Health Benefits/Nutritional Facts of Carrots

By YoungNana

  HEALTH BENEFITS OF CARROT Carrots (Daucus carota) are root vegetables which belong to the Umbelliferae/Apiaceae family. The name “carrot” was derived from the Greek word “karoton” There are about five varieties of carrots which are identical in colours of orange, purple, yellow, white and red.     Carrot May Help Prevent Cancer Carrot is…

10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF SWEET POTATOES

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10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF SWEET POTATOES Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas) is an extremely versatile and sweet root vegetable tuber that is highly nutritious. It belongs to the morning glory family of plants. It creeps and the tubers grow on the roots in the soil.   According to the National Institute of Health, USA, sweet potato…

Health Benefits Of Potatoes

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Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a root vegetable crop that belongs to the Solanaceae family. It is underground tuber. It grows on the roots in the soil. It relates to tomatoes, eggplant, nightshade and pepper. Potato leaves are poisonous because plants that belong to Solanaceae contain solanine(a poisonous chemical). However most of the edible plants in…

12 AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF YAM

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#Food Crop# Yams # Tuber# botanical name- Dioscorea rotundata Yam(Dioscorea) is the most undervalued food packed with amazing expensive nutrients. It is a tuber food crop mostly known of its carbohydrate content but research proves otherwise. Yam has been surprisingly found to contain vitamins, minerals and even some omega 3 & 6 content. It originated…