14/03/2017 by Admin 0 Comments
Ever heard the term 'functional food'? Functional food is a component that has health benefits and is naturally present in foods but is not present in the human body. Then the functional food has a role to reduce / minimize the risk of certain diseases.
Here are some of the functional food list:
- Lycopene (Source: tomato and its products, watermelon). Helps maintain healthy prostate and skin. Lycopene in tomatoes is active when it has been heated.
- Alisin (Source: garlic). Alisin help lower serum cholesterol, hypertension, atherosclerosis risk, and reduce allergic asthma attack.
- PUFAs, Omega-3 DHA / EPA (Source: fish oil, salmon, tuna, and other sea fish). Lowers the risk of coronary heart disease, maintaining eye health and mental.
- Beta Carotene (Source: fruits and vegetables orange, yellow, and pink. For example, carrots, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, spinach, tomato). Serves as an antidote to the cell damaging free radicals, reducing the risk of stroke, prevent prostate cancer, reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering LDL cholesterol, against the risk of lung cancer.
SlimGourmet help you to reduce the risk of disease, by providing menus containing functional food. With the above information, you can choose your expected dish containing functional food such as the "Fish Tomato Soup" or other.