Irish Recipe Index
Irish Recipes from the Recipes-4U Collection
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Food Tips of the Week
In deciding on a meal plan, it is essential to also make sure you cut down your ingestion of refined carbohydrate, fat and salt.
The argument against low carbohydrate diets
Its all the rage, but it is truly safe for you?
Remember, one point that is frequently overlooked, it is extremely hard (although certainly not impossible) for vegetarians to adopt a low carb diet.
Many scientific studies over the last few years have proved that exessive consumption of animal fat can lead to higher probability of cancer, coronary problems and other serious illnesses.
Superfoods containing lycopene
(includes guava, papaya & tomato sauce)
The nutrient lypcopene is a natural coloring agent and part of the same group of phytochemicals as carotene. This chemical is responsible for the dark red color of some fruit and vegetables.
Fortunately, unlike many other nutritional compounds, lycopene is not damaged if it is cooked, instead it is in actuality improved by going through the cooking process.
Its most important theraputic value is that it acts as an antioxidant and seems to be an asset in the battle to reduce the probabilty of cancer.
Lycopene is the most efficacious quencher of singlet oxygen, which is associated with skin aging. It's also thought to block the progression of atherosclerosis.