Dieticians and nutritionists love to look for new foods to try, and eachyear numerous stories and reports come out listing various workouts and foodchoices that anyone can add into their diet for numerous benefits. To weed through the inundation of suchtopics, here is a short list of four different foods to try in 2014 for addedhealth benefits.
While they’ve been around for years and juiced for a sweet summer drink,lemons are making a huge play into the realm of beneficial substitute foods fora variety of seasonings and condiments. Lemoncan add sweetness and tang to lean meats and can replace salt as a flavorenhancer without any risks. Vitamin Cenhances iron absorption, and it can provide antioxidants to fight againstinflammatory diseases.
Another drink that has been known for years as a beneficial item forconsumption is tea, but this year experts are suggesting adding teas todifferent foods for enhanced flavors, immunity boosting and other healthbenefits. Chicken recipes can be alteredto use tea in place of broth or even butter, or the drink can be sipped as anightcap for a calming, deeper sleep.
In the vegetable realm, cauliflower is becoming more and more popular asit moves out of its steamed state. Asdieticians and chefs begin to experiment, they offer new ways to incorporatethis low-calorie fiber-packed veggie into different meals. Snack on roasted cauliflower, or mash it anduse it as a replacement for potatoes. It’s also packed with vitamin c for a boost in bone health in additionto the fiber it provides to one’s daily intake.
For those looking to add probiotics to their diet but have troubledigesting yogurt, kefir is another option they can explore. Its light creamy texture is said to be easierto digest than some dairy products, and it packs three times as much probioticsinto a serving than yogurt does. Kefircan be made from traditional dairy, but also comes in almond or soy varietiesand is also an excellent source of calcium and protein.
Keep an eye out for these nutrition trends in the coming months, andwatch for ways to get creative with diet plans to add variety to meals inaddition to all the health benefits.
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