Figs are a very tasty fruit whose best harvest and consumption season starts now. We tell you the properties, benefits and uses of this fruit rich in natural sugars. Properties of figs Figs are the fruits of the fig tree. They are one of the fruits with the highest carbohydrate content but at the same time they have a high fiber content (2%).
Fiber is, together with proteins, a very satiating nutrient and therefore contributes to eating less. If we also incorporate it through fruits or vegetables, we will obtain other benefits for the body. Therefore, we show you the top five of fresh fruits rich in fiber: Blackcurrants With 7% fiber inside, blackcurrants head our ranking and can also be an excellent source of polyphenols and vitamin C with antioxidant effect in our body.
For some time now, considering nuts as something bad in our diet does not make much sense. These foods have proven their health benefits over and over again. Despite being quite caloric, their high contribution in fibers and other micronutrients makes them especially interesting.
The return to work and school is complicated: we have to recover the routine, get away from the holidays, resume our obligations and remember how we did it during the last course so that it gave us everything in time and not despair in the attempt. In these conditions, almost any option that helps us and saves us time is good for us.
Coffee is one of those drinks that we don't know if we love or hate. What's more, we don't know if we should love him or hate him. And the debate about its benefits and harms is more than served. Sometimes it also depends on whether we talk to drinkers or non-coffee drinkers. However, what happens to those who were great coffee enthusiasts and decided to stop using it?
One of the great issues that exist in the field of sports nutrition has always been what to eat after training, practice the sport you practice. In Vitónica we have already talked about what foods and macronutrients should star in your pre-workout meal, today instead we will focus on what foods to eat to maximize recovery after it and ensure positive adaptations.
Among the seasonal foods during the summer we find tomato, a very nutritious and refreshing fruit of which today we tell you its properties, benefits and possible uses in the kitchen. Properties of tomato Tomato is like other vegetables, a food rich in complex carbohydrates, however, in this case we also have a high water content and fiber that gives it a low energy density.
Proteins constitute one of the most important macronutrients of our diet. There are numerous misconceptions about its value and its source of origin. Among them, is the supposed poor quality of vegetable proteins. That's not true. The vegetable protein is of very good quality, since it has a high bioavailability, although it needs to be supplemented with various vegetables and legumes.
Anyone who has internet has already seen, for sure, the viral recipe of the moment: a kind of mixture between empanada, pizza, Mexican food and many (many) condiments. If you have seen it you will not be able to forget it, that's for sure. I notice a certain lack of ambition here ... pic.twitter.com / 2Z6Bom0Znz - Angel Jiménez (@angeljimenez) August 24, 2019 So viral is the recipe being made, that there are already brave people who dare to try to work it in their own homes for a small price of $ 80 when you buy all the ingredients.
When it comes to controlling uric acid levels in the blood, diet can be of great help. The main thing is to reduce purine-rich foods among which those of animal origin predominate. And it is worth clarifying that the tomato does not raise uric acid in blood, although it is a popular belief. Tomato: zero purines and uric acid Tomato is a fruit considered vegetable that we usually include in our diet.
Many times we use the term vegetable and vegetable interchangeably, or vegetables and legumes. The reality is that while they belong to such families, they are not equal, we show you that it distinguishes vegetables, legumes and vegetables. Vegetables: includes vegetables and legumes According to the SAR, vegetables are all kinds of edible plants grown in an orchard.
Nuts have been one of those foods that, for a long time, have been considered unsuitable for a diet. It was not uncommon to hear that these fruits get very fat and that it is preferable not to eat them to not gain weight, or that in some diets their consumption was not allowed. Luckily, the scientific evidence and dissemination have returned to the nuts the privileged place they deserve in our diet.
One of the moments of the day that generates more doubts in the field of nutrition is that of the perientrene, that is, what is the protocol of action that we must follow in the hours before and after training. In this article we explain what you should keep in mind when organizing your meal (or meals) before training.
The skyr is a dairy boom very booming today. Although it is considered and consumed as a yogurt, it is actually a fresh cheese of which today we tell you its properties, benefits and possible uses in the kitchen. Properties of skyr Skyr is a typical Icelandic food but it has spread all over the world.
Open your fridge. What do you have on hand? Are you sure that blister contains turkey? And what about the happy crab sticks? In this era of authentic food innovation, the amount of food that looks like one thing, but is another, is greater than we think. If you do not believe us, we are going to present some everyday examples that surprise you with the reality they contain.
Fat burning, detox, energizing, good for the skin, for the hair and to basically return your wonderful life. Is there anything I can't get apple cider vinegar? Apparently not, and you can take advantage of its powers by drinking a glass fasting, or dissolving it in water, or drinking it before each meal according to the source you consult.
Lecithin, or phosphatidylcholine, is a very abundant organic substance in the membranes of plant and animal cells, especially those of nerve tissue. This essential component can be extracted from some edible substances, such as soybeans or eggs. Specifically, all kinds of health benefits are attributed to soy lecithin.
Cholesterol is a type of fat present in all animal organisms, that is, in humans and in all foods of animal origin. Although the cholesterol we eat is not very important, there are foods that we should avoid to control its levels in the body. Nutrients that influence blood cholesterol Most of the cholesterol that circulates in our blood is produced endogenously in our liver.
Among the different types of oils that we find at our disposal, olive oil is one of the most popular and recommended. However, we find olive oil, virgin olive oil and extra virgin in the market, so we show you their differences and which is healthier.
Within the considered cereals today we find at our disposal buckwheat, also called buckwheat, of which we tell you its properties and benefits, as well as possible uses in the kitchen. Properties of buckwheat Although it is included in the diet as cereal and has with these similarities as chemical and nutritional composition, it really is not because it does not belong to the grass family.