Health Benefits of Different Fruits and Vegetables

Health Benefits of Different Fruits and Vegetables

BANANAS •Protect your heart. •Strengthen bones. •Control blood pressure •Block diarrhea. BEANS •Prevent constipation. •Help hemorrhoids. •Lower cholesterol. •Combat cancer. •Stabilize blood sugar. BROCCOLI •Strengthens. •Saves eyesight. •Combats cancer. •Protects your heart. •Controls blood pressure. CABBAGE •Combats cancer. •Prevents constipation. •Promotes weight loss. •Protects your heart. •Helps hemorrhoids. CARROTS •Save eyesight. •Protect your heart. •Prevent constipation. •Combat cancer. •Promote weight loss. CAULIFLOWER •Protects against Prostate Cancer. •Combats Breast Cancer. •Strengthens bones. •Banishes bruises. •Guards against heart disease. GARLIC •Lowers cholesterol. •Controls blood pressure. •Combats cancer. •kills bacteria. •Fights fungus. GRAPEFRUIT…

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Ideal Spacing Required in planting Pineapples

Pineapple plants are usually set out in twin/double or triple rows. A spacing of 1m from center to center of beds/ridges, rows 60cm apart within beds/ridges and plants 30cm apart within rows is recommended (30 x 60x 100cm) giving a plant population of 55,000 plants/ha.  Ensure that your suckers are ready like 1week before planting. Peel off the first two-leaf layers of the root base so as to expose the young roots, thereby hastening growth rate. While planting, ensure to plant the suckers at a depth of 10 cm.

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Genomic study reveals clues to wild past of grapes

Humans may have gathered them for 15,000 years before cultivating the fruit as a crop “The data indicate that humans gathered grapes in the wild for centuries before cultivating them,” says study co-leader Brandon Gaut, UCI professor of ecology & evolutionary biology. The research also revealed key genetic alterations during domestication that are still evident today in the fruit, such as these grenache grapes grown in Southern France. Credit: Brandon Gaut / UCI About 22,000 years ago, as the ice sheets that consumed much of North America and Europe began…

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