A study published in Acta Horticulturae reported that purple sweet potatoes have 3.2 times more antioxidant activity than a certain type of blueberry. Source: http://www.actahort.org/members/showpdf?booknrarnr=583_22
Researchers from the London Metropolitan University revealed in a study published in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition that the protein in dates consists of 23 types of amino acids. Some of these amino acids cannot be found in bananas, apples and oranges. The researchers are of the opinion that dates may be considered as an almost perfect food due to their valuable nutrients. Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12850886
Late afternoon snack 😋 Homemade hummus (soaked and cooked chickpeas, tahini, garlic, cumin, lemon juice, olive oil and a tiny bit of sea salt and pepper) accompanied with whole grain spelt sourdough bread.
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that a serving of prepared artichokes contains more antioxidants than a serving of blueberries or raspberries. Source: http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/84/1/95.full
Our purple sprouting, together with kale, is the staple in our garden over winter. We just adore it. And today, our veg was looking art like covered in frost 🎋🌱 . . . #purplesprouting #frost #growyourown #homegrown #frommygarden #winter #cotswoldlife #countrylife #liveauthentic #livefolk #ourcandidlife #momentsofmine #thequitewinter #theartofslowliving #winterveggies #смоегоогорода