Tag Archives: Nutrients

Okra’s benefit and nutritions


One of the favorite backyard vegetable you can grow is the very nutritional Okra or “lady’s finger.  It is easy to plant only if you are in a tropical or warm place.

The elongated, green, pod producing vegetable is wildly used since the ancient times as food and for source of nutrients.  It was first discovered in the regions of North Africa and the Middle East.  Until now, it is still a favorite vegetable and mostly grown in the Asia. Continue reading

Herbs and their Nutrients series: BASIL

thWhat are herbs?

Herb is the green leafy part of a plant used as flavoring, seasoning and sometime for garnishing our dish.  Most of the known herbs are not used as main ingredient. Continue reading