Monday, February 01, 2010
Tuna Salad - Packed with glutaine, an amino acid that helps step up your immune system's efficiency, tuna is a great pick when you're sick. Research at the University of Oxford showed that athletes who ingested glutamine after workout were less likely to get an upper respiratory infection than those who didn't, for regular folk,glutamine could have the same beneficial effects. Mix your tuna with a tablespoon of low-fat mayonnaise and serve it on 6 whole-grain crackers fr a healthy mini meal.
Recommended serving size: 1 6-ounce can of tuna packed in water with 1 tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise and 6 whole- grain crackers.
Information: FitnessMagazine,com, January 2006