These foods are amazing for your health and if you need to drop a little weight…
To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
*Coconut oil contains short term medium-chain saturated fatty acids (MCFAs), which is a “healthy” form saturated fat compared to trans fat.
*Is easy to digest and also protects the body from insulin resistance.
*Just two tablespoons of coconut oil per day has shown to burned more kilojoules than those who consumes less.
*Stops sugar cravings, try eating a teaspoon of virgin coconut oil to beat sugar cravings, because good quality fat is more satiating than carbs!
You can enjoy coconut in so many ways now from beautiful yoghurts and ice-creams to cooking with coconut cream and milk and don’t forget dessicated and shredded as well.
*Broccoli can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits
*Has great fiber components to bind together with bile acids in your digestive tract (especially when steamed)
*Awesome for detoxification of the body
*Broccoli is a particularly rich source of a flavonoid called kaempferol. Helps lessen the impact of allergy-related substances on our body.Steamed or fresh in salads are a fantastic way to have your Broccoli, I love cutting it up in different ways to change the flavor and texture of it in my meals.
Turkey*Turkey helps keep post-meal insulin levels within a desirable range.
*Fantastic source of lean protein
* Turkey meat is rich in all B vitamins including B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, folate, biotin, and choline.
*Turkey is also richest in selenium, zinc, copper, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, and iron are also provided by this food in noteworthy amount
With plenty of different cuts for turkey meat you can be super adventurous with the recipes you can try, slow-cooker, roast, fried and the list goes on here is one of my favorite recipes from the I Quit Sugar book ( supplemented the Pork mince for Turkey mince yummy)
Thai red curry ‘bolognese’
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 small red pepper, sliced
500g (18oz) pork mince (I put in Turkey Mince here)
1 teaspoon five-spice mix
4 tablespoons red curry paste
1 x 440g can coconut milk
75g (3oz) frozen peas
200g (7oz) spaghetti
coriander leaves, roughly chopped, to serve
* Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat and add the onion and pepper. Cook for a minute or so for the veggies to soften. Add the pork mince, five-spice and curry paste and, using a spoon or whisk, break the meat into smaller chunks and cook for another 5 minutes or so until the mince is browned and cooked evenly.
* Add the coconut milk to the pan and stir well, then reduce the heat to medium and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add the peas and cook for a further 5 minutes to warm through.
* Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, then drain and add to the mince.
Happy Healthy Eating!
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