Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Some nutritional information about lunch:
Many deli or cured meats have nitrates as a preservatives. Nitrates can be converted into nitrates which form nitrosamines, a powerful cancer-causing chemical. Whenever possible buy nitrate free deli meat.
Avocado is a great source of monounsaturated fat which has been shown to increase HDL Cholesterol, known as good fat. Avocado helps to absorb lycopene which are found in tomatoes.
There are 6 grams of protein, 8 grams of dietary fiber, 12 grams of fat (healthy fat from the avocado).