Jakarta- When eating foods that berkuah and bersantan, often you will be advised to add the lime juice.It is believed to help prevent the increase in cholesterol and body weight.Is that right?
To detikHealth nutritionist Jansen Ongko, MSc, RD explained that the orange juice contains flavonoids that are efficacious to inhibit the production of LDL cholesterol.In addition, the flavonoids found in citrus juice called hesperidin is also known to reduce levels of cholesterol and triglycerides.
“So the lime consumption is closely linked to lower risk of heart disease and stroke,” said Jansen.
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However, it does not mean every meal then added lime juice will then direct help prevent the increase in cholesterol and body weight.If the portion of food consumed too much, then there will remain upside risks.
Compared to simply add the lime juice, the better fix diet and portions of every meal.Especially if you want to prevent weight gain, then try to keep the food portions under control and out of control.Do not forget to increase intake of vegetables, fruits and water yes.
Vegetable and fruit intake can increase the consumption of fiber, making the body’s satiety and not easily hungry again.When processing vegetables, do not forget to cook by boiling or steaming it, so that the nutrients remain intact.