Healthy Food – A blog by Footy Fit to improve your eating habits.
It has been known for a while now that blueberries are a natural and affordable healthy food, with a high level of healthy antioxidants. These antioxidants have been scientifically proven to reduce aging and also reduce the risk of common diseases. Furthermore, these berries are often much lower in calories than many other fruits. In terms of fitness benefits, this healthy food contains high GI carbohydrate packed sugars, which give your muscles energy in the most efficient way possible. Some great recipes for blueberries are:-
Possibly the healthiest of the nut family, Brazil nuts are crammed with healthy minerals, vitamins and dietary fibre. Unlike other nuts, this healthy food also has good sources of selenium, which helps keep your immune system healthy and can also prevent cancers and hear disease. Although these nuts can be high in calories if you over indulge, the healthy ‘good fats’ help to keep your cholesterol levels in check. Brazil nuts are a great snack in between workouts, and can help control hunger bursts.
- Great for healthy snacks
- Crumbled on porridge
If you are health conscious or work out regularly, then I’m sure you will be bored of the same old chicken and broccoli dishes. Well, I have a great tip for you, start using salmon. Salmon is packed with protein and is naturally low in fat, meaning it is the perfect meal to have after your workout. This protein helps to repair and rebuild your muscles and is a great substitute for chicken. Another benefit of salmon, is that it is a great source of Omega 3, which is proven to maintain heart health. If you’re looking for some healthy salmon recipes, click here.
If you’re working out or eating healthy, do not opt for sugary cereal bars, munch on some juicy raisins instead. Raisins (or other dried fruit) are high in natural sugars and are a great source of carbohydrate, meaning they are great in boosting energy. In addition to this, raisins are packed with fibre and potassium, which helps keep your fluid levels balanced and reduces the risk of muscle cramps. One fascinating fact, is that one small box of raisins contains as much potassium as a banana, making this healthy food option a must! Some tasty raisin recipes include:-
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