leafy vegetable


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Noun1.leafy vegetable - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetablesleafy vegetable - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
chop-suey greens - succulent and aromatic young dark green leaves used in Chinese and Vietnamese and Japanese cooking
sprout - a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)
beet green - young leaves of the beetroot
chard, leaf beet, spinach beet, Swiss chard - long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
salad green, salad greens - greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads
dandelion green - edible leaves of the common dandelion collected from the wild; used in salads and in making wine
lamb's-quarter, pigweed, wild spinach - leaves collected from the wild
wild spinach - leafy greens collected from the wild and used as a substitute for spinach
turnip greens - tender leaves of young white turnips
common sorrel, sorrel - large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
French sorrel - greens having small tart oval to pointed leaves; preferred to common sorrel for salads
spinach - dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
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Tariq Afghan, a young foodie sharing his experience, said that leaves of Shautal, a kind of green leafy vegetable mostly grown in Dir, Swat, Malakand, Buner and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, were mixed with boiled rice and then enjoyed with fresh milk cream.
Regulations and guidelines have been tightened around any shipments of the leafy vegetable to ensure the safety of the public.
You might wonder if another green leafy vegetable, cabbage, can affect you and the answer is yes.
Accessories: Leafy vegetable panels, Liquid fertilizer A (500ml), Liquid fertilizer B (500ml), Leafy vegetable medium, Cultivation pot, pot cover
The levels of zinc in all the leafy vegetable samples ranged from 0.45 to 3.8mg/100g DW.
Viewers meanwhile said the singer, 31, looked like the "green giant" and a "leafy vegetable" as they mocked her off-the-shoulder number.
Vegetables for the test were represented by the samples of 37 selected in leafy vegetable (Brassica campestris L.) 43 selected in gourd vegetable (Momordica charantia) and 34 selected in leguminous vegetable (Vigna unguiculata (Linn.).A total of 121 sites were selected.
There is no standardized recommendation regarding a "safe" amount of green leafy vegetable consumption while taking warfarin.
The formula used was FL = Np/N x 100, where Np is the number of informants stating a type of use of the plant as a leafy vegetable/medicinal dietary plant and N is the total number of informants citing the plant as leafy vegetable or for medicinal use [15].
Cover any leafy vegetable crops with bird-proof netting ?
The expert, who said that folic acid is also present in food items like broccoli and citrus fruits, declared that a study had identified low green leafy vegetable consumption as one of the potentially modifiable risk factors for stroke in Nigerians.
The contribution of cowpea as a leafy vegetable to reducing poverty and malnutrition among the smallholder farmers and urban poor households, who cannot afford other nutrient-rich (protein, vitamin A, calcium and iron) foods like meat or fish, cannot be ignored if maximum impact of the crop is to be realized.