Quinoa

My Latest Heart-Healthy Recipe Recommendations

…I’ve also adapted some of the recipes to allow for short-grain brown rice in small portions—since this type of rice, as well as amaranth and quinoa, are good grain substitutions. These changes were inspired by my colleagues, Dr. David Perlmutter (author of The Grain Brain) and Dr. Bill Davis (author…

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A Heart-Healthy Diet Plan Includes Whole Grains

…whole grains three to four times a week. One serving is equal to * ¼ to ½ cup steel cut oatmeal * ½ cup cold whole-grain cereal like amaranth, quinoa, and barley * 1 slice multi-grain bread such as ezekiel * 1/4 to 1/2 cup short grain brown rice Also, aim for one to two servings of legumes daily…

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Key Nutrients for Vegetarians

…easiest to address from plant sources. Good vegetarian sources for protein include tofu, nuts, and quinoa—a grain that grows in the Andes. In fact, quinoa is the only vegetable source I know that contains a balanced set of the essential amino acids. It’s also high in fiber, phosphorus, magnesium, and…

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Healthy Meal Plans for Weight Loss

…Olive oil * Salad ingredients: Greens, tomatoes, fresh Parmesan cheese for grating * Whole grains: Jerusalem artichoke pasta, spelt, whole oats, quinoa and brown rice * Fresh fruits, including apples, oranges, pears, plums and berries When you eat healthy foods found in the Pan-Asian Mediterranean…

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