Salmon provides many health benefits for mothers in their confinement. Salmon has been incorporated into confinement food for mothers due to it’s amazing nutritional value, as it improves cardiovascular health, help to correct muscles, enhance tissue development, boost overall ocular well-being, and provides efficient metabolism.
In this dish, Quinoa has been added as it is high in fibre, gluten-free, contains all essential amino acid. The low glycemic index can help to control blood sugar levels. High magnesium and iron properties can also be found in quinoas.
Pork Loin naturally contains “Conjugated Linolic Acid” (CLA) which has been scientifically proven to have health benefits of improving the heart health and preventing cancer. It also provides us with plenty of essential vitamin like, B12. As one of the most cultivated and consumed fruits in the world, apples have been labelled as a “miracle food”. Due to apples being filled with rich important anti-oxidants, flavonoids, and dietary fibres, it is often given to patients to help recover swiftly.
Antioxidants that can be found in the skin of red wine grapes have beneficial effects in women. Red wine can help prevent certain cancers and protect you from heart diseases and osteoporosis, while reducing inflammations caused by arthritis. The alcohol in red wine raises the levels of “good” HDL cholesterol and helps to prevent the formation of blood clots. It also protects your arteries from the damage caused by “Bad” LDL cholesterol.
Katsuobushi, a key ingredient in making our Udon soup base. Katsuobushi is packed in amino acids which are extremely rich in many essential vitamins and minerals such as, vitamin B12, niacin, iron and taurine to boost your immune system.
Ginger is commonly used to reduce muscle aches and soreness. It also can reduce nausea. It is filled with anti-inflammatory properties which helps to boost the immune system and commonly used to expel wind from the body. Sesame seeds has a high value of health benefits as it contains many vitamins and minerals that are essentials for the human body.
Chef Eugene was inspired to create this dish based on the beneficial health properties of cumin, Turmeric, tomatoes, and eggplant. Cumin is believed to stimulate milk production for mothers that is low in supply of breastmilk which what post-natal mothers needs during confinement. As for Turmeric, it is full of nutrients, such as vitamins, proteins, and other beneficial nutrients and offers several medicinal benefits when you consume a proper quantity while breastfeeding your baby. Eggplant is low in calories and a fantastic source of soluble fibre, folate, vitamins B1 and B6. Making this dish packed with nutrients for confinement mothers!