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Health benefit – the humble nutmeg

Health benefit – the humble nutmeg ■ Nutmeg and mace spice contains many plant-derived chemical compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties. ■ The spicy nut contains fixed oil trimyristin and many essential volatile oils such as which gives a sweet aromatic flavor to nutmeg like myristicin, elemicin, […]

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Health benefit – the humble Chives

Health benefit – the humble Chives Chives are very low in calories; 100 g of fresh leaves provide just 30 calories. Nonetheless, they contain many noteworthy flavonoid anti-oxidants, plant fiber, minerals, and vitamins that have proven health benefits. As in scallions, they too contain more plant-derived dietary fiber than fellow allium members such as onions, […]

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Health benefits of Leeks – The humble leek !

Health benefits of Leeks – The Humble Leek ! Leeks contain many noteworthy flavonoid anti-oxidants, minerals, and vitamins that have proven health benefits. Leeks are low in calories. 100 g fresh stalks contain 61 calories. Further, their elongated stalks provide good amounts of soluble and insoluble fiber. Though leeks contain proportionately less thio-sulfinites than that […]

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