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News tag: Dietary fiber


reheated pasta

Reheated pasta turns healthier, absorbed as fiber


20 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Pasta is healthier than the original meal after reheating it, a new test shows. The test doctors performed on pasta concluded that after cooking and cooling it, pasta turns into “resistant starch” when reheated, and blood glucose rose only by 50 percent. While pasta and potatoes are delicious, they are…

epazote

Epazote, relatively unknown, prevents common diseases


20 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Epazote is a popular Central American herb used by native Mexicans since antiquity. Its strong musky flavor gives unique taste to Mexican and other Latin American cuisines. Its young shoots and leaves used like vegetable in soups while mature, pungent leaves used as digestive and carminatives in bean, fish and…