Foods that begin with the letter E include eggs, eggplant, edamame, eclairs, English muffins and two leafy vegetables called escarole and endive. When including drinks, espresso is also a possibility.Continue Reading
Eggs are laid by birds, fish and many reptiles, amphibians and monotremes, and are a great source of protein and nutrients. They contain multiple vitamin B types and selenium and are one of the only food sources of vitamin D. They can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, cataracts, mood disorders and PMS symptoms. Eggplant is a non-starchy vegetable and is very low in calories and high in fiber. The deep eggplant color comes from anthocyanins, which are antioxidants with can help reduce inflammation and can help prevent memory loss and arthritis.
Edamame, or immature soybeans, are high in lean protein and are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and folate which can help fight memory loss and arthritis and maintain healthy skin and hair. Endive is a bitter leafy vegetable that is a good source of potassium and vitamin K which can help prevent osteoporosis, reduce high blood pressure and strengthen bones. Escarole is a type of endive and together can help promote radiant skin and healthy vision. Espresso is a stronger coffee that is used as the base of lattes, cappuccinos and other coffee drinks. It has more caffeine and is usually served in smaller sizes.Learn more about Food Facts
All fresh, frozen or canned vegetables and fruits prepared without milk or milk products are lactose-free, as are fresh meats, poultry, eggs, seafood and legumes. Potatoes, pasta, nuts and seeds, clear soups and vegetable oils are also lactose-free.Full Answer >
Foods that boost metabolism include avocado, cheese, milk, tempeh, asparagus, legumes, Greek yogurt, tree nuts, edamame, whey protein, spinach, tofu, fish, shellfish, quinoa, amaranth, buckwheat, eggs, poultry, pork, hemp seeds, cottage cheese and beef, according to Prevention. Leslie Bonci for Prevention also recommends eating whole fruits, vegetables, brown rice, cereals, coffee, black and green tea, dark chocolate, peppers, cinnamon, ginger, garlic, cloves, mustard and vinegar.Full Answer >
Varieties of lettuce include: frisee, endive, arugula, iceberg, mizuna, radicchio, escarole, cress, baby beet greens, tatsoi, butterhead, romaine, oakleaf, looseleaf and mache. These types of lettuce are commonly used raw, especially in salads. Some, like iceberg, are very common, while tatsoi, mizuna and frisee are more exotic.Full Answer >
Foods that are rich in nitrogen include meat, fish, potato, milk, eggs, cereals and legumes. Most of the nitrogen in foods are found in proteins as amino acids, although nitrogen can also be present in various forms such as free amino acids, creatine, choline, creatinine, purines, pyrimidines and amino sugars. These trace compounds are called non-protein nitrogen, or NPN.Full Answer >