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Edible Plants: “Acitosella”

This plants stem is edible and is called “Acitosella” in italian. It tastes like a lighter version of lemon and is great for your stomach health.

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How to preserve an Iceberg lettuce

Iceberg lettuce is often a fairly large vegetable and to avoid throwing out the rest, you can keep the salad fresh in the refrigerator up to a week with the following method:
– Cut the piece you need by also cutting through the stem
– Cut the stem to remove the brown part
– Put some water in a container. Very little water
– Place the salad in the container so that only the stem pipe water
Make sure the leaves are not touching the water because then the lettuce will rot quickly.

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Sicilian Red Oranges

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Treat Diabetes with Prickly Pear/Fichi d’India

Prickly Pear or as in italian called Fichi d’India, has been used in Mexico to treat diabetes for over 1,000 years.
– Faster and more effective glucose entry into the cells.
– Lower blood sugar in people suffering of type 2 diabetes. Decrease sugar levels by 20 to 45%.

This lovely fruit has many names like Super Fruit, Prickly Pear, Nopal Cactus, Barbary Fig and Indian Fig. Please see more health benefits in the chart below.

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Confusion of perfect foods – How real carrots actually looks like

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