Chia, acai, Turmeric … Dictionary of Healthy Food

If you follow a healthy, balanced diet, you will be familiar with the following terms: chia, turmeric, bimi, aka … because these are the culinary names of the moment when it comes to healthy eating. Coinciding with World Health Day on April 7, Nanas & Co brings you the most comprehensive dictionary of healthy food so you don’t “lose” yourself when someone tells you how delicious it is. (for example, the benefits of bim or maca in a balanced diet.

Acai:

Acai is a palm fruit that grows only in the rainforest of northern Brazil. This fruit contains a large amount of antioxidants և Vitamins A և C, which strengthen the immune system, skin կարմիր the formation of red blood cells. They also have a lot of fiber.

Bimi:

It is a long-lasting vegetable with a mild taste, which arises from ordinary broccoli “Chinese or cayenne”. It is currently one of the healthiest vegetables in existence, with high levels of calcium and high levels of vitamin C.

Chia.

It is a plant of Central America, the seeds of which are rich in carbohydrates, fibers, minerals and vitamins. Chia is a powerful source of omega-3; Similarly, its high fiber content helps with constipation while lowering cholesterol.

Chukrut.

It is the result of cabbage fermentation. It is very rich in vitamin C and probiotic action.

Cilantro:

Coriander is a well-known herb, especially in the Middle East, Latin America and Thailand. In addition, it gives the body various properties – a good natural anti-inflammatory, antibacterial agent, reduces nausea and menstrual pain, as well as helps reduce gas.

Turmeric:

It is a plant that has been used as a spice in the kitchen since ancient times. It contains many antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and cleansing properties, all of which are very useful for the body. Its color is intense yellow, and the smell is infallible.

Ginseng.

It is a plant whose oral use can improve thinking և memory.

dill.

It is an aromatic plant, which is used first of all as a spice due to the sweet taste of its seeds, or it is used as a tincture. In addition, it is used in alternative medicine for its diuretic properties և flatulence ուն ability to reduce colic. In addition, it promotes digestion and stimulates the appetite.

Jackfruit:

It is the fruit of the largest tree in the world. Jackfruit is rich in iron, fiber, calcium and B vitamins. It is now widely used as a meat substitute in vegan or pegan diets (diet between vegan և paleo).

Cabbage.

It is a dark green leafy vegetable that is very rich in calcium, antioxidants, carotenoids and other phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are organic compounds found in plants that provide them with a number of protective properties և benefits to maintain և guarantee their viability.

Kimchi.

It is a fermented preparation of Korean origin, made from spiced vegetables, the most common recipe of which uses Chinese cabbage as the main ingredient.

Kombucha.

It is a non-alcoholic fermented beverage based on tea or sugar tincture. Fermentation is achieved by culturing bacteria որ yeast. This turns tea or infusion into a drink with a wide range of vitamins, enzymes, minerals and a wide range of essential organic acids.

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Macaan Andean tuber has many properties. It increases fertility, stimulates libido, reduces stress and fatigue, among others.

Matcha tea.

The word “matcha” means “powdered tea”, as such, this drink comes directly from the owners of ground green tea. Matcha powder is added to hot water, so it retains its properties much better. These are some of them. It stimulates the mind և calms the body, helps arterial health և controls hypertension, strengthens the immune system, helps prevent Alzheimer’s symptoms և helps burn fat, among others.

Probiotics.

These are microorganisms that use health benefits. They are naturally found in the body, but may also be found in some foods, such as yogurt or kefir.

Flax seeds.

This variety of seeds is considered one of the most powerful plant products on the planet. They are very rich in Omega3 fatty acids, antioxidants and fiber. In addition, recent studies have shown that they help reduce diabetes և heart disease.

Skyr:

This is Icelandic yogurt, which is characterized by the fact that it contains much less fat than other Greek yogurts. It is very rich in calcium, և if it is taken with sugar, its taste is not as bitter as the taste of other products in its category.

Teriyaki.

This is a method of cooking meat, invented in Japan, where the food is roasted in the oven, but pre-marinated in a mixture of sauces and liquids, which is native to this Asian country.

Vagyu.

Vagyu beef comes from a native Japanese cattle breed that is said to live in maximum comfort. Vagyu meat is distinguished mainly by its honey-like texture, a large amount of fat penetrated into the muscles, which is responsible for its taste and aroma, which leaves no one indifferent. It is also very healthy, it is rich in omega-3, omega-6, because its marble contains almost all unsaturated fats (“good”), and therefore very little saturated fat.

This story was originally published April 7, 2022, 08:13:

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