Society & You -
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 12:56
In the next post I will talk about the 10 foods that set the trend for its great potential in the healthy subject and exotic. These two details can be marked fashion in 2012. The healthy trend is maintained and energy are key to a market that continues to innovate.
These trends are comparable to that of the fashion industry. Today everyone is crazy about goji berries and tomorrow might acai berries are the fashionable ingredient.
Then we will give a list of the most exotic and healthy foods that are in vogue:
- Cupuacu: The Cupuacu Fruit fleshy, part of the family of the coconut. Considered the new "super fruit" because of its high antioxidant levels. Rich source of B1, B2 and B3, fatty acids. It has an effect similar to caffeine and reduce the risk of cancer and relieve symptoms of menopause. We can be found in juice or pills, in addition to creams, facial and body.
- Fenugreek: This is a common ingredient in Indian cooking, used as an herb and a spice. She is said to be good for lowering cholesterol, diabetes and menstrual cramps and ease symptoms of menopause.
- Ghee: High-fat, typical of Indian cooking. They believe that their benefits are improved memory, digestion and strengthens the immune system. Is best enjoyed if consumed in moderation.
- Adzuki Beans: Adzuki Beans are high in fat and protein, and high potassium levels. Among its benefits is the control of risk of attack and high blood pressure, fiber to improve digestion, and zinc, to protect the body from inflammation in the joints and maintain healthy levels of blood sugar.
- Kuchika twig tea: This tea is made from the stems of the plant troco kuchika, a medicinal herb. Used to reduce bloating and boost the immune system with its high antioxidant levels, so it is very good against disease. Low in caffeine.
- Hemp seed: a good source of omega 3 fatty acids , beneficial against inflammation and pain in joints. This improves metabolism and helps condition the heart. It has a lot of digestible protein, even more than eggs or milk. Can be prepared raw, in salads, or crush them and spread them on cereals or baked dishes. There are also oil, used for cooking and salad dressings.
- Spirulina: This is a seaweed rich in iron and vitamin B12, good to maintain high energy levels, so it is good against fatigue. It has more vitamin A than carrots and is a rich source of phytochemicals, good to ease symptoms of menopause and osteoporosis, are also said to reduce the risk of certain cancers.
- Black garlic: This is left to dry for a month through a fermentation process at high temperatures with a sweeter flavor than regular garlic. Antioxidants containing garlic more normal, and which has proven to help prevent cancer.
- Jerusalem artichokes: These are rich source of iron and antioxidants. Good against fatigue, help improve concentration and maintaining healthy metabolism.
- Chia seeds are small brown containing omega 3 fatty acids that help maintain good health. It also helps those with low blood pressure and risk of inflammation, and slows down the symptoms of premature skin aging. Chia seeds can be used in salads, in sauces or heat included and reblandecerlas for use in baking recipes.