We eat vegetables both cooked and raw. Which is better? Raw vegetables have their advocates. But current studies show that most vegetables have higher nutritional value and are more digestible when cooked. Carrots and cabbage are tasty eaten raw, but many vegetables are palatable only when cooked. Steaming is the best method to retain food value.
Try to stay on course with meal times. If you get your child into a routine it will be much easier to get them to eat. The child will learn when he will eat next so he will feel more hungry at that time. Always offer fruits or vegetables with every meal.
To reduce your body's uric acid levels, eat foods that have a high alkaline content. Alkaline balances your body's ph levels and helps eliminate acidifying toxins such as uric acid. Foods that contain a high level of alkaline include swiss chard, sweet potatoes, and watermelon. Herbal teas are also high in alkaline.
Select dairy items with care. While dairy foods contain potassium, calcium, protein and vitamin D, you ought to stick to fat free or low-fat options. Milk should be skim or low-fat to reduce calories without sacrificing nutrients. If you are someone who is lactose intolerant, try drinking soy milk, rice milk or almond milk. Many cheeses are high in saturated fat, so opt for a reduced-fat version.