Leafy Green Vegetables
of iron could be
a problem for vegetarians and vegans not aware of the fact that iron
foods cannot be utilized by the body unless there is presence of
C at the same time to act as catalyst. To solve that problem eat food
leafy green vegetables such lettuce, endive, green peppers or fruits
as oranges, lemons, or black currants.
GREENS - A CALCIUM
based calcium is not
only better absorbed by the body than the calcium found in dairy
but it doesn't have the saturated fat, cholesterol and harmful
(hormones, antibiotics, steroids) found in milk, yogurt and cheese.
collard greens are
a calcium powerhouse, with 145 mg. of the mineral per half cup this
green leafy vegetables have become supermarket stars not only because
calcium, they are also rich source of other nutrients that have been
to suppress the growth of cancer cells.
(RDA) for calcium is 1,000 to 1,200 milligrams. Most people get only
700 mg. a day.
|Research show that
our food portions at home and restaurants have grown significantly in
the past thirty years. With constant food advertising and large
portions all around us, it's never been more important to take full
control and responsibility in achieving and maintaining a healthy
Try to start with smaller portion, then take additional food, if
Take some time to enjoy your meal and company at the time and pay
attention to the taste and texture of your food.
Listen to your body, it will give you signals for hunger and fullness
if you listen carefully.
Read the labels of packaged foods. Keep in mind that the calories and
nutrients provided are for one serving only. So, if you eat twice that
amount, don't forget to multiply by two.