Brussels sprouts are a cruciferous vegetable, which means they are closely related to broccoli, cabbage, etc. They are a long-season growing crop, with time from plant to harvest taking around 6 months for best results. However, its health benefits are worth it. They are extremely high in fibre, protein, and have been shown to significantly lower cholesterol levels. Now to grow this diet starter of a plant, let’s see its main features.
The cabbage is a plant which is closely related to the cauliflower, broccoli, brussels sprouts, and other cole crops. This plant is prepared in a variety of forms across various cuisines. It is rich in vitamins C and K, and dietary fibre. Over half of the cabbage produced in the world comes from China, as it is a very popular vegetable used in their cuisine. Let’s take a look at this vegetable’s main features.
Celery is a crunchy, watery vegetable that is extremely healthy for the human body, due to high vitamin content, and its seeds are used in homeopathic medicine to treat a wide array of diseases. However, as they say, there is no gain without pain, and this plant is quite difficult to grow and propagate. It takes a lot of time and effort, and proper care and maintenance to pull off a successful celery harvest. The seed must be planted and germinated indoors before moving the crop outside. Once harvested though, it will definitely be quite an achievement. Before we look at how to get there, let’s see some of the basic features of the plant.
In North India, carrots are mainly known for the sweet delicacy, ‘Gajar Halwa’, but when carrots were first cultivated, it was for their leaves rather than their roots. However nowadays, with the numerous health benefits associated with the root part, it is the main part which is consumed. They are said to improve vision, promote healthier skin, slow down the aging of cells, and even prevent cancer. Carrots are one of the most produced vegetables in the world, with almost 50% of the production coming from China. Let’s take a look at this worldwide plant’s main features.
Chives are a member of the same family which includes onions and garlic. They are known for their pungent smell and distinctive taste. They are a staple in European cuisine, and are also a very nutrient dense food. Chives are also said to have properties which can prevent cancer. The plant has certain properties which repel pests, which make it a valuable addition to your garden regardless of the yield. So let’s take a look at this plant’s main features.
The cucumber is a plant whose fruits are usually consumed fresh, and used primarily in salads. Its crunchy texture and water content make it an ideal addition to any salad. It is also one of the few vegetables which is said to have parthenocarpic varieties, which means that they can give fruit without pollination. They are actually more than 90% water, but are also high in vitamin K and potassium, along with low calorie and fat content. Let’s take a look at some of its main features.
The drumstick is the fruit of the Moringa oleifera tree, which is native to northern India. It is a very versatile plant, with many applications, outside of cuisine such as herbal washing, water purification, etc. The nutritional benefits of the plant and its leaves are widespread, as it is extremely high in protein, vitamin A,B1,C along with high content of calcium, and iron. It is usually cultivated on a large scale, but it is also grown individually in some cases. Let’s see some of this tree’s main features.
The vegetable which is the face of the green, healthy, organic revolution is our one and only kale. It is known for its vast health benefits and has been known to help in preventing diabetes, heart disease, improving bone health, digestion, and maintaining healthy skin and hair. It is high in vitamins A, C, and K as well as minerals such as potassium, manganese, iron, copper, and phosphorus. But enough with nutrition, it also tastes great! It can be steamed, boiled, or eaten fresh in salads or sandwiches. So to enjoy this treat, let’s first take a look at the plant’s main features.
Lettuce is a crisp, green staple in any salad worldwide. It can also be used in sandwiches, wraps, and other freshly prepared foods. It can also be lightly grilled. The lettuce plant has also been used in medicine in folk methods. It is one of the main plants consumed in any weight loss diet, as it has almost zero calories and no fat. It is also extremely high in vitamin C and protein. Lettuce is also said to help alleviate insomnia. The main features of this plant are as follows.
Mustard is a plant whose seeds are used universally in all cuisines due to its varying tastes and styles. It grows into an impressive looking plant as well. Their health benefits are numerous; no cholesterol, low fat, high protein, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, Vitamin B, and much more, so feel free to indulge.