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Friday, March 18, 2016

Food & Drink Quiz Friday #8

Food & Drink Quiz Friday no.8
This type of seed is one of the oldest oil seeds known to man and is highly valued due to its exceptional resistance to rancidity. The seeds are a source of essential nutrients like omega-6 fatty acids (mainly linoleic and oleic), contain high amounts of protein and dietary fiber, and are rich in B vitamins, manganese, magnesium, calcium, iron, and zinc.

A phrase made popular from the tale Arabian Nights references the way the pod of this seed bursts open when it reaches maturity.

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Answer to Food & Drink Quiz Friday #7: Seaweed!