Plants have remained an integral source of food and nutrients for both humans and animals. We simply cannot survive without them! Interestingly, they are so close to us for our usage but unfortunately, we sometimes fail to acknowledge and utilise these plants properly as we ought to do. These plants contain several chemical compounds essential for […]
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So many interests are constantly driving towards consuming varieties of wild plants. Despite the agricultural advancements and surplus food production in our modern world, the old tradition of consuming wild plants is not yet neglected. This is attributed to the fact that most of these wild plants are highly nutritive, useful for culinary purposes and […]
Anyone who has a cursory interest in improving their diet has probably read an article or two on superfoods. This term is used to describe foods which are considered superior when it comes to nutritional content and, therefore, often have enhanced health benefits. Nutritionists encourage people to maximize their intake of superfoods by aiming for […]
Even avid gardeners would rather do plenty of other things than spend time pulling weeds. However, when most gardeners learn that some weeds are actually healthy, tasty and edible plants, they get a bit more interested in this dreary task. Consider these common wild plants that may be called weeds by some people and ingredients […]
I grew up hearing so much about cotton! Yes, I can still remember vividly how my teacher would always remind my classmates and I that our school uniforms were all made from cotton. Initially, I had my doubts on how fabrics such as school uniforms and other forms of clothing can be made from a common plant. Mmmmmmmm….. Well, I […]
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