Stop avoiding mushrooms! Grilled mushrooms are healthier and rich in nutrients

Love mushrooms? Boiling or deep frying may destroy its nutritional profile while microwaving or grilling them would help preserve its antioxidant capacity and other health properties, researchers say. Mushrooms are rich in dietary fibre, vitamins (B1, B2, B12, C, D and E) and minerals such as zinc or selenium, low in calories and fat, as well as important source of betaglucans — biologically active compounds with potential medicinal value. The results, published in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, revealed that frying induced more severe losses in protein,…

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Love cheese? Try out this low-calorie Grilled Apricot and Smoked Halloumi Cheese recipe

Who says healthy and tasty can’t go together? Apricot is a powerhouse of antioxidants, vitamin A and is also a rich source of fibre, while halloumi cheese which originated in Cyprus is semi-hard, unripened brined cheese made from a mixture of goat and sheep’s milk and is considered as one of the healthiest cheese ever. When combined together, it makes for a great meal. The chefs at Hyatt Regency, Gurgaon have come up with a recipe which is not only high in nutritional values but is equally delicious. We say…

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