14 September 2015
52 Weekly nutritips - Week 37
52 Simple Weekly Steps to Well Being One of the most important food antioxidants is Vitamin E or else known as tocopherol. Vitamin E, as an antioxidant, protects our body from free radicals. It also appears to be associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular diseases. Therefore, consume whole or unprocessed grains (i.e. trachana, bulgur, oat rusks, and crackers), oils of nuts, olives or olive oil every single day.
Week 37 (14 SEP – 20 SEP):
07 September 2015
4.7 Nutrition Boxes - Traditional cereal products
4.7 Traditional cereal products (trachanas, hilopites, pasta)
Cereal products as trachanas, hilopites, bulgur and orzo pasta constitute innovative food products of Traditional Greek Diet, concentrating its precious ingredients in a foodstuff! Their production is based on wheat, milk or yoghurt, eggs or pureed vegetables depending on the area of origin. They are rich sources of complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber, protein (comparable to that of meat), vitamins B, trace element...