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Healthy Foods are Part of The Zubeida Menu




On your trip to The Zubeida, keep in mind that the Kenyan coast has some amazing foods that will keep your immunity high and ensure you feel great on holiday with loads of benefits for the body and mind. Check out our top 3 recommendations of the healthiest foods to have this holiday. What’s great is that all these foods are on the Zubeida Menu!


Coconut Water.


In recent years, coconut water has become a very trendy beverage. It’s tasty, refreshing and also happens to be good for you. What’s more, it’s loaded with several important nutrients, including minerals that most people don’t get enough of.


Here are 8 health benefits of coconut water.

  1. It’s a good source of several nutrients for example, Protein, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium and Calcium

  2. Coconut water contains antioxidants that protect your cells from damage caused by free radicals.

  3. Coconut water can lower blood sugar levels and improve other health markers in diabetic animals

  4. In a study with kidney stones, coconut water prevented crystals from sticking to the kidneys and other parts of the urinary tract.

  5. Drinking coconut water may be helpful to reduce heart disease risk.

  6. Coconut water may be great for controlling blood pressure.

  7. Coconut water may be the perfect beverage for restoring hydration and replenishing electrolytes lost during exercise.

  8. Coconut water is slightly sweet with a subtle, nutty flavor. It’s also fairly low in calories and carbs.


Avocados


It’s no secret that Kenyans have a big love affair with Avocados and for good reason.. Luckily you are able to indulge in some avocados for breakfast at The Zubeida and reap the following benefits:-


  1. It is loaded with healthy fats, fiber and various important nutrients such as Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Potassium, Vitamin B5 and B6 and Vitamin E

  2. Avocados are very high in potassium, which should support healthy blood pressure levels.

  3. Avocados and avocado oil are high in monounsaturated oleic acid, a heart-healthy fatty acid that is believed to be one of the main reasons for the health benefits of olive oil.

  4. Avocados tend to be rich in fiber — about 7% by weight, which is very high compared to most other foods. Fiber may have important benefits for weight loss and metabolic health.

  5. Numerous studies have shown that eating avocado can improve heart disease risk factors like total, “bad” LDL and “good” HDL cholesterol, as well as blood triglycerides.

  6. One dietary survey found that people who ate avocados had a much higher nutrient intake and a lower risk of metabolic syndrome.

  7. Studies have shown that eating avocado or avocado oil with vegetables can dramatically increase the number of antioxidants you take in

  8. Avocados are high in antioxidants, including lutein and zeaxanthin. These nutrients are very important for eye health and lower your risk of macular degeneration and cataracts.

  9. Some test-tube studies have shown that nutrients in avocados may have benefits in preventing prostate cancer and lowering side effects of chemotherapy. However, human-based research is lacking.

  10. Studies have shown that avocado and soybean oil extracts can significantly reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis.

  11. Avocados may aid weight loss by keeping you full longer and making you eat fewer calories. They’re also high in fiber and low in carbs, which may promote weight loss.


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Paneer


For both Vegetarians and Non- vegetarians, Cheese lovers out there will agree, Paneer is one of the tastiest items on The Zubeida menu, here are a few benefits you may not have known about this simple delicacy.


  1. In addition to Paneer being a protein dense food. Other than iron, almost all essential minerals like calcium and magnesium are present in cottage cheese.

  2. Cottage cheese can help regulate blood sugar levels too. Cottage cheese is packed with magnesium which can not only check the untimely spikes but also ensure better heart health and immune system.

  3. Cottage cheese can do wonders for your heart health too. Paneer contains potassium which has been known to play a key role in fluid balance of the body.

  4. Cottage cheese is one of the best sources of calcium. Experts say that cottage cheese can fulfil 8% of the daily recommended value.

  5. Cottage cheese can also aid digestion. Cottage cheese has a decent amount of phosphorus which helps in digestion and excretion.

  6. Rich Source Of Folate. Folate is a B-complex vitamin which is very essential for pregnant women. Folate helps fetal development in expecting mothers. Apart from this, folate plays a crucial part in red blood cells production too.

  7. The protein dense cheese can keep you satiated for long and keep the hunger pangs at bay. In addition to being rich in protein, paneer is also a rich source of conjugated linoleic acid. This fatty acid helps increasing the fat burning process in the body. All you weight-watchers, make sure you eat raw paneer to get effective results.



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