Christmas Recipe Index
Christmas Recipes Collection from Recipes 4U
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Food Tips of the Week
Advice on losing weight
If you enjoy your food, but want to become thin and also improve your overall physical condition, then, as most people know, you should follow a meticulously prepared wholesome dietary regime. Theoretically, this needs to involve 5 standard portions of grains, cereals and vegetables every day and also contain the optimum fusion of important nutrients.
The case against reduced carb diets
Its all the rage, but it is really safe for you?
Whilst there is anecdotal evidence that suggests that reduced carb diets can help achieve weight loss, some of this considerable evidence has resulted in much debate between nutritionalists, and their safety has been challenged
Eating more animal-based products may lead into high consumption of saturated fat and cholesterol, which many authorities believe will increase the chance of heart conditions.
Lycopene rich foods
(includes grapefruit, red bell peppers and baby jackfruit)
Lycopene is a naturally occurring coloring agent and part of the same family of phytochemicals as carotene. Lycopene is the agent responsible for the deep red colour of a good number of natural foods.
Usefully, unlike numerous vitamins, lycopene is not damaged during the cooking process, but is observably made more effective by going through the cooking process.
Its most valuable advantage is that it serves as an antioxidant and appears to be of use in the battle to reduce the probabilty of contracting cancer.
This useful phytochemical is the most efficacious eliminator of singlet oxygen, which is connected with aging of the skin. It's also thought by many researchers to prevent the development of diseases affecting arterial blood vessels.