Monkey pot-Lecythis pisonis

Lecythis Pisonis is the nut producing tree native to Amazonia and Brazil that belongs to the Lecythidaceae family. Lecythis Pisonis is called Cream Nut,...
Sweet Chestnuts facts and health benefits

Sweet Chestnuts facts and health benefits

Castanea sativa usually referred to as the Spanish or Sweet Chestnut is a deciduous broadleaf tree native of Mediterranean in south-eastern Europe to...

Chinese chestnut – Castanea mollissima

Chinese chestnut (Castanea mollissima) is a coarse textured tree of the Fagaceae family native to China, Korea and Taiwan. It got introduced in 1853...
Brazil nuts facts and health benefits

Brazil nuts facts and health benefits

With the scientific name of Bertholletia excelsa, Brazil nuts are a nutrient-dense and delicious type of nut that comes from Brazil nut tree...
Macadamia nuts facts and health benefits

Macadamia nuts facts and health benefits

Macadamia nuts scientifically known as Macadamia integrifolia is actually a rich, flavorful nut native to the continent of Australia, although they are also...
Quinoa Facts and Health benefits

Quinoa – Chenopodium quinoa

Most of us call quinoa (pronounced "keen-whah") a grain, but it's actually a seed. It is actually a Pseudo cereal as it is...
Avocado Seeds

Avocado Seeds

Avocado seeds possess high amount of antioxidants which helps to lower cholesterol, counteracts diseases, prevents cardiovascular disease and strokes. It is also effective for...
Health benefits of Papaya Seeds

Health benefits of Papaya Seeds

Papayas are fruits which grow on trees which are indigenous to the tropical parts of North and South America. Once the fruit is ripe,...
Health benefits of Tigernut

Health benefits of Tigernut

Did you ever hear of tiger nuts? Even though known as a nut, tiger nuts are really a small tuber (just like a potato)...
Health benefits of Holy Basil Seeds

Health benefits of Holy Basil Seeds

There have been many dabble in the up and coming well-known basil seeds (which look like chia seeds), in that they might assist control...