All New Trends by Catagiri


1. OATMEAL: Being packed with phytochemicals and nutrients oat meal is the best winter dish. It is easy to make, tasty, keeps you filled and gives energy for more time. A study shows that those who have taken Oatmeal for breakfast cuts down their intake of lunch by 1/3rd.
2. GUAVA: this tropical fruit is rich in fiber (if taken with the seeds), has five times more of Vit C than that of orange. It also contains lutein, soluble dietary fiber, calcium, iron and potassium. It gives up to 60 calories/fruit which makes it a suitable snack for slimming.
3. SUNFLOWER SEEDS: These seeds are a rich source of Vitamin B, protein, folate and Vitamin E, which is an antioxidant which prevents cancer. This helps to protect our immune system.  
4. HONEY: This natural sweetener is a good source of antioxidants and its antimicrobial qualities make it an ally during the winter. Be careful while using it because it has more calories than sugar.
5. MACADAMIA NUTS: Packed fully with monounsaturated fatty acids these nuts help to reduce cholesterol. They also contain vit E, antioxidants and omega-3 and omega-6 in a proportion of 1:1, which is really great and perfect combination.
6. PRICKLY PEARS: Having a flavor like a melon and lemon, this pear cactus fruit has a reddish golden pulp that is sweet and soft. They are a better source of Magnesium when compared to orange, apple or pear.
7. COCONUT MILK: The fatty acids present in the milk helps to improve our metabolism and thereby aiding weight loss. It is a good source of energy and the dietary fiber present in it will give a feeling of fullness.
8. WATERCRESS: Being the most nutritious greens, the watercress is a cruciferous vegetable rich in antioxidants that ultimately prevents cancer and other diseases. It is a rich source of beta-carotene, vit C, calcium and potassium.
9. CHIA SEEDS: Packed with nutrients like iron, folate, calcium, magnesium and omega-3, the chia seeds are good to start our day when taken with smoothie. The soluble fiber increases the duration of satiety.
10. DARK CHOCOLATE: To follow a strick diet every other day will become impossible some time. The craving to eat chocolates can be satisfied by eating correct quantity of dark chocolate. It is a good source of antioxidants.
11. GREEK YOGURT: Having more proteins and calcium than the regular yogurt, the Greek yogurt keeps you satisfied for long time.
12. STARFRUIT: This fruit is loaded with potassium, vitamin C, beat-carotene and antioxidants that help a lot to boost our immune function and also fights infections.
13. SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS: Being packed with good qualities like very low calories, devoid of fat, rich in potassium, selenium, riboflavin, thiamine, folic acid, Vitamin B6 and zinc these mushrooms help immune cells to destroy viruses.
14. TANGELO: This fruit is a cross between grapefruit and orange but it is sweeter than grapefruit and more acidic than tangerine. It is richer in Vit A when compared to other citrus fruits. A medium size fruit has 35 calories and 130 mg of potassium.
15. MAPLE SYRUP: This syrup has to be used instead of artificial sweeteners as it is much healthier packed with minerals and vitamins when compared to them.
16. OYSTERS: Containing only a minimal amount of fat, oysters are good source of quality protein, minerals like calcium, fluoride, iodine, iron, zinc and B-complex vitamins.
17. LIVER: Being an inexpensive source of protein, it has additional nutrients like – vit A, B12, folic acid, niacin and minerals mainly iron. The only disadvantage of this food is that it is rich in cholesterol.
18. KEFIR: This is a beverage made from fermented milk, which is rich in Vit B1 and B2 , calcium, folic acid, magnesium , tryptophan and vitamin A. it facilitates digestion, absorption and assimilation of nutrients and proteins necessary for the growth and regeneration of muscles and bones.