Okra is a very unique and not well-known vegetable in the west. In India, it is known as bhindi. It is often dismissed because of its sliminess but when prepared well it is delicious.
“Bad cholesterol” is low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL) that has been found to have a negative role in cognitive performance in older adults according to a study.
Beautiful glossy deep purple eggplant has a unique taste and texture. The first time I saw one was at a European market shop decades ago. It was so beautiful that I bought one and put it on the counter for a couple of days to enjoy its beauty before finding a recipe.
Rich, earthy black beans are delicious and filled with many health benefits. This powerfood has an abundance of nutrients making them very nutritious.
When tofu in the west became popular, it was believed to be full of health benefits so very good for us. Later it was reported to be bad for us! Tofu has had a bad rap because it is made from soy. If it really isn’t good for us, then why are the Japanese who eat lots of tofu have the highest life expectancy in the world?