The Inverted Food Pyramid suggests you eat two to four servings of whole fruit each day. Most fruits are high on the EMI. They also contain a wealth of vitamins such as beta- carotene and vitamin C.But there are different rules for fruits than for vegetables. Both are about the same on the EMI, but fruit has a very high sugar content. Fructose, read more..
Beans are delicious, hearty and filling.
They are excellent weight loss dishes when prepared properly. Moderate to high on the EMI, they are an excellent source of protein. They also make delicious dips and spreads that are very low in fat (as long as you don't add any fats).read more..
WOULD YOU BELIEVE: One of the most convenient ways to add greens to your menus is to use sea vegetables (seaweed). SOME FACTS: Most sea vegetables (seaweed) are much like dark, leafy greens in that they are quite high in calcium (see table on page 262) and other nutrients and have practically no fat. Most people, however, don't know how to use them. read more..
WOULD YOU BELIEVE: People add 8 grams of fat to their toast when they use two pats of butter. SOME FACTS: One pat of butter contains about 4 grams of fat which comprises 100% of its 36 calories. A quick and delicious way to avoid using this much fat in a snack or a meal is to use simple spreads on your breads, muffins, toast, or other forms of baked grains. They are convenient, easy to make, and widely available in the stores.read more..
WOULD YOU BELIEVE: Tempeh is not a city in Arizona. SOME FACTS: Tempeh, a soy-based product, is another good substitute for meat. It is made from soybeans which are packed into flat patties and then lightly fermented so that the beany flavor of soybeans is eliminated and its gassiness is reduced. Tempeh can be used like gluten in .read more...
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