Monday, June 23, 2014

healthy food flaxseed berries

 Flaxseed
Try whole flaxseed it is a source of protein, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus.It also contains omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. These compounds have anti inflammatory and antioxidants. It has been shown that flaxseeds help with inflammation and boost immunity. Flaxseed also increases fat oxidation and lower oxygen consumption. Flaxseed needs to be chewed and not swallowed whole or it will just pass through the digestive system.You can also grind them in a coffee grinder and make sure to store them in an air tight container and refrigerated to keep it fresh.
  Berries
Some of the best berries are blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. They contain antioxidants, folate, selenium also vitamin C. They are also high in anthocyanins which are inhibitors of cell damage. They have been shown to improve cognitive function and preserve brain and eye health. Berries can decrease inflammation and help in the recovery process. The studies have produced results that are important for athletes and people that are working out and exercising. You can try a blueberry smoothie before a work out which in case studies have shown to reduce muscle damage. Many of these studies have been performed since 2007. Berries can be added to many different foods like salads, deserts, yogurts and so on. Make sure you use fresh whole berries.
Try this recipe to help you feel better even if you are not working out.
1/2 cup strawberries.
1/2 cup blueberries.
1 table spoon flaxseed
1/2 apple
1/2 cup protein power.
Combine all the ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend on medium until mixed and
enjoy.