The abundant salt consumption is harmful to health and is the greatest cause that people develop hypertension. Recommended daily salt intake should not exceed five grams, however, we generally consume from ten to fifteen grams per day. For a good not enough health with exercise, we have to complete it with a balanced diet. It is important to know first that everything that seventy percent of the salt we consume comes not necessarily of the salt shaker, but packaged foods and canned. Cooking we do not over-regulate more than half a teaspoon of salt, and that to enhance the flavor we use spices and natural spices which can give very good flavour and complement the nutritional value of our food is recommended. Onions provide an intense flavour, and there are many varieties that can be used depending on the type of dish that we cook. Onions are rich in water, so its caloric content is lower.
They provide minerals, fiber and vitamins that help to regulate the body. Garlic are flavorful and constitute a main ingredient of the diet Mediterranean. Its nutritional content is quite limited when it comes to cooking because we use it on a smaller scale, but it is a healthy substitute that does not cause complications of salt. As for the tomato sauce is recommended to prepare it in a natural way since that sell canned have a high sodium content. The tomato sauce is an ideal complement for stew of meat, fish, pasta and rice dishes. In addition to removing the salt, we will be giving a contribution of lycopene which is an antioxidant and anti-cancer element. As for the wines is preferable to make them at home and save them for use as a base for stews and casseroles.
It is suggested the oven baking to enhance flavors with herbs, as well as the technique of the papillote in which flavors are concentrated and only require seasoning pepper. In terms of innovative combinations we can try to eat potatoes with Cumin and peppers. Pasta with sauces based on basil, pine nuts and olive oil. Purees and creams with nutmeg or dill. To fish the lemon juice, garlic and parsley, for example. ES good idea go by tilting up at the homemade sauces longer than ketchup, mayonnaise and preparations of soybean also have a high sodium content. The master secret is to opt for fresh foods. Caring for our health, we will help to improve even our physical appearance, avoiding thus having to resort to hyaluronic acid, or any other type of cosmetics.