Soybeans or soya beans are legumes which grow throughout much of the world and constitute one of the world’s major food crops. The beans can be processed into soy protein, which is a powder; soymilk, which is a beverage that may or may not be fortified with extra calcium from the soybeans; or soy fiber, which contains some of the fibrous parts of the bean. Soy are turned into a wide array of foods, including tofu, miso, soymilk and tempeh. Soybeans have been in use as a food crop in Asia for around 5000 years, but didn’t make their way to the United States until the 19th century. In the modern world, the vast majority of soybeans are either [...]
Cucumber is a fruit cum vegetable.It is loaded with lots of health benefits.
It has a slightly sweet flavour and is mainly eaten raw in salad or sandwiches or in the form of juice.
Here are the health benefits of cucumber which makes it incredible:1. Fight Constipation:
The amount of calories in cucumber is very low and it contains just 15 grams of calories per 100 grams. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Daily consumption of cucumbers can be regarded as a remedy for chronic constipation .
2. High Fiber:
Cucumber peel is a very good source of dietary fiber . It helps to reduce constipation and indigestion and [...]
Yogurt is a food produced bybacterial fermentation of milk.The bacteria used to make yogurt are known as “yogurt cultures”. Fermentation of lactose by these bacteria produces lactic acid, which acts on milk protein to give yogurt its texture and characteristic tang. Dairy yogurt is produced using a culture of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus bacteria.
Here are some ways by which yogurt can boost your health:10) Boosts Immunity Scientists studied two groups of people, one who consumed yogurt daily and the other group who did not. They in their research found out that the group which consumed yogurt regularly had [...]
Milk is an important part of our diet. We begin drinking it when we are young, but our intake decreases as we get older. Some people shy away from it because they fear that it will add too much fat to their diet. Others leave it out because they believe that they no longer need it. You are never too old to reap the rewards of drinking milk. It is a great source of vitamins and nutrients, and it has several health benefits, such as:
1. Glowing Skin
Cleopatra took milk baths to help her skin stay soft, supple and glowing. You can do the same, or you can drink a few glasses of whole milk each day to get its benefits. Milk has several nutrients which help skin look [...]
Fennel seeds are a very integral part of south east asian cuisines. In addition to adding taste to your food its an important herb of medicinal importance.These seeds may appear small in their appearance but they are extremely flavorful to taste. Fennel seeds are well known for their anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They are well known to act as an antispasmodic, expectorant, diuretic as well as a stimulant. The goodness of fennel comes from its key ingredients, that embody, the phytonutrient anethole, which prevents both inflammation as well as carcinogenesis, the process by which regular cells get converted into cancerous ones. Fennel seeds are a good [...]
In this article we want to know in depth what is considered the sweet taste, bitter taste, salty, spicy flavor, one that perhaps desconozcas, umami taste. To get into the topic begin defining the taste and flavor, two words that mean the same thing. Taste, quality of a substance that is perceived by the sense of taste. Flavor is defined as the sensation produced by the chemical compounds present in a food when simultaneously impress the senses of taste, smell and touch during chewing. Once we made this remark we can continue with the division of the different flavors:Sour taste:
The sour taste of foods is mainly due to the presence of organic acids, especially being [...]