Fat is a major source of energy and aids your body in absorbing vitamins. It’s important for proper growth, development and keeping you healthy.
Many people are concerned about being overweight and so they restrict fat in their diet in order to lose weight. But we need to eat a certain amount of fat for our bodies to be able to carry out many important and essential functions. Reducing dietary fat to an unnaturally low level leads to disease and will cause the body to hold onto the fat it has in defense.
Culinary herbs and spices are not just for flavoring our food but they also providing a veritable feast of health-giving phytonutrients, making them superfoods in their own right.
Because zucchini is relatively high in fiber and low in calories, it provides a low GI (15) food with a high nutrient value. This means zucchini is an ideal food during your detox or slim program and will help reduce cravings and balance blood sugars.
Let’s talk about the humble Brussel sprout! Not every child’s favorite food but a super healthy vegetable.
I’m going to break it down a little on the health benefits front and share my ultra simple recipe below.
A vegetable drastically underestimated.
Even though coconut product contains saturated fats, they can be seen as good fats, have zero cholesterol and are well tolerated in general. There is a lot of research going on into the health benefits of coconut oil, some of which I will mention below.
You can’t beat the taste of good creamy mushroom soup in the winter to make you feel at home or fresh mushrooms in a salad in the summer. Edible mushrooms have uses beyond jazzing up your favorite recipe, they are known to have magical properties and have an ancient history of use as medicine.