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Tips about food and diet

Calories In Garbanzo Beans

Also called chickpeas, Bengal gram, Indian peas, and hummus, garbanzo beans belong to a family of legumes named Fabaceae. Beige or cream in color, garbanzo beans are available all through the year, though fresh or green garbanzo beans hit the market only in harvest season. A dark skinned variety of these beans is also available, [...]

Calories In Bell Peppers

Make your salads colorful and bright by adding chopped bell peppers of different colors. They come in yellow, green, orange, purple and red, and each colored bell pepper has its own unique taste and flavor. For instance, red bell peppers, which are nothing but fully ripe green bell peppers can be sweeter and have a [...]

Calories In Apricots

Juicy and luscious, fresh apricots are a power-packed food that one can enjoy in summer. Dried apricots are available all through the year, though calories in dried apricots may be more for a serving of the same weight. Apricots are truly a boon to dieters because they are chock-full of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. [...]

Calories In Barley

Barley belongs to the grass family and is cultivated in most countries. Barley does not take long to yield. This cereal is used both as fodder for animals and as a health supplement for human consumption in the form of soup, tea, cookies, and bread. Beer and whiskey are malted from barley. Barley is high [...]

Calories In Prunes

Prunes are dried plums and are very popular with most people mainly due to their sweet flavor.  Very few people who enjoy eating prunes actually give thought to the number of calories in prunes. Prunes have a sticky texture, and provide its consumers with a number of nutritional and health benefits. Their botanical name is [...]