What Are Nopales? (History, Origin, Nutrition and Benefits)

What are nopales? (history, origin, nutrition and benefits)

What the heck are nopales? That might be what you’re thinking when you’ve just arrived at this article.

I would’ve thought the same thing, until I discovered this unique vegetable a little while back. And I have become so excited about nopales and the nopal cactus, that I try to eat it regularly.

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How to Wash Pesticides off Fruits and Vegetables

How to wash pesticides off fruits and vegetables

It’s usually best to buy organic, but if you’re not able to, read on to learn how best to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables with this handy guide.

In recent years we have all become much more aware of the need to avoid pesticides. Similarly, there has also been a significant increase in organic food sales.

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What Is Bitter Melon? (Also Known as Karela and Bitter Gourd)

What is bitter melon? (also known as karela)

Bitter melon, also known as karela and bitter gourd, is a plant that produces a unique fruit. Unique both in taste as well as in appearance, but the nutritional benefits of bitter melon also stand out.

Even though bitter melon has a strong nutritional profile, it is still a somewhat underappreciated fruit, most likely because many people are ignoring this fruit because of its bitter taste.

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10 Low-Calorie Foods That Are Rich in Nutrients

10 Low-calorie nutrient rich foods

Keen to get your body in the best shape and ready for the summer months? To get your body back in shape after those long and cold winter months, there is really no need to go on a strict diet.

All you need to do is exercise regularly and eat all the right foods. And when I say the right foods, I particularly mean the low-calorie foods that are also very rich in nutrients.

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The 1200 Calorie Diet Plan Explained

1200 Calorie diet plan explained

Losing weight isn’t just about busting your butt in the gym for hours on end. You also need to have a healthy and balanced diet plan in place, combined with a good amount of self-discipline.

There are literally dozens of diet plans to choose from, with new ones popping up each day. Some may work really well for you, while others are nothing more than a temporary fad. For those who want to see quick results, the 1200 calorie diet plan is something worth looking into.

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What Is Snake Fruit, Also Known as Salak? (Origin, Nutrition and Benefits)

What is snake fruit? (salak)

In my quest to find new exciting fruits to try out, I had the pleasure of eating snake fruit during my recent travels through Southeast Asia.

While snake fruit, also known as salak, is perhaps not as delicious and refreshing as other exotic fruits I’ve tried in the past, I was pleasantly surprised by this fruit’s unique flavors and texture.

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Can You Eat an Avocado Seed? (Benefits and Uses)

Can you eat avocado seeds?

We all know how delicious, healthy and nutritious avocados are, but what about that big, bulky seed inside?

Most people will consider it as waste and throw it out, but did you know that the pit of an avocado is actually edible? Not only that, there are lots of other uses of avocado seeds that may surprise you.

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What Is Dragon Fruit, aka Pitaya? (Nutrition and Benefits)

What is dragon fruit, aka pitaya?

I had the pleasure of eating dragon fruit (also known as pitaya, or pitahaya) at a dinner party recently, and absolutely loved it. So much so that I decided to go and buy a bunch and try out some recipes.

I remember eating dragon fruit many years ago whilst on holiday in Thailand but had forgotten all about the absolutely delicious taste.

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How Much Weight Can You Lose in a Month?

How much weight can you lose in a month

Are you looking to lose weight? Not sure which new diet you should try out this time? Are you wondering how much weight you can lose in one month?

Your weight loss progress and success depends on a number of factors, and to achieve long term results it’s recommended that you start your weight loss journey by having a critical look at your current lifestyle.

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