Wednesday, March 30, 2016

My healthy breakfast (Greek Yogurt Parfait)

Health benefits

Greek yogurt 1 cup offers 13 to 20 grams of protein, and it contains fewer carbohydrates and 50% less sodium than the regular stuff.

Strawberries are anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-cancer, anti-viral and anti-aging. They regulate blood pressure and promote pre-natal health. Strawberries also boost Immune System, promote eyes health and fight bad Cholesterol.

Blackberries are antioxidant and blood cleansing fruits. They help having healthy Immune System, healthy digestive tract, healthy bones, healthy heart, healthy eyes and healthy skin. They also assist with diabetes and prevent cancer.

Blueberries are Full of Antioxidants and Vitamins. They aid digestion and UT Health, slow the breakdown of bones, lower Heart Disease Risk, reduce Belly Fat, improve vision, prevent cancer and enhance mood.

Honey is anti-viral, anti-fungal and a powerful antioxidant. It helps ward off allergies, soothes sore throats and is a natural expectorant.  It also stabilizes blood pressure and balances blood sugar levels, boosts immune function, promotes digestive health.

Flax seeds are high in fiber, in antioxidants and in Omega-3 Fatty Acids. They promote healthy skin and hair and help with weight loss. In addition, flax seeds lower Cholesterol, promote digestive health, fight breast, prostate, ovarian and colon cancer.

Almonds are one of the healthiest nuts in the world. They contain many healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other nutrients. They help reduce the bad cholesterol (LDL) and at the same time increase the levels of good cholesterol (HDL) in the body which reduces heart diseases. They are rich in vitamin E which is a strong antioxidant helping fight free radicals that cause cancers, degenerative diseases and aging. In addition, almonds are good source of protein and   rich in calories which means they are source of lasting energy.


·         1 cup of plain Greek yogurt

·         ¼ cup of strawberries

·         ¼ cup of blackberries

·         ¼ cup of blueberries

·         1 tbsp of honey

·         1 tbsp of flax seeds

·         1 tbsp of sliced almonds


1.      In a serving glass or cup, add Greek yogurt.

2.      Top yogurt with strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, honey, flax seeds and sliced almonds. 

3.      Mix and enjoy each spoonful!

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