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Chinese Chicken and Fried Wild Rice

Chinese Chicken and Fried Wild Rice

We’re launching two brand new dishes this week (we do spoil you don’t we). As always, we’re going to give you the nutritional breakdown, so you know the benefits of each specially chosen ingredient and what it does for your body. It is only a typical 386 calories and rich in protein which helps to boost your energy levels as well as maintaining or losing weight. It is also Gluten Free, and super SUPER delicious.

 

Chicken
Poultry such as chicken provide our body with B vitamins such as Niacin, which stimulates circulation and maintains a healthy nervous system. B vitamins also help to reduce fatigue and tiredness. Chicken is a superfood and is super low in fat and rich in nutrients! We’re sure that every foodie knows that Chicken is also a suuuuper source of protein, which helps your body to build muscle as well as keeping you fuller for longer.

Fried Wild Rice
This healthy rice contains a huge amount of dietary fibre which helps your digestive health and can ease problems such as bloating. It contains Phosphorous, which maintains healthy bones and teeth. Fried Wild Rice is also a fab source of Zinc, which maintains a healthy immune system as well as assisting our body in healing wounds properly.

Broccoli
Vitamin C? Sorted. Vitamin K? Sorted. Broccoli really is the gift that keeps giving. Vitamin C maintains skin and eye health, and may also protect against some cancers, heart disease and stroke. Vitamin K helps our bones to absorb calcium, and lucky for us, broccoli is packed full of it!

Quinoa
This grain is a superfood you should definitely introduce into your diet. Quinoa contains manganese, which supports your nervous and circulatory system. It also helps so many chemical processes which happen in your body, such as energy production. It contains all nine essential amino acid levels which build up the protein in our bodies.  Quinoa is also a fab source of iron, which is necessary to keep our red blood cells healthy.

Edamame Beans
If you’re a Bite Club devotee we’re sure you know by now how much we adore these beans! To begin with, they’re a great source of fibre. Insoluble fibre is super good news for your gut, as it helps to speed the passage of waste material through the gut and helps reduce the risk of constipation and haemorrhoids (we’ll stop now so we don’t put you off your food!)

Peppers
Peppers are a fab source of Vitamin C, which protect cells that make up the immune system and boosts the actin of bacteria and virus combatting white blood cells. It is also great for our skin and eye health (it gives you that ‘I woke up like this’ glow!). Peppers also contain Vitamin B6, which maintains a healthy nervous system and helps the production of red blood cells.

Spring Onions
This superfood is a great source of the phytochemical Quercetin, which stops bad cholesterol from growing in your arteries and will possibly prevent cancer cells forming. Spring Onions are also a great source of Vitamin A which is needed for the growth and development of healthy eyes and skin, as well as a healthy immune system.

Black Beans
These beans are a good addition to your diet if you want to improve your heart health. This is because they have high amounts of soluble fibre which helps to lower your blood cholesterol.  The fibre content is also super at improving your digestive health.

Sweetcorn
Sweetcorn is a fab source of lutein, an antioxidant which protects your eyes and skin. It is also a source of insoluble fibre which is great for your digestive health.

Carrots
This superfood veggie contains the phytochemical beta-carotene, which is a carotenoid which may reduce the risk of certain types of cancer. Beta-carotene may also help to improve your eye health. Vitamin A is also present in carrots, which helps the growth and development of healthy skin, eyes and immune system.

Peas
This superfood is a great source of protein and iron. Iron helps to increase energy levels, which is good news for everyone who may feel their energy levels declining throughout the day. Iron also helps our body to manufacture haemoglobin, a protein which can be found in our blood that carries oxygen around the body.

Ginger
This superfood contains at least a whopping 14 phytochemicals which have antioxidant and anti-flammatory properties. But this isn’t all- it’s also a great source of copper, a nutrient needed in our bodies to help to build healthy bones, blood and nervous system. It is also a source of Manganese which helps chemical processes in the body including energy production.

Chilli
Chillies are a massive source of Vitamin C, which helps to protect your immune system. It has a range of health benefits such as helping to relieve muscle, nerve and joint pain as well as fighting sinus congestion. It may also act as a boost for your metabolism.

 

Nutrients

Our Chinese Chicken and Wild Fried Rice is packed full of nutrients which exceed and meet your RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance). It contains a whopping 102% of your RDA of Vitamin C which is great at protecting cells which make up the immune system (now you know why everyone goes for the oranges in flu season).  This Big Bite also contains 82% of your RDA of Chloride which is an essential part of the digestive juices, and helps keep the proper balance of bodily fluids.