Some items that came out on top are Carrots for most Vitamin A, Lentils for most Vitamin B6, Broccoli, Papaya and Cauliflower for most Vitamin C, French Beans for most Calcium and Magnesium as well as Potassium, so I definitely will add those food items more to my menu.
The following nutrition values are for 100 grams (3.52 ounces) and for raw fresh fruits or vegetables. The longer you store or cook your products the more nutritional value is lost, so if you need to cook do it short and fast and always use fresh products. Also If you have special needs or conditions make sure you consult with your doctor or nutritionist.
Source of the nutrition value data is: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 17 (2004) Click here to search their data base for other items and compare raw to cooked or processed food.
A vitamin is an organic molecule whose insufficiency in the diet can result in disease. This concept has led to the misinterpretation by some, that a vitamin must only be derived from the diet. Vitamins are “micronutrients”, required in amounts less than one gram daily – usually less than one milligram. Some vitamins can be synthesized by the organism: vitamin A can be produced from beta carotene, niacin from the amino acid, tryptophan; and vitamin D through exposure of skin to ultraviolet light. To ensure adequacy, vitamins should be obtained through the diet. The term, vitamin, does not encompass other essential nutrients such as dietary minerals, essential fatty acids or essential amino acids, nor is it used for the large number of other nutrients that are merely health-furthering, but not strictly essential. For humans, we recognize 13 different vitamins.
Aloe Vera Gel contains over 75 known ingredients, which can be divided into the following groups: Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids, Sugars, Enzymes Lipases and proteases, Fatty Acids, Lignin, Saponins and Anthraquinones.
In this section we list just tree types of berries the strawberry, the blueberry and the cranberries, they stand out of the crowd but we can say most edible berries are good for you and well worth including in your diets. Remember that strictly in a botanical sense also tomatoes, coffee and bananas are berries. The grape berries will be mentioned under red wine.
We wanted a small stone bench with a table that doubles as a fire pit in our garden so can we do that our self we asked? Well sure we can and so can you. As you can see in the attached step by step photos we just went ahead to go for it, and I need to mention we had no prior experience in working with either stones nor cement.
The Macmillan dictionary defines Superfoods as food items that are considered to be beneficial to your health and that may even help some medical conditions. Examples of these, according to Wikipedia, would be berries, nuts and seeds in general, dark green vegetables (such as kale, collard greens, Swiss chard, Brussels sprouts and broccoli), citrus fruits, fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel and sardines, vegetables with bright, dark or intense colors (such as beets and their greens, and sweet potatoes), certain wild mushrooms, many legumes (peanuts, lentils, beans, raw cocoa), and whole grains as a group.