Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Some Food news

Easy eight a day
Five a day NHS planning tool
Five a day is the National Health Service (NHS) nutritional plant to encourage British to eat healthier based on the advice of the World Health Organization which recommends eating a minimum of 400g of fruit and vegetables a day to lower the risk of serious health problems, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Now the Oxford University has told that for fight heart diseases we need to consume 8 a day. Waitrose Nutritionist Nathalie Winn gives us some tips to reach the 8 a day fruits and vegetables.

* Add to you breakfast a fresh made glass of orange juice and add some frozen mixed berries to your porridge, Add a good tablespoon of dried mixed fruit to yoghurt.
* Slice a medium tomato and two slices of cucumber to your lunch sandwich.
* Have an apple or banana for mid-afternoon snack
* Add 3 heaped tablespoon of vegetables such mushrooms, peas or carrots to your dinners.

Pineberries. Photo my
Pineberries will be in season in exclusive supermarkets in a few weeks, the ancient variety named because they have a taste reminiscent to pineapple is the oldest strawberry variety, brought in the 18th century from Chile to France. The Pineberries were left behind because their scarce yielding and was a fragile plant. Now farmers are working hard to bring the pineberries to the supermarkets again selecting healthy cuttings.

Tell me which sandwich you like and I will tell who you are

Photo by FotoosVanRobin
Dr Elizabhet Jones carried out a study for bread maker Warburtons to match kinds of bread and filling with personality groups.

Ham salad on white bread = forward thinkers

Beef roll = impulsive
Cheese and pickle = braniacs
Egg mayo = home bodies
Tuna and Sweetcorn = high flyers
Prawns in brown bread = sensitive souls
Chicken salad wraps = extroverts


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