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 21, 2017

Brazil meat scandal: China and EU suspend imports

Report from BBC - Some of the biggest consumers of Brazilian meat have suspended imports over allegations that companies have been selling unsafe produce for years. China has banned red meat imports from Brazil, while the European Union said it would stop buying from companies implicated in the scandal. The crisis was triggered by a huge federal police operation on Friday. It found evidence...

by AgroWeb on March 23, 2017

Orange Carrot Juice Super Benefits

Support a long and active life by making vegetables and fruits the cornerstone of your diet. Consuming at least seven to ten servings of fruits and veggies each day helps to reduce your risk of chronic disease. Drinking carrot, orange juice provides a convenient way to get more fruits and veggies, and also provides you with minerals, vitamins and other beneficial phytonutrients that protect your ...

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 17, 2017

How to Spot the Albanian Garlic from the Chinese One

Surprising is the fact that Albania is importing a substantial quantity of dry garlic from China, while the region of Korça has been traditionally a supplier of garlic. The fact that the garlic comes from a country so far raises questions about the freshness and level of preservatives in the product. Furthermore, dry garlic from China comes at a price 350 ALL/kg, while the products from Kor...

by AgroWeb on March 19, 2017

Freaky seeds sprouting inside tomatoes

Have you ever cut into a tomato and found white squiggly looking things inside? Several AgroWeb.org readers have very recently contacted and sent photos of strange-inside tomatoes asking for information about what is wrong with them. These consumers were very worried about what they found inside their ordinary looking tomatoes and AgroWeb experts explain the whole situation. In fact, those green...

by AgroWeb on March 28, 2017

Green apple, kiwi, spinach juice benefits

Green Apple, Kiwi, Spinach Juice is a tasty and nutrient rich refreshing juice blend to start your morning with. This green juice isn’t bitter at all thanks to the addition of green apples and kiwi. This season you buy spinach often when you go grocery shopping. It gets used a lot between salads, soups, smoothies and lately…Green Juice, like this Green Apple, Kiwi, Spinach Juice. ...

by AgroWeb on March 24, 2017

Fear of Vegetables - Get to know Real Facts

Lachanophobia is an unwarranted or an irrational fear of vegetables. The word originates from Greek Lachno meaning vegetables and Phobos meaning fear or aversion. Many people dislike vegetables and avoid eating them; however, in case of Lachanophobes, the dislike or hatred actually turns into a full blown panic attack at the mere sight or thought of vegetables. Lachanophobic individuals naturally...

by AgroWeb on March 17, 2017

March Market - Fresh Product Offering and Pricing

Refering today’s data from Agro-Food Market of Tirana, fruits such as oranges and pomegranates, which are strongly desirable from the consumers these firsts days of spring, are imported from Greece with the prices of 70-90 ALL/kg for oranges and 260 ALL/kg for pomegranates. On the other hand, Albanian farmers supplies the market with domestic products such as tomatoes for 180 ALL/kg, ...

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 22, 2017

Albanian Tasteful Sage Makes a Great Cooking Herb

It’s hard to not love an ingredient that loves oil. And that’s exactly what sage does - it partners perfectly with foods rich in oils and fats. That’s why it is so common in hearty foods. The color of sage leaves and their flavor varies but, in essence, Albanian sage is a very strongly aromatic and slightly bitter herb that can withstand long cooking times without losing its ...

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 18, 2017

10 Foods that Unclog Arteries Naturally and Protect Against Heart Attack

While there are juices, smoothies and many detox drinks out there to help flush out your system and get things running smoothly, nature has also provided us with foods that have the same powers, naturally. These 10 foods listed by AgroWeb.org can help unclog your arteries and protect your heart! Pomegranate This fun fruit contains phytochemicals that act as antioxidants to protect the lining of ...

by AgroWeb on March 27, 2017

Early Signs You Consume TOO MUCH Sugar

Sugar is delicious but in copious amounts it can be really bad for our health. You won’t look at it the same way once you learn how it impacts the body. There are red flags which our body sends us that it’s time to reduce the consumption of sugar and here are six of them listed by AgroWeb.org: Lack of energy and tiredness A constant feeling of fatigue or tiredness is one of the signs...

by AgroWeb on March 21, 2017

Ginger and Aloe Detox to flush out toxins

When you're trying to get your health back on track, there are many ways to detox your way to feeling better. The best way to flush out toxins, however, is simple: lots and lots of water. But you don't have to drink it plain; you can add a little flavor as well with these delicious (and detoxifying) additions. Add all of these to a large pitcher or bottle full of ice and water and drink throughout...

by AgroWeb on March 26, 2017

Stinging Nettle Greens: Tips For Growing Nettle Greens In Home

Stinging nettle greens have been used for centuries to treat joint pain, eczema, arthritis, gout, and anemia. For many people, a bracing cup of nettle tea is still a panacea for a wealth of health issues. It’s no wonder since stinging nettle greens are loaded with antioxidants as well as lutein, lycopene and iron. The health benefits aside, stinging nettles are also delicious. How to grow ...

by AgroWeb on March 14, 2017

How to Grow Amazing Hyacinths at Home

The hyacinth is probably one of Albania’s best-known wildflowers. No one can fail to marvel at the beautiful sight of spring woodland carpeted in blue. In folklore, hyacinths are also known as ‘fairy flowers’. Legend says that by wearing a wreath made of these flowers, the wearer would be compelled to speak only the truth. The most popular meaning for bluebells is humility or ...

by AgroWeb on March 10, 2017

Contaminated Serbian berries alarming the EU markets

Serbia food exports are causing havoc in European Union member countries. The food quality control authorities of France have recalled from the market substantial quantities of frozen raspberries originating from Serbia. The state of alarm referring to the Serbian contaminated food products was raised yesterday, March 9, 2017, and has spread to all European countries due to the gravity of the ...

by AgroWeb on March 10, 2017

Tropoja Chestnuts top the Albanian nut exports

Tropoja chestnuts are the only Albanian chestnuts fulfilling the quality required for export covering an important share of European imports. International demand for high quality chestnuts has been growing since the second half of the 1990’s, partly because of growing interest of consumers toward environmentally friendly and traditional products, but also domestic demand has been high. ...

by AgroWeb on March 26, 2017

Main reasons to grow vegetables with your kids

Kids can watch something grow from a seed into something they can touch and eat. Discover 5 reasons why AgroWeb.org suggest you to grow vegetables with your kids. It's fun. Your kids will experience the wonder of watching something grow from a seed or a tiny plant into something recognizable that they can touch and eat. They can grow their own pumpkins or pick their own strawberries. They&rsquo...