Red walnuts hold similar nutritional properties to regular brown walnuts and are an exceptionally nourishing food with multiple beneficial effects for human health. Ideally, they are best consumed in limited amounts as part of a varied and balanced diet, but should be avoided by anyone with nut and walnut allergies. The most notable health benefits of ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Red Walnuts
The red walnut is a variety of common walnut (Juglans regia), also called Persian walnut, English walnut or Carpathian walnut. It was obtained by grafting a naturally occurring common walnut with red skin onto a selected common walnut tree with brown skin in order to perpetuate the new variety for commercial purposes. The result of ⭐ Continue ReadingWhat Is a Red Walnut?
What are pomegranate seeds? Pomegranate seeds refers to both the edible fruit pulp and the seeds of the pomegranate fruit. There’s a bit of a confusion since the edible fruit pulp is organized in the form of dozens of separate, ruby-colored seed-like pieces each containing an actual seed. Usually, when someone says ‘pomegranate seeds’, they ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Pomegranate Seeds
A genuine food-medicine, the black walnut (Juglans nigra) is a precious fountain of youth. Found throughout the eastern regions of North America as well as Europe, black walnuts are not only extremely nutritious, but also provide relief and help improve a wide range of medical conditions. Being rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and magnesium, they ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Black Walnuts
Asian cuisine has been known to wrap up the most incredibly healthy foods in simple, relishable dishes that pop up on one’s table with hallowed regularity. Such is the case with the not so popular black sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum), a precious spoil of nature, full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. According to traditional Chinese medicine, ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Black Sesame Seeds
A less popular member of the pea and bean family, Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) has been domesticated for both culinary and medicinal purposes. The plant is used as a cattle crop, while its seeds are collected for human consumption and greatly appreciated for their high nutritional value and beneficial health effects on the digestive, respiratory, circulatory and immune ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Fenugreek Seeds
Also known as false saffron, safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) is a proud member of the thistle family. Safflower seeds are the main source of vegetable safflower oil and a rich source of unsaturated fatty acids, notably Omega-9 and Omega-6. Various clinical studies reported that a moderate safflower seed and oil consumption is beneficial for cardiovascular health, ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Safflower Seeds