Showing posts with label super foods. Show all posts
Showing posts with label super foods. Show all posts

Thursday, December 26, 2013

The presence of walnuts in the diet improves the vessels full of people.

Doctors from the Research Center at Yale University have found evidence of the protective properties of walnuts. These nuts prevent the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in people at high risk.

The study included 46 volunteers aged 30 to 75 years. All participants had a body mass index greater than 25 and a waist circumference of more than 100 cm for men and 88 inches for women. All of them have one or more (other than smoking) additional risk factor of metabolic syndrome - a precursor of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. The volunteers were randomly divided into two groups, in which they were observed for 8 weeks. In the first group observed in the daily diet was added 56 grams of walnuts, and a second group lifestyle and nutrition patients have not changed. The study's author, director of prevention David Katz says: "We know that dietary change hard given to patients, but to add a single product for the majority there is no difficulty. As the basis of our study, we took the theory that, when added to the diet of walnuts can achieve double the result by the influence of the useful properties of nutrients and exclusion of hazardous products. "

The study showed that a daily intake of 56 grams of walnuts improves vascular endothelial function in overweight patients with type visceral obesity . Thus consumption of no more than 56 grams of walnuts does not lead to weight gain. "In the first mentioned change of the elastic properties of certain of the brachial artery. Were also obtained excellent results in lipid metabolism and hemostasis, reduced glucose and fasting insulin, the achievement of the target values ​​of blood pressure. The indicators, reflecting the state of the vascular wall in the group of volunteers, daily consuming walnuts. Positive trends were basic anthropometric values.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

How can we question the act of the Creator who is the author of all things on earth? We are witnessing the increasing number of natural disasters occurring unexpectedly. We won't know wherethe calamities will happen and how they will affect us. However, humans have higher intellect than any other animals on earth - so we are expected to take dominion.

We cannot do and control anything if Mother Nature is in motion, we just can protect our family by being prepared in any disruption that we might have to face. Food and water are the most essential things for survival during calamities. Not all kinds of food can last extensively over harsh climate. In order for us to be prepared for the unknown, know these affordable foods that can be kept for longer duration:
  1. Load your kitchen with brown rice. Brown rice belongs to the group of "super foods" aside from its essential nourishment, it can be kept up to five or more years when properly stored in a sealed and dry container.
  2. Reach out for almond butter and raw almonds. Almonds are good sources of healthy fats, immune boosting nutrients and natural proteins that can nourish the body to survive longer in case of food scarcity. Just make sure to keepthem in a vacuum-sealed plastic bag or container and put them in the freezer. They can last for many months up to 1 year. Almond butter is also a magnificent survival food. It can last to up to 9 months or longer when stored in vacuum sealed jars. Learn more from The Gourmet Survivalist web page for more radiant ideas about raw almonds and almond butter remedies.
  3. Pack more apples. Apples are nutritious and can safely be kept for longer period of time. Pick some varieties of thick skinned, tart and unwashed apples. Wrap them one by one with dry newspapers and keep them in cardboard boxes. Sliced, dried and vacuum sealed apples will also last long inside the freezer.
  4. Horde for carrots. Carrots will stay fresh and nutritious when kept unwashed and covered with mulch. It will last up to six months when properly stored in a dark, cool and well-ventilated area - according to the Sweetwater Organic Farm. They can also be kept in longer duration inside the freezer when peeled, cut and blanched.
  5. Fresh farm eggs. Eggs are surprisingly part of the list but fresh, unwashed farm eggs will last up to 1 year inside the refrigerator. Eggs containenergy-boosting nutrients that are helpful in case of food shortage. The outside unique coating of fresh chicken eggs protects the eggs from contamination and spoilage. When at room temperature, fresh farm eggs can be kept up to 3 months as well.
  6. Save some packs of "super food" seeds in your kitchen. Hemp, Chia and other super seeds are superb endurance foods. These can be stored safely for several years without worries they will get rancid. The good thing is, these seeds are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, protein, vitamin and minerals plus other nutrients that will help people survive in their dwellings during calamities for a substantial period of time. You can purchase the seeds from the Natural News Store.
These super foods will have Sildenafil Citrate kind of effect so, natural body heat will surely be ignited which is helpful in beating the freezing cold. There's nothing more natural than a human blanket that can provide sufficient warmth.

By Elena Grace Flores
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