Hummus Quesadillas

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As the title suggests, these quesadillas are filled with hummus made out of garbanzo beans. They are a great source of protein and fiber as well as a number of other nutrients such as magnesium, potassium and iron. These assist bodily functions such as digestion and heart and bone health.

These quesadillas are also high in niacin, zinc and calcium. Niacin lowers “bad” LDL cholesterol. Zinc assists the immune system. Calcium keeps your bones healthy and strong.

Spinach is also full of vitamins, namely Vitamins A, C, E, K and B6. These provide a variety of health benefits such as strengthening the immune system, promoting health in the heart and aiding digestion. Continue reading

How Overweight Problems Begin

How overweight Problems

Becoming overweight or obese has become more of a problem over the past 20 years.  In order to comprehend how one can go from normal weight levels to unhealthy ones, we need to understand what our metabolism is, how it works and all of the organs involved in metabolic function. Optimal metabolic health is possible in both old and young as long as nutrition and stress are both kept in check. Continue reading

Stir Fry Thai Chicken and Rice

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Recipe Highlights:

  • Low Glycemic Rating
  • Antibacterial and Antioxidant Properties
  • Soothing Qualities
  • Rich in Protein, Calcium and other Nutrients

Here’s a recipe for a tasty stir-fry that you can enjoy for dinner. The ingredients provide a number of health benefits from their nutrients. The brown rice has low glycemic rating and is a great source of fiber. It’s also rich in protein, thiamin, Continue reading