Friday, April 23, 2010

AntiCancer Foods - Rosemary

Rosemary is a very aromatic herb which is easy to grow and easy to use in your recipes. According to the newest Prevention Magazine, when used in cooking Rosemary can also help eliminate food born carcinogens.

A new study from Kansas State University found that using rosemary to season beef before grilling reduced cancer causing  substances by 30 to 100%. Similar results were found by Danish scientists who added rosemary to dough..

A potentially cancer causing compound forms on carb-rich foods when they are heated abouve 250 degrees and by adding 1 tbs of dried rosemary to each pound of flour, this compound was reduced by 50%.

Add 1 to 2 tbs rosemary per 2 pounds of pork, steak or lamb, or spreac a pasted of chopped rosemary, Dijon mustard, garlic and course sea salt on meat before cooking.

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Try growing your own rosemary to use in your cooking so it will be fresh. All it needs is a well drained, sunny location to flourish. Cut rosemary and other herbs early in the morning, rinse with water and use or dry.

1 comment:

Joan Jones said...

Great tips, thanks so much!