The 50 Healthiest Foods of All Time (With Recipes)
March 2, 2015 - Essential Water
Why it’s good for you: Light beef is a excellent choice, though there’s no reason to be fearful of a dark. The fat in dim beef contains a hormone called cholecystokinin, or CCK, that is partly obliged for satiety, so a tiny bit of dim beef can go a prolonged way, generally if you’re examination your weight. Further, dim beef contains myoglobin, a protein that delivers oxygen to flesh cells. Dark beef also has some-more B vitamins than white meat, creation it a nutrient-rich protein source that’s juicy and satisfying, and beef from a leg and thigh are abounding in taurine. Studies have shown that taurine can reduce a risk of coronary heart illness in women and it might also assistance strengthen opposite diabetes and high blood pressure.
Serving size: chicken, dim meat, baked thigh (one example)
Nutrition per serving:
Fat: 8.7 g
Cholesterol: 137 mg
Sodium: 198 mg
Carbohydrates: 0 g
Dietary fiber: 0 g
Sugars: 0 g
Protein: 27 g
Recipe from Cooking Light: Roasted Chicken Thighs Provençal
3 pounds tiny red potatoes, quartered
4 plum tomatoes, seeded and cut into 6 wedges
3 carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped uninformed rosemary, divided
2 teaspoons chopped uninformed thyme, divided
1 teaspoon salt, divided $
1/2 teaspoon creatively belligerent black pepper, divided
6 (6-ounce) skinless duck thighs
24 niçoise olives
Rosemary sprigs (optional)
Preheat oven to 425°.
Place potatoes, tomatoes, and carrots on a jelly-roll vessel coated with cooking spray. Drizzle unfeeling reduction with olive oil; shower with 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary, 1 teaspoon thyme, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Toss gently, and widespread into a singular covering on pan. Bake during 425° for 30 minutes. Remove unfeeling reduction from pan, and keep warm.
Sprinkle duck with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped rosemary, remaining 1 teaspoon thyme, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add duck and olives to pan. Bake during 425° for 35 mins or until duck is done. Garnish with rosemary sprigs, if desired.