Feijoa mixture with honey - great food
January 31, 2012
Recently, much has been said and written about healthy eating
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. Most attention is focused on the fruit diet and biologically active additives of natural origin. The fact that virtually all fruits and, moreover, the berries are a rich source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, and various food, both vegetable and animal origin, such as for example nuts, honey, beans, milk also contains quite a lot of minerals and vitamins. Therefore, if you make a meal of several rationally chosen in composition of products, you can get quite an effective tool for disease prevention and health improvement. One of the most interesting of their vitamin and mineral complex is a mixture of pineapple guava honey, which has a real healing properties.
How to cook a mixture of honey and pineapple guava
First of all, you need to peel fruit, then turn to mush in any way and in equal proportions mixed with honey. There are many recipes that differ only in the proportional composition of the components, but it does not matter for "amateur" mixture, as honey is quite different consistency.
And in origin honey can be, in most cases, buckwheat, flower or lime.
The feijoa is very rich in vitamin C, antioxidants, enzymes, tannin, pectin and iodine. The honey large number of B vitamins, which are distinguished primarily for its unique effects on blood vessels and nervous system. Eating honey in combination with vitamins and trace elements feijoa will present therapeutic procedures aimed at stabilizing blood pressure, lower blood sugar levels
Blood sugar - a very important indicator
, Reduction of nervousness, improves sleep
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. Also, honey is quite nutritious, but with a "slow" sugar that makes the mixture of nutritious and does not overload the pancreas. The honey is enough minerals that promote the absorption of iodine contained in feijoa. Feijoa with honey allows you to enjoy the exotic taste and get the right dose of vitamin C patient with a stomach ulcer. It is also advantageous to mix supplemented with iron contained in any honey in large numbers, that will enhance the hemoglobin.
Buckwheat honey improves the gastrointestinal tract, cleanse the body, it is also a large percentage of antioxidants. Therefore, a mixture of pectin, in this case, will contribute to a stable toxins from the body, the normalization of the liver and kidneys, increase immunity. In buckwheat honey as well as in feijoa, many enzymes, which are enzymes that promote digestion, accelerating cell metabolism and metabolic processes in the body. In other words, the mixture will ensure increased impact on the output of toxins from the body and improve the metabolism
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Flower honey is the most rich in antioxidants, vitamin C and minerals. At the same time, in its content, it is in many ways similar to the pineapple guava. Therefore the effect of the mixture on the cardiovascular and endocrine systems will be most effective.
Linden honey has antibacterial properties, supplemented with iodine and enzymes feijoa, significantly strengthen the immune system, relieve fever.
And honey, and feijoa are very useful biologically active substances, which can be an excellent preventive and even therapeutic agent.
And if you be creative, you can add a little lemon or walnut. Useful properties will only improve, and the mixture will turn into a healthful dessert.
Features cooking in diabetes
April 24, 2012
The diabetic diet is not necessary to include some unusual foods. The diet, thanks to which you can monitor the status of a patient with diabetes
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, Useful for perfectly healthy people. Before making major changes in diet, talk with your doctor or nutritionist. He will tell you that is correct and useful for you and will help to avoid possible errors.
If you have diabetes, you are not necessarily completely exclude carbohydrates from your diet. In fact, they must be consumed in reasonable quantities, to avoid sudden changes in blood sugar levels
Blood sugar - a very important indicator
. Plan your meals so that most of the diet is non-starchy vegetables, and that it is also present, but in smaller quantities, starchy foods with complex carbohydrates, such as potatoes, brown rice and beans. Furthermore, your diet must be a protein - it is contained, for example, in lean meat. The body digests complex carbohydrates for a long time and at the expense of the blood sugar level is maintained in the normal range.
About the size of servings
Besides content plates have the same meaning and serving sizes. Nutritionists have developed a so-called "plate method" in order to make it easier to get all the stuff in the right proportion. Half of the plate should take vegetables, a quarter - products containing large amounts of carbohydrate and a quarter - proteins. Protein should be 80-90 grams per serving: it is, for example, a piece of meat the size of a deck of cards.
In diabetes, high risk for cardiovascular disease, so watch out for fat intake is not less important than the amount of carbohydrates in the diet. Try to eat more monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats - they reduce cholesterol levels. Fry the vegetables in olive oil - it's very rich in these fats. They are also found in nuts, and, surprisingly, and avocado. But note that each gram of fat, even the most useful, contains 9 calories, so do not forget about moderation.
For diabetics, it is important not only that there is and how much, but also - and when. To effectively regulate blood sugar
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Especially if you are taking medications, and it is desirable to have a snack every day at the same time. In the morning, you need at all times to find time for a hearty breakfast. Your personal schedule of meals will depend on the state of health and medicines you are taking (if accepted). General rule: every day should be three full meals and three "bite".
On what would have to give
Moderation - one of the most important rules of nutrition in diabetes. Although in general your food is not much different from the usual, some of the products you need to give up altogether. Trans-fats from foods containing partially hydrogenated fats increase the risk of heart disease
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. The fat dairy products and red meat a lot of saturated fats, which are also harmful for the heart. Avoid margarine. Instead of red meat eat chicken or fish. Watch the amount of cholesterol and sodium in your diet.