Amaranth (Amaranthus spp.) is one of the oldest crops in Mesoamerica, and was the staple food of the Aztecs, Incas, Mayans, and hunter-gatherers. The first data on this plant date back ten thousand years. Its role in the diet was as important as corn and beans.
MEXICAN FOOD AND NUTRITION
Mango is one of the most important tropical fruits worldwide, with a production of around twenty-seven million tons per year. It is currently one of the most successful fruits in the fresh-cut industry.
Today, slow food is identified as a worldwide movement, but it first emerged in Italy during 1986 as a response from citizens to counteract the excessive growth of fast food chains and return to preparing food at home to put healthier alternatives on the table.
This summer will be an ideal time to consume rich fish and seafood, so if you want to enjoy them safely, we suggest you read these recommendations.
The cucumber is a basic food in Mexican cuisine about which there are several myths; therefore, Gustavo González Aguilar, a researcher at the Food and Development Research Center (CIAD), will tell us what science says about it.
It is now strawberry season and therefore we will share five reasons why you should try to eat this fruit, with the aim of having a better state of health through diet.
Frequent consumption of fish and seafood, that is, about three times a week, ensures us a healthy, balanced, and nutritious diet. This habit is easy to adopt since in Mexico there are a huge amount of species that enrich the traditional cuisine with endless possibilities.
There are several hundred quelites in Mexico, with innumerable nutritional properties, whose consumption is being rescued as a valuable legacy for the country and the world.
The research by Mexican scientist Ernesto Olvera, of growing vegetables with artificial light using LED technology, could be the solution to feed the astronauts that NASA intends to send to Mars.