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Food Tips of the Week
In planning a meal plan, the important thing is to try to cut down your ingestion of fat, salt and refined carbohydrates.
The problems associated with reduced carb diets
Its popular as hell, but it is truly safe for you?
Eliminating carbohydrates might mean missing out on needed nutrients from 'good' carbohydrate foods which must be part of any sensible diet, especially those that we get from vegetables, grains and fruits.
Higher consumption of animal-based products could lead into increased consumption of saturated fat and cholesterol, which some authorities believe will increase the probability of heart conditions.
(includes grapefruit, red bell peppers and tomato sauce)
The nutrient lypcopene is a non-synthetic compound used to color foods and one of the carotenid family. It is the reason for the deep red colour of a good number of fruits and vegetables.
Fortunately, unlike numerous nutritional compounds, this useful phytochemical not only survives being cooked, but is noticeably increased in efficacy by cooking.
Its most valuable theraputic value is that it serves as an antioxidant and appears to be an asset in the fight to lower the probabilty of developing cancer.
It is the most efficacious carotenoid quencher of singlet oxygen, which is linked with aging of the skin. It is also thought by many researchers to curtail the progression of atherosclerosis.