Fresh Ideas for Nutritious Meals
At Pure Hot House Foods, we capture fresh perfection for particular chefs. We've
rounded up some favorite recipes that will help you bring Pure Flavor to your family
and meet 5-a-day optimal health guidelines. Research shows that consumption of five
servings of fruits and vegetables substantially reduces health risks such as cancer,
heart disease and stroke. Increased vegetable consumption aslo plays a positive
role in the reduced incidence of cataracts, diverticulousis, high blood pressure,
chronic obstructive pulmonar disease, asthama, bronchitis and osteoprosis.
Health Notes about our Pampered Produce
Tomatoes contain lycopene, a search favorite for the prevention of cancer and heart
disease. Lycopene is an antioxidant which counteracts the harmful effects of free
radicals in the body. A single tomatoe packs half the recommended daily intake of
vitamin C and lots of vitamin A and calcium. Tomatoes not only can help lower cholesterol;
they also contain phenylalanine, an essentail amino acid that's important in the
function of the kidneys and bladder. Phenylalanine has been found to boast energy
levels, help depression and increase mental clarity.
Bell Peppers are an excellent source of vitamins C and A. A single cup provides
20% or more of the daily recommended value.
Cucumbers are part of the family of vegetables that may assist the immune system
and help lower blood cholesterol.
Eggplant is anti-oxidant rich, and is a good source of potassium, vitamin A, vitamin
B-complex and vitamin C. Eggplant's texture and bulk has made it popular as a meat