VEGETABLES, VEGETABLES AND SPICES

Basil

Medicinal plant.

Rich in essential oils, tannins, saponins, fiber, beta-carotene, potassium, calcium, caffeic acid, rosmarinic acid, vitamin E and vitamin B1. It is a plant known to be a digestive stimulant, aperitive and antivomitive. It is also said to strengthen the nervous system (tonic-nervous), improve blood circulation helping to prevent altitude sickness, and its high content of potassium, calcium and magnesium help to improve hypertension.

Artichoke

Ideal for losing weight.

It is a vegetable with medicinal properties that contains Inulin, fiber, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, vitamin B1, B3, B5 and Folic Acid. It has phytochemicals such as sterols and cinnamon, which help regulate bile secretion, the digestion of fats and lower cholesterol. Ideal to lose weight and slim down. Choleretic and cholagogue. Coadjuvant in the treatment of dyspepsia and minor hepatobiliary dysfunctions.

Peas

Rich in proteins and vitamins.

Vegetable important in the diet. Rich in proteins, vitamins of group B, C, K, and minerals such as magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, zinc, iron and fiber.

Eggplant

Rich in Flavonoids.

Fruit valued for diets, diuretic, contains mostly calcium, folic acid and potassium. Aanthocyanins that gives the purple color are flavonoids with antioxidant properties, containing statins for the treatment of dyslipidemias and calming in rheumatic pains.

Pumpkin

Good for the health.

Vegetable with many health benefits, containing vitamins B, C, D, E, K, beta carotene, and minerals such as zinc, boron, cobalt, magnesium and iron.

Cinnamon

Medicinal spice.

Useful spice for the treatment of diabetes and hypercholesterolemia. Used to induce sleep, for menstrual pain, to fight colds, the flu, and bronchitis due to its strong effect as a calorific stimulant. It is used as a stomach tonic as it facilitates the proper functioning of the digestive system by helping to expel gases and to combat nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Its odor is given by cinnamic aldehyde and eugenol, which confers antiseptic, bactericidal, antiparasitic and antifungal properties.

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Turmeric

Antioxidant Spice.

Known as the queen of spices, containing curcumin valued for its anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal and anti-cancer antioxidants. It contains proteins, vitamins C, E, K, and minerals such as calcium, copper, zinc, magnesium, iron and copper.

Spinach

Rich in proteins and vitamins.

It is one of the most nutritionally balanced vegetables, because it contains proteins, fatty acids, magnesium, iron, almost all vitamins and antioxidant substances such as flavonoids and carotenoids.

Ginger

Medicinal.

Contains medicinal properties, an anti-inflammatory, used for digestion and slimming, and protects the circulatory system. Rich in manganese, magnesium, zinc, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B3 and B6. It contains the phytochemical Gingerol, effective in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, and in experiments against lung cancer, breast, ovaries, pancreas, intestines and leukemia.

Peppers

Digestive Properties.

The pepper contains digestive medicinal, and purifying properties for being diuretic, carminative to eliminate gases, antacid to treat gastritis, and contains carotene, lycopene and beta-carotene antioxidants, folic acid, vitamins C and E.

Radish

Protects liver health.

Rich in vitamin C and peroxidase enzymes, which are antioxidants of the first order against free radicals in all living beings. It induces the de novo formation of CYP450 present in the liver, by increasing the oxidative processes of alcohol and glucuronide acid. Used in patients with chemotherapy for greater recovery because it eliminates free radicals and is anti-carcinogenic. It has cholagogue and choleretic properties that protect the health of the liver, and contains isothiocyanates that help improve hyperthyroidism.

Beet

Medicinal Vegetable.

Considered a medicinal plant in Europe, it contains flavonoids in betanin, which gives it its characteristic red color. It is a potent anti-carcinogen, rich in iron and folic acid used to treat anemia. It also contains methionine that confers anti-aging properties, maintaining good health of the nails, hair and skin, and helps the liver in its depurative function.

Cabbage

Rich in vitamins and fiber.

Cabbage is rich in sulfur, vitamins C & A, calcium, and B-carotene, as well as containing a high fiber content. Coadjuvant in the treatment of gastroduodenal ulcer. Formerly used to soften the effects of alcohol.

Tomato

Antioxidant vegetable.

Contains a large amount of lycopene, an antioxidant that eliminates free radicals, protects against cardiovascular diseases, is rich in vitamin C, A and K, and protects against ultraviolet rays. It also contains essential cumárico and chlorogénico acid against the nitrosaminas that produces the smoke of the cigarette.

Vanilla

Delicious and nutritious spice

It is a spice that belongs to the group of condiments. Among the nutritional properties of vanilla include the following nutrients: iron, fiber, iodine, zinc, carbohydrates, magnesium, vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, K and phosphorus.

Carrot

Protector and enhancer of visual health, skin and gums

Carrots contain beta-carotene, which gives it its color, and confers anti-carcinogenic, anti-ulcer properties, protects against arteriosclerosis, and maintains good eye, skin and gum health.

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