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This is The Amount of This Food You Should Be Eating

The latest CDC statistics on Cardiovascular disease are rather grim; With an alarming number of approximately 659,000 people dying each year in the US alone, CVD is not to be taken lightly. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death not only in the US, but also worldwide. Previous studies have shown that eating more seafood was associated with a reduction in all causes and CVD-related mortality. Seafood is known to contain the following: heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fats Iron Iodine (during pregnancy) Choline Based on information published by the FDA, Choline, for example, supports the development of the baby’s spinal cord. The iron and zinc found in fish help to support children’s immune systems. Protein, vitamin B12, vitamin D, and selenium are also other sources of nutrients derived from fish. Nonetheless, many people choose to limit their seafood consumption because of fear of mercury exposure from seafood. Most Common Way People Are Exposed to M

Want Help With Healthier Foods - Do This

How To Pick Healthier Foods You shouldn't only learn how to cook and know what food to cook. It's more important that you know what food items you should prepare based on their nutritional value. Selecting foods based on their nutritional value can be a rather challenging task, primarily because of two reasons. First, there are many food items available to choose from, and of course, the prices vary. Secondly, the nutrients differ from one food item to another. Despite this sometimes daunting and time-consuming task, shoppers should always ensure they get the best nutritional value for their money, not just a bargain. When you are trying to decide on which supermarket you should shop, you should ask yourself this simple yet very important question: "Will I be able to get the best quality fruits, vegetables, and meats and a wide selection of foods?" No doubt, this question should be sufficient to help you with your final decision.   Last but not least,

Cooking Terms You Should Know - Common Terminologies Used

There are several common terms often used in cooking. The goal of this post is to  provide you with a few of these terms along with their definitions:  Smoking Smoking is cooking food indirectly in the presence of a fire. This is done much more slowly than grilling. Meats that are less tender benefit more from this method. Below are two different ways you can smoke meats: Smoking can be done in a covered grill with a pan of water placed beneath the meat or poultry on the grill. This method allows a natural smoke flavor to permeate the meat. You may use a "smoker," which is an outdoor cooker especially designed for smoking foods. The temperature in the smoker should be kept at 250 to 300 °F for safety.  Pit Roasting  This is a technique used to cook meat in a large, level hole dug in the earth.  First, a hardwood fire is built in the pit, with wood about 2½ times the volume of the pit. The fire is then allowed to burn until it reduces to burning coals that u