wheat Provides a lot of wellness for body

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By bert dell 157 days ago

People who have high sugar levels or are on a diet is strongly recommended to eat foods made from wheat. In Indonesia, wheat is not the main food. But there is no harm if you choose wheat consumption from now, because it is very friendly health.

Dr Joanne Slavin, of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota, said grain helps shape the body better because it contains various low-fat nutrients that can enrich the daily diet, such as complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber, vegetable protein, phytochemicals, Antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. In every 100 grams of wheat contained 3.1 mg of iron and 36 mg of calcium are beneficial, among others, cure coronary heart disease and high blood pressure.

Wheat (oatmeal) and cereal are the best sources of carbohydrates, because they are made from grain which is processed by not removing the source of the fiber. According to Dr Prapti Utami, a herbalist, consultant and author of 'Therapy With Medicinal Plants', wheat contains fiber and folic acid that can reduce and cure coronary heart disease.

Research on the Effect of Oatmeal on Cholesterol (1999) showed that the consumption of 70 grams of grain porridge on a daily basis can bind cholesterol and remove it from the body.

An American Cancer Society study, showing oatmeal is a soluble fiber that can lower LDL cholesterol without lowering HDL cholesterol. Although there is a faster pharmacological therapy to lower LDL, but wheat cereal therapy is healthier and without side effects. Oatmeal also has a low glycemic index.

Wheat porridge is also very good for diabetics because it is proven to stabilize blood sugar levels after eating thanks to the content of fitratnya acid, and provide protective effect against the risk of development of colon cancer cells.

Despite having many phytochemical compounds, wheat is a safe food of addictive substances. "Most oatmeal products contain no addictive ingredients, not even preservatives or dyes in the majority of oatmeal products," Dr Prapti said as published on Sunday (6/3/2011).

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According to the study, 50 percent of women aged over 20 years can meet the essential nutritional needs of calcium, folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamins A and E, and iron by eating wheat. Cereal contains vitamin A, D, calcium which is useful for bone health, and energy enhancer in the form of iron and vitamin B, and folic acid, and vitamin E.

The many B vitamins contained in whole grains will stimulate the production of serotonin hormone, a hormone and a neurotransmitter substance that will send a calming signal in the brain. Elisa Zied, RD, author of the book Nutrition at Your Fingertips also said that whole grains will be digested slowly so that serotonin hormone issued will last long.

How to present a practical wheat

    Serve whole grain cereals with soup or soup soup using natural herbs. Avoid the use of salt or flavor of excess because it will contradict the benefits of oats.
    In order to taste the healthier and more attractive appearance, mix some vegetables such as carrots, red beans, broccoli, and fruits such as kiwi, strawberries, grapes, or peaches.


    Boil 4 cups of water and one glass of oatmeal in a pan. Stir until dissolved, turn off the fire. Let the oatmeal in the pot closed overnight. When it will be served, reheat the oatmeal warm.
    Combine ½ cup oatmeal with two glasses of water in a bowl, which can hold 8 glasses of water. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, heat it into the microwave for five minutes. Stir well, reheat in the microwave for five minutes.