Archive | February, 2014

MANGO FRUIT

Mango is an edible juicy fruit of the genus Mangifera and of the family Anacardiaceae, with many tropical fruiting trees planted. According to Ravindra & Goswami (2013) mango fruit  originated from Asia before it was distributed to other parts of the world. The fruit is sweet, although the texture and taste depends on the cultivars […]

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF SPINACH (PALAK)

Spinacia oleracea, a botanical name for spinach (also known as palak) is a central and western Asia edible plant of the family of  Amaranthaceae (Kumar et., al. 2012). The leaves appear ovate, alternate, simple and triangular with a variable size of about 2–30 cm long and 1–15 cm broad. The larger leaves are situated at […]

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