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Eggs, those little oval perfect food bodies in a shell - the ones that need to peel right for the universe to be okay...are they really an issue for cholesterol? Can we get too many of them? How many can we eat? Which ones should we buy - is free range better than Omega 3 eggs? Should you throw out the ones with blood in them? Is the white sufficient to eat or should I be including the yolk?
It's great to see that kale and broccoli are getting their well deserved appreciation. It's now time to shine the light on five other vegetables that have a smaller following but are due for some of the limelight.
They are scored on a system that looks at cost, availability, storage time, nutritional value, versatility and ease of prep. Score is out of 10. Taste profile wasn't included because that is a personal preference. However, I included either a quick mention of my favourite way to prep the star veg (almost all quick and easy) or a link to a recipe. Here they are:
Need a healthy, protein-rich breakfast or snack that is easy and quick to prepare? Bonus - it's yummy, easy to consume first thing in the morning and it will satisfy your hunger for hours. Tip: want it for an afternoon snack? Make it the night before and freeze it overnight. Take it with you in the morning and leave it out of the fridge. By mid-afternoon it will be ready to drink and still cold.
This is a great shake to have within 30 minutes of an intense workout, whether it is power or cardio based. This is the time when the muscles are most ripe to recovery their stored sugar (glucose) supply and when protein can most easily be shuttled into the muscle tissue alone with the glucose. We keep fat low or non-existent so the digestion and uptake of the sugar and protein are not slowed down.
Just about everyone has a bottle of olive oil in their cupboard. Most people assume it to be good for cooking. Is it? To test this out, I did my own kitchen experiment. Read on to find out the details.
I get asked this question a lot. Should we be using multivitamins? Are they worth worth your MEF (money, effort, focus)?? Here's my encapsulated view of the world of multivitamin/minerals (further known as multis).