Vickey’s Soul Grill Takeout & Catering , is a healthy soul food takeout restaurant/catering business. Serving many hot sellers, Country Style BBQ Ribs, Southern/Northern Crispy Fried Chicken, Red Beans and Rice, Peach Cobbler, Jambalaya, Baked Macaroni and Cheese, Collard Greens, Caramel Cake, Banana Pudding, Sweet Potato Pie, Candied Yams, Okra, Corn and Tomatoes, and Cornbread Dressing. These original soul food cuisines will be prepared with healthy ingredients making them best sellers to anyone who loves the great taste of soul food cuisine.
Key Ingredient used in all our dishes to keep our food healthy.
Goya is a nutrient rich food which contains folate, vitamin C and vitamin B. Goya also has an impressive amount of flavonoids, a class of molecules which are very high in anti-oxidant
Vitamin B6 – Vitamin B6 helps to keep your immune system in good working order. It aids in the breakdown of fats, carbohydrates and amino acids while helping to maintain the health of lymph nodes. Additionally, vitamin B6 helps to regulate blood glucose levels.
Vitamin C – Regular consumption of foods rich in vitamin C helps the body develop resistance against infections and scavenges harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals. Vitamin C also helps to prevent respiratory problems such as asthma and lung cancer. Vitamin C has been shown to lower blood pressure, and therefore lessen the probability of hypertension.
Flavonoids – Flavonoids are a class of antioxidants which help to promote healthy cell growth and reduce inflammation. They are also a powerful class of molecules when it comes to reducing the risk of certain cancers.
Bitter Melon For Diabetes
Bitter Melon has show some promise for helping stabilize and lower blood sugar. Studies have shown that certain compounds in the melon act similarly to insulin. It is not recommended as a replacement for current diabetes medicine but may help. Here are some other foods that help bring your blood sugar down.
Cinnamon is especially rich in chromium and one of the most recommended foods for diabetics due to its ability to lower blood sugar quickly. Other great foods for your blood sugar include: beans, legumes, vegetables like broccoli and carrots, and seaweed such as kelp and spirulina.
Bitter Melon For Cancer
While extracts of the bitter melon were shown to kill leukemia cells in mice, it is still not know if this same effect occurs in humans. At this point there is still a lot of research that needs to be done.
Per ½ Cup (24 grams): Calories (cKal): 21,
Protein (grams): 1.27) Total Fat (grams): .17,
Carbohydrates (grams): .79,
Fiber (grams): 0