Ice Cream Bean – Nutritional Value, Health Benefits, Recipes

Advertisements
Advertisements
Advertisements

Ice Cream Bean/Inga edulis, known as ice cream-bean, joaquiniquil, tranquil, guama or guava, is a fruit native to South America. It is in the mimosoid tribe of the legume family Fabaceae.[1] It is widely grown, especially by Indigenous Amazonians, for shade, food, timber, medicine, and production of the alcoholic beverage cachiri. It is popular Read More ….>

Eleusine coracana – Nutritional Value, Health Benefits, Recipes

Eleusine coracana, or finger millet, also known as ragi in India, Kodo in Nepal, is an annual herbaceous plant widely grown as a cereal crop in the arid and semiarid areas in Africa and Asia. It is a tetraploid and self-pollinating species that probably evolved from its wild relative Eleusine Africana. Finger millet is native to the Ethiopian and Ugandan highlands.[rx] Interesting crop characteristics of Read More ….>

Finger Millet – Nutritional Value, Health Benefits, Recipes

Eleusine coracana, or finger millet, also known as ragi in India, Kodo in Nepal, is an annual herbaceous plant widely grown as a cereal crop in the arid and semiarid areas in Africa and Asia. It is a tetraploid and self-pollinating species that probably evolved from its wild relative Eleusine Africana. Finger millet is native to the Ethiopian and Ugandan highlands.[rx] Interesting crop characteristics of Read More ….>

Phaseolus acutifolius – Nutritional Value, Health Benefits, Recipes

Phaseolus acutifolius, or the Tepary bean, is a legume native to the southwestern United States and Mexico and has been grown there by the native peoples since pre-Columbian times. It is more drought-resistant than the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) and is grown in desert and semi-desert conditions from Arizona through Mexico to Costa Rica. The waters Read More ….>