Good health is your best friend and if you are the one who believes in it, it's time to pick up the pace and get in touch with healthy food trends that are gripping the food community across the globe this World Health Day. With quality becoming a rage these days, more and more food enthusiasts are catching up on the trend of eating right and healthy. Recently, the USTIMEmagazine's special edition issue on '100 Healthiest Foods to Satisfy Your Hunger included walnuts and named them the 'single healthiest weekday work snack. Likewise, here are some upcoming trends that our experts believe to be hot on the menu!
From Orchard to Table
Health Rules The Table: With more and more people leaning towards healthy living, power-packed nutritious meals are going to be a hit this year. You would definitely want to add to your platter ingredients that are not only appealing to your taste buds but also good for your body. Rich in essential nutrients likefibre, minerals, and vitamins, superfoods like California walnuts add the goodness of health and taste into your everyday dishes. Toasted, caramelized or simply raw, they are good to go, whichever way you want.
Yogurt, Cheese and Peach Cream with Red Fruit and California Walnut Topping
Plant-Based Eating: Another trend that is going to be in vogue this year is plant-based eating that simply means choosing a diet rich in fruits, veggies and plant-based foods like California walnuts that will help ward off chronic diseases and keep you svelte in 2019 and years to come.Incorporating California walnuts into meals and snacks is a simple, tasty and convenient way to help ensure adequate protein intake, especially among vegetarians.Considering the nutrients found in them, 28 gm or a handful is an easy way to improve your nutrient intake.
Gut Health, Go Health!: 'Gut Healthy fermented foods like oat milk also seem to be on the rise in this year's food trends, but if are looking for an alternative, then we got a better one. Try California walnut milk as it not only keeps your gut healthy by contributing to positive changes in the gut microbiome but can considerably increase the amount of important digestion bacteria that lead to a healthy intestinal flora.
Protein Powered Foods To Keep You Going: Protein is all the rage, and here's why: It helps keep you fuller for longer, helping to fight the urge to snack all day long and also providing fuel for your workouts.And a fun fact? Besides being a rich source of dietary fiber, magnesium and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, California walnuts are a great source of protein and can add the necessary nutrients into the diet of vegetarians and people limiting their animal product consumption.
With healthy eating options becoming a rage among Indians, it is fit to say that the country is rightly progressing towards ‘Eat Right Movement' by FSSAI. Nourishing ingredients combined with flavours true to the Indian palate are here to stay and will definitely transform the way Indians prepare their daily meals. Adequate exercise combined with a healthy eating pattern will definitely go a long way in ensuring the overall wellness of the people in the country.
About California Walnut Commission
The California Walnut Commission, established in 1987, is funded by mandatory assessments of the growers. The Commission is an agency of the State of California that works in concurrence with the Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). The CWC is mainly involved in health research and export market development activities.
For more industry information, health research and recipe ideas, please visit www.californiawalnuts.in .