Do you know why you should stick to your 25-30 grams of fibre per day? Read further and don't miss this important food portion in your body.
This poor man's meal is one our favourite food staples! One cup is packed with proteins (15g nearly one third of Daily Value) and fibre (15g over half of Daily Value). This incredible combination contributes to the great health benefits of beans (besides helping to trim your waistline).
There are a lot of healthy foods we have to thank the Andean natives for and it seems that Maca is one of them. So we think. Maca is a plant that grows in the Peruvian Andes for the past 3000 years. It may look like a potato, however it has the shape of radish. The roots are dried and grounded to powder. Maca is a source of protein, minerals and vitamins. It has a an awful taste that can be disguised pretty good in your daily smoothie. But are there real benefits?
Watermelon is not just water (92%!!) and sugar! It is actually a nutrient dense food, that provides a high amount of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for a low amount of calories.
It is refreshing (and fulfilling!) to eat during the hot months to prevent dehydration whilst packed with all the stuff you need!
One cup of diced watermelon (152 grams) contain:
GREEN TEA is the BEST!!! It's THE morning coffee... It's beneficial to drink at least two to three cups a day! If you have a sweet tooth use -honey- instead of sugar, brown sugar or artificial sweetener.
Just a few facts to help you decide:
Source: Webmd: http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/health-benefits-of-green-tea
The United Nations declared 2013 the International year of quinoa. This tiny edible seed originated in the Andes region (Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru) and is very close related to spinach and beetroot. Its consumption became widespread approximately 3000 BC.
Stuff you should know about Quinoa: