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Sunday, July 7, 2013

Healthy snacks from around the world

Very often is talking about how useful it is to the human body and how it is the most important of the three main meals of the day.

 However, if you eat sweets and pasta after you wake up, you will hardly help a lot of body and figure. The fact is that not every breakfast has benefits to a person's health, but there are those who Sneakers are useful, yet delicious, yet original.

As we approach the summer holidays, many tourists spend abroad, it would be logical ask ourselves: What health lessons we can borrow from the traditional breakfast abroad?

We present to you a list of delicious classic recipes of different countries around the world. It contains healthy dishes typical to eat in the morning. Here are some of them:
Oatmeal with oil cod liver / Iceland

Hafragrautur is a traditional porridge made ​​with water or milk, often topped with fruit and nuts. Oats provide healthy dose insoluble fiber and has been shown to prevent the high cholesterol, regulates blood glucose and improves digestive health.

The Oat porridge Icelanders use to soften butter "Lysi", which is made from cod liver., That provides omega-3 fatty acids in the body that are essential for cell growth. This oil is rich in vitamin D, which lacks people in Scandinavia because of the lack of sun.

Combined breakfast / Japan

Savory, low-calorie miso soup, pickled vegetables, seaweed, tofu, salad and raw fish. It's morning menu of many Japanese. Thanks to the omega-3 fatty acids in fish and seaweed fibers in acidic and fresh
vegetables, proteins in fish and tofu is a nutritious diet low in fat.

Steamed rice with fried fish / Malaysia

This combination, which is called "Nasi Lemak", provides the body carbohydrates for energy and protein for endurance. The meal is made spicy, but you probably know that the herbs stimulate the metabolism.

Beans, chickpeas and lentils / Egypt

There is hardly any better for the health than a bowl full of beans, chickpeas and lentils, served with pickled vegetables and arugula. This meal is called "Fūl Medames" and is full of lean protein, fiber, and it's just a breakfast of champions.

Lentils and rice / Pakistan

Lentils and the wholegrain rice are cooked together and then served with pickles, vegetables and yogurt. This breakfast, named "Khichdi", with a solid dose of energy and a lot of useful substances in the body.

Pancakes / Russia

Unlike the others pancakes these Russian pancakes which are notably sirenki are low in fat and protein, since their base is cheese. Although sometimes they are fried like donuts traditionally have to be baked, which makes them healthier. From above Russians them topped with fresh berries berries (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries), packed with vitamins and antioxidants.

Coffee and papaya / Brazil

Papaya is a super healthy fruit that grows fresh all over Brazil. That is why it is a popular basic breakfast, providing massive doses of vitamins A and C. Brazilians combine papaya with coffee, and we know that it also contains a lot of benefits for the body. Brazilian breakfast often contain small French bread with margarine.