What are the New Nutrition Trends for 2015
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The tendency of home cooking is becoming increasingly popular by every year and we are more and more concerned about what we eat. The fast pace of modern life and the lack of time often prevent us from healthy eating. To tackle the problem, there are modern helpers which come to the aid – multi-cookers. With their help, you can easily prepare tasty and healthy food. Another nutrition trend is superfood. Such products as chia seeds, acai berries and quinoa have been recently gaining popularity. This is not surprising, as these are all natural organic products, which contain very high concentration of vitamins, minerals, protein, essential acids, and antioxidants. Daily consumption of superfoods reduces the risk of chronic diseases and prevents from many illnesses.
Flax seeds – is an excellent alternative to chia seeds.
- They contain a lot of plant protein, cellulose, mineral acids, and enzymes.
- Slimy membrane of soaked seeds contributes to normalization of the gastrointestinal tract, body wastes removal, and lowering of the blood sugar level.
Method of application: grind the seeds in a blender or coffee grinder and cover the substance with water. Add it to yogurt, cottage cheese, salads, cereals, and baked foods.
You can try cranberry – an alternative to the so popular among Hollywood stars goji berries. Due to the combination of vitamins and minerals, cranberries normalize cholesterol, bind and remove toxins from the body.
Method of application: add to different meals or make a drink.
- Honey and walnuts are superfoods for boosting your brain’s performance and perking you up. Honey is a perfect multivitamin complex. If consumed sparingly, it encourages elimination of toxins, improves digestion and cardiovascular system work.
- Walnuts are also known as “Jupiter’s acorn” and brain food. Walnut kernels are rich in proteins and contain more than 20 free essential amino acids.
Method of application: in any form, without heating the product. Add walnuts to cereals, salads, smoothies, and take them as a snack.
Proponents of detox programs and vegans can’t imagine their daily diet without quinoa. It is a grain crop grown in South America. Quinoa is known for high content of protein, vitamins and minerals.
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Written by MYC Writer Polina Tikhonova
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