Daily Archives: March 20, 2013

Sea of Goodness…….

Sea of Goodness…….

They are called marine wealth for no mean reason. Shellfish can do a world of good for you.

The delight of cracking open the crab shell to savor its white flesh in a curry, the thrill of sinking your teeth into a perfectly stir-fried pink prawn, the subtle taste of a lobster linguini or the acquired taste of freshly shucked baked oysters…have you whetted your appetite enough? Join me on a shellfish tour.

Lobsters - larger than life!

Lobsters – larger than life!

Lobsters are loaded with proteins, copper and zinc which boost immunity and prevent loss of vision. They also help in the maintenance of red blood cells and nerve cells. Since they are low in carbohydrates, they are a good option when you are on a diet.

Lobsters are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and are good for your brain as well. Low in cholesterol, they help maintain heart health and prevent conditions like osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Choose fresh, alive frisky lobsters with their tails curled up. Boil, steam or grill to make them nutritious.

 

 

 

 

Prawns are a power house of protein, which you can feast Continue reading “Sea of Goodness…….” »

5 foods to boost your mood

5 foods to boost your mood

Being a total foodie, food ALWAYS boosts my mood. Sometimes just thinking about food makes me happy 😉 It is no secret that eating right is the key to good health. Studies have now shown that eating certain kinds of food can be especially beneficial to boost your mood. While eating these moods will not shift your mood from sad to ecstatic  but consuming these foods have shown to increase the “happy”quotient in people!

Here are some foods which are great to boost your mood:

1) Walnuts:

Walnuts contain alpha-linolenic acid(ALA) which is a form of omega-3 fat. Studies have shown that omega-3s can help with depression and also boost heart health, brain function and help in prevention of Continue reading “5 foods to boost your mood” »