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For something crunchy, try Parmesan-chive popcorn or roast chickpeas in curry powder. If you want something sweet, make whole grain waffles or muffins using quinoa. These meals are low in calorie and sugar. If you are looking for savory, eat guacamole with black bean tortilla chips. For a quick pick-me-up, whip up a smoothie using almond butter and blueberries.
Your pancreas does the important job of regulating digestion as well as blood sugar levels by secreting insulin. Pancreatic cancer is difficult to detect early so it's important to take steps to prevent it. Foods that can help are turmeric, paprika, garlic, broccoli, bell peppers, whole grains, nuts, orange fruits like squash and carrots. These foods all contain anti-cancer properties which inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
Popular for its sweet flavor, crunchy texture, and bright colors, capsicums or bell peppers are widely consumed throughout the world. Capsicums are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, dietary fiber, and potassium, so incorporating more of them into your diet can help strengthen your immune system and prevent deadly diseases like cancer, heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure. Because of their high folate content, bell peppers come highly recommended for pregnant women and are also excellent for maintaining great skin.
Power foods are those foods that you can consume by cooking in the blink of an eye and still reap a lot of health...
Unhealthy foods, harmful habits like smoking and drinking, pollution, drug abuse and erratic lifestyle increase the free radicals in the body. Free radicals can have a deadly effect on us by damaging our DNA and can even lead to cancer. Consuming antioxidant-rich foods that fight free radical damage is essential to prevent potentially fatal diseases. The foods listed here are rich in antioxidant properties and safeguard your body from diseases.
Having one of those where you feel like eating something or the other to curb your hunger pangs? Low-calorie foods can be your best bet to helping you feel full while still contributing positively to your weight loss program. Including foods like radish, cabbage, mushrooms, spinach leaves, and bell peppers that are extremely low in calories in your diet can go a long way in helping you lose weight effectively and staying in your best shape.
Are mornings leaving you tired and longing for that one short nap that you know you can’t afford to take? Or do you find...
The Environmental Working Group shared 12 fruits and veggies that are most likely to be contaminated with pesticide residues. Strawberries took the first place, so whatever you do, always buy organic strawberries. Next up was spinach, nectarines, apples, peaches, and pears, in that order. Over the last few years, the pesticides on these foods have significantly increased. To be safe, go organic even when buying canned or packaged versions of all these foods.
Strawberries can reduce birth defects because of folate and can protect the body from diseases due to its antioxidants. Fiber-rich cherries promote a healthy weight. Lycopene-rich tomatoes can prevent prostate cancer. Raspberries can treat inflammatory diseases due to its antioxidants. Watermelons can keep the skin healthy. Red peppers protect the immune system due to vitamins A and C. Cranberry juice can treat urinary tract infections.
Weight loss can be difficult for a lot of people, but the greatest success is found when the right balanced diet (tailored for each...
Citrus fruits like lemons have been a part of our life in both culinary as well as non-culinary fields. There is a common misconception that fruits are all sweet, but that's not the case. According to botanists, fruits are the seed-bearing parts of a plant. Vegetables are every other part of the plant like the root, stem, and leaves.
Bell peppers are the sweet cousins of the capsicum family, which include much spicier chili peppers used in small quantities only for flavoring. They...
The debate is still on about whether raw food is better or cooked, but most nutritionists suggest a mix of both. Some foods, when eaten...
Coconut oil helps in treating dry skin and wrinkles, and creating an even skin tone. Avocados contain Omega3 and vit E that work wonders as a face mask. Spinach is full of beta carotene and vit E and C that slow down the aging process. Other foods that help treat skin problems are almonds, bell peppers, chia seeds, Aronia berries, dark chocolate, Cilantro, grapes and blueberries.
Studies suggest that regular consumption of foods high in vit C (bell peppers) and resveratrol (blueberries, red grapes) can help reduce the size, volume of endometrial cysts, thus relieving you of pain. Additionally, foods rich in omega 3s (salmon), iron (spinach), fiber (flaxseeds) can help detoxify excess estrogen out of the body and counter inflammation.
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