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Best Food Recipes for Alzhemier’s

Doctors always say that “you are what you eat”. Healthy eating is a key to be fit and prevents you from a disease. Everyday we’re finding new links between a healthy diet and healthy lives so it is good to eat healthy food to prevent diseases like Alzheimer. Alzheimer is dementia that causes memory problems. People start fails to remember things because of this disease. There’s no definitive answer as to what causes memory loss, but the risk for Alzheimer’s does increase as you get older. We don’t know the exact cause or causes, but exercise and a healthy diet are some recommended ways to reduce your risk.

Here’s the list of Best Food Recipes for Alzheimer’s:

  • Strawberry and Chia Pudding

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    For vegetarians, it can be difficult to find good sources of  Omega 3 Fatty acid. Chia is a great option. It’s versatile and can take on different textures depending on preparation how you make pudding. Pudding is a great introduction to this power-packed little seed. It’s silky and delicious, and who can resist fresh strawberries?

  • Aubergine Pizza

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    It can be difficult to eat right when unhealthier foods are so tempting. Pizza is definitely one of them but when it comes to health Aubergine Pizza is a great alternative. This dish is very easy to make and joy to serve.

  • Turmeric Tea

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    This creamy drink made of turmeric, creamy almond milk and soothing cinnamon. Turmeric is a spice which contains a compound called curcumin. Curcumin has anti-inflammatory properties that help to prevent Alzheimer.

  • Quinoa and Lentil Salad

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    This salad is a great way to take advantage of lentil and quinoa and it also has colourful vegetables. They are full of great nutrients, fibre and protein which makes them a really easy way to get a healthy salad.

  • Apricot Glazed Salmon

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    Salmon is a great source of omega-3s and this dish has versatile flavours. This flavorful dish pairs well with brown rice or your whole grain of choice. It is an amazing and easy to make recipe.

  • Vegetarian Chili with Tofu

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    A healthy chilli recipe is a great way to enjoy your food without feeling deprived. It’s hearty and savoury thanks to the tofu and the legumes, which are high in B vitamins and iron. This version is not only a great dish for Alzheimer’s prevention, but it’s also a source of omega fatty acids.

  • Baked Bean

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    If beans aren’t a regular part of your diet, they should be. Baked beans are high in fibre and protein, and low in calories and fat, they also help keep your mind sharp. The researchers recommend eating beans three times a week to help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s.

  • Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tex-Mex

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    A slow cooker is a really efficient way to get lots of flavour out of your food without adding extra fat or salt. This recipe is on the list because it’s healthy, easy, and is a really great way to introduce you and your family to beans/legumes.

  • Avocado, Mango and Grilled Chicken Salad

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    This exotic salad is easy. The bright yellow mango with the green avocado makes for a tasty and beautiful dish. If you’re a little bit bored of grilled chicken salads, you can always try our Avacado, mango and shrimp salad or go for a vegan option with our Avocado Mango salad.

  • Banana Nut Smoothie

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    You need a tall glass of this banana nut smoothie for breakfast. It has everything you need to start the day right, plus its dairy free. This smoothie is super easy smoothie keeps you full until lunch thanks to protein-packed Greek yoghurt, plus healthy fat from peanut and almonds.

Tea: A Refreshing and Healthy Beverage

Every morning becomes refreshed when you wake up because of your favourite beverage i.e., TEA. Tea gives a fresh start to any ordinary day. It recharges you. In fact, you will find that it has become the most important part of your daily routine.

Tea is one of the most ancient beverages on the planet and it’s made by soaking dried leaves in water. Many people prefer to drink tea instead of coffee because certain blends are refreshing without the same level of caffeine. Tea is not only good in taste but it is healthy to drink. Tea drinkers have a significantly lower risk of stroke and heart disease and tea is known to boost brain health. The caffeine in tea may also be a con, although the levels are lower than coffee.

There are many distinct tea producing regions of North-East and South India. Some of them are Darjeeling, Assam, Dooars & Terai, Kangra, Nilgiri, Anamalais, Wayanad, Karnataka, Munnar and Travancore.

Tea is mainly classified into five different types. These are Black Tea, Green Tea, Herbal Tea, Oolong Tea and Pu-Erh Tea.  All these different kind of tea are made from same plant species which is known as Camellia Sinensis. The distinguishing factor that determines whether a tea plant will become green, oolong, or black tea is oxidation.

Black Tea also known as red tea in China, is one of the most common tea types and is fully oxidised.It has bold, strong, full-bodied flavor that can be bitter or sweet,  vegetal, fruity or spicy depending on the variety.

Green tea is the most popular unoxidized tea and has less caffeine than black tea. Camellia sinensis leaves are picked, dried, and heat-treated to prevent oxidation. It has milder flavor than black tea. It can have a citrus-like, vegetal, sweet, or smoky flavor depending on variety.

Herbal Tea is made from dried herbs, fruits, and flowers, which can create a wide range of delicate flavors. These tea types are caffeine free which make it ideal for health conscious people. It has a delicate flavor that can be vegetal, naturally sweet, citrus-like, floral, minty, or spicy depending on the variety and blend of ingredients.

Oolong or wulong  tea is semi-oxidized and picked later in the season than green tea. The leaves come from the Camellia sinensis plant but are bruised by being tossed or shaken in baskets  which change the oxidation process. They are heat-treated to stop the oxidation, which can vary based on region and create different flavors. It can taste flowery, naturally sweet, fruity, or smoky.

Pu-erh Tea is made from fermented and aged leaves. If it’s stored properly, the older the tea, the better the flavor. It is very smooth in taste, and can be even darker than black tea.

In our blog, we will share some different kinds of tea recipes prepared from the different varieties of tea as described above.


 

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Adding lemon to black tea is beneficial for health. It contains vitamin C which has an antioxidant that keeps the diabetes and heart diseases away by fighting against the free radical. Also if sugar is added to black tea, then lemon helps to reduce the calorie level.


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Most refreshing green tea in the hot summer with a delicious glass of fruity iced tea. It can help keep the heart healthy. Three cups of green tea a day cut the risk of heart attack by 11 percent. It takes only twenty minutes in preparation.


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Green tea lemonade is a green tea  with the juice of fresh lemons squeezed into the tea. It can drastically improve health. It’s a boon for those who are suffering from overweight. It helps in losing weight. Besides this it slows breast cancer growth, suppress lung cancer cell growth, aids the body by killing prostate cancer cells, prevent and inhibits colorectal cancers.


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Peppermint tea is type of herbal tea. It is a tincture made from peppermint leaves and is completely used up as a tea. It is good for nausea and for heating up the body and making it sweat. It relieves the symptoms of abdominal gas, muscle spasms and bloating.


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Chamomile tea is another type of black tea. It is a gentle, calming and tranquilizing tea made from flowers of Asteraceae family of plants. It can be helpful for insomnia and digestion after a meal. It is good to drink this tea in cough and fever.


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Oolong tea cocktail is the perfect appetiser taken before a meal. It is extremely well-balanced and both induces the appetite and prepares the palate for a meal.


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Chrysanthemum pu erh tea is a traditional Chinese tea blend. It is an infusion of pu erh tea and dried Chrysanthemum flowers. It is helpful in digestion. Besides this it improves the mental sharpness and reduce the cholesterol levels.