I'll never forget being a young child in Costa Rica traveling with my grandfather. I remember him signaling the bus driver to stop the bus. He jumped off for a few minutes and returned with a bagful of "semillas de marañon." This literally translates to seeds of the marañon. The marañon is an unusual fruit that is native to the coastal areas of Northeastern Brazil. Although the fruit can be eaten and its juice enjoyed, our topic of discussion today is the seeds of the fruit that protrudes strangely from the bottom of the cashew fruit.
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Posts about micronutrients (3):
It has been found that the quality of nutrients contained in supplements is the most important factor determining if a product will deliver the desired results for health promotion, health maintenance, and disease prevention. Only the highest quality of available “raw materials”, and a closely monitored production process, creates pure and effective supplements and formulas.
You may have seen beets at the local salad bar, or maybe had them with dinner out of a can. The picture above is what beets look like pulled right out of the ground. The bulbous bottom is actually a root bulb and lies beneath the ground.
The avocado is also known as the alligator pear because of its rough and bumpy exterior. But don't let its skin fool you. If you haven't explored beyond its skin, you might be surprised to know it is a creamy buttery inside that captures the taste buds.
There are over thirty minerals that are now considered essential to life. Most of these are considered trace minerals, meaning we only need very tiny