Properties and Benefits of Pomegranate Seeds

Pomegranate seeds

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

Properties and Benefits of Black Walnuts

Black walnut

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

Properties and Benefits of Black Sesame Seeds

Black sesame seeds

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

Properties and Benefits of Fenugreek Seeds

Fenugreek 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

Properties and Benefits of Safflower Seeds

Safflower 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

Properties and Benefits of Dried Goji Berries

Goji Berries

Dried wolfberries or goji berries are the sun-dried version of the regular goji berry. Because they have almost no water, yet preserve the same types of nutrients and antioxidants due to a safe, non-altering drying method, dried goji berries are actually much healthier, supplying the body with greater amounts of vitamins compared to the fresh fruit. If ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Dried Goji Berries

Properties and Benefits of Cocoa Beans

Cocoa Beans

Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food and a luxury accessible to many. The secret to this mouth-watering delight is the simple cocoa or cacao beans, the seeds of the Theobroma cacao, or the cacao tree. The higher the cocoa percentage in chocolate, the healthier it is. This is because cocoa is an incredible source of powerful ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Cocoa Beans