Saturday, 2 November 2013

fun food facts

These are some of shocking food facts actually..kind of keep on reading people :)Drying fruit causes massive nutrient loss, depleting 30-80% of its vitamin and antioxidant content.Adding citrus juice to green tea stabilizes its catechin content, boosting the level of antioxidants that survive the digestive system up to
Neither strawberries, raspberries, or blackberries are actually berriesBananas, tomatoes, pumpkin, watermelon, and avocado are all berriesOn a calorie-by-calorie basis, oysters provide  4x more vitamin D  than skim milk.Cinnamon is a potent antioxidant that can help reduce the risk of blood clots, control blood sugar, and improve insulin sensitivity; the latter two help prevent fat gain and diabetes.Protein is highly thermogenic – when it's consumed, the body burns off up to 35% of its total calories during digestion alone. Calorie burn from carbs and fat falls in between 5-15% of total caloriesPecans and walnuts have more antioxidants than blueberries, cranberries, blackberries, Aspartame and MSG – chemicals found in many processed foods – are excitotoxins, which cause neurons in the brain to excite themselves to death. Evidence suggests they promote cancer growth and its propensity to spread

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