Unfortunately for us, bad habits are easy to begin and are sometimes difficult to stop. Here are 5 easy-to-incorporate daily habits that can positively impact your health.
Seitan is a plant food, made from wheat protein (gluten), invented, it seems, about a thousand years ago by Buddhist monks who wanted to follow a vegetarian diet, and which then spread throughout Asia. The term “seitan” is much more modern, as it was introduced by Georges Ohsawa (1893-1966), the founder of macrobiotic cuisine. In Japanese, the word seitan means “protein-based.” It is also called “Buddha’s food” and wheat gluten.
Out of habit, we tend to always buy the same rice variety. However, there are several varieties of rice other than brown or white with different tastes and nutritional values. Here are some types of rice to add to your plate.
We are hearing more and more about lectins and their potential negative impacts on our health. They are mentioned as being responsible for promoting weight gain, digestive disorders and the development of food sensitivities. This is why some, including Dr. Steven Gundry with his book “The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in “Healthy” Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain“, recommend adopting a diet that eliminates lectins.
If you’re wondering if lectins are harmful to your health, the following article will help you to examine the subject.
Have you ever heard of jicama? It is a root vegetable native to Central America, and especially from Mexico, whose name is derived from the Aztec word xicamatl meaning “that which has taste”. It looks like a turnip or a round potato but a little bit flattened, like a top. Its flesh is juicy, crunchy and sweet, with a slight chestnut taste.