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Health benefit – the humble endive

Health benefit – the humble endive Endive is one of the very low calorie leafy vegetable. 100 g fresh leaves provide just 17 calories; however, it contributes about 8% of daily-required intake (DRI) of fibre.  Current research studies suggest that high inulin and fiber content in escarole help reduce glucose and LDL cholesterol levels in […]

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Health benefit – the humble Green bean

Health benefit – the humble Green bean Fresh green beans are very low in calories (31 kcal per 100 g of raw beans) and contain no saturated fat. Nevertheless, the lean vegetables are a very good source of vitamins, minerals, and plant derived micronutrients.    They are very rich source of dietary fiber (9% per100g RDA) which […]

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