List of Super Healthy Foods in the World

List of Super Healthy Foods in the World

In order to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart diseases, one have to keep a check on his diet. There are numerous benefits of a healthy and balanced diet. On the one hand, it helps you to reduce weight, and on the other, your immunity system will be strengthened, and resistance against these diseases would also be built. A proper diet should consist of fruits and vegetables with high protein and unsaturated fat. People often get confused when they are talked to about ‘healthy’ foods. Here is the list of some of the foods that are rich in nutrients which have been considered to have high nutritional values and are easily available as well.

Greek Yoghurt

This is a thicker version of the regular yoghurt. The excess water, sugar and lactose are drained out from the regular yoghurt which gives it a creamy texture. Plain Greek yoghurt has many health benefits. It contains proteins which strengthen the bones, muscles, cartilage and also ensures proper blood flow in the body. For those who do not like meat, it is a very good alternative for them.

Rosemary

Rosemary is a great source of Vitamin B6, Copper, Magnesium and Potassium. It is pretty low in cholesterol as well as sodium. Rosemary is very effective for weight loss. Since this wonderful thing is not available throughout the year, you can dry them and store for future use. You will find aplenty tips on how to dry rosemary available online.

Apples

Apples are known for keeping away asthma, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and certain cancers. Also, they are great sources of Vitamin C and contain high fibre. It contains low calories which assist you in your journey of weight loss.

Oatmeal

A bowl of oatmeal in breakfast helps in the digestion, improves metabolism and also keeps control on the cholesterol level. Oatmeal is high in fibre and a good source of all the necessary nutrients that gives the energy throughout the day. The best thing about oatmeal is that it is prepared in very less time.

Spinach

No matter how much you hate spinach, you just cannot deny that spinach contains nutrients that help to prevent bone loss. It also contains antioxidants, vitamins and anti-inflammatory that improves the vision and bone health. So, you should include this in your daily meal.

Lentils

For those who are suffering from anaemia, lentils are great for them as they are food source of iron. Besides iron, they are rich in other essential nutrients such as protein and vitamin. Lentils are good for controlling the blood sugar level. Like oatmeal, lentils are also easy to prepare, and there are a lot of recipes that can guide you to prepare delicious dishes with lentils. Also, lentils are easily available in the market.

The inclusion of all the above-mentioned foods in your diet will definitely help you to become a healthy and fit person. All these foods have long terms benefits for your health. So, cut down the intake of fast foods from today only and start eating healthy.

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Adventures of a Librarian Assistant

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I work in a very small library. That doesn’t mean it’s not interesting at times.  I’m also surprised at how rude and demanding some patrons can be.  People will come in and tell us they need us to fill out job apps for them. Nope, can’t do that. It’s illegal. I don’t even like filling job apps out for myself, let alone someone else.  Librarians and their assistants are not there to do the bidding of the patrons. We are there to check books and computers in/out, assist patrons in finding resources in the library, make copies, send faxes, and provide customer service. However, customer service does NOT mean doing things you should do for yourself. I’ve heard of people asking librarians to fill out loan applications for them. HAHAHA what?! I wouldn’t even fill one of those out in a public place. We do clean the computers every day and delete the browser history/cache, but I still wouldn’t feel that the library was the best place to put in personal information.

No shirt, no shoes, no…pants?!

And it seems like all the best stuff happens when I’m not there.  I only work in the afternoons, so I guess the fun stuff happens in the a.m. My boss told me that there was a young lady of about 19 who walked into the library with no pants. That’s right, no pants.  Just a button up shirt that wasn’t even buttoned up all the way.  There isn’t a sign on the door that says “no shirt, no shoes, no service”. But one would think that it would go without saying in a public library.  There’s even a dress code for patrons. Nothing too strict, it just says they have to wear appropriate clothing. I would think that would include pants.

Summer Reading

We’re getting ready for the summer reading program so I’m sure I will be busy until August.  Our movie nights start back up in June so I’ll have to learn how to use the projector. I am sure I will be the one who has to sit in with the kids while the movie plays, but that’s fine. My boss told me I could bring my tablet and read. They have decent internet so that’s a plus. We’ve had a lot of kids sign up so far, so that’s good. I am sure that when the summer reading program gets started, I will not be bored and I’ll have plenty to do.

Do Your Jobs, People!

I’ve only worked 2 days this week because Monday was a holiday and then I’ve been off since yesterday. The city, who is responsible for the maintenance on the building, can’t be bothered to fix the a/c unit that is broken. We were told that they “just haven’t gotten around to it yet.” It’s been broken since last week and my boss talked to the one who is over the maintenance department.  They just don’t care and it’s not a priority. There are two units for the building. One of them keeps freezing up and is not cooling at all.  Our conference room was 81 degrees and the rest of the library was nearly 80! The conference room is where we do the summer reading programs. We can’t do that until they get the a/c fixed. The library has been closing at 12 for the past couple of days and since I work in the afternoons, I haven’t had to work.  I’m supposed to get paid anyway since this is not my fault.  The patrons have started complaining too. So hopefully their complaints will get things done.

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All in all, I love the job. Sure, there are days where some patrons can be rude and demanding, but that’s with any job.  It’s better than working in retail, which I’ve done before. I still have to provide customer service but on a much smaller scale.  Also, I get to be around books all day, what’s better than that?

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