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 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 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 August 21, 2016

Vitamins - What you need, and how to get it

Albanians are lucky to have many fruits and vegetables rich in natural vitamins, thanks to the good agricultural conditions, fruitful land and great weather. But recently, they are considering also vitamins and supplements for their health. Are those vitamins and supplements good enough, or you better skip them and get your vitamins from fruits and veggies? In fact, if you eat a diet rich in ...

by AgroWeb on November 8, 2016

The Magic World of Watercress

Watercress earned its reputation as a healing herb quite early. Around 400 BC, Hippocrates located the first hospital on the island of Kos close to a stream to ensure that fresh watercress would be available for treating patients. In the 1700s, Nicholas Culpeper (author of Culpeper's Herbal) believed watercress could cleanse the blood. Modern science has identified more than 15 essential vitamins ...

by AgroWeb on January 12, 2017

The Advantages of Using the Leafy Carrot Greens

The leafy tops attached to fresh carrots in the form of umbrella-like clusters are referred to as carrot greens. You may not find them quite often in the grocery or supermarket as these leafy tops are removed to improve the shelf life of carrots because they continue drawing out the moisture from the roots drying the vegetable quickly. But if you are interested in them, you just need to hit the ...

by AgroWeb on May 21, 2016

Nectarines - Best Source of Vitamins

We commonly see nectarines showcased side by side with peaches. They are similar but yet a different fruit. The best way to identify the difference between a nectarine and peach is by the lack of fuzz on the nectarine. Nectarines, like peaches, most likely originated in China more than 2,000 years ago and were cultivated in ancient Persia, Greece and Rome. Nectarines are smaller and smooth skinned...

by AgroWeb on February 17, 2017

Hazelnut, the Goddess of Good Health

Hazelnuts have their own throne in the list of food that boost our longevity. Their popularity never fades away. They are delicious. Albania is blessed with hazelnut orchards that are widely cultivated from North to South, West to East of the country. Hazelnuts are tiny but do an extraordinary job. They are rich in protein and vitamin. Their use is not limited in the local and international ...

by AgroWeb on October 26, 2016

The Fancy Seeds of Albanian Pine Trees

Pine nuts are the fanciest seeds in international cuisine. They are usually collected in mid-autumn and spring starting from October until May. Albanian pine trees are one of the most authentic types of Mediterranean Pines, therefore their pine nuts are second to none. They’re smaller, cuter and have a sweet, subtle flavor. Pine nuts are used in deserts, salads and famous Pesto. People have...

by AgroWeb on December 20, 2016

Thyme - The Timeless Herb of Albania

Ancient Greeks considered Thyme a symbol of courage and sacrifice. At various periods in history, Thyme has been used to treat melancholy, reproductive system ailments, and to improve digestion. In the 18th century, it was recommended as a cure for a hangover. Thyme herb is packed with numerous health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals and vitamins that are essential for overall wellness. One ...