Asian Ingredients that are Good for your Health

Asian Ingredients that are Good for your Health

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Cook well, eat well and live well with Asian ingredients

When compared to Western meals, Asian meals focus predominantly on the use of fruits and vegetables, rice and other grains and seafood and poultry. Herbs and spices are also commonly used. Combining these ingredients allows them to come together in blissful harmony in your mouth.

Here are some popular Asian ingredients and their documented health benefits:

Turmeric

  • anti-inflammatory
  • antioxidant
  • antimutagenic
  • antimicrobial
  • anticancer agent

In one study, the use of 1,500g of turmeric per day for 30 days by a group of smokers reduced the amount of mutagens (something that changes our DNA and increases the likelihood of us getting cancer) found in their urine.

In another study, a dose of 144mg/day given for eight weeks to a group of people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) was found to relieve their abdominal pain.

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Cumin

  • antifungal

  • antibacterial


Cardamom

  • alleviates stomach and intestinal spasms and gas

  • increases the movement of food through the intestines


Garlic

  • antitumour

  • antifungal

  • antimicrobial

  • reduces total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol


Ginger

  • anti-inflammatory

  • antioxidant

  • potential anticancer preventative against some gastrointestinal cancers


Kimchi

  • source of probiotics

  • increases immune health

  • anticancer

  • antiobesity

  • antiatherosclerotic

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Fish

  • rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are good for eye and brain health


Try incorporating some of these ingredients into your next meal and you too will be able to reap the many nutritional benefits they bring!

Don’t have time to cook? Here at Eatology, we provide Asian meals that can be delivered right to your doorstep. Feel free to contact us if you would like to know more.



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