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Almond-based Products

Almond-based Products

What is almond? Almonds are known as a nut, which provides between 576 and 626kcal/100g and is a good source of phosphorus, calcium and other important minerals for health such as iron, also provide energy, protein, minerals, vitamins and fiber. They help reduce blood...

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New Traditional Plant-Based Sandwich

New Traditional Plant-Based Sandwich

We invite you to live the experience of tasting traditional flavors 100% vegetable, a sandwich identical to the common but based on nutritious plants.   Visit Arbolito Deli in Quito in the company of your family, friends and share a pleasant moment full of flavor...

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¿What is a Plant-Based Diet?

¿What is a Plant-Based Diet?

Nutritious plant-based diet This is a healthy diet in which 100% plant-based foods are consumed, includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds and legumes, with the presence of little or no animal products. "The idea of this diet is to give greater importance...

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Key healthy eating to raise defenses

Key healthy eating to raise defenses

To strengthen the immune system and increase the body's defenses to prevent the development of some diseases and help the body react to those that have already manifested, it is important to increase the consumption of foods rich in vitamins and minerals, decrease the...

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Brown rice a complete food

Brown rice a complete food

Rice is one of the most consumed foods in the world, either because it is a staple food of many cultures, easy to prepare, goes very well with everything or is simply pleasant for everyone, but in all these cases, the type of rice most consumed is white. There are...

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Millennial Quinoa

Millennial Quinoa

Quinoa or quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa willd) is a pseudograno or pseudocereal belonging to the botanical family Chenopodiaceae, the same as green leafy vegetables such as spinach and chard and vegetables such as beetroot or beetroot. In addition to quinoa there are...

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Chia its properties and benefits

Chia its properties and benefits

Chia seeds, Salvia hispanica L., is an annual herbaceous plant in the Family Lamiaceae that grows in subtropical climates. It is native to Mexico. The plant can reach two meters in height. It has flowers in violet tones that are hermaphrodite and from which the seeds...

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10 reasons to eat oatmeal

10 reasons to eat oatmeal

Oatmeal, Oatmeal sativa, a cereal such as wheat, rice or barley. Within this group would not be found quinoa, buckwheat or buckwheat or amaranth for being pseudoceral, although very nutritious foods that deserve to be in our diet for their goodness for health. I...

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Amaranth and its benefits

Amaranth and its benefits

Amaranto, also known as huautli, is a pseudocereal with high nutritional value that possesses extraordinary health properties and benefits. I wanted to bring you this pseudocereal so that you know the most important thing about amaranth: its nutritional value,...

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Moringa the Tree of Life

Moringa the Tree of Life

Moringa oleifera is a tree that originates in India. It can reach up to 10 meters high and is very leafy. It is currently grown in Asia, America, Africa and even Europe. Moringa is known and used for being at a very complete nutritional level and being able to be used...

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10 Reasons to Eat Carrots

10 Reasons to Eat Carrots

Carrot, Daucus carota, is a root vegetable that belongs to the umbeliferous botanical family. This vegetable is native to North Africa and Eurasia and has become one of the most consumed vegetables in the world. There are many varieties of carrots and we can find them...

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Spinach and its nutritional properties

Spinach and its nutritional properties

Spinach is one of the green leafy vegetables that provides us with vitamins, minerals and fiber, as well as other substances very important to take care of our health such as phytonutrients. It is a vegetable that we can use in many cooking recipes: we can add spinach...

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Wheat and its health benefits

Wheat and its health benefits

Wheat (Triticum spp) is both the plant and the edible grain belonging to the grass family, divided between wild and cultivated. There are many health-related benefits and properties of wheat, but we need to keep in mind that to take advantage of all those benefits it...

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The benefits of soy

The benefits of soy

Soya is a species in the legume family (Fabaceae), cultivated for its seeds. Soybeans and their by-products (oil and soybean meal, mainly) are used in human food. How does this little seed benefit us? Nutritionist Laura Romero, from the Nutrest Center, tells us....

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The benefits of corn

The benefits of corn

Corn is an important food for your diet as it is rich in vitamin B and C. It has folic acid, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, magnesium and has fiber. Its high level of carbohydrates and proteins makes it an indispensable element to bring energy and benefits to our...

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The benefits of basil

The benefits of basil

Benefits of Basil In addition to being an exceptional seasoning, its properties make it very beneficial for our health: Stop the fever and fight the cold In cases of high fever, it is recommended to boil basil leaves with cardamom and drink it as an infusion. Relieves...

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Chickpea and its benefits

Chickpea and its benefits

Benefits of chickpeas 1. Excellent source of protein This is possibly one of the benefits of the best-known chickpeas. Its high protein content makes it ideal for vegetarians who want to make sure they have the nutrients needed for their body from a plant source....

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Lentil and its extraordinary benefits

Lentil and its extraordinary benefits

Lentil Benefits The richness of the nutritional composition of lentils makes them great allies of health. LIGHT AND VERY NUTRITIOUS Lentils are almost entirely fat-free, so, contrary to what is sometimes believed, they are a light food that provides only 250 kcal per...

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Oregano and its benefits

Oregano and its benefits

There are several health benefits of oregano. The following are based on scientific studies, the references of which can be found at the end of the article. Reduces inflammation and associated diseases Because oregano is rich in antioxidants such as carvacrol or...

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El chocho is an ancient food

El chocho is an ancient food

Benefits of Chocho Nutritional Composition Chocho is a legume, whose nutritional composition is: 38% protein, 24% carbohydrates, 24% vegetable fiber, 6% unsaturated fats and 7.5% minerals. To make it even clearer what the chocho gives us, I feel like it has minerals...

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Black beans and their benefits

Black beans and their benefits

Beans are within the oldest man-known foods, forming an important part of our diet since ancient times. The common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) began to be grown around 7000 a. C. in America and when the conquerors of the Iberian Peninsula arrived in the New World, there...

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