5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day will give you lots of water (between 75% and 95% of its weight is water), vitamins, water-soluble like vitamin C, folic acid and small amounts of other B vitamins (B1, B2, B3 and B6) and soluble compounds such as carotenoids (mainly ß-carotene) with activity of pro-vitamin … Continue reading 5 servings of Fruits and Vegetables?
This is the second part of My Super Foods Guide. In this article I will list some of my favorite foods to always have in your kitchen. They are definitely healthy foods to include regularly in your diet to help you improve your overall health: 1. Dark Greens: Green vegetables such as kale, chard, collard greens, broccoli, … Continue reading My Super Foods Guide II
When we think about carbs, what comes to mind is a pasta dish, a piece of bread or a spoonful of sugar, right? However, the world of carbohydrates is much broader than most people think. They are called carbohydrates, glucids or sugars. Glucids derives from the word "glucose" that comes from the Greek word glykys, … Continue reading Low GI Carbohydrates to Lose Weight