Nature's Super Food

  Muesli has been a staple of many European countries for generations and has existed in cultures all across the planet in various forms.  The most common Muesli is a combination of whole grains, nuts, seeds, spices, and fresh fruits.  Oats are usually the main ingredient, although this often varies with the availability of different whole grains.

Health Benefits

  Muesli is packed full of essential nutrients that your body needs to keep you energized and healthy. Whole grains, nuts, seeds, and fruits provide the following:

-fibre
-vitamins and minerals
-healthy fats
-protein
-complex carbohydrates
-antioxidants

Heart disease

  The FDA (American Food and Drug Administration) has concluded that the soluble fibre beta-glucan found in whole oats is responsible for the association between the consumption of whole oats and an observed lowering of blood cholesterol levels.  This means that oats have a significant effect in the prevention of heart disease.

Cancer prevention

  Promising research is currently being conducted into the possible immune boosting and cancer fighting abilities of beta-glucans(oat bran).

Cooking Instructions

  Most of the ingredients in muesli are easy to find at your local grocer or bulk store. For improved results follow these important guidelines:

-Always purchase raw unsalted nuts and
seeds (roasting lowers their nutritional
value)
-Use fresh fruit whenever possible (dry fruit tends to be higher in sugar and preservatives)
-Purchase slow cook oatmeal and grains (instant grains are more processed)
-Don’t mix with dry boxed cereals (the added starch will make you feel bloated)

Regular

 Muesli takes very little time to prepare; it is the ideal breakfast food when you are in a rush for work.
 1 cup = approx 250 cal, 6g fibre
Regular – Place 1 cup of Muesli and
1 ½ cups of water in a pot.  Stir and bring to a boil.  Turn the heat off and cover with the lid.  Let the Muesli stand for about 10 min without disturbing and serve.  (Makes enough for 2 servings)

Al dente

  Al dente (firm but not hard) – place ½ cup of Muesli in a bowl and pour boiling water over until just covering the cereal.  Place a plate or piece of paper towel over the bowl and let it stand for 5 min and serve. (I often get ready for work while my muesli is softening up).  Makes one serving.  Fast and easy to prepare!

Apples and Cinnamon

  Place 1 cup of Muesli, 1 tsp of Cinnamon, and 1 ½ cups of water in a pot.  Add one apple chopped.  Stir and bring to a boil.  Turn the heat off and cover with the lid.  Let the Muesli stand for about 10 min without disturbing and serve.  Tastes great with pecans.

Peaches'n Cream

  Place 1 cup of Muesli, 1 tsp of Cinnamon, dash of vanilla, dash of molasses, and 1 ½ cups of water in a pot.  Add one peach chopped.  Stir and bring to a boil.  Remove heat and cover with the lid.  Let the Muesli stand for about 10 min.  Add a dash of cream.

Gluten Free

  For those with a gluten intolerance create your muesli with millet, buckwheat, and quinoa.  Pure oats that are not processed with other grains may be suitable to those who have mild sensitivity.

All about Fibre 

   The soluble fibre found in oats, fruits, and some vegetables breaks down into a gel like substance in the digestive tract.  As soluble fibre passes, it collects undesirable items and reduces the absorption of cholesterol into the bloodstream.
  Insoluble fibre is predominantly undigested plant matter that sweeps through the digestive system and helps promote bowel movements.  Regular bowel movements are particularly important in the prevention of disease.  Note: Processed foods contain very little fibre.  Whole foods are your best source for Insoluble fibre.

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MUESLI

 THE PERFECT SOLUTION: hosted by Dr Adam Wysotski

Are you wondering how to start your morning off nutritionally and easily?

  If you are one of those who find it daunting to prepare breakfast every morning, muesli is the ideal food for you.  Muesli is a breakfast cereal that is composed of various nutritious ingredients such as nuts, seeds, oats and dried fruits.  It was first prepared in the 1900s and is today one of the most popular breakfast foods.

Please join us for an in-house complimentary demonstration and sampling.  Learn about the preparation and nutritional value of this perfect breakfast food.

 Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

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 All are welcome, bring your friends and family!

 

 

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06 October 2013
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Lakeridge Chiropractic

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Oshawa,ON
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