Irish Recipe Index
Irish Recipes from the Recipes 4U Collection
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Food Tips of the Week
A few tips on healthy eating
If you enjoy eating, but want to get in shape and improve your overall vitality, then, as most people know, you need to start a thoughtfully prepared well-balanced meal plan. In a perfect world, this needs to contain 5 standard portions of grains, fruit and vegetables daily and embrace the right proportion of food types.
The problems associated with low carb diets
Its extremely popular, but it is truly safe for you?
Cutting out carbs may mean missing out on required nutrients from healthy carbohydrate foods which must be part of any well-balanced diet, in particular those provied by vegetables, grains and fruits.
Many scientific studies over the last few years have illustrated that high consumption of animal fat can cause increased chance of cancer, heart conditions and other inflammatory disorders.
Foods containing allyl sulfides
( includes pickled shallots, chives and spring onions)
The onion, leek and garlic range of vegetables is rich in allyl sulfides, a chemical which experts believe might be linked to a reduced risk of stomach and colon cancer.
Even though there is precious little definitive proof published, allyl sulphides are also believed to help with colds, arteriosclerosis and fatigue.
Foods containing allyl sulfides also have a low calorie count, so you should add them to your diet system.