Is Hummus As Healthy As People Say?

Bella Breakdown Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that hummus also makes it on the approved list of foods that should be eaten. However, the Mediterranean dish may not be as healthy as you think. Made up by its main ingredient, chickpea, hummus is perfect for plant-based and gluten-free eaters. Just one cup of chickpeas offers 10 grams of protein and about 10 grams of dietary fiber. However, despite the health benefits of chickpeas, the healthiness all depends on how the spread is made. Traditionally, a healthy hummus snack will include pureed chickpeas combined with ingredients,...

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Are Fruits and Veggies Healthier When Frozen?

Bella Breakdown You may think that you are being healthy by choosing fresh fruits and vegetables over unhealthy foods, but you might have it all wrong. If you truly want healthy veggies then frozen may be what you want to buy. A research study has revealed that frozen fruits and vegetables can include just as many vitamins as the fresh option. Another added bonus to buying frozen is that you can eat them year-round without worrying about spoilage. “In terms of the ways humans have come up with preserving foods, freezing comes up at the top for preserving nutrients,”...

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Go Medieval For Your Next Diet, You Won’t Regret It

Bella Breakdown If you’ve tried every diet fad with no results you may want to start eating like a medieval peasant. Lower income people from those times may not have had much, but the low-fat, vegetable-rich diet they did have made them “far more healthy” than people of today. British researcher Dr. Roger Henderson concluded that medieval meals were so much healthier than they were even better than the Mediterranean diet. According to Dr. Henderson, the average meal for a peasant living during those times would have included two loaves of bread as well as 8oz of meat or...

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A Helpful Guide To A Successful Veggie Diet

Bella Breakdown Going on a diet can be tough on anybody, but when that diet consists of all vegetables then things could get even tougher. However, there are ways to help you get through a no-meat diet no matter what vegetarian diet you choose. Whether you have decided to go pescetarian, which eliminates meat and poultry but allows fish and sometimes eggs and dairy products or vegan and eliminating meat, fish, poultry, eggs and dairy products there are ways to avoid consuming foods that will be bad for your diet. When starting a vegetarian diet you should always make...

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10 Different Ways To Make Your Cooking Healthier

Bella Breakdown With everyone becoming more aware of what kind of foods in their bodies eating healthier has become a new way of life. However, just eating a salad or quinoa isn’t going to help. There are ways to making your diet healthier and here are 10 ways to do just that. First, making a plan always helps in any situation so why not try it out when it comes to your meals. Planning your meals can be you coming up with a menu for the week and creating a shopping list on Sunday, making sure you’re all set...

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