by AgroWeb on March 21, 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 March 27, 2017

Magnesium deficiencies bad for your heart

Magnesium deficiencies are very real and occur with surprising frequency, particularly since the standard diet doesn’t include many sources of this mineral, which comes in large quantities in plant-derived foods like leafy greens. Not getting enough of the mineral could lead to the increased chance of developing diabetes, osteoporosis, even heart disease. Deficiencies don’t always ...

by AgroWeb on March 18, 2017

Gooseberry - Looking like a melon, tasting like grape

Do you know of a berry that kind of looks like a tiny watermelon and tastes like sour grape? It’s the unique gooseberry. Health Benefits of gooseberry Gooseberries are low in calories (100 grams contain only about 44 calories), but high in phenolic phytochemicals, especially flavones and anthocyanins. These compounds are known to have benefiting effects against cancer, aging, inflammation...

by AgroWeb on March 25, 2017

9 Ways to Eat Healthier This Spring

As the start of spring nears, you begin to think about shedding a few extra pounds along with your sweaters. Meanwhile, a new crop of fruits and veggies begins to show up at farmers markets, making it easier to stick with those eat-healthy resolutions you may have made back in January. AgroWeb.org will share the best tips for eating better right now. Veg Out in the Morning A savory breakfast ...

by AgroWeb on March 20, 2017

Walnut oil amazing benefits

Walnut oil is a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids. It has high content of phytonutrients and a source of phosphorus, selenium, zinc, magnesium, calcium and iron. It also provides substantial amount of Vitamin B2, B1, B3 along with Niacin and Vitamin E. Though it is edible, it is used less in food preparation in comparison to other oils. It possesses delicate flavor and scent with light color and...

by AgroWeb on March 15, 2017

Butter vs. Margarine – Which is Better?

Which is best for you? Butter or margarine? The debate is still raging. 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the discovery of margaric acid, the ancestor of modern margarine. Most of those 200 years have been a struggle between these two ‘foods’. Recently it looked like margarine was a clear loser. Its high level of trans fats got it labeled as “just one molecule away from ...

by AgroWeb on March 26, 2017

322 million suffer from depression as world ages: WHO

The global number of people with depression has risen by 18 per cent to 322 million in the past decade, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday, demanding greater attention for high-risk groups. The increase between 2005 and 2015 came about not only because the world's overall population grew, but also because life expectancies rose, the UN health agency said. The risk of depressive ...

by AgroWeb on March 12, 2017

Up your metabolism with ginger aloe vera juice

Metabolism refers to the body process by which the foods that you eat or drink are converted into energy. There are some products that helps move fat through the digestive system faster so that less of it is absorbed by the body. Our metabolism is at its lowest when we are asleep, simply because the body is relaxed and in a resting state. A glass of herbal drink can help raise the metabolism ...

by AgroWeb on February 19, 2017

Fruits and Vegetables May Help Boost Mental Health

It is said that you are in the best of health only if you have a healthy body, mind and soul. These three components are essential in bringing a balance to your life and keep you happy and strong. While we commonly pay heed to our physical state of being, our mental health takes a back seat. Call it taboo or what, but must people shy away from discussing their mental state. In today's times, with ...

by AgroWeb on February 22, 2017

Spice up your life with celery juice

Celery juice is extremely healthy and one of the very most moisturizing foods we are able to put in the body. Since it is extremely alkalizing, it equalizes the body’s PH, that is essential for optimum health. In olden days, it absolutely was considered a medicinal herb utilized to deal with a number of health issues. The minerals and vitamins and nutrients are typically in perfect harmony ...

by AgroWeb on February 24, 2017

Discover Elderberry for your health

Looking for a natural remedy that has a very long history of medicinal use? There’s evidence that the elderberry may have been cultivated by prehistoric man. Sambucus nigra is the full scientific name of the most common variety used for medicinal purposes. It’s a well-known and very used plant in Albania as well. There are also recipes for elderberry-based medications dating back to ...

by AgroWeb on February 17, 2017

Health benefits of Aloe vera oil

This essential oil is made by combining the Aloe vera plant with a fatty oil. The majority of the health advantages offered by aloe vera originate from its water-retaining, fleshy leaves– particularly the nutrient-rich gel obtained from them. It’s usually the leaves or gel which is used to make the oil. The Ancient Egyptians highly valued the plant like a cure for infections, rashes, ...

by AgroWeb on February 4, 2017

Savoy Cabbage - The curly cabbage

Savoy cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. sabauda L. Capitata Group) is a kind of cabbage which is also known as. Its leaves are bluish to green colored. Savoy cabbage needs well drained soil in a cool climate to grow. It is native to Coastal Southern and Western Europe. It was originated about 1000 BC in Western Asia and Europe. Around 16th century Savoy was sophisticated. Savoy cabbage is the plant ...

by AgroWeb on January 31, 2017

Amazing benefits of Goji Berries

Goji berries, a fruit that comes from the Lycium barbarum plant, have been used as a traditional medicine for general health, and recent studies suggest there is real evidence for its purported benefits. Many types of berries offer beneficial antioxidants that protect the body against chronic disease, and goji berries may contain additional properties to improve eye health. These shrivelled red ...

by AgroWeb on February 9, 2017

Benefits of Albanian pigweed

Pigweed or Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus) is a genus of plants native to Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. It’s very well-known in Albania, especially in the South areas, as locals use it for salads. It can grow in many soil types, and most if not all members of the genus have edible leaves, roots, seeds. This article of AgroWeb.org, focuses on the Albanian variety of Amaranthus. ...

by AgroWeb on January 26, 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...

by AgroWeb on January 18, 2017

The Immunity Combo Pack of Oranges and Kiwis

In order to boost your health inner immunity, the combination of two among the Vitamin C champions packs an incredible amount of benefits. The orange and kiwi combination can be taken in form of a fruit salad or you can juice them in equal parts. Both oranges and kiwis are in the category of acid fruits that is why they have a special chemistry between them. Acid fruits should not be eaten with ...

by AgroWeb on January 22, 2017

The Health Benefits of Roselle

Roselle, botanically speaking, Hibiscus sabdariffa, has been used in folk medicine as a diuretic and mild laxative, as well as in treating cardiac and nerve diseases. Hibiscus tea has been consumed as a soothing evening tea for centuries in Egypt and elsewhere in the Near East. The edible parts used to make “juice” or tea (actually, an infusion) look like reddish dried-up buds. It is ...

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 January 14, 2017

Get ready for purple-colored vegetables in 2017

If you’ve never tried purple asparagus or black garlic purée, you might get your chance starting next year. Food experts have released their predictions for 2017’s hottest food trends One of the more colorful food trends of the New Year is “purple everything,” the company says, such as purple asparagus, purple cauliflower, and purple sweet potatoes, among others. ...

by AgroWeb on February 1, 2017

Health Benefits of Clover Honey

The honey, which is made by the bees feeding on the clover plant nectar, is called clover honey. There are 64 calories contained in one tablespoon of this mono-floreal type of honey, which means it is honey that derives from only clover as a single flower. It possesses protein in limited quantity, potassium, iron and vitamin B. It also contains the antioxidants, which eliminate the diseases. Back...

by AgroWeb on December 29, 2016

Health Benefits Of Mistletoe

Mistletoe is a parasitic plant that grows on the branches of other trees. In European folklore, mistletoe is considered magical, an aphrodisiac and symbol of fertility, and it has a long history as a medicinal plant, which in Latin is called Viscum Album. In the modern era, mistletoe extract is still used as a supplement and is purported to have an array of health benefits. Health Benefits ...

by AgroWeb on December 29, 2016

Health Benefits of Nopales Pads

Nopales are a form of vegetable that is made from the soft pads of underdeveloped prickly pear cacti. The useful vegetative pads are either green or purple, and are roughly the size of a person’s hand. They have a consistency somewhere between green beans and green peppers, and are regularly added to eggs and steak stir-fry. They are native to the Mediterranean Area and Albania as a result...

by AgroWeb on December 25, 2016

7 health benefits of lentils

 Lentils are sourced from the lentil plant (Lens Culinaris) which originates in Asia and North Africa. It has long been cultivated by humans as a food source. The earliest archaeological evidence of lentils dates back to Paleolithic times! Low in calories and high in nutrition, lentils are the perfect legume to eat in salads, spreads, crackers, and as an item on a vegetarian dinner plate. ...

by AgroWeb on December 26, 2016

The health properties of orange blossom

 Orange blossom is widely used both in the culinary arts as well as medicinally and is well known for its therapeutic properties. Albania especially the Middle and South region, is reach of citrus and oranges, as they are now in season. To reap the multiple benefits of it, you can make orange blossom water or make a tea or essential oil. This white flower grows on three different fruit trees...

by AgroWeb on March 11, 2017

Surprising Effects of Walnut Partition Tea

Many AgroWeb.org readers know about the healing properties of walnuts. However, few people know about what is really unique healing properties of partitions walnuts, i.e. their inner part, which we usually after the splitting of nuts thrown together with a shell. If we believe to the old Albanian folk recipes then “partitions” between walnuts are very useful in the fight against heart...

by AgroWeb on December 5, 2016

Green Citrus Mandarin Juice for immune health

Everybody loves citrus. The sour and slightly sweet combination, and the fact these fruits are in season in the cooler months which gives us the extra Vitamin C that we need for immune health through the cold and flu season. Albania is so lucky to have the best citrus available in this season. The sourness that comes from lemons and limes is excellent for liver health and improved digestion. So ...

by AgroWeb on December 3, 2016

Omega 3 - The Natural Champion of Your Health

Omega 3 fatty acid fights inflammation, helps control blood clotting, and lowers blood pressure and triglycerides, and it is a real champion among the fatty acids. How They Help Your Health Blood fat (triglycerides). Omega 3 can lower elevated triglyceride levels. Having high levels of this blood fat puts you at risk for heart disease. Rheumatoid arthritis. Omega-3 supplements also seem to ...

by AgroWeb on December 2, 2016

Natural Vigor - List of Energetic Products

Excess caffeine can also strip your body of precious nutrients, dehydrating you, and exhausting you. You end up reaching for more java, which creates a vicious cycle. Luckily, these foods and drinks can provide you with the energy you need without the crash-and-burn that comes with a coffee hit. Arugula and bitter greens. We can thank powerful compounds called "glucosinolates" for the...

by AgroWeb on March 25, 2017

Artemisia - The plant of moon’s goddess

Artemisia is a hardy perennial herb originally native to Asia but now grows in several countries naturally. It has long been recognized by Traditional Chinese Medicine. Tea made from the dried leaves recommended as a treatment for fevers. As the name Wormwood implies, the plant has had a tradition of use as an antihelminthic - i.e. for the treatment of parasites. Artemisia has a bitter taste and ...