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Pigeon pea: Plant information, History, and Nutrition

Pigeon pea: Plant information, History, and Nutrition

Cover picture – Credits to: ICRISAT RP 11C. P.S: Mr. Satyanarayana Mogilicherla, Senior officer of agriculture, ICRISAT-Patancheru, Hyderabad- India. Pigeon pea, scientifically known as Cajanus cajan. Some of its common names are […]

mushrooms nutritional value

Mushrooms: Information, Nutritional value and Health Benefits

Mushroom Information Many believe mushrooms are vegetables, but this is far from the truth. Mushrooms are nothing more than the fruiting bodies of several fungi species, mainly basidiomycetes or ascomycetes […]

Eggs: Nutritional Value & Health Benefits

Eggs: Nutritional Value & Health Benefits

Nutritional Value Eggs are a good source of high-quality protein and provide essential nutrients such as vitamin B12 and choline. They are also a source of healthy fats and are […]


History, Uses, and Nutritional value of oilseed rape (Canola)

What is the difference between canola and rapeseed oil? The confusion between canola and rapeseed or industrial rapeseed is quite common. Both are annual oil crops of great economic importance. […]

Endive health benefits

Endive and Escarole: Health Benefits and Nutritional Value

Green vegetables are interwoven with healthy nutrition and lifestyle and not unfairly. The majority of green vegetables offer a wide variety of nutrients when consumed mainly raw, providing many beneficial […]


Jackfruit: The indigenous Nutritious Fruit from India

Co-authors:  Seema S. and Sowmiya Mahadevan, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) – National Food Laboratory (NFL), Chennai, India Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam) is a complex fruit grown […]

Kiwi health benefits

History, Nutritional Value and Health Benefits of Kiwi

History of Kiwi Kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) is native to China, where it has been cultivated for centuries. It was originally known as “Yang Tao” or “Chinese gooseberry.” The kiwifruit was […]

Pumpkin benefits

Pumpkin Nutritional Value and Health Benefits 

Pumpkins are a trendy vegetable, with global production of over 28 million tonnes. China is the greatest producer country, followed by India, Ukraine, Russia, USA, and Spain. Thanks to their […]


Onion: Info, Nutritional Value, and Health Benefits

Onion Information Onions are one of the most commonly consumed and cultivated vegetables globally. While the onion is a biennial (or perennial) plant in nature, farmers treat it as an […]

Groundnut: Plant Information, History, Uses and Nutrition Value

Interesting facts about Groundnut/Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) Groundnut is a versatile and economically significant plant that has played a prominent role in human history. It is the sixth most important oilseed […]