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Rainbow trout facts and health benefits

Rainbow trout facts and health benefits

Rainbow trout, which belongs to the Salmo family of fish, is closely related to salmon and Arctic char - two other fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids. It is native to cold-water tributaries...
Rockfish facts and nutritional value

Rockfish facts and nutritional value

Rockfish are one of the longest-living fishes, possibly living to 200 years old in the Gulf of Alaska. That means a rockfish on today's dinner menu could have been swimming the sea when...
Rum facts and health benefits

Rum facts and health benefits

Rum is actually a distilled alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane juice or sugarcane byproducts, such as molasses by a process of fermentation and distillation. The distillate, a clear liquid, is then usually aged...
Rudraksha facts and health benefits

Rudraksha facts and health benefits

Elaeocarpus ganitrus commonly known as Rudraksha belongs to the Elaeocarpaceae family and grows in the Himalayan region. In Sanskrit Rudraksha means Rudra’s (Shiva’s) teardrop. It grows in the area from the Gangetic plain...
Rowal fruit facts and health benefits

Rowal fruit facts and health benefits

Pangium edule also known as Rowal fruit is a tall tree in the Flacourtiaceae family and is native to Malesia, Melanesia and Micronesia. Apart from Rowal fruit it is also known as pangi,...
Roselle facts and health benefits

Roselle facts and health benefits

Hibiscus sabdariffa, or Roselle, is a shrub belonging to the Malvaceae family. In Iran, it is typically known as sour tea. In English-speaking countries it is called Red Sorrel. Originally from Africa and...

Raspberries-Rubus idaeus

Raspberries, also called European Raspberry, Nectar Raspberry, European Red Raspberry, Raspberry, Red Raspberry and Raspberry Bush, are an edible fruit which is produced by the many species in the Rubus genus in the Rose...

Red Clover-Trifolium pratense

Trifolium pretense, commonly known as Red clover, is a perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the family Fabaceae. It grows satisfactorily in the cool climates and well drained soils. It is native to Europe, Western...
Rutabaga facts and health benefits

Rutabaga facts and health benefits

Rutabaga (Brassica napus L.; Napobrassica group), also referred to as swedes, Swedish turnips, and turnip-rooted cabbage, is a member of the Cruciferae. The word “Rutabaga” comes from the Swedish “rotabagge,” which means root...

Radish – Raphanus sativus

The radish (Raphanus sativus) is a root vegetable, usually white in color though pink, red, black also exists. It has a crisp texture when fresh. The most commonly consumed part of Radish is a...