Ethnic Recipe Index
Ethnic Recipes Category from Recipes 4U
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Food Tips of the Week
A few tips on healthy eating
If your aim is to lose weight and also enhance your all round well-being, among other things you really should follow a thoughtfully planned healthy-minded dietary regime. In a perfect world, this ought to include five helpings of grains and vegetables every day and take in the right proportion of nutrients.
The problems associated with low carb diets
Its popular as hell, but it is truly safe and healthy for you?
Moreover, it has been proposed that the kidneys can come under too much strain and that the consequential change in blood acid levels causes bone loss, but some of the medical studies testing the hypothesis have struggled to find any evidence of kidney damage or bone damage.
Most of the bad side-effects observed, like tiredness, stomach disorders, or bad headaches seem to be only temporary, but critics contend that low carbohydrate diets are not without serious long term side effects.
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The chemical lypcopene is a natural coloring compound and one of the phytochemical group known as 'carotenids'. It is the agent responsible for the vivid red hue of a good number of fruits and vegetables.
Intrestingly, unlike many nutrients, lycopene not only survives being cooked, but is essentially strengthened by cooking.
Its most important benefit is that it works as an antioxidant and is believed to be of use in the fight to lower the risks of cancer.
This useful phytochemical is the most powerful fighter of singlet oxygen, which is associated with skin aging. It is also believed to prevent the progression of atherosclerosis.