Healthy eating (Properties and Benefits of a healthy diet)

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_Are you familiar with the following sentence? A healthy diet! Undoubtedly heard many times heard this sentence, What is a healthy diet?_

A healthy diet is to eat different foods every day that contribute to your body nutrients, something that the body needs to be well, lucid, and energetic. Healthy foods are those that provide your body with proteins, carbohydrates, fats, water, vitamins and minerals.

_A correct nutrition, added to a physical activity, contributes to maintain a healthy body and without overweight, in a certain way we are what we eat, the foods have the ability to influence your immune system and can affect your mood and your energy, something vital to keep the mind fresh and healthy_.

I invite you to know all the properties and benefits of the Tupinambo

The plant of the tupinambo well known in much of the world, but, How much do you know about it? Its scientific name is "Helianthus tuberosus" has its ancestry in the family of the "Asteraceae" better known as Tupinambo. Depending on the place where you reside, you may have heard it named "topinambur, pataca, artichoke of Jerusalem or Sunflower of Canada, aguaturma, alpetaca, bataca, cane bataca, sweet potato, cane sweet potato, ground chestnut, macuca, marenquera, big margarita, potato, cane potato, sierra potato, real potato, pataca, canacaca, pataca de shovel, patacas, potato, potato cane, potato wood, potato ground, potato tomb, potato turma, potatoes cane, pears of earth, pouches, topinambo, tupinambo, tupinanbo, water turma, artichoke, Jerusalem artichoke, cotufa, sunflower, gigantilla, sunflower batateiro, pataca macuca, pataca pedorra, topi, topinambur, topinamburo, tupinambo, turma de tierra, marenquera "

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The tupinambo plant can grow up to two meters high, has beautiful yellow flowers similar to sunflower but smaller, these plants are prized for their edible roots, which can grow up to 10 centimeters long, very similar to "ginger" and its flavor is similar to that of the "artichoke", formerly cultivated by the "Amerindians", its name is in honor of the "tupinambás" an Indian race of "Brazil" are native to "North America"

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The tupinambos are very appreciated by the international chef, they allow to prepare different types of dishes, there are hundreds of recipes in which this tuber can be included, only limited to the knowledge and creativity of the cook, give yourself the pleasure of tasting and savoring delicious dishes with this vegetable.

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Cream of mushrooms with mushrooms


Tupinambos Chips


Sea bass with puree


Tupinambo cream soup

Source: Cream of tupinambos - CRUDITEKA

Tupinambo tortilla


Salmon a la plancha and puré de tupenambo


You should know that by consuming this vegetable you are incorporating many benefits for your body, by eating the tupinambo you are incorporating vitamins and minerals very healthy for your body.

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1. "Proteins"
2. "Grease"
3. "Carbohydrates"
4. "Fiber"
5. "Sugars"
6. "Iron"
7. "Calcium"
8. "Magnesium"
9. "Match"
10. "Potassium"
11. "Vitamin C, B6"
12. "Thiamine"
13. "Riboflavin"
14. "Niacin"
15. "Pantothenic acid"
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Consuming regularly the tupinambo is very healthy for the body, besides incorporating vitamins and minerals, beneficial for your body, this vegetable is well known for its healing powers, including its "diuretic" properties, ideal for people with conditions of "rheumatism" and fluid retention "

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* The periodic consumption of this vegetable is ideal for people suffering from diabetes, regulating the levels of "blood sugar", it is possible thanks to its content of "inulin" also contains "fiber, copper, magnesium, manganese and zinc "Who actively collaborate as" antidiabetes ".

*   If you are someone who wants to maintain a silhouette or ideal weight, you should consider including this vegetable in your daily intake, its content of "dietary fiber" causes satiety, which makes you consume less when consuming food.

* If you want a healthier heart, you have to add tupinambo to your diet, periodic consumption helps to avoid and lower blood cholesterol, what makes it possible are the "fibers" that are "depurative"

Now that you know the benefits of the consumption of the "tupinambo" that you think, or how many times you will consume this wonderful product

* Once a month
* Once a week
* Once a day

**If you want to know more about the medical and scientific specifications and the benefits that the consumption of this plant brings, you just have to enter the links that I leave below.**

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Very Important: This publication is a compilation of information from different pages, in order to inform the properties of different fruits, vegetables or other foods. Do not make any determination based on this report, without first consulting with a nutrition or health professional.

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Thank you for your visit

Jose Luis


Comments 8

@jlufer As always, everything looks very appetizing

18.10.2018 04:54

@zlata777 thank you very much dear friend for the great support you give to my work
I wish you a wonderful day

18.10.2018 19:34

Tasty photos.
I need to eat something now :)))

18.10.2018 08:47

@vasyl73 it's true the recipes look very tempting
thank you very much for this nice visit
I wish you a wonderful day

18.10.2018 19:35

hello!!! did you like it personally? I like fried potato more than tupinambo! )))

18.10.2018 08:58

@ladyzarulem very happy that it would be to your liking, if the fried chips look very delicious
thank you very much for your time in visiting and commenting on my presentation
I wish you a prosperous day

18.10.2018 19:37

@dobryj.kit thank you very much for the great support you give to my work
I wish everyone a great day

19.10.2018 14:50