random food facts by @ShSerad part 8

Posted on October 29, 2010

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#Tea is a very soothing drink. #TeaTime

The most famous #Tea producing regions are Indonesia, India, Srilanka, China, Kenya, Japan, and Taiwan. #TeaTime

#Tea should be made with natural spring water with a high mineral content

 

#Black Tea, #GreenTea, #Oolong tea all come from the same plant: Camelia Sinensis. #TeaTime

#Cinnamon + Boiling water = Cinnamon Tea

Fuel your brain with #Breakfast.

#Oatmeal is filling. Those who eat oatmeal in the morning r less likely to fill up with sugary snacking bfore lunch.

#Oatmeal contains high amounts of fiber.

#Oatmeal is a low-fat food.

#Oatmeal contains plenty of protein.

#Oatmeal is a good source of vitamins and minerals.

Add fruit such as strawberries or sliced bananas to the #Oatmeal.

Add dried fruit such as Raisins, Dates to the #Oatmeal.

Add a #Yogurt to the #Oatmeal. Flavour yogurt add taste🙂

Make the #Oatmeal with #Milk instead of water.

Add chopped #Nuts like #almonds to the oatmeal !

Eat a variety of #Nuts, seeds, #legumes, fruits and #Vegetables for #Vegetarian

In Thailand, #Mangosteen used to treat infected wounds, urinary tract infections, and tuberculosis.

#Mangosteen is a tropical fruit, grown in hot, humid climates of southeast asia such as Indonesia, thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam.

a #Mangosteen is typically opened by pressing firmly/twisting the outside until it breaks apart.

#Mangosteen twigs are used as chewsticks in Ghana.

The primary active components of the #Mangosteen called : Xanthones.

Xanthones in #Mangosteen well known for their ability to boost the Immune system.

#kiwi fruits can be allergic to some individuals. The most common symptoms: itching of the mouth, lips&palate, and wheezing.

Yooou right🙂 #kiwi = Chinese Gooseberry @OlgaLy_DIA Yup..originally named goose berry or monkey peach in china

The #kiwifruit skin is edible & contains high amounts of dietary fiber.

#TeaTime. Don’t use boiling water to brew #GreenTea. The water should be just below the boiling point.

Usually steeping times for #GreenTea is 2-3 minutes. Steep too long/too hot will make the tea taste bitter.

The primary component of #GreenTea is EGCG, which is a major #Antioxidant.

An an #Antioxidant, EGCG in #Tea inhibits the growth of cancer cells and lowers cholesterols.

#BlackTea needs to steep for about 3-5minutes.

#whiteTea need to steep for about 1-3 minutes.

#Herbal need to steep for about 5-8 minutes.

#OolongTea need to steep for about 3-5 minutes.

#Jasmine Tea originates from the Song Dynasty (960-1279), made from green or Oolong tea base.

#Jasmine tea is believed to have anti cancer benefit and calming effects.

#GreenTea & #OolongTea contains less caffeine than #Black Tea.

Oranges contain antioxidants that help fight the free radicals.

Dark green vegetables contains more vitamin C than light green vegetables.

The #Fruit highest in vitamin C is Guava.

Boiled #Jackfruit seeds r a very tasty & nutritious snacks to eat🙂

#Jackfruit contains Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Sodium.

#Wakame is a type of #Seaweed, used in soups such as the Miso Soup.

#Nori r thin dried #Seaweed used in many #Sushi dishes or condiment for various #noodles.

#Soba noodles r native Japanese #noodles made of Buckwheat flour & wheat flour.

#Wasabi is Japanese horseradish.

#Japanese #Rice is Short #Grain & become sticky when cooked.

#Rice #Wine is known as #Sake, which is actually the general term for Alcohol in Japanese.

The two main ingredients of #Sake are #Rice and water.

#Ramen is a noodle soup originally imported from China to Japan. They r thin like #Spaghetti.

#Udon is a thick wheat-flour #noodle. Served chilled in the summer and Hot in the winter.

#Mushrooms r called “Kinoko”, literally meaning “Child of a tree”.

#Tempura was brought to Japan by the Portuguese.

Thai Iced Tea = Black tea + star anise+cardamon+sugar+condensed milk #TeaTime

Black Tea + condensed milk = Teh Tarik.

Talua #Tea/Teh Telur = black tea + raw egg+ sugar + lime?.

Teh Poci, #Tea served in a clay pot known as #Poci and normally served with rock Sugar.

#Tomatoes contain large amounts of an antioxidant called #Lycopene.

#Lycopene protects our cells from the damaging effects of free radicals.

#Tomato sauces and paste contain s greater amount of #Lycopene than fresh tomatoes.

Good sources of #Lycopene are: Tomato, grapefruit, guava, watermelon. The most powerful is the #Tomato.

#Tomatoes r good for the eyes. They r high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium and Potassium.

#Tea boosts the immune system.

#Black Tea and #GreenTea are full of #Antioxidants.

#GreenTea is Green because it is not fermented.

The #Strawberry is a member of the Rose family

common names of #Strawberry: Fraises des Bois, Erdbeere, Fresa, Fraise, Fragol

#Strawberries were served during Medieval Times to bring prosperity and peace.

#Strawberries can be grown and planted in partially sandy soil and plenty of sunshine

#Strawberries are very good in potassium & magnesium, both of which are very effective in lowering high blood pressure.

#Strawberries contain high amount of #Antioxidants.

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