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Peanuts, source of monounsaturated fats

Peanuts are a very good source of monounsaturated fats, the type of fat that is emphasized in the heart-healthy diet. Mono-unsaturated fats are "good fats" as they decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease and lower the LDL (bad cholesterol) responsible for transporting cholesterol to the arteries.

Carrot

Carrots contain Alpha Carotene, Beta Carotene, Vitamin A, and Phytochemicals.

Myths food
Skipping meals can help to lose weight
Many people think that by skipping a meal, they will be eating less food and therefore lose weight. People who think skipping meals means weight loss do not understand how our body works. If you skip a meal, your body will think that you are in starvation mode and therefore slow down the metabolism to compensate. You then tend to overeat at the next meal. Often, skipping a meal and then eating too much at the next one means that you have a higher total calorie intake than if you eat more frequently throughout the day. A better approach is to eat smaller frequent healthy meals and snacks to keep the blood sugar level balanced.
Salting meat before cooking make it dry and tough
It's true that salted meat, if left alone long enough, lose some of its water content and become dry and more firm in texture. However, salting meat does nothing more than seasoning the meat, and everyone prefers their meat well seasoned so meat can be to salted.

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Tip on food safety
Don't cross-contaminate: Use clean utensils and cutting boards when peeling or cutting up produce. Wash cutting boards with soap and water, rinse and sanitize between uses.
 
Weight loosing tips
Learn when to eat. Eating is a necessary process and is the only way to provide your body with fuel. Nevertheless you should provide your body with fuel only when it asks for it and not because you have nothing else better to do. Do not eat out of custom but only when you are hungry.

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It is a small tree, growing 4-6 m tall, with a trunk up to 40 cm diameter. The leaves are pinnate, with 11-21 leaflets, each leaflet 2-4 cm long and 1-2 cm broad. They are highly aromatic. The flowers ..more

Cabbage is round in shape with layers of superimposed leaves with the inner leaves often lighter in color than the outer leaves because they are protected from the sunlight. They belong to the Crucife ..more

"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan
If we decide to go on fast and we don’t eat anything for a week, then we would probably feel hungry, little thinner and maybe weak. But if we deprive ourself of a sleep for seven days, we won’t be able to function at all...If we try to guess which activity is so important for us that we devote almost one-third of our time for it, probably the first things that come to our mind are...
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If your hands are sensitive to chilies (burn while cutting or grinding) wash them with soap and rub oil all over the burnt area and soak it in cold water for 2 mins, the burning will instantly cease. Or wear gloves while handling such ingredients.

Green Eating
Don’t follow the pack

Instead of buying foods that come in extensive packaging (most of which is petroleum-based plastics) look for unpackaged or minimally packaged foods, experiment with bringing your own containers and buying in bulk, or pick brands that use bio-based plastic packing. And of course try and recycle or reuse any packaging you end up with.

Fat jokes

“Doctor, I beg of you, please prescribe me something immediately to reduce my weight. My husband has given me a wonderful birthday present, and I can’t get into it.”Fat girl Doctor: “Just come over here tomorrow, and I shall give you a prescription. Then you will soon be able to wear your wonderful new dress.” Lady: “Who said anything about a dress? I am talking of car.”



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