5 A Day is any of various national campaigns in countries such as the USA, the United Kingdom and Germany, to encourage the consumption of at least five portions of fruit and vegetables each day, following a recommendation by the World Health Organization that individuals consume “a minimum of 400g of fruit and vegetables per day (excluding potatoes and other starchy tubers).The recommendation of this minimum consumption was set as a preventive measure against chronic conditions including heart disease, cancers, diabetes and obesity. Although these are diseases more often associated with developed countries, the 400g-a-day recommendation also intends to alleviate severe [...]
Soybeans or soya beans are legumes which grow throughout much of the world and constitute one of the world’s major food crops. The beans can be processed into soy protein, which is a powder; soymilk, which is a beverage that may or may not be fortified with extra calcium from the soybeans; or soy fiber, which contains some of the fibrous parts of the bean. Soy are turned into a wide array of foods, including tofu, miso, soymilk and tempeh. Soybeans have been in use as a food crop in Asia for around 5000 years, but didn’t make their way to the United States until the 19th century. In the modern world, the vast majority of soybeans are either [...]
Cherries are sweet and delicious, but did you know they’re full of nutrients and great for your health? Here’re just a few of the reasons why cherries are oh-so-good for you.1. Cherries contain vitamins and other nutrients that can help to prevent cancer.
Fiber, Vitamin C, carotenoids and anthocyanins in combination have been referred to as an “anti-cancer team,” with the potential for huge benefits. You’ll find all of these in cherries.
2. Cherries provide a burst of health-boosting antioxidants.
Vitamin C, carotenoids and anthocyanins are all antioxidants. A major role that they play in the body is preventing cellular damage, which [...]
Cucumber is a fruit cum vegetable.It is loaded with lots of health benefits.
It has a slightly sweet flavour and is mainly eaten raw in salad or sandwiches or in the form of juice.
Here are the health benefits of cucumber which makes it incredible:1. Fight Constipation:
The amount of calories in cucumber is very low and it contains just 15 grams of calories per 100 grams. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Daily consumption of cucumbers can be regarded as a remedy for chronic constipation .
2. High Fiber:
Cucumber peel is a very good source of dietary fiber . It helps to reduce constipation and indigestion and [...]
INGREDIENTS: 6 instant miso soups 1 carrot 1 piece of gin ger 1 clove garlic 6 strands coriander Sesame oil 1 squash head 1 leaf cabbage sauce soy 1 liter of water PREPARATION :
Peel the carrot and zucchini, leaving a little green, cut into thin strips. Chop finely the cabbage leaf. Peel the ginger and garlic, chop them. Sauté all ingredients in a pan with sesame oil 1 net, 5 minutes over low heat, then pour the water, bring to boil and simmer 5 minutes. Add instant sachets, stir well and as soon as the boil, remove from heat, add the chopped coriander, a few drops of [...]
Yogurt is a food produced bybacterial fermentation of milk.The bacteria used to make yogurt are known as “yogurt cultures”. Fermentation of lactose by these bacteria produces lactic acid, which acts on milk protein to give yogurt its texture and characteristic tang. Dairy yogurt is produced using a culture of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus bacteria.
Here are some ways by which yogurt can boost your health:10) Boosts Immunity Scientists studied two groups of people, one who consumed yogurt daily and the other group who did not. They in their research found out that the group which consumed yogurt regularly had [...]
Honey, the old ingredient to health. It is not only healthy but also tasty, add a different flavor to every dish. Honey can do wonders to your health if you replace it in place of sugar. It contains a lot of nutritive substances whereas sugar is called as empty calories. It is pure, nutritive and help you to mantain a healthy weight and a good health.
Here are 5 health benefits of Honey you will feel if you replace honey with Sugar:It is pure, made by the Nature: honey is Nature’s own sweet, untouched by humans, sugar is a concentrated, denatured and polluted substitute, a produce, as a [...]