Arugula is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. These include;  calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, B vitamins, folic acids, vitamin C, and fat-soluble vitamins A, E, and K …

29 Health Benefits Of Geranium

Geranium is a generic name that refers to over 200 Geraniaceae plant species. In this write-up, the geranium we are referring to is the rose-scented geranium called Geranium pelargonium. This is the only known species of geranium that can be safely consumed. Geranium plant has 5-petal flowers as well as pinnate leaves on long stems. …

47 Health Benefits Of Zinc

Zinc is an important micronutrient which plays an important role in protein synthesis and in the regulation of immune system cell production. Zinc can be found in high concentrations in both the red and white blood cells, retina, kidneys, pancreas, and bones. More than 300 different enzymes in the body require zinc to function properly. …

23 Health Benefits Of Apple Cinnamon Tea

Apple cinnamon tea is prepared by brewing tea, cinnamon, apple peels, and other variety of tea into a nutritious beverage. Apple and cinnamon have numerous nutritious and therapeutic properties. When combined with antioxidant-rich tea, the potential benefits increase. Black tea is often used in making this tea and it is rich in numerous antioxidants. It …

18 Health Benefits Of Radicchio

Radicchio (Cichorium intybus) is a perennial herbaceous plant and a high-demand variety of chicory. Radicchio is sometimes called Italian chicory as various variety of its cultivar originate from Italy. Radicchio varies in size but are typically the size of a grapefruit and have a maroon or red color with white veins. Radicchio could be eaten …

27 Health Benefits Of Potatoes

Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a vegetable that is a member of the nightshade family. This vegetable has been cultivated for more than 7000 years and is native to the Americas such as Bolivia, the Andes, and Peru. Potato is one vegetable that children love to eat. Furthermore, potatoes can be prepared in several ways as …