Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - FEATURES -

Step back in time and add th­ese not-so-new ‘su­per­foods’ to your trolley next time you shop!

Slow-cooked oats are not just fill­ing — they can help lower your lev­els of harmful LDL choles­terol.

Brus­sels sprouts can re­duce your risk of colon can­cer, Univer­sity of Western Aus­tralia re­search shows.

Green beans are rich in fi­bre and cal­cium for strong bones, as well as fo­late to boost healthy cell func­tion.

Prunes not only help com­bat the dis­com­fort of con­sti­pa­tion — they also boost your bone health. Chop them up and add them to muesli for brekkie.

Pearl bar­ley is a good source of protein and fi­bre. You can use it in sal­ads and hearty soups and stews to help re­duce bad choles­terol.

Parsnips were a pop­u­lar veg of­ten added to soups and stews. They’re high in fi­bre, vi­ta­min C and potas­sium — good for heart and kid­ney health.

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