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Friday, October 14, 2011

Choose honey over sugar

Los beneficios de la miel.

On countless occasions we talked about the sugar industry in an unfavorable light, we always recommend reducing consumption and instead choose natural products. So today we will give you some reasons why q is preferable to choose honey over the sugar, take note!

Honey is a natural alternative to sugar much healthier, but provides almost the same amount of calories, it also has many other benefits, making it a better choice. These include its antioxidant content. We should note that simply white sugar sweetened soft drinks our food and give us nothing but fat, while honey phenolic compounds and flavonoids.

On the other hand, is also rich in vitamins such as B complex, vitamin B1, B2, niacin, B6 and folic acid and also in small proportions provides vitamin C. Also sweetens more than sugar, so consume less.

Among its benefits is stress that is antimicrobial and antiseptic, so it is very good for the skin and prevent infection. Finally, a source of minerals such as potassium, sodium, magnesium and less calcium and phosphorus.

No doubt many benefits that we do well to take advantage, do not you think? We encourage you to include in your diet.

The importance of a colorful diet

El colorido de nuestras comidas.

We know that to maintain our health in good condition is essential that we lead a balanced diet. This means change every day the food we eat, therefore, put together a menu that includes foods of different colors. Although it is difficult to believe this greatly affects our health, as each color of vegetables and fruits is possessed of different phytonutrients, which are represented by color. Therefore, in doing so, also vary the nutrients we eat.

To make this even better understanding we give an example, foods that are rich in starch or grain in the group are usually white, yellow or brown. Therefore, if we combine in a single white meat dish with rice, we will have a variety of nutrients, and the view that the dish is not very attractive.

On the other hand, vary the colors of the dishes also helps to eat a variety of antioxidants. Although this does not mean that it is imperative that a single meal containing all the colors that are simply more different.

The colorful dishes cooking will help us maintain a balanced diet, consuming various important micronutrients that are present in our diet, in this way also we stay away from various diseases.

So let's put a little color to our daily menu!