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Healthy Eating - Upgrade Your Meals in Minutes! Part 1
Healthy eating can be easy and delicious. Here are 10 simple ways to dramatically boost the nutrition and flavor of your dishes in less than 10 seconds.
- Add 1-2 TBS of toasted wheat germ or shelled hemp seeds (hemp kernels) to your morning cereal,oatmeal, yogurt or smoothies. Both have a slightly sweet, yet nutty flavor and are loaded with nutrition including minerals, vitamin E, fiber, protein, omega 3 fats and folate.
- Sprinkle cinnamon in or on your morning coffee, cereal, yogurt, oatmeal or toast. This sweet spice improves the metabolism of glucose and cholesterol, which translates to protection from type-2 diabetes and heart disease.
- Add brocco sprouts to your salads and sandwiches. Developed by cancer researchers from John Hopkins, these immature broccoli sprouts are filled with good nutrition, including fiber and vitamin C, but are most special because of their anti-cancer prowess. Regular broccoli is a bonafide anti-cancer superstar and these tasty spouts contain 20-100 times more of the natural cancer-prevention agent, sulphoraphane, than mature broccoli. (For more on foods that may help prevent cancer check out my Just Say Whoa! to Cancer Grocery List)
- Throw some capers into your salads, sandwiches, pasta, or chicken dishes. Capers are the flower buds from a small bush common to the Mediterranean regions and they are exploding with potent plant antioxidants called flavonoids. Flavenoids are workhorses in the body for cancer and cardiovascular protection and measure for measure capers have more flavenoids than any other food.
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Building a Healthy Breakfast
Healthy Snacking, Part 1