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 [...]
4 medium tomatoes, diced (4 cups) 2 tsp. dried basil 2 tsp. chopped garlic 1 tsp. salt (optional) 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper 6 oz. your favorite shape pasta grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
Mix the first five ingredients and let sit at room temperature at least one hour.
Cook pasta according to package directions and drain. Top pasta with tomato mixture. Serve immediately and top with Parmesan cheese if desired. Makes 6 cups (four 1 1/2 cup servings).
Nutrition Info Per Serving: 2 1/2 cup servings; 193 calories; 1g fat (0g sat. fat); 0mg cholesterol; 9 mg sodium; 39g carbohydrate; 4g dietary; 6g sugars and 8g [...]
You don’t have to be 40 or 50 to start caring about your heart health; the good habits you implement in your 20s will strengthen your heart and boost overall health. Here are 10 tips to get heart-smart right now. 1. Balance the scales and manage your weight while you’re still in your 20s. Being overweight and obese later in life increases your risk of heart disease.
Cakes, pies, fatty meats, cheese, cream and all those other fatty foods that taste so good contain saturated fat, which raise the level of cholesterol in your blood. Control your craving for such foods or switch to low-fat versions of it to keep your heart healthy.
Although modern medicine is able to save 90% of patients presenting to the emergency room with a heart attack, you can not prevent it from occurring. Appearing or not will depend on the health habits of the person. What to do to take care of our heart?No smoking: The snuff narrows the arteries and reduces blood flow to the heart itself. Any amount of snuff is harmful to the heart. If you are a smoker, it is important to start a program to quit this unhealthy habit. Controlling blood pressure: At least once a year we must look our blood pressure. From 140/90 millimeters of mercury (14/9) must implement measures to decrease because the heart suffers wear due to excess [...]
Your brain’s volume gradually shrinks as you get older. When this occurs, some of the nerve cells in your brain can shrink or lose connections with other nerve cells. Blood flow within your brain slows somewhat in old age, as well. These age-related changes are thought to be behind the differences in cognitive function many people notice as they age.
Here are some ways by which you can prevent this age related loss of memory:Control cholesterol problems and high blood pressure. These conditions can increase your risk for heart disease and stroke, which are thought to contribute to the development of certain [...]
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 [...]