Redeemed Cuisine, with Amy Hendel
Which foods are healthier in the following pairs? Amy Hendel gives you the details.
Fresh Vegetables vs. Canned Vegetables?
They are cheaper and captured at peak ripeness. Just rinse salt water off before enjoying.
Red Meat vs. Chicken with skin
Extra lean ground sirloin, protein, iron, B12, zinc and grass fed means even lower in fat/higher in omega 3s.
White Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes
White potatoes have vitamin C, B-6, fiber and especially Folate (which is good for pregnant women and women considering pregnancy).
Egg Whites vs. Whole Eggs
Yolk contains vitamins A,D,E and K, calcium, iron –you then get the protein from the egg whites. One a day is fine – about 210 mgs cholesterol – unless you have heart disease or strong family risk.
Beer vs. Red Wine
Beer has antioxidants and vitamins. New studies say it can prevent heart disease and rebuild muscle. “Go dark” for iron too!
Peanut Butter Sandwich vs Tuna Fish Sandwich
It's full of healthy fats, is a major source of protein, and is extremely satiating.
Pizza vs. Salad With Creamy Dressing
You can make it a better pizza with whole grain crust/veggies/part skim cheese, if you blot the oil. It's a balanced meal of protein/whole grains/veggies and is calcium-rich.
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