Did You Know : Healthy Food Facts Part-3

Hi All,

Hope you are doing well and reading this post while taking sip of tea. As you already know if you come again on foodmady that we have started Did you know series, in which we are posting some interesting facts about food.Let’s start with today food facts 🙂


Fennel, Vegetables, Fennel Bulb, Food, Healthy, Fresh
  • Fennel contains the antioxidant flavonoid quercetin
  • This herb is anticarcinogenic and can be useful for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation
  • Fennel can be useful for indigestion and spasms of the digestive tract
  • It also helps expel phlegm from the lungs

Green Beans

Beans, Vegetables, Basket, Harvest, Bush Beans, Green
  • Fresh beans contain vitamin A, B-complex vitamins, calcium and potassium
  • Green beans are diuretic and may be used to treat diabetes
  • A fresh bean should snap crisply and feels velvety to the touch


File:Jicama (singkamas) in the Philippines.jpg
  • Jicama is low in sodium and high in potassium
  • It has a slightly sweet flesh that’s on the order of water chestnuts, but crunchier
  • Due to their high carbohydrate content, they should be used sparingly


Kale, Garlic, Chips From Kale, Foliage, Cabbage
  • Kale eases lung congestion and is beneficial to the stomach, liver and immune system
  • It contains lutein and zeaxanthin, which protect the eyes from macular degeneration
  • It also contains indole-3-carbinol, which may protect against colon cancer
  • Kale is an excellent source of calcium, iron, vitamins A and C, and chlorophyll.


Kohlrabi, Vegetables, Brassica Oleracea Var
  • Kohlrabi, which belongs to the cabbage family, is an excellent source of vitamin C and potassium
  • It is also high in fiber
  • Kohlrabi helps to stabilize blood sugar and is therefore useful hypoglycemia and diabetes
  • It can also be effective against edema, candida and viral conditions

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