A Guide to Cooking Grains [Infographic]

A Guide to Cooking Grains | ecogreenlove

If you tend to buy the likes of rice and quinoa out of the bulk bin, then chances are your grains don’t come with cooking instructions. If you always scratch your head wondering how much water to add or how long to cook your grains, then take a look at this handy list.

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Recipe: Oats Healthy Easy Breakfast

20140728-103902-38342837.jpgChoose your favourite ‪summer‬ ‪‎fruit‬ and mix it with rolled ‪oats‬, raisins, nuts and honey.
You have your ‪healthy‬ ‪‎breakfast‬ ready!

‪‎Benefits‬ of Oats:
• Lowers cholesterol
• Stabilises blood sugar levels
• Lowers the cancer risk
• Reduces high blood pressure
• Reduces constipation
• Helps you lose weight
• Improves athletic performance
• Help to have a longer healthier life
• Help the body to heal quickly
• Are tasty
• Help you sleep

Naturally boosting the Immune System via and @preventionmag

The substances responsible for green and purple color of broccoli, vitamin C, beta-carotene and other vitamins and minerals, particularly selenium, copper, zinc, phosphorus, etc., present in broccoli are really great immune-strengtheners. They protect you from numerous infections.

Carrots do wonders for boosting the immune system by increasing the production and performance of white blood cells; building resistant to various kinds of infections.

Asparagus is one of the richest sources of rutin (a natural substance found in plants) which together with vitamin C, can help to energize and protect the body from infections. Asparagus is also a source of iron, which boosts the immune system and prevents anaemia.

The anti-oxidant nutrients in pears are a great way to boost your immune system. Drink pear juice at the first sign of a cold.

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