Most fruits are high on the SMI scale and as a result will not contribute to weight gain. They also contain a wealth of vitamins and phytonutrients such as beta- carotene and vitamin C. But fruit has relatively high sugar content. Fructose, the natural sugar in fruit, can be absorbed very quickly. read more.
From a health standpoint, beans are not only fat free but research associates them with lower rates of heart disease and some cancers. Beans provide significant amounts of folate, manganese, magnesium, copper, iron, and potassium – nutrients we don’t always get enough of.Beans come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes , which add interest to cooking and eating.read more.
Vegetable side dishes should be an important part of your Peace Diet. Steamed vegetables are easy to prepare and are a versatile way to add taste, healthfulness and color to your meal. There are several techniques for steaming, including a bamboo basket over boiling water, a metal steamer over boiling water, or a modern electric steamer that is compact, low cost, has a timer, and makes your steaming foolproof.read more.
Barley malt gives this dish a sweet yet nutty flavor.
You may also dust the pears with spices of your choice. Cinnamon and nutmeg especially lend themselves to fruit-based recipes, but you may prefer to experiment with other flavorings. Be careful, though, until you understand the varieties of taste and how they blend together. Recipes may be read more.
Beans are delicious, hearty and filling and a great source of protein and iron. They can be caloric dense, but they can be excellent weight loss dishes when prepared properly. Moderate to high on the SMI, they make delicious dips and spreads that are very low in fat (as long as you don't add any fats).From a health standpoint, beans...read more...