Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Get Steamed!!!!

Did you know that steaming certain vegetables could increase their cholesterol lowering capabilities?

Beets, green beans, carrots, cauliflower and asparagus have been shown to help lower cholesterol even better when steamed.

Most important is eating vegetables in a way that you enjoy. Try them steamed, raw, roasted or grilled. Remember, the main goal is to aim for 5-a-day. Then try some different techniques to help increase their disease fighting capabilities.

Hope Danielson
Health & Wellness Advisor
Niemann Foods

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