Water Caltrop Seed Pods - Water chestnuts or water caltrop - posses a remarkable nutritional composition, which makes them an excellent food source that can be a dietary staple. They are free of any cholesterol and are almost fat-free. They are also gluten-free. They are an excellent source of calcium and have detoxifying properties.
#MetKids Fun Fact: Ancient Egyptians did not fully understand the importance of the human brain and discarded it during the process of mummification,even though they kept other organs, including the stomach, intestines, liver, and lungs. | Mummy with Panel Painting, A.D. 80–100. Egyptian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1911 (11.139)