Thursday, 12 January 2017

The foods that contain NO calories

They are also known as negative-calorie food because you burn more than you consume as you eat. Eat more of these food to lose weight. More ever, these foods are good for you too.

Apples
Apricots
Asparagus
Beetroot
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Celery
Cranberries
Watercress
Cucumber
Fennel
Garlic
Graphefruit
Green beans
Kale
Leeks
Lemons
Lettuce
Onion
Raspberries
Strawberries
Swede
Watermelon

Ref: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/food/article-4105264/Good-news-dieters-23-foods-contain-NO-calories-burn-consume-eat.html

Eat PURPLE food: Why this color is so good for you

Purple does indicate antioxidant, phytonutrients and nutrient density.

The color comes from anthocyanins, which is a type of antioxidant!

Anthocyanins have been the focus of medical studies for years, looking at how food like blueberries can fight cancer, ageing, and obesity.

image from https://steemit.com/recipes/@jbs410/purple-foods-are-the-fountain-of-youth

Plums, for example, are packed with Vitamin C and fibre, while purple potatoes are high in potassium, iron and contain the same antioxidant levels as kale.

5 reasons why purple food is good for you:
  • Fight cancer
  • Anti-ageing
  • Obesity
  • Brain strength
  • Heart health

Ref: 
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4052100/On-health-kick-Eat-PURPLE-food-fighting-cancer-weight-loss-5-reasons-color-good-5-ways-eat-it.html
https://steemit.com/recipes/@jbs410/purple-foods-are-the-fountain-of-youth