In addition to enjoying the same benefits as many of their popular counterparts (like peanuts, pistachios, and walnuts), pine nuts may additionally help to suppress appetite and create fullness: two dream side effects for individuals struggling to lose weight. Go beyond pesto and use pine nuts in salads, baked treats like cookies and scones, and vegetarian dishes.
Some of the foods listed in here may be brand new to you and some may be foods you've eaten for years. One thing is certain though: regardless of how new, old or trendy these foods may become in the next year, all of them will help to improve your health. After all, good health is a trend that never goes out of style.
Additionally, it's one of the only flours containing medium chain triglycerides. In addition to being highly versatile in baked foods, it also may be a good choice for individuals with diabetes due to its low GI status.
Purple foods have long been associated with fabulous health benefits and studies show that purple varieties of plants such as tomatoes, sweet potatoes, corn and blueberries contain more health boosting benefits than their blander cousins thanks to a compound called anthocyanins (the component that actually provides the deep purple hue).
That's why I was elated to see a purple pepper in the grocery store the other day! While few studies have documented the health benefits of the purple pepper, it's safe to say that adding it to your diet in 2015 may boost both the color on your plate and your health.
under the trademark Kamut). Researchers found that khorasan wheat was associated with impressive reductions in cardiovascular risk factors with notable improvements in metabolic, lipid, antioxidant, and inflammatory blood profiles.
In addition to pasta options, you will also be able to get bean-based cereals, chips and crackers. As with all foods, choose the version that has the least amount of ingredients and avoid "blends" that simply mix the bean powder with refined wheat flours.
A 2011 study found that combining broccoli sprouts with broccoli increased the sufolraframe absorption by 50 percent. That means that even if you kill your broccoli benefits through improper cooking, you may still get these benefits back by combining with the sprouts. Broccoli sprouts may also play a role in the prevention of cancers of the stomach, bladder and skin.