by AgroWeb on May 27, 2017

Delicious Sweet Juicy - Health Benefits of Peaches

Tornado, Samurai, Banzai, big red and Ninja are not just some cartoon heroes. They are peaches varieties with fuzzy, velvety skin. Nectarines, have a smooth outer surface, and feminine names like Adriana, Venus, Morsiani. But there are also peaches with female names as Sophia. Albania is rich in peaches. The most well-known zones are Peshkopia, Korça but also Shkodra. The health benefits ...

by AgroWeb on May 26, 2017

Magnesium Better than Calcium for Healthy Bones

Calcium is undoubtedly extremely important for the health of your bones, but apparently, magnesium, not so much calcium, is the most important tool for creating sound bones during the period of adolescence, as found in a new research introduced at the Pediatric Academic Societies, which AgroWeb’org is referring in this article. Calcium has been used to strengthen bones for a long time, and ...

by AgroWeb on May 27, 2017

Rosemary Tea - The Hot and Cold Benefits

The history of rosemary tea is as old as the rosemary plant. The rosemary herb was used since the ancient times for strengthening the memory of a person. Rosemary was also considered as a cure for poor digestion, muscle aches and joint disorders. Salicylic acid – Salicylic acid is present in the tea which is forerunner of aspirin. That’s why the tea is commonly and effectively used ...

by AgroWeb on May 12, 2017

Children who eat vegetables every day do better in school

It is another reason for parents to persevere when their children refuse to eat their greens. Finishing their vegetables at dinner the night before appears to make them do better at school the next day. Children who eat vegetables with their evening meal every night record significantly better scores in writing and spelling tests, a recent study found, and you can find the results in this AgroWeb...

by AgroWeb on May 22, 2017

Amazing Benefits Of Peppermint Tea

Peppermint tea is a delicious and refreshing way to boost your overall health in a number of ways due to its ability to improve digestion, reduce pain, eliminate inflammation, relax the body and mind, cure bad breath, aid in weight loss and boost the immune system. Its impact on the digestive system is considerable, and its base element of menthol is perhaps the most valuable part of its organic ...

by AgroWeb on April 27, 2017

Extra Tax for Sugary Drinks - What if in Albania

Some of the drinks are incredibly high in sugar. Imagine. The amount of sugar in a 330ml can of Cola (7 teaspoons) is 35 g. The recommended max intake of sugar per day for those aged 11+ is 30 g. Albania is facing a huge consumption of frizzy drinks that contain large amounts of sugar. These kind of drinks are very harmful, especially for children. What about Albania? Should our country be ...

by AgroWeb on May 13, 2017

Growing your Hot Peppers at home

The best way to get the variety you want is to start your peppers from seed. Many seed providers that you can find carry a great selection of peppers, ranging from mild to scorching. Seedlings may be available at your local garden center, although varieties will likely be more limited. Plant your seeds in a well-draining potting mix in small pots and water them in. Place the pots in a bright area...

by AgroWeb on April 18, 2017

Albanian Blueberries - The Hard Facts of The Miraculous Minifruits

Here are 10 health benefits of blueberries selected by AgroWeb: 1. Low in Calories, But High in Nutrients. The blueberry is a flowering shrub that produces berries that are colored blue to purple, also known as blueberries. Blueberries are small, around 5-16 millimeters in diameter, and have a flared crown at the end. Blueberries are among the most nutrient dense berries. 2. Blueberries are ...

by AgroWeb on April 10, 2017

The Magic of Spring With Green Garlic Benefits

Green garlic in stores shows that spring is here. Its presence in the fruits and vegetables markets shows that warm times are approaching. From March to May, this is their season. And while some of us are reluctant to use them because of their smell, nutritionists recommend them because of its values and effects to our organisms. It is not said to consume them raw, use them in different recipes, ...

by AgroWeb on April 7, 2017

5 Tips to Help You Restore and Maintain Your Gut Health

Bacteria in your gut might sound like a bad thing, but your gut actually uses bacteria to process food into energy. We call these helpful bacteria probiotics. Most people have heard the term in yogurt ads, but that’s about it. AgroWeb.org will tell you more about probiotics and what do they mean to your body? It all starts in your gut, the system in your body responsible for digestion. ...

by AgroWeb on April 4, 2017

All the Facts and Truths About Coriander

Cilantro or coriander? Are those the names of the same species or different? Somehow at least in Russian and in English, both names can be found in the recipes and often cause confusion. Just to clarify: cilantro is basically the green parts of the plant that resembles parsley. Coriander is the name of the seeds of the same plant, which are often used as an aromatic spice in curry and meat dishes...

by AgroWeb on April 1, 2017

Stinging Nettle Beneficial Features and Offerings

Its first touch burns, but regardless of that burning feeling you will not be able to give it up. We are talking about Stinging Nettles which have been used for centuries to treat allergy symptoms, particularly hay fever which is the most common allergy problem. Nettles are so good that they make the local pharmacy go bankrupt. Jokes aside, we all know that prescription medications for allergies ...

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 26, 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 May 28, 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 May 21, 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 April 26, 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 May 10, 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 May 9, 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 May 11, 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 May 24, 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 April 21, 2017

Benefits of Albanian green 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 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...

by AgroWeb on April 20, 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 April 27, 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 ...