Friday, August 26, 2011

What to consider when buying a coffee?

What to consider when buying a coffee?

The taster Grace Estremadoyro Ampuero, Q Grader with 18 years experience, gives some tips when buying a coffee . "Optimally be roasted whole. The date of packaging should not exceed three months because it loses its qualities. "

Also, when you serve a cup should look at the attributes (smell, body and acidity) are uniform. On the other hand, warns that care must be taken very dark beverage. "When you have very dark burnt the toast so it does not feel the defects. It may be fungus or fermented, "she says.

Organic certification is a guarantee that products grown not use chemicals or fertilizers. During the first half, organic coffee exports totaled U.S. $ 21.5 million, according to the Commission for the Promotion of Peru Export and Tourism ( PromPeru ). This figure expected to increase in the second half it is the period of greatest demand.

For Estremadoyro Ampuero, which we are major exporters is the result of sustained work. "These are not coincidences. It is a work of many years, people involved with the use of insecticides is not with the rehabilitation of the plantation, and so on. Last year we exported $ 888 million a record breaking prices, but also due to the situation. We can say that it is recognizing our coffee, "she says.

The Diet of Paulina Rubio

The Diet of Paulina Rubio.

The singer shared her secret to start the day.

No doubt one of the most toned bodies of the show is the beautiful Paulina Rubio (40) and the best thing is that she is unselfish and share their secrets.

This morning, the singer released through your twitter account a picture of your breakfast thus inviting his followers to share their diet: "Fruit the best way to start the day! Pineapple and papaya who wants to?" Wrote Pau.

This is not the first time the singer of 'Cause and Effect' reveals their strategies to keep the line as earlier said that one of their methods was eating burgers with lettuce instead of bread, and drink plenty of water.

For now we see that breakfast is a bit of fruit with cottage cheese, honey, plain water and some pills that could well be nutritional supplements to balance your diet. Are they crave?

Five mistakes of parents to feed their children

Five mistakes of parents to feed their children.

Many times parents with school-age children not given the importance of the case to the lunchboxes their children wear to school. The prepared without nutritional criteria and think that by placing a juice natural, a sandwiches and a fruit theme is closed.

The site Epicurious published a note with the five most common mistakes when discuss the parents to feed their young.

Lunch boxes that HARM
By now, many must already be clear that neither the candy , cookies, snacks , sodas , juices and energy drinks are healthy products. For example, a bottle of soda has on average twice the amount of calories a child needs per day.

Hábitos alimenticios
(Illustration: Victor Aguilar Rua)

If parents were not able to adequately prepare a lunchbox, they often choose to give money to their children, which makes these products buy little nutritional value in the kiosks .

Snacks between meals
At home, some children eat small snacks before meals and at lunch or dinner no longer hungry. "The house rule to ban snacks two hours before dinner," says the article by Tanya Steel .

Feeding a child much or little thin with a little overweight is not advisable. According to the release notes, it is necessary to visit a nutritionist and that recommend a special diet according to their weight and age.

The child must not only eat well, but to understand that what you are eating is what you really need. Thus, it prevents the child one day refuses to eat dinner or lunch. "It's important to eat everything you serve and learn what is nutritious."

The menu should not tire or saturate. Parents should be resourceful with the dishes and lunch boxes to keep the child gets bored of the same. From time to time may be given a gustito like a hamburger, candy or soda, but it is important to maintain the style of healthy living .

Although the article does not mention it, many studies show that people (especially children) who eat watching television may be overweight. This is because while we are attentive to the screen are not aware of how and what to eat.

"Many parents use TV as a tool for their children to access food, this is the way it should be replaced by others as the conversation. That, in turn, will help strengthen family communication, "says a note published earlier this year in this newspaper.

Foods that help prevent cancer

Foods that help prevent cancer.

Daily intake of antioxidants is crucial to reduce the chances of developing this disease.

The cancer is a widespread disease in the population in recent times. And even today there are more and more advanced treatments to cure, the best remedy against this is prevention.

Even with a good diet we can work with our body and run less risk of developing this disease. So said Jorge Flores del Pozo, director of the National Hospital Cayetano Heredia.

"It has been found that people with cancer need antioxidants and some foods contain them and protect against free radicals. Their food is the most important factor to reduce the chances of developing it, "

The specialist recommended daily consumption of tomatoes , watermelons, papayas , fish , nuts, garlic and onions. "The consumption of these products in a balanced five times a day and drinking two liters of water daily and regular monitoring of weight, in addition to practice any physical activity help reduce the risk of cancer, "he said.

He said that the antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables that contain vitamins A, C and E, copper and zinc help to eliminate cancer cells in the body.

For example, fruits , citrus, vegetables, green vegetables, nuts, bran and wheat germ, milk, eggs, liver and oily fish or fatty, reduce the risk of mouth cancer, bronchus, colon, esophagus, stomach, breast, ovary, skin, prostate and lung.

He added that the wine red wine reduces the risk of skin cancer, breast and thyroid. "It's very healthy but in moderation (one to two drinks a day), because excess consumption of alcohol, generally increases the risk of developing certain cancers, "he said.

Finally, he warned that frequent consumption of red meat, snuff, alcohol, fried sausages and increase the risk of malignancies, as well as the reuse of oil and abuse of salt in food preparation.

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