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Top five sources of daily dietary fiber article #3

  1. 1. Top Five Sources of Daily Dietary FiberFRIDAY,NOVEMBER 25, 2011 @ 00:43Fiber is primarily found in various fresh foods including fruits, vegetables, nuts, andwhole grains. Fiber promotes various biological processes that occur inside yourbody. Many people think that they are getting their daily intake of fiber from thebread that they eat. Unfortunately, bread is manufactured using white flour, which istaken out from the wheat. The wheat is devoid of its fibrous bran coating, and also theessential nutrients. In fact, many “Whole Wheat breads” are produced with whiteflour as it is cheaper and produces softer breads. So, bread is certainly not a source ofdietary fiber.Here are the top 5 sources of daily dietary fiber that should be included in your food:1) FruitsMany fruits offer a good amount of fiber including apples, prunes, and raisins. If afruit contains more flesh than juice such as an apple, it is a rich source of fiber.2) VegetablesChoose crispy vegetables to get lots of dietary fiber such as celery.The celery offers you very less calories but very high amount of fiber.3) BeansEat beans for getting PLENTY of fiber.4) Breakfast CerealsStart your day with a good breakfast such as porridge or cornflakes, and you arehaving good amount of fiber. In fact, there are many fibrous options available forbreakfast, provided you ensure that you don‟t add too much sugar!5) SupplementsIf you are not able to get as much fiber as you need, you can get many commercialsupplements from the markets that offer fiber such as Colon cleanses. Fiber is animportant part of your meal and daily dietary fiber ensures that your digestive systemremains in a healthy state.
  2. 2. Moreover, fiber also helps you reduce the temptation to eat snacks as you feel more“full”.So, eat as much fiber as you can as it will help you keep your digestive systemhealthy!Helen R. Miller is a diet control fanatic, who has lost over 70 pounds of body fat. Sheshares her amazing story of how she did it through her weight and diet control blog.What Constitutes Sustainable Tea?NOVEMBER 22, 2011What Constitutes Sustainable Tea?In India – where Unilever buys tea from producers in Assam and Tamil Nadu, butdoes not own the estates – the report claims workers are kept permanently on rollingshort-term contracts, denying them health and pension benefits, and are often exposedto …Read more on Wall Street Journal (blog)Green tea may boost flu protection in kidsThere are a number of studies demonstrating the benefits of drinking tea as apreventive measure against influenza in adults. Now it can be strongly suggested thismay also be the case with school-age children. Although green tea contains caffeine,…Read more on Chicago Daily HeraldMila Kunis Tries to "Kill Germs" With Vodka, Tequila and VitaminsShe then added green tea powder ("Its vitamins!"), two gel caps of fish oil ("Whatsthe difference? Its all going to end up liquefied and syrupy"), apple cider vinegar("Because thats just always good for you"), and Ayurvedic chai. …Read more on Us MagazineThe Potentially Dangerous Complications of Herbal Dieting ProductsNOVEMBER 25, 2011Article by Michael Moore
  3. 3. The prior ten to fifteen years has witnessed an explosion of non-prescription dietingand weight loss products. Suppliers fully grasp the marketing value of using naturalingredients. That is the reason why you constantly see the use of plant based materialson the labels because the marketing is successful. There are actually many genuineand potential problems with this scenario. While most people tend to be moreinformed than ever, there are still millions who place a lot of faith once they read,natural. So people simply read a product has 100 % natural ingredients and they useit. Not only will there be harmful interactions with common drugs, but the herbalproducts often have their own problems. Still, yet another situation concerns theindividual who has a predisposition to react negatively to particular herbs products.But there‟s far more to consider in this entire scenario with fat loss products. Thereare far too many herbal plant products for medical and scientific research tocompletely study for health and safety. What commonly happens is a researchinvestigation will be performed on behalf, and paid for by, the maker that wants topromote the product. As is clear to see, that presents certain difficulties such as fairresearch. It is fairly obvious regarding the anticipated results of that kind of research.There are many ethical issues involved in that circumstance as is plain to see. But alsoit is the consumer who is placed at possible risk due to this type of biased testing.You will not find very many of these substances that have even been carefullyanalyzed by a reliable organization. One exception to this rule is ephedra when usedwith caffeine simply because actually offer results for weight reduction. The US Foodand Drug Administration finally blocked ephedra because people became severely illand some died from using it. Well, amazingly enough something completely newmade an appearance on shelves, hoodia. There happen to be some studies carried outon this South African herb product. You ought to know that hoodia can present riskypotential side effects for certain people. Hoodia acts to block a person from feelinghunger, but that also is true of thirst as well. So this product should be treated withguardedness if used.We will share a horrible example of what can go awry with herbal ingredients.Seventy people who took an herbal diet product in Belgium suffered total kidneyfailure. Fifty more people experienced varying degrees of kidney problems. Also,there was clearly proof of lesions that were cancerous in a number of the kidneyswhich were taken out of those people. After examination, it was learned that the
  4. 4. manufacturer made a mistake during the process and used the wrong active herbalingredient.History is rich in reports about positive uses for herbs to treat many illnesses. Theideal approach is to really become an informed consumer prior to making use of suchingredients. The intelligent and safe approach is to perform overwhelminginvestigation if you want to try any type of herbal product for losing weight.Michael‟s websites: Freight Forwarder Agents, Freight ForwarderCompanies, Freighting Companies and Garuda Indonesia Airlines.In US, is a Kosher food really Kosher? or are we just looking the other way?NOVEMBER 25, 2011Question by Farooq: In US, is a Kosher food really Kosher? or are we justlooking the other way?Every restaurant (fast food or Dine-in) including but not limited to Subway,McDonald‟s, Burger King, Gardunos, Olive Garden, TGI-Fridays… all use the sameslicers, ovens, and sam oil to prepare all a kosher meat, lets say beef, is cooked in the same oil that is previously used tocook pork …which makes the beef non-kosher too. Is there a law that prevents thatfrom happening or should there be a law against this?I am not talking about the food being blessed by a Rabii or a Mula…Let me try to explain it a little bit more…Jews & Muslims are not suppose to eat pork, pork products, or pork contaminatedproducts, but they can eat beef, veal, or chicken. Lets say an already „blessed‟ beef iscooked in the same oil with pork, that will CONTAMINATE the beef with porkingredients (trust me, I am not splitting hair) It is the fact. Not all Muslims or Jewsabide by that law, but most do.And finally, for those people who think that it is foolish… it is not. its a belief systemthat is in the mind of billions of people and please be respectfull when answering myquestion.Thank YouBest answer:Answer by meNone of the above named restaurant is kosher or claims to be.What do you think? Answer below!
  5. 5. { Comments on this entry are closed }Is Kosher food more expensive?NOVEMBER 24, 2011Question by Fiyah! Canadian Beauty: Is Kosher food more expensive?Im not Jewish, but i just learned how Kosher food makes sure the animal is taken careof properly, and killed in a way it doesnt suffer etc. so I want to start eating Kosherfood. Any input appreciated so long as its not rude. Thanks!Best answer:Answer by malibu barbie*yes, it‟s more‟s blessed by a Jewish priest also.Unique Gift Ideas – Food Gifts That Offer Flavor And Help A Low Sodium DietNOVEMBER 18, 2011Article by Debbie BensonA food gift is nice to give and nice to receive. Many food gifts are foods and brandsonly seen around holidays or special occasions, and many have special memories andtraditions associated with them. Unfortunately, many of these food gifts are very highin sodium. There are definite challenges when trying to give a food gift to someone ona low sodium diet. Whether this diet is from health issues, or perhaps the person ischoosing to eat healthier.What are some gift ideas especially food gifts for these folks on a low sodium diet?First, realize that folks on a low sodium diet must eat at home most of the time. Nogoing out to restaurants or eating fast food, at least not very often. No traditionalsnacks like cheese and crackers, sausages or hams, as they are high in sodium. Thiseliminates many of the more traditional food gift baskets and food gifts. Since thesefolks do eat at home they could use gifts that add flavor as they are always looking forways to have more flavorful food. Here are some unique gift ideas.Low Sodium Food Gift Ideas:* Extra virgin olive oil: A bottle or a collection of 2 or 3 different extra virgin oliveoils. These could be from the US perhaps California, or countries like Italy, Greece,
  6. 6. Spain, etc. Olive oils are flavorful, heart healthy, and every country or state tastesdifferent.* Nut oils are very unique food gifts: walnut oil, almond oil, hazelnut oil, avocado oil,macadamia nut oil, etc. Nut oils add a lot of flavor and you don‟t need much.* Fresh nuts: Walnuts, almonds, pecans, etc., in the shell (this will also give themsomething to do and you could include a nutcracker) or out of the shell. Make surethey are unsalted. Or choose an assortment of unsalted shelled nuts.* Vinegars: There are so many kinds. Choose a bottle or several bottles of herbvinegars like tarragon vinegar, or wine vinegars such as sherry vinegar, red winevinegar, white wine vinegar, champagne vinegar, and of course, there is a huge rangeof balsamic vinegars.* Dried mushrooms: There are many varieties with each having a different flavor suchas: porcini, shitake, morels, chantarelles, portabellas, crimini, oyster, wood ear, cloudear, champignon, and many more. These can be used all year, not just whenmushrooms are in season.* Wood chips: There are so many kinds such as hickory, mesquite, apple, citrus, etc.These add a lot of flavor when added to a barbecue, smoker or grill.* Citrus trees: A lemon tree would be a very unique gift, as lemons are used a lot on alow sodium diet. Also look for varieties of, lime, orange, tangerine, grapefruit, etc.There are also dwarf citrus trees for small spaces.* Herb gardens: An indoor herb garden would be a very unique gift idea. Or selectherb plants or seeds for an outdoor herb garden. Even a book about herbs or growingherb gardens. This could also be a vegetable garden.* Salt-free seasonings are especially important to anyone on a low sodium diet.Seasonings are the key to a flavorful low sodium diet. The more variety the better.If possible, get a variety or an assortment of the food gift so there is something forevery taste. This improves your chances of the gift being used and enjoyed.Everyone‟s taste buds are different and taste buds do change.
  7. 7. Gift ideas like these, help folks on a low sodium diet learn different ways to cook andexperience new foods and new flavors. Choosing a food gift which helps achievemore flavorful food and makes cooking and eating a low sodium diet, easier and moreenjoyable is a winner. Hopefully, you now have many unique, low sodium food giftideas.And now for more low sodium tips and information I invite you to sign up for ourFREE Season It Newsletter when you visit Benson‟s Gourmet Seasoningsathttp://BensonsGourmetSeasonings.comClick here to get more free information about low sodium, including a low sodiumdiet, low sodium cooking tips, salt free seasonings, salt substitutes and low sodiumrecipes. You‟ll learn how you can use seasonings, fresh herbs, fresh fruits &vegetables, olive oil, nuts, vinegars, wine and different cooking techniques to flavoryour food without adding salt and sugar. You‟ll find out how to get more flavor thanyou ever thought possible.From Debbie Benson owner of Benson‟s Gourmet Seasonings with over 30 yearsexperience promoting salt free seasonings. Loving to cook and being salt free most ofmy life by choice, I have learned a lot of tips and tricks to create flavor without saltand sugar that seems to be in everything these days.