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Fresh Fruits

Fresh Fruits

Oh My God! When will you start eating fruit? This was continuous natured bashing I often received from my mother during adolescence. Do you know how important it is to inculcate this habit at young age. As bygone years prevailed I recollected what I would have missed, if I didn’t listen to my mother. Well for me my mother has been strength of pillar

toddler and Fruits

toddler and Fruits

and the most beautiful women in this world. For generations flawless skin has been our forte and I thought genes were to be complimented, but the truth is fruit intake in any form. We all know fresh fruits retain ability is low and the desired fruit is available in its specific season. My siblings liked grapes, banana, strawberries, and apple; their catch was the fruit must be clean, stems removed, peeled, sliced and must not contain seeds. This ordeal was time taking and made my mother tiresome as we lived in a large family. Eating fruits also could not be ignored as there is a long list health fact of fruits. Fruits are the most nutritious and powerful foods in the world.

Exotic passion fruit

Exotic passion fruit

Fruit juice was an option that could not be ruled out. My mother used to squeeze fresh juice of fruits available every morning. My mother would then give it to all of us and insured we drank it, the problem came when it was to be stored for a longer period of time. The added preservative knowledge was next to nil, so either the natured hard work was wasted or she had to make a defined amount that could last for couple of day. The idea of Fruit Juice Concentrate was

Oranges

Oranges

introduced in our family by a family friend. This was a sheer innovation for her as she could then not only make juices but also created different dishes that its reminisce still built a mouthful taste for me. The process was though an ordeal for her where the fruit juice was converted into fruit juice concentrate. I still remember we all used to help her to prepare by being active in the kitchen. As time passed fruit juice and concentrate or let’s say fruit processed industry have prevailed a popular wave all the way in the last three decade.

Now we are all grown up, ready to face the ordeals of our family life. My sister always tells this and I do agree to this that our mother didn’t have a job. My mother is a perfectionist in what she did, but we at this current

Lemon juice Concentrate

Lemon juice Concentrate

scenario making fruit juice concentrate is next to impossible. I’ve often read and heard that fruit juice concentrates are made form freshly squeezed fruit and no water is added. The antioxidants compounds present in the fruit remains intact even after the concentrate form of juice is obtained. These antioxidants act essential for good health and longevity. Intake of antioxidants helps the body to combat against aging, cardiovascular disease, cancer and many other age-related problems.

I once visited my friend village in the eastern part of the country, he grandmother resided there. The place was full of fruit in the orchard. The irony was apart of her grandmother there wasn’t any one to cater the need of

Fruit Juice Concentrates

Fruit Juice Concentrates

the orchard thus the ripen fruits were rotting on the grounds. People advocate that processed fruits are not real, to them I want to ask fruits are withering away like this everywhere. The nation is facing unemployment and inflation, I think fruit processed products business is an investor’s haven. Don’t you think so? The opportunity and market is big. There are many agro processed companies that produces fruit processed products like Sunimpex. The innovative systems, new technology, storage method, flavor and juice content all is kept under consideration by the companies then why not purchase the product from them.

Artichoke is a perennial herb a member of the milk thistle family which is native to Mediterranean countries. Artichoke is considered to contain beneficial health contents. According to recent studies researchers have discovered that Artichoke has dynamic ingredients like silymarin, cynarin, folic acid, thiamin and vitamins A and C helps combat high cholesterol. Extract of artichoke leaves contains beneficial antioxidants. These extract have proven immensely positive results in altering high cholesterol level in blood.

Artichokes stalks can grow up to two meters long. Its flower develops in a large head from an edible bud about 8–15 cm diameter with numerous triangular scales. The petals are purple and green the leaves are fleshy. Artichoke petals and flesh called as artichoke hearts is edible. Artichoke requires good soil, regular watering and feeding plus frost protection in winter. The harvesting of artichoke starts from spring, but they can be continued to be harvested throughout the summer. While harvesting of artichoke is done one need to keep in mind that they are cut from the plant so as to leave an inch or two of stem.

Canned ArtichokeThe active chemicals found in the artichokes leaves include lactones and polyphenols. These chemicals take action to trap free radicals, limit oxidative stress and may help to reduce risks of hypertension. Artichoke has cynarin it is an amino acid that has been shown to help reduce bad cholesterol. The nutrients present in artichokes helps body to imbibe all beneficial properties. Tests have shown artichoke extract to increase liver bile flow by more than 100%. Due to its powerful antioxidant flavonoids and compounds canned artichokes are considered as a herbal remedy for high cholesterol

The right way to cook artichokes is by cutting the bottom of the stem and the top of the artichoke. In some parts of the world artichokes are regarded as a delicacy. They may have a bitter taste, but that is overpowered when one sees the valuable facts of it on health.

Canned Baby CornBaby Corn is the one of the valuable vegetables containing essential nutrients. These are immature tiny ears of sweet corn, picked off while corn ears start developing. Baby Corn is mainly harvested from many common varieties of corn but, special varieties of baby corn are also available. Baby corn for canning is mostly grown in Asia, where the hand picking is less costly.

Baby Corn is rich source of dietary fibers, iron, vitamin A, folate (B-group vitamins). Baby corn also provides potassium and vitamin C.
Vegetables have very little amount of calories and are proved to be help in reducing weight if taken in appropriate quantity.Fibres of Baby corn provides calories that prevent weight gain. One can try out many instant and delicious baby corn recipes like baby corn delight, pasta etc. while retaining its low calorie nutrients and original taste.

Baby Corn Pasta SaladMouth Watering Recipe of Baby Corn

Baby Corn Pasta Salad

You Need:

1 pound cooked ziti

1 cup cooked asparagus

1 can baby corn, drained

1/2 cup diced oil-packed sun dried tomatoes

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

1/2 cup bottled Italian or Caesar dressing

Directions:

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add asparagus, corn, sun-dried tomatoes and parsley and toss to combine. Add dressing and toss to coat.

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