Posts Tagged ‘salt’

Skin Aging: What foods should I eat in moderation to reduce the speed of Skin Aging?

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

The benefits of Skin Health tips and skin health food products.

Did you know eating certain foods could make your skin age faster? This may be alarming but you can avoid or reduce your consumption of particular foods to reduce the affects of skin aging. We are here to provide you information on these foods as well as foods that improve the healthy and look of your skin. Let’s get started.

 

Give yourself 10 seconds. What foods do you think will age your skin faster? Everything we eat can affect our health for the better or for worse. Just because you’re applying great skin products to your skin surface, doesn’t mean you’re not doing harm to your skin by eating certain foods. Here is a list of foods that can age your face faster:

 

  1. Refined Carbs/ Sugars. That’s any carb or sugar that’s not in its natural state. Yes, you can eat fruits, but avoid processed foods and foods with chemicals at all costs. If you are stocking up on pre-packaged snacks, stop and go for fresher snacks such as fruits and vegetables.
  2. Salt. Too much salt in your food diet can cause many health problems, including skin health problems. Why? Salt will age your skin faster because it can cause water retention. When you have too much salt in your diet, you can make your skin look dry and tired because you are dehydrating your skin. A sure sign you are consuming too much salt: having puffy eyes and your body overall has a puffy look. Don’t worry, you can correct the issue by drinking water so your body can release water. Lay off the salt when eating fries, meats and other foods. There are alternative seasoning you can try that have less sodium.
  3. Caffeine. Yes, drinking too much coffee or soft drinks can put a hurting on your skin health. Try to stick to 1 or 2 cups of coffee everyday rather than drinking five or more. When you have too much caffeine it can negatively impact your skin.
  4. Slow down on the alcohol consumption. Drink in moderation. You can make sure drinking alcohol doesn’t severely breakdown your collagen can create wrinkles by always following up your alcohol drinks with a glass of water.
  5. Don’t eat too much fried food. Anytime you eat friend foods, you are harming your body with unhealthy fat that puts free radicals inside your body. You know what free radicals do? They clog up your skin pores. If you are going to fry foods, use olive oils and avocados.

 

Many of us forget that our skin is a body organ. Don’t neglect your skin health with unhealthy foods. Here are some healthy foods you can grab at Hearn Kirkwood to improve your skin health today:

 

  1. Eat fresh fruits to clear up your skin. If you find eating fruits is difficult, try to eat some fresh fruit once a day.
  2. Eat healthy fats. Yes, there’s a such thing as healthy fats and healthy fats can help you properly keep your skin hydrated. Some healthy fats you can enjoy on the regular are nuts, avocados, sunflower seeds and pumpkin.
  3. Eat plenty of vegetables to remove toxins from your body. You cannot go wrong with fresh salads.
  4. Stock up on bottled water. The hotter the water, the better skin clarity you will experience. Drink warm water right before bed and you will notice your skin clearing up. You can also drink tea and citrus with spice to reduce dark circles and keep your skin from drying out.

If you are ready to have better skin health, come grocery shop at Hearn Kirkwood today.

 

Hearn Kirkwood is a privately held Food Service Distributor specializing in produce, meat, poultry, dairy, and fresh seafood. We purchase 90% of our fresh produce direct from California, Florida, Texas, etc. with the balance supplied by local markets. We are located within one mile of Route 295 and I95 providing us with easy access to Baltimore, Washington and Virginia.

 

To contact Hearn Kirkwood call 410.712.6000 (Baltimore), 301.621.2992 (Washington DC), or visit our website!

 

Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Google+ as well.

Source:

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2014/04/14/the-5-foods-that-will-age-your-skin-faster/

http://www.quora.com/Skin-Care/Does-food-influence-our-skin-and-what-should-we-eat-to-have-good-looking-skin

How To Cook A Wonderful Valentine’s Day Meal On A Budget

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Do you need to stick to a budget this Valentine’s Day? If yes, this article will provide you information about Valentine’s Day recipes that will keep you in your budget and you can make in the comfort of your home. Read below to get started.

 

To have a romantic Valentine’s Day you do not have to eat out. Eating out screams overpriced meals for only ordinary food. Stay at home and cook one of these two recipes for a romantic feast. Add some wine and dessert to the meal plan for a wonderful Valentine’s Day.

 

Main Course: Penne Alla Vodka

 This delicious recipe will only cost you $8 and take you only 35 minutes to cook. You need the following items from the grocery store:

 

 

Ingredients

Ø 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil

Ø ½ teaspoon red chilli flakes

Ø 1 quart marinara sauce

Ø ½ cup of vodka

Ø ½ cup of cream

Ø ½ cup Parmesan Cheese

Ø 8 Basil leaves, julienned(optional)

Ø 1 pound penne pasta

 Read the directions for this wonderful me here.

 

Appetizer: Grilled Radicchio With Thyme-Honey Drizzle

 If you enjoy appetizers, you will love this one! It only cost $4 dollars and takes 12 minutes to prepare. The following ingredients are required to make this meal:

 

Ingredients

Ø 1 small head radicchio

Ø 3 tablespoons cider vinegar

Ø 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Ø 1 teaspoon honey

Ø Salt

Ø Pepper

Ø ¼ Teaspoon Thyme

Ø 2 Tablespoons of olive oil

Ø 1 clove garlic, minced

Ø ¼ cup of shaved pecorino

 

 Directions to prepare this great dish are here.

 

As for dessert, check the grocery aisle for your favorite. Happy Valentine’s Day!

 

For a great selection of nutritious and fresh foods, shop at Hearn Kirkwood, contact Hearn Kirkwood by calling 410.712.6000 (Baltimore), 301.621.2992 (Washington DC), or visit our website!

 

Hearn Kirkwood is a privately held Food Service Distributor specializing in produce, meat, poultry, dairy, and seafood. Since our founding in 1946, we have grown from a store front on the downtown Baltimore Produce Market to a 60,000 sq. ft. facility. Hearn Kirkwood purchases 90% of our fresh produce direct from California, Florida, Texas, etc. with the balance supplied by local markets. We are located within one mile of Route 295 and I95 providing us with easy access to Baltimore, Washington and Virginia.

 

Hearn Kirkwood currently operates a fleet of 33 refrigerated trucks. Our service area includes all of Maryland, Washington D.C., Delaware and Northern Virginia – with limited service to Fredericksburg, Philadelphia, and New Jersey.

 

You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter as well!

 

Source: Valentine’s Day Recipes Your Budget Will Fall In Love With

2 Protein-Packed Recipes To Keep You Fit And Satisfied

Monday, January 16th, 2012

 

Are you looking for ways to stay healthy, fit and satisfied with your diet? If yes, we are here to help by providing you 2 protein-packed recipes to keep you satisfied, healthy and fit. Read below to get started.

Protein is delicious and healthy for your body. It can fight against unwanted fat and build muscle for your body at the same time. The following are great protein-packed recipes:

 

Lamb Burger with Smoked Mozzarella

Lamb burger is not only delicious but great for your body. You will need ¼ pound of smoked mozzarella sliced into 4 pieces. Next, divide a pound of ground lamb into quarters. Make these quarters into patties that cover each piece of cheese. You can add salt and pepper to flavor your meet. Grill or broil your patties until the outer layer is firm. This should take about 3 to 4 minutes on each side of your patties. Serve these delicious patties on toasted buns with your favorite fixings.

 

Grilled Chicken with Pesto Sauce

If you are a fan of chicken, you should try this Grilled chicken with pesto sauce.  To make your pesto, take a blender or food processor and puree 2 cups of fresh basil, 1 garlic clove, a pinch of salt, 2 Tbsp of pine nuts, a ½ a cup of grated Parmesan and ½ a cup of extra virgin olive oil. Set your pesto aside and get your grilled chicken together.

 

You need 1 pound of thin chicken cutlets. You should season your chicken with salt and pepper. Grill your chicken for 4 minutes on each side and top your grilled chicken with pesto and serve.

 

For a great selection of nutritious foods, shop at Hearn Kirkwood, contact Hearn Kirkwood by calling 410.712.6000 (Baltimore), 301.621.2992 (Washington DC), or visit our website!

 

Hearn Kirkwood is a privately held Food Service Distributor specializing in produce, meat, poultry, dairy, and seafood. Since our founding in 1946, we have grown from a store front on the downtown Baltimore Produce Market to a 60,000 sq. ft. facility. Hearn Kirkwood purchases 90% of our fresh produce direct from California, Florida, Texas, etc. with the balance supplied by local markets. We are located within one mile of Route 295 and I95 providing us with easy access to Baltimore, Washington and Virginia.

 

Hearn Kirkwood currently operates a fleet of 33 refrigerated trucks. Our service area includes all of Maryland, Washington D.C., Delaware and Northern Virginia – with limited service to Fredericksburg, Philadelphia, and New Jersey.

 

You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter as well!

 

Source: 37 Protein Packed Recipes to Keep You Satisfied

Great Seafood Dishes For Christmas

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

 

Looking for a great seafood recipe for the Christmas holiday? If yes, you are not alone. Seafood dishes for Christmas are increasing in popularity. Turkeys and Hams were so last holiday. Read below for great seafood recipes!

 

Baked Haddock And Scallops

A great seafood recipe is baked haddock and scallops. You will need the following ingredients:

-         1lb of Haddock

-         1lb of Scallops

-         1package of Ritz crackers

-         ½ teaspoon of old bay seafood seasoning

-         1 teaspoon of lemon juice

-         ½ teaspoon of salt

-         ½ cup of butter or margarine

 

When you have all your ingredients, start creating your dish by crushing one package of Ritz crackers in a medium size bowl. Add the butter and lemon juice to the bowl. Mix the crackers, butter, and lemon juice until your cracker crumbs absorb the butter.

 

Next, cut the your fish into 1” chunks and place your fish chunks into an 8×8” pan. Spread your scallops evenly on top of the fish. Season the fish and scallops with salt, garlic powder and seafood seasoning.

 

Finally spread the cracker crumb mixture on top of your seafood. Bake it at 325 degrees for 25 to 40 minutes. You will know when your dish is finished cooking when the fish falls apart.

 

What to serve with your seafood dish?

This wonderful seafood dish is very delicious on top of rice.

To learn about another great seafood dish, Sweet butter Shrimp, read this article from Voices.Yahoo.com.

For fresh and delicious seafood,contact Hearn Kirkwood by calling 410.712.6000 (Baltimore), 301.621.2992 (Washington DC), or visit our website!

 

Hearn Kirkwood is a privately held Food Service Distributor specializing in produce, meat, poultry, dairy, and seafood. Since our founding in 1946, we have grown from a store front on the downtown Baltimore Produce Market to a 60,000 sq. ft. facility.

 

Hearn Kirkwood purchases 90% of our fresh produce direct from California, Florida, Texas, etc. with the balance supplied by local markets. We are located within one mile of Route 295 and I95 providing us with easy access to Baltimore, Washington and Virginia.

 

Hearn Kirkwood currently operates a fleet of 33 refrigerated trucks. Our service area includes all of Maryland, Washington D.C., Delaware and Northern Virginia – with limited service to Fredericksburg, Philadelphia, and New Jersey.

 

You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter as well!