Nutrition

Superfoods?

There are no guidelines defining Superfoods. Although, officially, there is no scientific definition for superfood, there is a category of food often referred to as Superfoods. These foods are typically high in nutrients and low in calories and are good sources of essential nutrients, anti-oxidants and important vitamins and minerals. Regular exercise and eating healthy… Continue reading Superfoods?

Nutrition

Recipes That Use Tomatoes – a Tasty Health Food

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes     Eat as a side dish or as a sandwich between slices of whole-wheat country bread. INGREDIENTS tomatoes, halved horizontally 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 450° F. Place… Continue reading Recipes That Use Tomatoes – a Tasty Health Food

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Sweet, Juicy Tomatoes – a Tasty Health Food

Tomatoes not only taste good but they are also healthy to eat. Research suggests that the combination of nutrients in tomatoes may help prevent cardiovascular/heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and prostate cancer. Tomatoes are an excellent source of: Vitamins C, A, E, B6 & K Potassium Calcium Thiamin Niacin Folate Magnesium Phosphorus Copper Lycopene… Continue reading Sweet, Juicy Tomatoes – a Tasty Health Food