Misslopez tips: Spanish cuisine is very good for you!

Hello!. This is important!. Food is one of the pleasures in life but not only that “Good health begins at the table.” A great truth that no one dares to doubt. It will then be much easier to prevent certain diseases and even slow aging. In this sense it seems more than demonstrated (dozens of studies so certify) that the Spanish cuisine included in the Mediterranean diet model like the Italian…serve as a reference model when it comes to ‘programming’ our diet. Here we offer a tour of all these foods and the reasons (nutrition, health …) that make these products are essential in the shopping cart:
Olive oil: has monounsaturated oleic acid which lowers the so-called cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and boosts HDL or good. In addition, his great contribution to fatty acids reduce the hypercoagulability of the blood, also reducing the risk of thrombosis, the incidence of atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction.
Garlic: this little food, essential in many dishes, is rich in vitamins A, B and C and certain minerals, like potassium, which makes it an excellent diuretic and hypotensive. It is rich in fiber and is an effective anti-rheumatic. As if that were not enough, helps reduce bad cholesterol and regular use appears to decrease the incidence of stomach cancer and lung cancer.
Onion: its contribution in flavonoids helps reduce the risk of heart disease. Promotes blood sugar control, reduce LDL levels as well as being a diuretic, hypotensive and expectorant.
Cereals added to the diet carbohydrates -starch-complex and very energetic. They provide lots of fiber. They contain vitamins, especially B and E. Group Nutritionists consider this group (consisting, among others, rice, pasta, bread or maize) products are irreplaceable in a balanced diet.
Egg: the balance of amino acids causes the body to use them to build up the body’s cells and that is why doctors consider their protein reference.
Legumes: their high content of protein and carbohydrates makes lentils, chickpeas, beans, beans or soybeans are irreplaceable in a balanced diet. In addition, it is best to take them in combination with cereals, resulting in a near-perfect protein dish.
Nut: according to various studies consumption reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. But beware, this consumption should be moderate because it is a very calorie nut.
Bluefish: their content in polyunsaturated fatty acids Omega 3 family (with protective capabilities against heart disease) makes it advisable to eat four or five times a week small amounts (100 to 200 grams sufficient) of tuna, salmon, mackerel, anchovies or sardines (fish also added minerals, especially iodine and calcium, the body).
Vegetables: their carotene or provitamin A, (along with its known antioxidant, that ‘sail’ by the slow aging of the skin), help protect against cancer of the lung, esophagus and larynx. They are also rich in vitamin C, folic acid, minerals and fiber, resulting, therefore,very beneficial.
No doubt!. Enjoy Mediterranean cuisine and Feelgood