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Food Around the World

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Asia
: DAIKON [Hua Chai Tau]
Countries that use this vegetable are
Japan
and
China
. It is used in many cuisines. Type of radish
Nutritional Facts
Vegetables Around the World
Serving size: About 1 Daikon
Calories 61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.3 g 0%
Saturated fat 0.1 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 71 mg 2%
Potassium 767 mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 14 g 4%
Dietary fiber 5 g 20%
Sugar 8 g
Protein 2 g 4%

Healing Properties
Due to its liver-protective properties, radish juice helps promote digestion, especially of high-fat foods which require an efficient bile formation by the liver to be easily digested.
Radish juice stimulates appetite, so it can be used before meal as a remedy for any health condition affecting appetite and requiring a high calorie or nutrient intake to be effectively managed or fought.
How to know when its Ripe
Heavy daikon, as this indicates that they are nice and juicy. If you are going to store the daikon for a few days or more in the fridge before eating, it is best to remove any leaves, as this can make the daikon dry out, as the moisture from the root is taken up by the leaves.
Five Facts
1)Washoku (Japanese cuisine) usually refers to food that was around before 1868, the end of Japan's isolationist policies.
2) Japanese pizza toppings include corn, mayonnaise, and sesame seeds.
3) Raw horse meat is a popular food in Japan.
4)Some farmers grow square watermelons in Japan.
5)Ramen noodles are a popular food in Japan, and it is widely believed extensive training is required to make a delicious soup broth.

Latin America
:Cassava
Popular vegetable in the
Andes area
Serving size: about 1 Cassava
Calories 328
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.6 g 0%
Saturated fat 0.2 g 1%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 29 mg 1%
Potassium 558 mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 78 g 26%
Dietary fiber 3.7 g 14%
Sugar 3.5 g
Protein 2.8 g 5%

Nutritional Facts
Healing Properties
1) Cassava too is free from gluten. Gluten-free starch is used in special food preparations for celiac disease patients.
2) Cassava is a moderate source of some of the valuable B-complex group of vitamins such as folates, thiamin, pyridoxine (vitamin B-6), riboflavin, and pantothenic acid.
5 Facts about South America
1) Bolivia is home to the largest salt lake in the world, Salar de Uyuni, as well as the world’s largest commercially navigable lake, Lake Titicaca.
2) The most populous city is Buenos Aires in Argentina
3) The largest remaining natural resource is the Amazon forest
4) South America has nearly 26% of the world’s renewable sources of freshwater
5) According to Global Peace Index, the least peaceful country is Columbia
North America
: Juneberry
A fruit that grows wild throughout
North America
and is known by various other names, including saskatoon, shadblow, and sarvis or serviceberry.
Nutritional Facts
Serving Size 1 cup

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 5 Calories 94
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0.54g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.046g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.241g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.078g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 127mg
Total Carbohydrate 23.91g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 16.43g
Protein 1.22g
Healing Properties
1)Very rich source of flavonoids
2)Greater than blueberries in many vitamins and minerals including calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, and vitamin E.
3)Rich in fiber and protein
4)Higher level of antioxidants compared to other more common berries
5 Facts about North America
1) North America is the third largest continent
2) Was named after the explorer Americo Vespucci.
3) Has five time zones.
4)Cuba is known as the 'sugar bowl of the world'
5)Home of Google, Face Book, Apple & many other world famous technology companies.
Europe
: cheval (Horse meat )
Nutritional Facts
Serving Size 1 oz
Calories 38

% Daily Values*
Total Fat 1.3g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.408g 2%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.184g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.456g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Potassium 102mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars -
Protein 6.06g
Horse meat was rejected by the British but is still eaten in
France
and
Germany
Healing Properties
low-fat
iron-rich
abundant in vitamin B
Horse meat contains high quality proteins
Five Interesting Facts
1) Europe is named after the Phoenician princess Europa of Greek myth
2)About 733 million people live in Europe.
3)Vatican City ,Europe's smallest country, is within the Italian city of Rome
4) There are more than 200 different languages spoken in Europe.
5) The leaning tower of Pisa took nearly 200 years to build
Antarctica
: tuna

Seafood is very popular in
Antarctica
Nutritional Facts
Amount Per 3 oz (85 g)

Calories 157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5 g 7%
Saturated fat 1.4 g 7%
Polyunsaturated fat 1.6 g
Monounsaturated fat 1.7 g
Cholesterol 42 mg 14%
Sodium 43 mg 1%
Potassium 275 mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0 g 0%
Protein 25 g 50%

Five Interesting Facts
1) The Dry Valleys of Antarctica are the driest place on Earth, with low humidity and almost no snow or ice cover.
2) On average, Antarctica is the windiest continent. Winds in some places of the continent can reach 200 mph (320 km/h).
3) Ninety-nine percent of Antarctica is covered by ice.
4) Antarctica is home to about 70 percent of the planet's fresh water, and 90 percent of the planet's freshwater ice.
5) Antarctica is home to Mount Erebus, the southernmost active volcano on the planet and home to Earth's only long-lived lava lakes.
Healing Properties
Promotes Detoxification
Mood Lifter
Cognitive Benefits
Cancer Prevention
Cardiovascular Health
Africa
: Short Loin: Lamb

Commonly used in
North Africa
Five Interesting Facts
1. The Sahara is the largest desert in the world and is bigger than the continental USA.
2. Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and the second-largest freshwater lake in the world.
3. Megafauna like giraffe, zebra, gorilla, hippopotamus, chimpanzee and wildebeest are unique to the continent and only found here.
4. Africa is home to the world’s largest living land animal, the African elephant, which can weigh up to 7 tons.
5. The Nile River is the longest river in the world with a total length of 6,650 kilometres.
Nutritional Facts
Amount Per Serving 100g raw Calories 203 Calories from Fat 120%
Daily Value
*Total Fat 13.38 g 17%
Saturated Fat 6.401 g 26%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 66 mg 18%
Sodium 70 mg 2.4%
Carbohydrate 0 g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugar 0 g
Protein 19.32 g 32%
Iron 1.66 mg 7.5%
Healing Properties
1. Lamb meat is an ideal source of iron.
2. Lamb meat provides 45 per cent of the daily requirement of zinc, essential for growth, healing and a healthy immune system.
3. Lamb meat is a great source of B vitamins, essential for metabolic reactions in the body.
4. Half the fat in lamb meat is unsaturated
Australia
: EGGS

Nutritional Facts
Calories 78
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5 g 7%
Saturated fat 1.6 g 8%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.7 g
Monounsaturated fat 2 g
Cholesterol 187 mg 62%
Sodium 62 mg 2%
Potassium 63 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 0.6 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0 g 0%
Sugar 0.6 g
Protein 6 g 12%
Five Interesting Facts
1.The Indigenous 'Dream Time' is the foundation for tens of thousands of years of spiritual aboriginal art, traditions, legends, myths, folklore and culture.
2.It is the 6th largest country in the world, occupying an entire continent of some 7.6 million square kilometres.
3.Australia has over 750 different reptile species, more than any other country in the world.
4.A desert area known as the ‘outback’ covers much of the land.
5.As of 2012, Australia has an estimated population of over 22 million people.
Healing Properties
1. Rich in Antioxidants
2.Support Weight-Loss Efforts
3.Egg white protein quality is used as the gold standard for comparison with other proteins
4.gg yolks contain an array of essential vitamins, such as vitamins A, D, E, and K, which are not found in egg whites
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