by AgroWeb on May 17, 2017

The Natural Products Rich in Calcium

When it comes to getting the required daily dose of calcium, dairy products seem a firsthand choice. Researchers have shown that an average adult needs a daily dose of around 1000 mg of calcium to keep his/her teeth healthy and bones strong. That works out to about three cups of milk a day according to scientist. Vegans and people with lactose intolerance have often faced limited choices when it ...

by AgroWeb on May 18, 2017

The Satisfaction of Growing Your Own Food

My balcony is in full bloom. Tomatoes and cucumbers have grown as high as casting a shadow over us. The fruits are showing off, almost ripe and fully covered. Cucumbers almost look like grapes. You should see them. Currently I am enjoying strawberries. Each day I take eight or ten of them (usually more, but these two weeks have not been sufficiently sunny). But I have made a mistake that I ...

by AgroWeb on May 17, 2017

Albanian Berries You Should Be Eating

Picking or eating berries is a special treat. They're so delicious and beautiful – think about rich red strawberries, juicy blueberries, and tangy cranberries. Berries are among Albanian favorite fruits especially black berries, strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. One of the most common types of raki in Albania is the one made of blackberry. In Albania, farmers are embracing the ...

by AgroWeb on May 17, 2017

Honey and walnuts combination for life

Honey and walnuts will perfectly enhance each other’s properties. It doesn’t have to be a specific honey, as long as it is raw and preferably organic, but for best results you could choose the chestnut honey as it has the highest level of antioxidants. The combination of walnuts and honey has many wonderful uses. AgroWeb introduces you to their most important benefits. Lowers High ...

by AgroWeb on May 17, 2017

Violet Tea Benefits and How to Make it

Violets have been known throughout history as a healing herb. An example that was proven by research was that Viola odorata contains phenolic glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, alkaloids, mucilage, and tannins among other things. These compounds work in several ways to cure ailments. The official violet used in medicine is Viola odorata, but all members of the Viola genus will work in a similar ...

by AgroWeb on May 17, 2017

10 Foods that Unclog Arteries Naturally and Protect Against Heart Attack

While there are juices, smoothies and many detox drinks out there to help flush out your system and get things running smoothly, nature has also provided us with foods that have the same powers, naturally. These 10 foods listed by AgroWeb.org can help unclog your arteries and protect your heart! Pomegranate This fun fruit contains phytochemicals that act as antioxidants to protect the lining of ...

by AgroWeb on May 17, 2017

Benefits of chili olive oil and how to make it

Chili oil is essentially dried chilies, preserved in oil. It adds a delightful kick to whatever dish you’re using it in. In Albania is commonly used as a finishing oil for beans but it’s also used in risottos, pastas and seafood, it’s also a great oil for stir-fries. As you’re about to learn reading this AgroWeb.org article, making chili oil is very easy and it has several...

by AgroWeb on May 16, 2017

Parsley Tea with Lemon and Honey

The first thing that comes to one’s mind when parsley is mentioned is probably a delicious dish or a bowl of salad garnished with pungent green leaves of this herb. Yes – parsley is a winner among garnishes, however, owing to its amazing properties, it definitely proves to be much more than just a pretty garnish. Parsley tea is one of the best ways to get the most of this herb’s...

by AgroWeb on May 16, 2017

Albanian Oregano - The Mountain Joy

It has been recognized for its aromatic properties since ancient times, with the Greeks and Romans holding oregano as a symbol of joy and happiness. In fact, it was a tradition for Greek and Roman brides and grooms to be crowned with a laurel of oregano. Oregano, whose name means "mountain joy” is available throughout the year in Albania. Oregano is native to northern Europe, although ...

by AgroWeb on May 16, 2017

Albanian Tasteful Sage Makes a Great Cooking Herb

It’s hard to not love an ingredient that loves oil. And that’s exactly what sage does - it partners perfectly with foods rich in oils and fats. That’s why it is so common in hearty foods. The color of sage leaves and their flavor varies but, in essence, Albanian sage is a very strongly aromatic and slightly bitter herb that can withstand long cooking times without losing its ...

by AgroWeb on May 14, 2017

Aged 60 Plus - Vitamins are vital

As we grow older, various physiological and psychological changes occur which have a direct effect on nutritional requirements. The body becomes less efficient at absorbing and using many vitamins and minerals. Long-term use of prescription drugs can reduce the absorption of certain nutrients. At the same time, many people find that as they get older their appetite decreases. Since the need for ...

by AgroWeb on May 14, 2017

In your 50s - Watch your fat levels

Health problems, such as raised cholesterol, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes are more common in this age group. A low-fat, low-GI diet which includes plenty of fruit and vegetables, is the best way to prevent and treat these problems. As women enter the menopause, and men in andropause they are affected in different ways. Consequences such as a decline in libido, osteoporosis and heart ...

by AgroWeb on May 14, 2017

Eat for your age - For your busy 20s and 30s

As we grow older our interests, priorities and eating habits change, so it's no surprise that our nutritional needs do also. The core principles of a healthy diet remain the same at 25 or 65; we need a balance of different nourishing foods to enable us to look and feel our best however our bodies do require specific nutrients as we go through different life stages. Read below the first article of ...

by AgroWeb on May 13, 2017

Cranberries – Nature’s Organic Red Treat

Cranberries are famous for their pleasing, pucker-inducing tartness and ability to enhance a wide range of dishes, cranberries are popular in everything. They're great as a trail mix addition or alone as a snack. Commercially grown cranberries are somewhat larger than the wild varieties grown in the northern regions of the Albania. Old Albanians enjoyed preparing cranberries in ways similar to ...

by AgroWeb on May 12, 2017

Natural Products that Lower High Blood Pressure

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods and with reduced saturated and total fat can substantially lower blood pressure. The foods in the diet must be high in potassium, magnesium, nitrates and calcium Omega oils, flavonoids, phytochemicals and antioxidants which act as natural vasodilators. Studies have found the following foods to be effective in lowering blood pressure: ...

by AgroWeb on May 11, 2017

The Wonders of Orchids to the Human Health

The orchid genus is old, widespread and diverse. They grow naturally all over the world and are a favorite plant among not only horticulturists, but all flower lovers alike. Orchids aren't only prolific, they're unique. Much of the reason orchids are so widespread is thanks in part to humans' affinity for and desire to grow them. Horticulturists think that the symmetry of the flower could have a ...

by AgroWeb on May 11, 2017

Pine Tea for Mental Clarity and Vitality

Albanian pines provide year round goodness that includes 136mg of vitamin C per one cup of pine needles. Pine needles also contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and sodium. If this isn’t enough, they also contain polyprenols, physterols and carotenoids and this makes pine tea a potent antioxidant health brew. Pine needles are probably not the first thing you ...

by AgroWeb on May 11, 2017

Top Antioxidant-Rich Fruits and Vegetables

You’ve heard about the benefits of antioxidants, and through AgroWeb.org articles you’ve learned about what they are and what they do for your body and mind. But which fruits and vegetables are the best sources? Here are top fruits and vegetables that are the top sources of antioxidants. Wild Blueberries Don’t let these little berries fool you, they rank number 1 in ...

by AgroWeb on May 11, 2017

Delicious Healthy Detox Waters

Through its intrinsic role as body’s natural purifier and hydrator, water is the easiest and most effective detoxification weapon. All functions of the body require water; a crucial component of the biological make up of all human cells. Water flushes toxins out from organs. It provides an adequately moist environment for the ear, nose and throat tissues. Water enables the liver to ...

by AgroWeb on May 10, 2017

Black Olives for an Evergreen Health

Black olives are very high in iron. The ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout the body is due to the presence of iron in the blood. If we suffer from a lack of iron, our tissues don't get enough oxygen, and we may feel cold or weak. Iron also plays a vital role in the production of energy. It is a necessary part of a number of enzymes, including iron catalase, iron peroxidase, and...