8 Healthy Food Innovation During 2017

Healthy food consumption trends in various occasions, including a sightseeing trip

Salad with toppings - Image credit jeffreyw

Healthy food innovation is always a hope for the instigators of the culinary world, and the wider community benefit from their creations. I can guarantee culinary fans will wait patiently for their latest innovations produced.

You know when the moment comes the need for a healthy diet, especially in carrying out daily activities and even the traveler in the world who always dreamed of living life free of disease.

Culinary innovation is always present mainly in the years ahead, citing a lifestyle site CNN Indonesia, today, is primarily concerned with healthy food. This is in accordance with the article on the site of Customer Reports, there are eight healthy food innovation throughout 2017.

1. Chocolate Breakfast

In line with the results of research from Syracuse University in 2016 found that chocolate consumption is associated with working memory and visual-spatial. People who eat chocolate once a week have higher cognitive value than the less eat chocolate.

Mixing chocolate with cereals or fibers such as oat or healthy fats from yogurt for breakfast can be a good recommendation for 2017.

2. Jackfruit

Jackfruit is considered appropriate as a meat substitute because fibrous texture and minimal sugar, is also low in fat.

But the fruit is not yet meet the daily protein requirement, given half a cup of jackfruit only contains two grams of protein, far below the chicken and soy in equal parts. Even so fresh jackfruit viable as a meat substitute.

3. Cauliflower Rice

The fruit is well worth it as the food dieters, because lower carbohydrate from potatoes and pasta with a content of 20 to 38 calories, four to six grams of carbohydrates, as well as two to three grams of fiber.

The menu options can be tried. Cauliflower puree that had been washed up can be consumed as a salad, it can even make it as a texture similar to rice by steaming cauliflower until tender.

4. Pasta Beans

Made from raw material legumes such as chickpeas, lentils and others predicted to be the trend in 2017.

This paste containing the same amount of calories with pasta in general, ie about 200 calories per serving, peanut paste contains higher fiber and protein.

5. Savory Yogurt

Yoghurt is always worth it as breakfast and yoghurt consumption usually in conjunction with a variety of fresh fruit, candy, or chocolate, but now you can add other healthy ingredients into yogurt.

Ingredients such as cumin and beetroot could be a new toping that can be tried.

6. Food Fermentation

Fermented foods become a trend and remained popular in 2017, through studies that mention the benefits of these foods.

Fermented foods contain good bacteria that is good for digestion, such as tempeh, kimchi and yogurt can be an option.

7. Rainbow Food

You can try a bowl of salad vegetables and fruit, or a plate with colored composition of vegetables and fiber. Research shows consumption of fiber such as vegetables and fruits can avoid chronic degenerative diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and even cancer.

Colored foods such as vegetables and fruits rich in anthocyanins, an antioxidant that lowers the risk of heart disease and some cancers. In addition, this fiber cereals and rich in natural sugar that is safe for the body.

8. Power Bowls

The food was also a trend this year is a combination of vegetables, grains, protein in one bowl.

They say that the calorie content is similar to the marinated salad, but the content is more diverse in bowls rated power is much healthier.

It is appropriate that the year 2017 be healthier and could be the basis in carrying out daily activities well.

Source: O Satyaningtyas - CNN Indonesia, Customer Reports
Image: jeffreyw via Wikipedia


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