by AgroWeb on March 22, 2017

Table Salt vs Sea Salt - A detailed analysis

Table salt is sourced from mines or the sea and is arrived at after removing impurities by an industrial process. Sea salt on the other hand is obtained by evaporating seawater. It has a higher mineral content than table salt and is therefore considered to be a healthier alternative. Table salt is the more widely used variety. It goes through a refining process that does away with all naturally ...

by AgroWeb on March 10, 2017

Food Sources for Minerals

When it comes to minerals, you're probably looking for the bottom line: How much do you need, and what foods have them? The list of AgroWeb.org below will help you out. It covers all the minerals you should get, preferably from food. Calcium Foods that have it: Milk, fortified nondairy alternatives like soy milk, yogurt, hard cheeses, fortified cereals, kale How much you need: • Adults ...

by AgroWeb on January 19, 2017

Black Rice for a Full Red Heart

Black rice, known as forbidden rice, is an ancient grain that has even more impressive health benefits than most other rice varieties. Not only black rice contains the highest amount of antioxidants, protein and dietary fiber of all rice, but also it is also a good source of iron, which can be hard to get for people who rely on grains and legumes for protein. So good the black rice is that ...

by AgroWeb on November 2, 2016

What do you need to know about minerals

Minerals are essential nutrients required by the organism. Our body requires certain quantities of daily minerals to have a normal development. Calcium, phosphorous and magnesium are the building blocks of our skeleton. Furthermore calcium, magnesium, iron and phosphorus are plant based minerals. Potassium, sodium, iron, nitrogen, calcium, zinc and iodine  are essential and necessary for our ...

by AgroWeb on February 22, 2017

Unique Health Benefits of Plums

Plums are juicy and delicious fruits that belong to the genus Prunus of the Rosaceae family which also includes peaches, apricots, and nectarines. They exist in diverse colors and shapes with over 2000 different varieties. Within Albania, major production of plums happens in Fier-Lushnje- region, Berat, Korça, Pogradec, Shkodra and central Albania. Along with the hand-picked, fresh variety...

by AgroWeb on March 15, 2017

Flax Seeds – The Richest Health Boosters

If you follow latest health food trends, you’ve probably heard of flax seeds, also known as common flax or linseeds. No wonder the Latin translation of ‘flax’ is ‘useful’. Flax has long been used in the industrial and healthcare fields as well as in cosmetology. Stems of flax are processed into fibers, which is the raw material for linen fabric. Flax seeds, meanwhile...

by AgroWeb on March 23, 2017

Sunflower Seeds - Albanian’s Favorite Pastime

Admit it! You were hooked too back in the time, after fourth grade. Just the thought of chewing and spitting out the sunflower seed for our teachers and parents was so gross that they could find covert ways to make us stop. Like the mizzen scene that mouse particularly liked them and that we would have all kind of disease if we kept chewing them. But did it stop us? Not a bit. This is the case ...

by AgroWeb on March 14, 2017

Juicing vs Blending – Which is the Better Choice

We all know that fruit is the king, but there are people who would rather get the juice out of it and indulge in juicing and blending. Nowadays, there is a juice and smoothie craze going on, particularly for the green ones. But what is the difference between the juice and the smoothie? Briefly said the difference is fiber. Smoothies have a lot of it; juices typically have very little. A ...