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Health Benefits and facts of Catfish

Health Benefits and facts of Catfish

Catfish scientifically known as Siluriformes are a diverse group of ray-finned fish. There are more than 3000 species of catfish that can be found on all continents except on the Antarctica. Catfish inhabits...
Crayfish facts and health benefits

Crayfish facts and health benefits

Crayfish, also known as crawfish, crawdads, freshwater lobsters, mountain lobsters, mudbugs or yabbies, are actually freshwater crustaceans resembling a smaller version of a lobster, to which they are related; taxonomically, they are members...
Corn flakes facts and benefits

Corn flakes facts and benefits

Corn flakes are actually the most popular breakfast cereal, which are made up of toasting flakes of corn. They are packaged cereal product prepared from small toasted flakes of corn, and are generally...
Cheese facts and health benefits

Cheese facts and health benefits

Cheese is nutritious food made mostly from the milk of cows but also other mammals, including sheep, goats, buffalo, reindeer, camels and yaks. The word cheese comes from Latin caseus, from which the...

Calendula-Calendula officinalis

Calendula is a genus of perennial or annual plant in the sunflower family Asteraceae or Compositae. Daisies, chamomile, arnica and yarrow are the other members of the same family. The genus is native to...
Ceylon gooseberry facts and health benefits

Ceylon gooseberry facts and health benefits

Dovyalis hebecarpa, with common names Ceylon gooseberry, ketembilla, and kitambilla, is a plant in the genus Dovyalis, native to Sri Lanka and southern India. The fruit are often eaten fresh, or made into...
Cardamom facts and health benefits

Cardamom facts and health benefits

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) sometime called Cardamon or Cardamum, is a spice made from the seeds of several plants in the genera Elettaria and Amomum in the family Zingiberaceae. The word "cardamom" is derived...
Cat's Whiskers facts and health benefits

Cat’s Whiskers facts and health benefits

Cats Whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus), also known as Java tea of Kidney Tea Plant, is a branched herbaceous plant that belongs to the family Labiatae or lamiaceae.  The herb is popularly referred as Balbas...
Cottonseed facts and health benefits

Cottonseed facts and health benefits

Cotton plants are an annually growing herb belonging to the genus Gossypium of the Malvaceae family (mallow family). Cotton is an essential fiber plant native to tropical and subtropical Americas, the Caribbean, and...

Chia seeds-Salvia hispanica

Chia (Salvia hispanica) is a flowering plant in the genus Salvia L and family Lamiaceae. Other names of Salvia hispanica include Chia, Mexican Chia and Salba. It is an annual plant which prefers well-drained...