The plant is perennial, but in temperate climates it is grown as an annual. Its fruits are rich in vitamin C, carotene, vitamin B1 and vitamin E.In addition to vitamins, it also contains significant amounts of manganese, iron and copper.In the diet it is used: fresh, canned and as a juice.
Cucumber is an annual herbaceous plant. They are extremely useful for health, especially during the summer because they contain water and nutrients that are essential for the human body. Cucumber is rich in vitamins A, C and folic acid, hard cucumber skin is rich in fiber and a number of minerals, contains magnesium, molybdenum, silicon dioxide, and potassium. In addition, cucumber has silicon dioxide, a trace mineral that contributes greatly to strengthen our connective tissues. It is known to cure many skin problems, under eye swelling and burns. Cucumber also contains ascorbic and caffeic acids that prevent water loss, so cucumbers are still used for burns and dermatitis.
Potato is a perennial herbaceous plant, from the life form geophytes - it has an underground stem (tuber, hence the Latin name) of the type of tubers. The color of the flower varies from white to pink and purple, with strongly yellow colored powder. Cultivated varieties are generally unfertilized (without flowers or with sterile flowers).
The health benefits of cabbage are now well known so this vegetable should be constantly present in our diet.Studies suggest that it should be included in our diet 2 to 3 times a week.In the Middle Ages this vegetable was called "drug of the poor".Cabbage is also an excellent source of vitamin C and beta-carotene (Vitamin A precursor).These anti-oxidants are useful in fighting free radicals that are circulating in our body and increase our aging process.Cabbage is a good source of folic acid, on top of all these properties, this vegetable is low in calories.In cabbage we have winter cabbage with harvest that starts from November to March, continues with the spring young harvest of spring cabbage, starting with the harvest from April and lasts until the beginning of June.
There are many different varieties of onions on the market. Onions can be classified as spicy onions or sweet onions. Onion has a sharp taste, thick skin and low moisture content. Sweet onions have a mild taste, because they are grown to be higher in sugar and lower in spicy sulfur compounds. In our area there is production of young onions, and the most famous variety is the production of young yellow onions of the variety ALDOBA. (Packed in large green bags of 25 kg and red bags of 15 kg)
Peppers are not only good taste, they have many health benefits that go beyond just diet. Sweet and hot peppers contain vitamin C, thiamine, vitamin B6, beta-carotene and folic acid. Peppers contain phytochemicals, which are antioxidants that help to neutralize free radicals in the body. Red peppers contain more nutrients than green peppers, including lycopene, a carotene that helps protect against heart disease and cancer. In the offer of peppers we have several types: - Yellow pepper (Memesis and Chameleon) - Red pepper (Kurtovska Kapija)