Monthly Archives: November 2016

HOW ABOUT FRESH COCONUT AS A HEALTH BENEFIT

    NOW WE KNOW FRESH COCONUT WATER IS GOOD FOR YOU, HOW ABOUT FRESH COCONUT…. Raw coconut is rich in medium-chain triglycerides, a type of dietary fat that may encourage weight loss.  Raw coconut is rich in dietary fiber, with one cup of shredded meat yielding  7 grams.  “Nutrition Reviews” explains, diets rich in […]

DIABETES – BEST FOODS FOR DIABETICS.

Diabetes, quite simply, is a disease that result in a person having high blood sugar. More than 380 million people around the world suffer from this disease, and numbers are increasing every year. Type 2 diabetes: Type 2 diabetes represents  90% of global diabetes cases and is often referred to as “adult-onset diabetes”. Type 2 diabetes is […]

PLANTAIN VALUES

    Plantains, also known as plátanos, are closely related to the dessert banana. In general, they are treated as vegetables in the kitchen much like fellow tropical produces such as potatoes, taro, breadfruit, yam, sweet potatoes. Plátano is one of the staple sources of carbohydrates for larger populations in Asia, Africa, and Central Americas […]

Coconut Water benefits

   Coconut water is the ultimate thirst quencher and offers a tasty alternative to water. This pure liquid is packed with nutrients that yield an array of health benefits. Coconut water is low in calories, naturally fat and cholesterol free, with more potassium than 4 bananas. Here are 7 Benefits of Coconut Water: – weight […]

NOPALS – health benefits

Nopals are the young flat thick part of the cactus that we can eat in a salad and is used in Mexican cuisine. The benefits of the nopal: 1. Low calorie vegetable with vital phytochemicals, fiber, anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals. 2. The nopal is beneficial in weight reduction, cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Its fiber […]

PAPAYA BENEFITS

Zingy Fruity Salsa Ingredients: 1 cup diced fresh mango 1 cup diced fresh pineapple 1 cup diced papaya 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1/2 large red onion, finely diced 4-5 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 tsp. olive oil 1 tsp. salt 1 Tbsp. coarsely chopped fresh mint Toss the first five ingredients together in […]

SLENDERIIZ WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

Wow last time I reported on my health regime was November 7, and now its the 19th of  November.  Time flies by!   Well I have been doing pretty good considering I am living in a tropical country for the winter and there seems to be happy hour every day!  So since November 7th I […]

SUPPLEMENTS – YES – NO

There are many pros and cons about taking supplements, but in the words of Mark Hyman, MD: “You don’t need a supplement ONLY if you eat wild, fresh, whole, organic, local, non-genetically modified food grown in virgin mineral and nutrient soils, and not transported across vast distances and stored for months before eaten . . […]

ENCHILADAS TO DIE FOR!

Ingredients 2 Tbsp vegetable or canola oil 1 yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1.5 lbs ground beef (can substitute ground turkey or cooked and shredded chicken) salt and pepper 1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles 1 (15.5 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained thoroughly 8-10 flour tortillas 3 cups Mexican-blend shredded […]