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Chinese Prawn and Fried Wild Rice

 

We know how much you all love our Asian Prawn Noodles, so we’ve decided to introduce a new prawn dish to the menu. Below is the nutritional breakdown for this new, delicious Big Bite, as well as all the good stuff each ingredient does for your body. This super tasty Big Bite only contains 355 calories and the health benefits are too good to ignore.

 

Prawns
Prawns are packed with nutritional benefits, as well as being low in fat and calories. They are a great source of protein which helps improve your muscular health, maintain a strong immune system and is a source of energy for your body!

Wild Rice
Wild Rice contains a pretty impressive amount of dietary fibre, which is good news for your digestive system. Say goodbye to bloating! Zinc and Phosphorous are also present in Wild Rice, which both help to improve your bone strength.

Broccoli
This valuable veggie may offer protection against certain types of cancers. This is because of the presence of a group of phytochemicals called glucosinolates. Broccoli is also a source of Vitamin C, which helps to protect our immune system as well as helping white blood cells to fight off viruses and bacteria.

Quinoa
This super grain is a fab source of zinc, which is essential for our body to maintain a healthy immune system. Quinoa is sooo important to include in your diet as when we sweat, our body loses zinc. Iron is also present in Quinoa, which is essential for manufacturing red blood cells, which carries oxygen around the body. It also contains Manganese which helps to keep your blood, brain and nerves healthy.

Edamame Beans
These beans contain the nutrient Manganese, which helps many chemical processes in the body such as energy production, as well as controlling our blood sugar levels. Copper can also be found in Edamame Beans, which helps to fight cholesterol as well as maintaining a healthy bones, blood and nervous system.

Peppers
This veggie is packed with Vitamin C which has many benefits for your body! Vitamin C protects our immune system and is necessary for producing collagen, which is a protein that maintains healthy teeth, gums and bones. Vitamin C is an antioxidant which can assist in counteracting free radicals that can age your skin.

Spring Onions
Onions contain a fibre which acts as a prebiotic, this is fab news as it encourages the growth of friendly bacteria in the bowel. You’ll have a spring in your step when you hear that they may also reduce high blood pressure and the risk of developing a range of cancers.

Black Beans
These are a great source of Manganese, which helps many chemical processes in the body such as energy production and can help to control blood sugar levels. Black Beans fall into the Dried Legumes category and contain isoflavones, which are phytochemicals with properties resembling oestrogen. Isoflavones can potentially reduce the risk of different types of cancers and heart disease.

Sweetcorn
This veggie is rich in nutrients, such as the antioxidants lutein and beta-carotene. These are carotenoids which give this vegetable its distinctive colour and may prevent eye diseases.

Carrots
When you think of Carrots we’re sure you think of Beta-Carotene as well… Right? Just us? Well, the phytochemical beta-carotene is an antioxidant which may help to protect our skin from those pesky free radicals, as well as improving the colour and tone of our skin. Beta-carotene may also maintain eye health.

Peas
This superfood is a fab source of Vitamin B1 which helps maintain a healthy nervous system as well as allowing our body to access energy in the foods we eat! They are also great for your heart health as they contain a phytochemical called beta-sitosterol which works with the soluble fibre content to reduce bad cholesterol.

Ginger
Ginger is recommended for treating many digestive problems, such as indigestion and bloating. It is also thought that this superfood is great at helping nausea, such as travel sickness.

Chilli
Chilli has lots of super benefits for your body! It is high in Vitamin C, an antioxidant which is fab for wound healing and your immune system. They also high in beta-carotene, which our body converts into Vitamin A (which is pretty great, right?)

 

 

Nutrients
The Chinese Prawn and Fried Wild Rice contains so many nutrients which do wonders for your body! Many meet or exceed your RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance). To begin with, it contains 102% of your RDA of Vitamin C, which protects our immune system. It also contains 65% of your RDA of Copper which is fab at maintaining healthy bones, blood and nervous system.