Monday, November 29, 2010

Make Walnuts a part of your healthy diet

Walnuts
Are considered an important food source, due to the high content of the bodies much needed, omega-3 fatty acids. These nuts are also rich in mono saturated fats. The nut is also rich in vitamins B and E; a high content of vitamin B2 (riboflavin) is present in walnuts. “Obtains higher amount of proteins than eggs” Different amino acids present in walnuts are arginine, glutamate, asparate, leucine, isoleucine, glycine, etc. Minerals present are copper, manganese, potassium, phosphorus and calcium. Iron content of walnuts helps in maintaining HEALTHY blood levels.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Eat more "Hummus" and have less stress

Hummus
Lebanese dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Good fat, with lots of Omega 3, found to be effective in treatment for minor mood disorders, such as depression and anxiety. Contains important minerals like manganese, copper and sodium, and also some calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Rich in Vitamin C and B6 and also contains vitamin E, K, Folate and Thiamin. Contains about 20 essential Amino Acids, including large dosages of Tryptophan, Phenylalanine and Tyrosine, a threesome that makes it, surprisingly, a potential substitute for Prozac.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Health benefits of Cauliflower unknown superfood

Helps in maintaining heart health, strengthening the immune system, lowers cholesterol level of the body. Has been found to be an excellent liver and blood detoxifier.