by AgroWeb on March 1, 2017

Spinach - More Than Iron Power

Spinach is available all year round but is in season during the autumn (August-April) It is well known for its nutritional qualities and has always been regarded as a plant with remarkable abilities to restore energy, increase vitality and improve the quality of the blood. There are sound reasons why spinach would produce such results, primarily the fact that it is rich in iron. Iron plays a ...

by AgroWeb on February 28, 2017

Olive Oil and Lemon - The amazing Mediterranean combination

Before we start with this article, we would like to ask you a simple question – do you wake up exhausted in the morning and don’t have the energy for anything? Well, if your answer is yes, then you’re in the right place! Yes, you got that right – you just have to squeeze 1 lemon and mix it 1 tbs. of olive oil and you will use this mixture to the rest of your life. Albania...

by AgroWeb on February 28, 2017

Industrial frauds of Blueberry Juice

Many juice cartons in supermarket are chock full of faux fruit juices, one of the most shocking reveals a mixture of beet sugar, corn sugar, monosodium glutamate, ascorbic acid, potassium sulfate, fruit pulp wash, fruit solids, and a byproduct from a water distillation system But nutritionists are railing against industrial fruit juice for another reason. Packed with sugar, calories and carbs, ...

by AgroWeb on February 27, 2017

Most Notorious Foods to Definitely Avoid

Many people think of healthy eating as consuming a certain number of calories per day. But the truth is, it’s not just about how much you eat but the quality of the food you eat, and how safely it’s been produced. Read on for some of the worst foods you can put in your body—you’ll certainly be surprised by a few! MILK WITH ARTIFICIAL HORMONES Many farmers give their ...

by AgroWeb on February 27, 2017

Homemade pear cider and vinegar - the newest healthy trend

The benefits of consuming fruits vinegar are endless and easy to verify. Just a tiny sip of vinegar and your upset stomach will vanish. Take a sip before eating something sweet and you won’t get the familiar crash afterwards since fruit vinegar balances your blood sugars. It  helps sooth sunburns, is great for sore throats and, super importantly for properly digesting minerals, it helps...

by AgroWeb on February 25, 2017

Dried Flakes - The Novel Use of Spinach

As the famous cartoon sailor Popeye taught us in childhood, spinach is truly a nutrition-packed power green. You can look to Spinach as a source of chlorophyll and antioxidants, vitamins A, C, E, K, B2, and B6, magnesium, manganese, folate, iron, calcium, potassium, folic acid, phosphorus, zinc, niacin, selenium, omega-3 fatty acids, and the list goes on and on! This dense combination of vitamins...

by AgroWeb on February 24, 2017

Grilled Lemons – The Intense Savory Taste

Grilling lemons not only heats them up, which is nice for spritzing on hot food, but helps loosen up and release their juices. As a bonus prize for your effort, they look cool too. For people who like that charred flavor and a burst of sour, even sucking or chewing on one can be irresistible. If you happen to have Albanian lemons to grill, they are just sweet enough so that the cut surface will ...

by AgroWeb on February 24, 2017

Most Nutritious Vegetables to Juice

Juicing vegetables offers many health benefits because vegetables are rich in nutrients. Some vegetables are more nutrient-dense and make better candidates for juicing than others. Combining a few different vegetables is a good way to get a diverse blend of vitamins and minerals that support various aspects of health and well-being. Pure, 100-percent vegetable juice counts towards your daily ...

by AgroWeb on February 21, 2017

Amazing techniques to take advantage of Nettles

Stinging nettles are famously difficult to deal with, we mean, they are named stinging nettles for a reason: those nettles don't just scratch, they truly sting. Some people have more of a reaction that others, but they'll leave a rash on pretty much any human skin they touch. Luckily, they are easy to tame with a quick dip in boiling water, called blanching. To blanch stinging nettles, you can ...

by AgroWeb on February 20, 2017

Surprising Facts to Know about Dandelion Tea

Dandelion is used for the treatment of muscle aches, loss of appetite, upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstones, joint pain, eczema and bruises. It also increases urine production and serves as a laxative to increase bowel movements. Some people use dandelion to treat infection, especially viral infections and even cancer. It’s also used as a skin toner, blood tonic and digestive tonic...

by AgroWeb on February 19, 2017

Natural Homemade Chocolate Cream

Going to the supermarket with my son was almost becoming a nightmare for me. The basket was always full with Chocolate Cream jars, cocoa milk, chocolate bars and chocolate ice-cream. He was crazy about them and I felt bad if I did not abide to his wishes, particularly since the pediatrician told me that for as long as my son was eating properly, then it was okay for him to eat these as well. But ...

by AgroWeb on February 18, 2017

Surprisingly Unique Pickled Ginger

Ginger truly does top the list of effective natural home remedies. Being used throughout history by different cultures around the world, ginger harnesses an incredible healing power proven for a host of ailments. The spice is packed with essential nutrients and rejuvenating compounds. AgroWeb.org will show you an unusual recipe of pickled ginger for all Albanian pickle lovers. These homemade ...

by AgroWeb on February 15, 2017

Malus, Crabapple, Wild Apple Nutrients and Benefits

Have you ever seen beautifully colorful little trees by some of the parking lots with little flowers that are pink, white, or red? Well, those flowers usually bloom in early spring season. Then after those flowers are gone you can find very little and cute apples. This tree is called Malus, but people call it different names like Wild Apples, Crab Apples, Crabs, or Crabapples. Sometimes these ...

by AgroWeb on February 15, 2017

The battle of salts: Table vs Himalayan

Salt is by default bringing more flavor to our dishes. Albanians mostly use rock salt and iodized salt, however lately, they have fallen in love with the pink salt also known as Himalayan salt. It all started as a myth among housewives who were marveled about the salt’s nutritional values but with no information to back up their theories. When women talk about diets, they also discuss about ...

by AgroWeb on February 13, 2017

The Amazing Flavor of Black Lemons

Black lime is also known Dried Lime or Black Lemon, is a lime that have lost their water content, usually after having spent a majority of their drying time in the sun. They are used, whole, sliced or ground, as a spice in many international dishes. Black limes are small, and are just as the name suggests: black. Fresh limes are boiled in salt water, or brine, and then set out to dry in the sun. ...

by AgroWeb on February 11, 2017

Healthy do-it-yourself snacks to make at home for kids

Turning snack time into a more creative thing with easy home-made treats is also healthier for your children, who will never resist junk food wherever they are, but there are tasty recipes that both save time and make the children happy. There are so many healthy snacks that families can graze on that are super tasty and just as cost-effective. At home, mothers can easily make tasty snacks for ...

by AgroWeb on February 10, 2017

7 great herbs to have home

Humble though as it may seem, an herb garden is truly a wonder of nature. You can grow your own healing garden but stocking your backyard or windowsill with 7 basic medicinal herbs. These superstars will treat common ailments such as colds and flu, inflammation, minor cuts, infections, pain, muscle spasms, anxiety, poor digestion and insomnia. And also will make for great cooking. Herbs bring food...

by AgroWeb on February 9, 2017

Aloe vera and garlic top herbal charts

Aloe vera, garlic and green tea are the most popular herbal medicines used by consumers, according to a new study. The study conducted by RMIT University in Australia surveyed several thousands of people on their use of the 24 most common medicinal herbs. The study found that 22.6% of participants had used at least one of the herbs in the past 12 months, with the highest use among 35 to 54 year-...

by AgroWeb on February 9, 2017

Top 7 High Carbs Foods

Carbohydrate consumption - particularly starch - has been instrumental in the evolution and expansion of the human brain over the past million years. The healthiest sources of carbohydrates are unprocessed or minimally processed whole grains, vegetables, fruits and beans. Other (not-so-healthy) carbohydrates include bread, milk, popcorn, potatoes, cookies and spaghetti. When carbs are consumed, ...

by AgroWeb on February 7, 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: ...