Apple salad recipe is a delicious way to increase the fibre for your colon. You will be astonished to read how much strong research there is proving that they help with everything from alopecia to athlete's foot. I am exaggerating, of course, but the old saying about keeping the doctor away is not far-fetched. It is based on good science.
This page was last updated by Bernard Preston on 3rd March, 2020.
Go wild when making your salads. Give vent to your creative imagination because the nutrition facts of apples are vast and proven.
Work on half an apple per person, so this recipe should easily feed four of your best friends.
Never feel inhibited by a recipe. So you love mint. Chop in a few of the fresh tips. No mint in your garden? It's so easy to grow. Find a fellow gardener and do some swapping of herbs.
Do you really dislike parsley? Well, just leave it out.
They tell you that a (apple) tree is only a combination of chemical elements. I prefer to believe that God created it, and that it is inhabited by a nymph.
Pierre Auguste Renoir
Here is a bit of interesting trivia.
In ancient Greece, tossing an apple to a girl was a traditional proposal of marriage. Catching it meant she accepted.
I like that.
We feel quite strongly that you should avoid supermarket mayonnaises. Mostly they are made with solvent-extracted hydrogenated oils known to be associated with vestibular brain disease and vertigo, and generally are filled with a host of stabilisers, flavourants and colouring. It is important to read the labels, looking for trans fats.
Rather, make your own, or it will spoil all the nutrition facts of apples that are so special. It is dead easy.
For more about the dangers of hydrogenated foods and margarine use the site search function in the navigation bar on your left.
Make a bed of salad greens, place the chopped apple, celery and broccoli florets; interesting new research about broccoli shows that the young florets that form after the main head has been reaped, and even the broccoli flowers which incidentally are delicious are richest in the anti cancer stakes, parsley and walnuts in a bowl. Combine your olive oil, allspice and lemon juice and water.
Toss the mixture with the apple mixture. Add your cubed chicken squares. Tofu makes a lovely, healthy protein alternative to chicken, meat or cheese on a salad. If you find Tofu too bland, soak them first in brandy. That will loosen your guests' tongues at your luncheon.
We think that, over and above a healthy diet and all the nutrition facts apples, that plenty of exercise is a non-negotiable. And the easiest and best way to start are these walking benefits.
Do you know what a Swedish stroll is? They take a little walk after meals, dinner particularly, to help with the digestion; less grumbles in the middle of the night. It also means the starch is turned into glycogen instead of glucose which would have been stored as fat.
Allergies are a huge problem for some folk.
They are triggered by an allergen, which is usually a protein that our bodies will not tolerate. Gluten, in wheat, is a big one; milk, nuts and shell fish are other common ones. There are many.
Scientists at the nestle research centre have discovered that mice allergic to milk protein experienced a much reduced allergic response if they first fed them an apple extract. Giving it later in the day had little beneficial effect.
Of course they will soon be marketing the extract. How about enjoying an apple a day before your glass of milk, peanuts and bread?
Toss a mixture of chopped tomato, paprika, sweet peppers, red and yellow, shallots and radishes. Sprinkle a table spoon of chopped young sweet basil leaves over the salad, or rustle up some homemade Pesto, easy, and add a handful of olives and perhaps some chopped Feta cheese squares.
Dribble with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and a few drops of water if you like it moist. I do. Yum.
"I have a hard time deciphering the fine line between boredom and hunger."
To really finish off your lunch, mop up the juice with some bread (and a little butter if your cholesterol is okay), and perhaps spread with Tahini, my favourite on bread.
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Yes, you'll notice a passion for Mediterranean food at Bernard Preston.com - it not only tastes terrific, easy to prepare, but also proven beyond all doubt to be heart and nerve friendly. Don't ring in the changes overnight, just pick up a packet of olives, as if they have any tahini, or sesame seeds. And of course olive oil should be the queen of your table.
What are phytosterols is an important question if you, like me, want to have your butter and eat it; they are compounds that a structure very similar to cholesterol, and compete at absorption sites.
Enjoy enough of lunches like that above, and apple salad recipe, and you need have no remorse about reverting to butter on your bread; I expect your like me find margarine absolutely ghastly. And so it is, and the latest collation of all research on the subject reveals that we should never have been pressured to give up dairy; it is a myth that it is the cause of obesity and heart disease.
But, what are phytosterols remains an important question; only then truly can you have your butter and eat it with abandon. Enjoy an apple salad recipe regularly.
To make your Apple Salad Recipe into a memorable meal you are going to need some more side dishes, and some dips. Tzatziki you can make in a flash, it will give your lunch a Greek touch. You can find the recipe at our Olive Bread Recipe page.
A few slices of pickled beets go well with any APPLE SALAD RECIPE salad. Like apples, beets are filled with soluble fibre, the best solution for constipation.
In chiropractic, we are regularly faced with the constipated patient. Whilst a sacroiliac joint treatment adjustment can make a difference, should there be a fixation in the joint, getting more fibre in the diet in simple and quick ways is of the utmost importance. Our Apple Salad recipe with all the now-known-facts about apples is just one of those many delicious ways.
Of course there are enormous health benefits of juicing your apples or carrots, especially if you have a surplus growing in the garden. A glass of carrot juice to go with your apple salad recipe?
Apples, mostly in the skin, are rich in pectin, the soluble fibre that gives you a happy bowel. On the side, it also inhibits the absorption of cholesterol, particularly the noxious LDL fraction.
There is now a mass of strong research proving the an apple-a-day does in fact keep the doctor away. It reduces cancer, improves breathing, helps babies with tummy troubles.
Plus it has a very low glycemic index, making it a highly desirable carbohydrate. The natural sugars in apples are absorbed very slowly, and do not provide an insulin rush.
Every salad needs some oil, firstly to make it more palatable, and secondly you will be less hungry in a couple of hours' time. The healthy oils for a salad come from fish which is obviously not suitable for a salad, the olive and the avocado. All three should be regularly in your diet for the fatty acids essential for healthy nerves.
Few things will finish off a salad better than a couple dips. They are mostly easy to make, and quick, but our hummus does require some planning: you will need to soak the chickpeas at least overnight, and cook for about an hour and a half. Thereafter it is a breeze. Each of these dips you can make in under ten minutes.
Avocados are rich in the amino acid tyrosine that is vital for transfer of day to day events to our long term storage centres in the brain.
This is not small beer we're discussing; it's about having a healthy memory at eighty instead of premature senile dementia.
Apples are high on the cholesterol lowering stakes. Do you have a family history of heart attacks and stroke? Eat more apples.
It is all about doing our level best, with the scientific nutritional research behind us, to reach a healthy eighty so we can enjoy the grandchildren and sit under the trees we once planted. The alternative is too ghastly to contemplate. Deceased at fifty with breast cancer or a stroke at sixty are the stark alternatives.
And the fact of the matter is that healthy choice foods taste divine.
Ask any Lebanese person which salad is almost always on the summer lunch menu and they will certainly reply, tabbouleh. A mixture of parsley, mint, tomatoes, olive oil and lemon juice and, if available, bulgar wheat, otherwise just enjoy it with wholemeal bread.
Top 7 functional foods for your health is a vitally important subject and it is no coincidence that apple salad recipe ranks highly.
Let's be honest eating a whole apple for breakfast is quite hard work. Perhaps keep a half for this quick curried chicken recipe.
It may look a little like a dog's breakfast but it contains four of our top 7 functional foods for your health.
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