Vegetables and fruits are an important part of a healthy diet, and variety is as important as quanti.No single fruit or vegetable provides all of the nutrients you need to be healthy. Eat plenty everyday A diet rich in vegetables and fruits can lower blood pressure, reduce risk of heart disease and stroke, prevent some […]
A raisin is a dried grape. Raisins are produced in many regions of the world and may be eaten raw or used in cooking, baking, and brewing. In the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia, the word “raisin” is reserved for the dark-colored dried large grape with “sultana” being a golden-colored dried grape, and […]
Grits are a food made from corn (maize) that is ground into a coarse meal and then boiled. Hominy grits are a type of grits made from hominy (corn that has been treated with an alkali in a process called nixtamalization) with the germ removed. Grits are often served with other flavorings[1] as a breakfast […]
Maize popularly known as “corn” is one of the most versatile emerging cash crops having wider adaptability under varied climatic conditions. It is called queen of cereals globally. In India, maize or corn is the third most important food cash crops after wheat & rice. The maize is grown throughout the year in all states […]
Soybean is known as the “GOLDEN BEAN” and Soybeans belong to the legume crop family. It’s botanical name is “Glycine max “ Soybean is an exceptionally nutritive and very rich protein food. Soybean oil is one of the most popular edible oil used in India. Soya also used as milk product and available in the […]
Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food.There are many species of wheat which together make up the genus Triticum; the most widely grown is common wheat (T. aestivum). The archaeological record suggests that wheat was first cultivated in the regions of the Fertile Crescent […]
Sorghum bicolor, commonly called sorghum and also known as great millet, durra, jowari, or milo, is a grass species cultivated for its grain, which is used for food for humans, animal feed, and ethanol production. Jowar is the 5th most important cereal crop in the world after rice, wheat , maize & barley. The nutritional […]
Bajra is popularly known as “ pearl millet ” and belongs to the family of Graminea. This grain is basically originated from India or Africa. Bajra is a coarse grain crop and considered to be the poor man’s staple nourishment. Bajra can also be used as valuable animal fodder Health benefits of Bajra:- Bajra is […]
Terminalia bellirica, known as bahera or beleric or bastard myrobalan, (Arabic: beliledj Sanskrit: Vibhitaka विभितक, Aksha अक्ष ), is a large deciduous tree common on plains and lower hills in Southeast Asia, where it is also grown as an avenue tree. The basionym is Myrobalanus bellirica Gaertn. (Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 90, t. 97. 1791). […]
Biomass briquettes are a biofuel substitute to coal and charcoal. Briquettes are mostly used in the developing world, where cooking fuels are not as easily available. There has been a move to the use of briquettes in the developed world, where they are used to heat industrial boilers in order to produce electricity from steam. […]
Sugar is the generic name for sweet-tasting, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources. Simple sugars are called monosaccharides and include glucose (also known as dextrose), fructose, and galactose. The “table sugar” or “granulated sugar” most customarily used as food is sucrose, a […]