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Benefits of avocado for your health and flat belly

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Avocados are the fruits that have been a part of the healthy diet for more than thousand years. These are native to south American continent. Avocados have a lot of health benefits and that will help you get a flat belly.

Avocados are not magical foods but they are good for you overall health. Avocados can inhibit the growth of prostate cancer and they are able to find out the pre cancerous and cancerous cancells and will destroy that cells without causing any problem to healthy cells.

Avocados are rich with beta-sitosterol, that compound helps to lower your cholesterol levels and it can also lower the incidence of heart diseases. They are very good to prevent stroke prevention.

Avocados are rich in protein and fiber as well. Protein content of this fruit is high when compared to other fruits. Fibrous content of this fruit… Continue reading



Protein diet plan

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Protein diet plan

Many women avoid protein diet from their usual diet plan because they are afraid of bulky muscles like men. This is a general misconception in women about the proteins.

Men and women have different hormone levels, actually the male hormone testosterone is helping them to get bulky muscles. Therefore no need of fear in women about the protein diet plan.

Protein rich foods:

  • Dairy products

They are very rich in proteins. You can include yogurt, cottage cheese, cheese and milk.

  • Dried fruits and nuts contain proteins and fibers that are needed for the weight loss.
  • Lean meat is also rich in quality proteins. Avoid red meats.
  • Include a lot of vegetables of fruits in your diet plan.
  • Do not take only protein rich foods. You need other proteins too. Protein diet plan should be a part of your regular diet plan.… Continue reading


Savory Turkey Chili with Vegetables

Chili

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Did you know turkey meat has about 24.6 gm. of protein per 100 gm., making it one of the highest sources of animal protein?

Plus, turkey meat is rich in phosphorus and potassium, essential minerals which helps our body’s metabolism and gives the body a much-needed boost of Vitamin B3 (Niacin).

Besides, turkey meat is very lean, much leaner than most other animal proteins, and can be used in many ways.

In this recipe, ground turkey will be cooked down with beans and a huge array of vegetables for a guilt-free yet tasty meal, which would keep you full for hours.

The recipe here serves 6-8 people easily, and freezes nicely, so make a big batch of this and eat it through the week.

 

Ingredients:

  • 500 gm. turkey mince
  • 1 can of pinto beans
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes, preferably without skin
  • 1 whole jalapeno… Continue reading


Easy Thai Green Curry

Seafood Tom yum : Famous traditional spicy Thailand food

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Thai food is cooked with a huge amount of fresh vegetables and protein. However, they have a bad rap for being oily.

In this version of the green curry, we will be cutting out most of the oil and adding coconut milk, long known as one of the best sources of minerals like potassium, magnesium and calcium, and add plenty of green vegetables to make sure the recipe is not just balanced, but extremely tasty too.

We will also sneak in some spinach to make sure our Vitamin K intake remains unaffected, and some extra fibers will be getting in with the aid of a number of vegetables.

Ingredients:

  • 400 gm. shelled and deveined prawns
  • 1 big bunch of cilantro
  • 1 small bunch of spinach
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 100 gm. mushrooms, quartered
  • 100 gm. broccoli, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce (optional)
  • 1 tsp.… Continue reading