Rabu, 28 Julai 2010

Why You Should Eat More Cereals

Cereals for breakfast provide you with the necessary daily iron
Cereals are one of the main sources of iron in the daily diet. Thirty grams of cereals provide eight milligrams of iron, and these are the iron requirements recommended for children between 9 and 13 years. Certain amounts of iron, but somewhat hard to assimilate, are found in parsley root, figs, raisins and dried apricots, nettles, potatoes boiled in their shell, almonds and other nuts.
It is estimated that annually, about two billion people worldwide suffer from anemia, and the number of people that have iron deficiency is much higher. The condition is worse if, in addition to iron, the body has the deficiency of vitamin A and B12, or folic acid. To treat anemia you must correct vitamin and mineral deficiencies through a healthy diet.
Cereals for breakfast meet our daily demand for carbohydrates
One of the essential elements of a healthy diet should be carbohydrates. This diet includes foods that contain starch, such as cereals, bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, noodles or pizza. They are known as complex carbohydrates because they are composed of many hydrocarbons and it takes more time to digest.
All the cereals you can eat for breakfast contain loads of carbs. Here are the quantity of carbs you will get from 10 oz of cereals eaten with skimmed milk: Nestle Cornflakes - 1 ounce, Nestle Fitness - 1 ounce; Nestle Ciniminis - 1 ounce.
Also, during the cold season it is even more important to ensure a daily supply of calcium. This element facilitates the assimilation of nutrients and the disposal of acid residue, following the metabolic process.
Breakfast cereals are an excellent source of vitamins
Vitamins are organic substances essential to the normal functioning of the body and which, with few exceptions, can not be synthesized in the internal metabolism. They help control your metabolism through your enzymatic system; lack of a vitamin can disturb the entire body. You should take into consideration the fact that your body cannot do anything with only vitamins. It requires other nutrients like minerals also.
Key vitamins present in the content of cereals are vitamin B complex (B1 - thiamine, B2 - riboflavin, B3 - vitamin PP and nicotinamide, B5 - pantothenic acid, B6 - pyridoxine, B12 - cobalamin, folic acid) and vitamin C.
Breakfast cereals are recommended in the daily diet as they contain unsaturated fats, significant amounts of fiber and carbohydrates. Cereals are also an excellent source of vitamins such as vitamin B, minerals - like iron, copper, phosphorus and zinc - and antioxidants.
Cereals are an important source of phosphorus and magnesium
Like vitamins, minerals are very important for the functioning of the body, which is not healthy if these substances are in deficit. Minerals represent about 5 percent of the body weight, and the most important are: calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and sodium.
Phosphorus is necessary for a normal bone structure and for their consistency (it maintains bone and teeth healthy). It also has an important role in glucose uptake and its transformation into energy. This element is absolutely vital for the functioning of your nervous system and of your muscles. For a fast regeneration and recovery of your tissues you need magnesium. Magnesium is also key to a strong immune system. It also has an important role in the optimal functioning of the heart.
To make sure that your body is not deprived of any of these important substances, eat cereals with milk or yogurt. They are delicious, easy to prepare and help you pass over the cold period more easily. Is it not easier to prevent than to treat?
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Kadar Kalori dalam Buah

Ramai antara kita bila berdiet mesti nak gantikan makanan dengan buah-buahan. Tahukah anda bahawa ada sesetengah buah-buahan itu tinggi kandungan kalorinya. Di sini saya listkan senarai buah-buahan serta kandungan kalori dan karbohidrat yang terdapat di dalam buah-buahan.
Rojak buah  (250g)– kalori 414, carb 51g
Buah citrus (120g)-kalori 51.63, carb 11.61g
Kacang botol (200g)-kalori787.3, carb 76g
Kcang soya (170g) –kalori 279.88,carb 17g
Almond mentah (1 cup,50g) – kalori 308.3,carb 10.6g
Red chili pepper (1/4 cup,50g)-kalori 19.86,carb 3.7g
Prune (1bj,8.4g)-kalori 20,carb 5.4g
Lemon (1bj,50g)-kalori 32,carb 12g
Limau nipis (1bj) –kalori 16,carb 7g
Kismis (40g)-kalori 100,carb 26g
Black current –1/4cup,50g)-kalori 26.2,carb 7g
Red current(1/2,100g)-kalori 45.12,carb 9.7g
Buah nona (1bj) –kalori 134,carb 0g
Blueberry (1cup)-kalori 72,carb 21g
Rasberry (10bj) –kalori 6.1,carb 2.3g
Kedondong (1bj)-kalori 68, carb 22g
Gajus (1/4cup,50g)-kalori 203.8,carb 11.2g
Buah pala(1sudu)-kalori 32.14,carb 3.5g
Ciku (1bj)-kalori 145.1,carb 34g
Honeydew(1/2cup)-kalori 36.5,carb 9.2g
Strawbery (8bj)-kalori 36,carb 11g
Langsat (10bj)-kalori 28,carb 7g
Dragon fruit(1bj)-kalori 53.5,carb 9g
Buah delima (1bj) –kalori 112.24,carb 26.44g
Tembikai (1cup)-kalori 44,carb 11g
Nangka (4bj)-kalori 92.7,carb 0g
Blackbery (1cup)-kalori 37.3,carb 13.8g
Nenas (1bj)-kalori 229,carb 60g
Tomato (1bj)-kalori 19.2,carb 5g
Betik (1bj)-kalori 135.7,carb 37.3g
Jambu(1bj)-kalori 30.5,carb 10.7g
Belimbing (1bj)-kalori 32,carb 10g
Grape (30bj)-kalori 108.6,carb 27g
Longan (20bj)-kalori 64.94,carb 15.8g
Durian (1pc)- kalori 59.8,carb 13g
Rambutan(1bj)-kalori 8,carb 1.9g
Laici (8bj)-kalori 65.28,carb 16.53g
Manggis (1bj)-kalori 49.8, carb 15.6g
Mangga (1bj)-kalori 112.76,carb 28.1g
Kurma (4bj)-kalori 112,carb 31g
Oren (1bj)-kalori 41.25,carb 11.54g
Kiwi(1bj)-kalori 46.5,carb 12g
Plum (1bj)-kalori 30.2,carb 7.5g
Aprikot (1bj)-kalori 15.98,carb 3.98g
Ceri(1bj)-kalori 2.4,carb 0.7g
Pear(1bj)-kalori 97,carb 25g
Peach(1bj)-kalori 64.46,carb 16.22g
Pisang(1bj)kalori 112,carb 30g
Sukun (1cup)-kalori 211.7g,carb 0.1g
Apple (1bj)-kalori 120,carb 34g
Avocado(1/5bj)-kalori 52.5,carb 3g

Rabu, 7 Julai 2010

Cantiknya Bunga Bakawali

Siapa pernah tengok Bunga Bakawali kembang? Bunga bakawali adalah bunga yang istimewa, yang mana ia cuma kembang pada tengah malam sahaja. Bermula dari jam 9 malam dan  ia akan kembang penuh pada 12 malam dan kuncup semula selepas itu dan terus layu. Maka kembangnya cuma semalam sahaja.
Pokok bunga bakawali ini di kenali juga dengan nama saintifik nya Epiphyllum anguliger. Nama lain bagi bunga ini juga ialah ric rac cactus, moon cactus dan queen of the night. Rupa bentuk pokok memang seakan-akan pokok kaktus dengan daun yang panjang. Semasa bunga kembang harumannya sangat wangi dan menyegarkan.
Orang-orang tua berkata, bunga ni susah nak dijaga kerana ia dikatakan seolah-olah memilih tuan. Dikatakan jika pemiliknya rajin bersolat sahaja yang boleh menanam bunga ini. Jika tidak ia tidak hidup ataupun mungkin tidak berbunga.
Bunga Bakawali dirumah mak saya ni, agak rajin berbunga. Dan pada masa saya melihat bunga ini kembang, kira-kira ada 5 kuntum. Itupun masih adalagi yang akan kembang untuk malam berikutnya dan ada yang telah layu kerana kembang pada malam sebelumnya.
Bagi sahabat-sahabat yang belum pernah melihat bunga ini, saya kongsikannya dengan anda semua....

Kembang penuh jam 12.00 am
 Kira-kira sebesar kepala kanak-kanak 3 tahun
 Inilah pokok Bunga Bakawali, dia boleh mencapai ketingggian seorang dewasa

Ada cerita tentang bunga ini, pada suatu hari ada seseorang cuba mengikat kudup bunga yang dijangka kembang pada malam itu. Bila jam 12 malam, kudup bunga yang sepatutnya kembang tidak dapat kembang malah kedengaran suara tangisan bayi. Bila didengar, suara itu daang dari kudup bunga yang diikat. Apabila ikatan dibuka, tangisan tadi tiba-tiba hilang.
Orang-orang tua ada bercerita bahawa bunga ini disukai oleh pari-pari (makhluk halus). Kembangnya dinanti dan mereka akan berada sekitar pokok ini menanti bunga ini kembang. tidak hairanlah sekiranya bunga ini sememangnya ada unsur-unsur mistik kerana harum baunya dan kembang pada tengah malam sahaja.
Terpulang pada kita untuk menerimanya. Tapi pada saya keistimewaan bunga ini terletak pada keindahan dan harum baunya. Saya masih lagi nak melihat bunga ini kembang kerana saya sangat suka harum baunya.......


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