Nutrition is something a lot of people are interested in no matter what their life is like. Sadly, not a lot is known about this topic. Many daily studies occur every year to figure out more about nutrition. The results can be quite amazing.
Most people associate salad with healthy food. However, the fatty, creamy dressings they ladle over this nutritious dish makes it unhealthy. There are many creamy dressings that contain much fat and not enough nutrients. A better option is a low-fat vinaigrette; you might also prepare your own homemade topping with a combination of vinegar and virgin olive oil. Walnuts can also inject taste into your salad, along with other fruits and vegetables.
The highly milled grains, such as white flour, have become very unpopular with nutritionists. However, getting rid of the husk of the grains eliminates a major source of fiber and other nutrients. Is it logical to eat highly-milled grains and take a supplement for fiber and nutrients? Of course not.
Eat broccoli. A single stalk of broccolo contains an entire day’s worth of Vitamin K. Also, it boasts nearly two days’ allotment of vitamin C. It is important to eat broccoli, as it may help to reduce development of some types of cancer and aids in strengthening bone tissue. In order to get the most nutrients, steam the broccoli instead of boiling it or cooking it in a microwave.
A smoothie makes a delicious and nutritious snack. Here is an easy way to pump up the nutritional content of your next smoothie. Add some flax seed with omega 3 fatty acids or cocoa powder (which has antioxidants) to the smoothie. These can give you the nutrients that you need while providing antioxidants as well.
Make sure you eat a variety foods like fish, nuts and seeds, vegetables, and fruit. Eating a varied diet is the best way to get all of the vitamins and minerals that you need to be healthy.
As you can see, nutritional studies are ongoing and new information is uncovered nearly every day. We gain more control over health when we have knowledge on nutrition. Make sure you carefully read current nutrition news.