When cooking a good dish with vegetables and vegetables, you consume fiber, vitamins and minerals for a few calories
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But care is taken in the choice of food. Some combinations may be true pitfalls, as nutritionist Carolina Mesquita explains. The specialist advises to stay away from sauces containing milk. "Calcium competes with iron and impairs its absorption, and also avoid anything that contains fat and high sodium content, responsible for cardiovascular diseases and high blood pressure."
When tempering, give preference to olive oil (no more than two tablespoons of soup) and lemon. According to Carolina, the fruit is rich in vitamin C, which helps iron absorption.
Using lemon as a seasoning can be a good request also for those who want to lose extra pounds. A research published in the
Journal Pharm Biomed Analysis
in 2010 pointed out that lemon facilitates the metabolism of fats and decreases the synthesis of cholesterol and triglycerides. Know how to compose your salad The rule of "the more colorful the better" is also worth choosing the items that will make up your salad. Depending on your choices, it will be worth a meal. And the best: full of vitamins and important elements to the body, since the ingredients are usually raw and, when heated, invariably lose some of their nutritional properties.
Larissa Cohen, from the Stella Torreão space, explains that the dish complete with a variety of leaves, at least one type of colored vegetable (carrot, beet, chuchu, okra, pod, etc.), a type of cereal or tuber (pasta, brown rice, brown bread crouton, potato, yam or aipim), a type of legume (beans, chickpeas or peas) and a protein (meat, fish, chicken, egg or soya).
Goji berry is the fruit of the Lycium barbarum plant, a species originating from the Tibetan mountains, with many medicinal properties, rich in amino acids and vitamins. It contains antioxidant carotenoids, including beta-carotene and zeaxanthin, which protects the eyes. Goji berry is the largest known source of carotenoids in nature.
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