We are aware that there are tastier, simpler and easily available ingredients, but the experts have confirmed that these are definitely most beneficial for the human organism.
Oats are plants that belong to the grass family. They are usually consumed as porridge for breakfast or with muesli. They contain a lot of soluble fibers that decrease the cholesterol absorption in the small intestine.
If you consume oats porridge three times a week, your body will have enough soluble fibers which will result in total cholesterol reduction and so the risk of heart disease will decrease by 4%. In addition to being healthy, another positive thing is that oats are not expensive. We are not talking about the taste right now…
Salmon contains a lot of fat, but it is healthy because it is rich in very specific polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids that are an integral part of every cell membrane in your body. Omega3 and omega6 fatty acids are converted into a series of powerful compounds that regulate blood pressure, blood clotting, brain function and produce molecules that regulate inflammatory processes. Studies have shown that regular consumption of omega-3 and 6 fatty acids reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
One year ago in the American Journal of Clinical Nutritio a study was published where was suggested that regular tea drinking improves your concentration. Some other scientific studies have shown that in healthy adults, but also in people with high risk of heart disease, drinking black and green tea leads to a significant LDL cholesterol reduction and in lowering the blood pressure.
Soya is thought to be highly beneficial, although is not completely scientifically proven. What has been proven is that the soy milk, pasta and flour – improve circulation. The biggest benefits of course are the fibers and proteins. From products you can find soy milk, cheese and yogurt, tofu, soy meat….
Vegetables and fruits
Vegetables and fruits help in type 2 diabetes. Five studies with 179,000 people included, have proven that by eating fruits and vegetables the risk of diabetes reduces up to 7%. A detailed study came to the conclusion that the best vegetables are bok choy, spinach, cabbage, lettuce and broccoli. The most beneficial fruits are blueberries, plums, grapes, apples, pears, bananas and grapefruit.