Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Health diary: Peanut butter

Yummy!Peanut butter is a good source of unsaturated fats. The fats in peanut help to maintain our immune system with a natural anti-inflammatory funtion to fight disease and infection. Peanuts are also a source of fibre, protein and calcium.

Monday, May 01, 2006

Starchy foods

Starchy foods include pasta, cereals,bread,potatoes etc. They are good sources of energy and fibre. Though, generally believed to be fattening,it is actually the addition of butter, cheeses and some other rich sauces that make them fattening. Don't be nervous about it in your diet.

Sunday, April 30, 2006

Noni juice

Noni has been recognized as a vital healing plant in French Polynesia for thousands of years. It has been used for high blood pressure, weight loss, stress, arthritis, diabetes, pain relief, skin disorders and much more. Noni flourishes in the rich volcanic soil of the Tahitian islands. More than 150 nutraceuticals have been identified in the Noni fruit from Tahiti. Scientists have shown that this amazing plant can help support the immune system and assist hormones that coordinate bodily function and help cells absorb nutrients. It's great!

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Saturday, April 29, 2006

Soy oil

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Saturated fats

saturated fats is the main dietry cause of high blood cholesterol. They are found in foods from animals and some plants, such as beef fat, veal, pork, butter, cream, milk, cheeses, dairy products made from whole milk, coconut oil, palm oil, palm kennel oil and cocoa butter.

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Monounsaturated fats

Monounsaturated fats help to lower the blood cholestrol as well. they are found in canola, olive, avocados and peanut oils

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Polyunsaturated fat

Polyunsaturated fats are found mostly in plants. They help to lower your blood cholestrol level when you use them in place of saturated fats in your diet. Oils from vegetables, rapeseeds, sunflower seeds, soybeans and pumpkin seeds are usually high in polyunsaturated fats.