Vegetables : Potato

The potato is a starchy. Its Binomial name is Solanum tuberosum. It is the world’s fourth largest food crop. The word potato comes from Spanish patata.The potato contains vitamins, minerals, potassium, thiamine, riboflavin, folate, niacin, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and zinc but the potato is best known for its carbohydrate content. Scientific classification Kingdom : Plantae Phylum : Angiosperms Order :…

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Vegetables : Chard

Chard is a leafy green vegetable group of Flavescens. It scientific name is Beta vulgaris. It is also known as Swiss chard, Silverbeet,Spinach beet, Crab beet,Seakale beet and Mangold. It is usually down in the Northern Hemisphere, between June and October, depending on the desired harvested period.  It is  often used in Mediterranean cooking. It leaf blade can…

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Vegetables : Pea

The Pea is a most common vegetable in the world. Its scientific name is  Pisum sativum. The seed pod of the pod fruit. Each pod contains several peas. The average pea weighs between 0.1 and 0.36 grams. It is mostly green but occasionally golden yellow. Peas are starchy but it is high fiber, protein, vitamin A,vitamin K,vitamin…

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Vegetables : Beetroot

Beetroot is a species of Beta vulgaris. This is the taproot portion of the beet plant . Usually it is known in North America as the beet, table beet , garden beet, red beet,or golden beet. The young green leaves can be added raw to salads.Beetroot can be boiled or steamed, peeled and then eaten warm with or without butter…

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Vegetables : Lettuce

Lettuce is an annual plant of the daisy family Asteraceae. It is most often grown as a leaf vegetable but sometimes for its stem and seeds. Europe and North America originally dominated the market for lettuce but by the late 20th century the consumption of lettuce had spread throughout the world.Plants generally have a height and…

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Vegetables : Haricot beans

The Haricot beans it is also known as  Navy bean , Pearl haricot bean, white pea bean, or Pea bean.  It is native to the Americas, where it was domesticated. White beans are the most abundant plant based source of Phosphatidylserine  yet known.

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Vegetables : Collard greens

Collard greens  it is a species Brassica oleracea .Its cultivar group is Acephala group..Collard greens are various loose-leafed  cultivars of  Brassica oleracea. The plants are grown for their large, dark-coloured ,edible leaves and as a garden ornamental, mainly in Brazil, Portugal. Collard greens are excellent sources of vitamin A,C,K and Manganese and moderate source of calcium and vitamin…

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