by AgroWeb on March 27, 2017

Black vs Red Plums

Plums are sweet juicy fruits that have high nutritional value. Plums, which are related to almond and peach, belong to the genus Prunus. In the market, there are hundreds of varieties of plums. Of these, the European and the Japanese plum varieties are more used. First of all, let’s discuss black plums. The black plums are sweet fruits. These black plums are eaten fresh during the summer ...

by AgroWeb on February 21, 2017

How does the kiwi fruit support our immune system

Vitamin C has been known to stimulate both the function and production of white blood cells (Leukocyte) which are part of our immune system. In particular, Neutrophil which destroys disease-causing agents, such as viruses or bacteria. Now known and commonly referred to as the Kiwi Fruit (Actinidia deliciosa), or Kiwi which was renamed in New Zealand after the native national symbol the "Kiwi ...

by AgroWeb on February 10, 2017

Are Baby Carrots as Healthful as Other Carrots?

The popular bags of small carrots you find in some grocery stores — often labeled “cut and peeled baby carrots” or “baby style” — are basically just as nutritious as other carrots. They are just regular carrots that have been peeled, washed and chopped into two-inch pieces to create easy-to-eat finger food. Often a slender, slightly sweeter carrot is used to ...

by AgroWeb on February 15, 2017

Broccoli rabe, one of its own kind

Spicy, zesty broccoli rabe is one of the favorite Mediterranean greens commonly featuring in Italian and French cuisine cultivated also in Albania. Albanian broccoli rabe are mostly naturally grown as some farmers are certified for cultivating organic broccoli rabe. Its greens recognized as rapini, raab, turnip rabe, rapine, Italian or Chinese broccoli etc. It features small, broccoli like ...

by AgroWeb on February 7, 2017

Rockrose: The Medicinal Herb for Body, Mind and Soul

An inconspicuous, ancient Greek medicinal herb is popular again. Prepared as a tea, it is three times as healthy as green tea, protects cells from premature ageing, eliminates heavy metals from the body – and even helps in case of acne and neurodermatitis. Its name: “Cistus,” rockrose, or Rock Rose. It can be found also in the areas of South Albania. On Chalkidiki, peninsula, a ...

by AgroWeb on February 1, 2017

From Farm to Table: Nutrient Losses in Vegetables

Whenever we think about cooking food, we attempt to find the best way how to preserve the nutritional values of our favorite vegetables. In our journey to healthy eating, we also tend to enjoy raw vegetables such as spinach that is often used in salads or steamed to keep most of its vitamins. However, things are not as worst as we ever imagined. Vitamin A and beta carotene are well preserved ...

by AgroWeb on October 11, 2016

The Encyclopedia of Vitamins

An AgroWeb.org explanatory video news presenting all the necessary information about the presence and the power of Vitamins in specific natural products...

by AgroWeb on January 10, 2017

Surprising Health Benefits Of Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are not everybody’s favorite vegetable and kids, in particular, seem to loathe them, but these little green members of the cruciferous family of vegetables have some surprising health benefits! For a start, Brussels sprouts have far higher protein content, than most vegetables and when you add together with all the vitamins and minerals that they contain, you get some very ...