Healthy Foods Glossary
Here you can find information and nutritional data about some of the healthy foods : vegetables, fruits, dairy, spices and herbs.
Garlic is closely related to onions, shallots and leeks. It is a popular ingredient in cooking due to its strong smell and delicious taste. However, the main use of garlic has been also for its health and medicinal properties. Calorie for calorie, garlic is incredibly nutritious. Garlic contains: Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Selenium, Fiber, decent amounts of calcium, copper, potassium, phosphorus, iron and vitamin B1. Garlic also contains trace amounts of various other nutrients. In fact, it contains a little bit of almost everything we need. This is coming with 42 calories, with 1.8 grams of protein and 9 grams of carbs. Click here for nutritional information about Garlic
Many people think peas are just a poor man’s food or a cheap restaurant side-dish that puts ‘green’ on your plate.
Peas are really little powerhouses of nutrition that are a boon for your health and the whole planet. Here are some of the benefits : Weight Management, Stomach cancer prevention, Anti-aging, strong immune system, and high energy, Prevention of wrinkles, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, bronchitis, osteoporosis and candida, Blood sugar regulation, Heart disease prevention, Prevent constipation, Healthy bones, Reduces bad cholesterol and Healthy for the environment.Click here for nutritional information about Green Peas.