Health: Did you know about manchego cheese as a protein resource?
Oct17

Health: Did you know about manchego cheese as a protein resource?

Manchego cheese is one of best cheese manufactured in Spain, since it is delicious and very healthy. Manchego cheese is very healthy per its nutritional values, which contribute to our organism in many and very different ways. But,  did you know cheese is a protein-rich ingredient? Indeed, it contains 38 gr of proteins per each 100 g of cheese, so by daily eating a small amount of cheese, we will obtain the amount of proteins that must be consumed in a day. To be more specific with the benefits of this delicacy, we are going to explain more about their main benefits: 1 – Contributes to muscles development and repair: Proteins help to build muscular tissue and repair them, so it is especially recommended for athletes. Moreover, il also avoids loose and weaken of muscular mass, so it is specially recommended for sportspeople and people who need to gain weight healthfully. 2-Perfect at any age: The cheese is perfect at any age per its high quantity in nutrients. Focusing on proteins, cheese is especially recommended to take during childhood, adolescence and pregnancy cause there is a higher consumption of this nutrient. In addition, it contributes to growth and fights against bone decalcification. 3 –  Contributes to vital physiological functions to survive: Proteins are very important for our organism because they are involved in some vital functions, as for example in the transport of oxygen, as well as give us some extra power . In addition, it contributes to the creation of essential high-biological-valued amino acids because our organism can’t produce them independently. 4-Fights against some pathologies and deficits of our organism: The consumption of such a rich-proteins cheese helps to prevent some pathologies like anemas, oedemas, immune system deficits, among others. Proteins are essential for our organism since they contribute to the prevention of different pathologies and other weaknesses. Manchego cheese is one of the best delicacies in Spain and it is shown that delicious and healthy meals is no longer incompatible. If you want to try this delicacy and starting to feel its benefits, we recommend you the best cheeses...

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Peppers and Mediterranean diet. Why are they so important?
Aug29

Peppers and Mediterranean diet. Why are they so important?

Peppers are one of the main summer ingredients. Cooked or raw, both ways are delicious. With fresh,or cooked meals, with fish or meat… This ingredient is as versatile as it fits with everything. The Mediterranean diet is well-known per its huge benefits for our health. As known, vegetables are an important part of mediterranean diet. Green, yellow, red… horses for courses. Pepper is one of the most used vegetables in our diet for its nutritional value and its beneficial properties. The key knowing the importance of peppers in the Mediterranean diet and why. Let us tell you, because you will be surprised. 1- Rich in vitamins and other nutritional properties: It may not seem like it, buit peppers contain high nutritional properties. Moreover of being rich in vitamins, they are also rich in fiber, potassium and carbohydrates. As you will see, such a simple ingredient has a great contribution in terms of nutritional values ​​and basic nutrients in our diet. 2- Medicinal properties: Thanks to its antioxidant properties and its fiber, it helps to prevent cardiovascular and cancer diseases among many other health problems such as rheumatism. Besides preventive, it also has other properties like some of those: stimulant in digestive processes, stimulant in the elimination of liquids in the organism, has carminative properties (helps to eliminate accumulated gases in the organism) and it is a natural antacid. 3- Rises you up: It does not seem like it, but it contributes to rise you up. Thanks to its stimulating power, it helps torise your mood up and feeling more active. For this simple reason, this food is especially recommended for those whose lifestyle has a strong physical and/or mental activity. The formar or the type doesn’t mind, the important thing is knowing its importance in the mediterranean diet to follow a healthy and balanced diet. If you want to start looking after your health from now, we recommend you those red “piquillo” peppers in crystal jar 190 gr. of...

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Conservas Dardo: the best tuna for this summer.
Aug01

Conservas Dardo: the best tuna for this summer.

During the summer, we prefer to eat fresh and light meals, aren’t we? If those meals are easy to prepare and bringing them to the pool or the beach, even better. We don’t know what about you, but we thing tuna is the most recurrent ingredientfor the summer season. It is simply perfect so we can combine it with any sort of meal like salads, pastas or other vegetables. Taking the advantage of the summer season and versatility of tuna, we are recommending you the best tuna: tune of Conservas Dardo. Although this brand is currently popular and well-known, it was created by a marriage dedicated to sea works in Galicia, in 1973. There is no better guarantee, to know those tunas are some of the most recognised by its history, based on the tradition and quality. In addition to its tradition and quality, tuna has numerous health benefits. Let me tell you some: It slows down cognitive impairment. It has high protein content, so if you are an athlete, it will be good for you. And, last but not least, it rises up! (incredibly true). Back to Dardo’s tunas, those tunas are perfect for the summer season per its incredible quality-price relation and its easy-to-preserve format. The olive oil used to preserve it gives a unique and teasty flavour, characteristic of this sort of canned tunas. Moreover, the canned tunas of Dardo have different recognitions per its quality and good work. Nowadays, its tuna is classified as the best canned tuna in Spain by the National Associations of Tinned Fish Manufacturers (ANFCP) and its canned products have obtained many recognitions and awards. If you can neither resist to this summer delicacy, we advice you to purchase this yellowfin tuna in olive oil of Dardo 240g.  ...

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What do riders eat during the Tour de France?
Jul12

What do riders eat during the Tour de France?

The different stages of the Tour de France are a huge burden for the body. Proper nutrition plays an important role, so that the body can perform and recover. To what extent can mountain stage influence on reserves becomes obvious when we compare the average calorie consumption when the cyclist rides on a flat, or for a change in the mountains. In the plane it consumes an average of 6000 kcal per day, at the mountain stage it is already about 8000 kcal or more that the body needs to burn. What is the reason? On the plane, cyclists are generally faster on the road and can find some protection in the peloton, which means they have to spend less energy. On the other hand in the mountains, they need more energy over a longer period of time. Thus, the calorie consumption quickly exceeds. That is why we ask ourselves: how do the professionals feed themselves that they can have the necessary energy every day. When it comes to preparing for a new stage, the stomach must be filled already in the morning. Therefore the first meal is the most important of the day. Around three hours before the start of each stage starts the big food. For breakfast there is bread, cheese, ham, jam, honey, muesli, oatmeal, pancakes, waffles, yoghurt and fruit. Then the main menu with potatoes, pasta, rice and omelets. The better the cook, the more varied he can work with these foods. Before the start, the runner still eating energy bars. During the race, there are two additional supplements. With the portion of pate, crackers or energy seals. As long as a stage with the great heat, drink the cyclists to 20 bidons. Each hour should they provide themselves about 60 g of carbohydrates with enough liquid (0,7-2L). If the runne is hungry or thirsty, then it is dangerous. In the finals, they will be given a rifle of cola. The caffeine-sugar mix is like a life-energy burden, but disappears quickly. In the goal, the personnel offers the recovery drinks with high protein and carbohydrate content. Back in the hotel, before the massage, the runners again eat muesli, bananas and breakfast cereals. In the evening: the real reward after a long and strenuous day comes in the form of the dinner, when the cyclists relax. A four course meal with pasta, potatoes, fish, small amounts of meat, mostly poultry and some vegetables mainly contains carbohydrates. And before the candlelight they could even sin: chocolate....

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