Veg­eta­bles keep hun­gry teens full

South Waikato News - - Your Health -

to their fi­bre con­tent so pack it full with cau­li­flower, cour­gettes, cab­bage, peas, beans and the like (what­ever is in sea­son). Also in­cor­po­rate more ben­e­fi­cial fats in their diet by en­cour­ag­ing them to snack on nu­tri­tious fats from whole­foods such as nuts, seeds, av­o­cado, driz­zling olive oil over their salad/veg­eta­bles – it will make a world of dif­fer­ence to their sati­ety. the ac­cu­mu­la­tion of de­struc­tive beta amy­loids in the brain of Alzheimer’s pa­tients, as well help­ing to as­sist in the degra­da­tion of ex­ist­ing plaques. Cur­cumin has even been shown in some stud­ies to boost mem­ory and as­sist the pro­duc­tion of new brain cells. It’s a lovely warm­ing spice, great for the cooler weather and also sup­ports great liver detox­i­fi­ca­tion pro­cesses. Omega-3 fats have an an­ti­in­flam­ma­tory ac­tion in the body. The most ef­fec­tive omega-3 fats oc­cur nat­u­rally in oily fish as EPA and DHA. Other good sources of omega-3 fatty acids in­clude flaxseeds, pump­kin seeds and wal­nuts. They are es­sen­tial for healthy brain func­tion, heart health, joint mo­bil­ity and gen­eral well­be­ing. Oily fish con­tains EPA and DHA in a form that en­ables the body to use it eas­ily. Some sources of oily fish in­clude salmon and sar­dines. Low lev­els of DHA have been associated with a higher risk of de­vel­op­ing Alzheimer’s disease and mem­ory loss.

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