Apples and Lentils Could Help You to Shed Off Those Extra Pounds!
Stay off that white bread and dig into that apple or lentils, for a new study has found that foods like the latter that release energy slowly once they have been consumed helps dieters lose more weight than those more likely to spike blood sugar levels.
Foods that release sugars rapidly are...
What You Need to Know in Your 40s to Have a Healthy Menopause -- Without Hormone Replacement Therapy
2. Eat more soy. Tofu, soy milk, soy beans and tempeh contain estrogen-mimicking isoflavones. (If you're at risk for breast cancer, eat lentils
or chickpeas instead.)
3. Take herbs. Plant-based phytoestrogens--found in black cohosh, red clover, dong quai and chasteberry (vitex)--curb hot f...
Top 10 Ingredients for Recession-Proof, Healthy Cooking
... all common cooking oils.
2. Pulse for Health
Pulse crops, such as lentils
and dry beans (e.g., black and red kidney beans), contain nutrients found i...ups, including significant protein, fiber, folate, iron and other minerals. lentils
and dry beans are naturally low in fat, calories, sodium and sugar and chol...
ESC statement on the control of type 2 diabetes
... Association ( JAMA ) on 16 December 2008 has found that those with type 2 diabetes who had a diet high in low-glycemic foods such as nuts, beans and lentils
had greater improvement in glycemic control and risk factors for coronary heart disease than those on a diet with an emphasis on high-cereal fibre.
'Mediterranean'-Style Diet Best for Blood Sugar Control
...d pasta seems to be the way to go if you have type 2 diabetes.
A new study found that a diet of "low-glycemic foods" -- such as beans, nuts, peas, lentils
and pasta -- was superior to a high-cereal-fiber diet -- think pumpernickel, rye pita, quinoa, large flake oatmeal and oat bran -- when it comes to lo...
Easy Ethnic Election
...tion of Indian basmati rice that compliments a range of curries made of lentils
and vegetables cooked with aromatic herbs and spices
-- Aloo Palak: D...us mild blend of spinach gravy and chunks of potato
-- Dal Mahkani: Black lentils
and red kidney beans cooked in a mild creamy sauce of tomatoes, garlic,...
Harness the Power of Grains With Barley
...ts of fiber and offer important
health-promoting benefits. Pearl barley is readily available in most supermarkets and may be found
next to dry beans, lentils
and rice. Whole grain barley may be found in the
bulk foods sections of some supermarkets and in some specialty or health
food stores. Whole grain bar...
Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms
...from city-based businesses and activists.
In New Delhi, the Navdanya outlets started by environmentalist Vandana Shiva source organic oils and lentils
from small farmers.
And one of the country's best known brands, FabIndia, which began four decades ago selling clothes that drew on craft trad...
Want a Healthy Colon? Eat a Rainbow!
...d for healthy gut function.
o Choose whole-grain breads, cereals, pasta and rice.
o Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables; Add beans, peas and lentils
o Be sure to increase your water intake when increasing fiber in your diet.
Calcium Is Not Just Important for Healthy Bones
‘Manual on Healthy Lifestyle Choices’ Releasd
? Make at least half of your grain products whole grain each day
? Drink fortified soy beverages if you do not drink milk
? Eat beans, lentils
and tofu often
? Eat at least two food guide servings of fish every week
? Satisfy your thirst with water
? Adults should get 30 to 60 min...