Showing posts with label healthy food. Show all posts
Showing posts with label healthy food. Show all posts

Saturday, August 13, 2016

1. Chicken soup
why: It's been called nature's penicillin and is at the top of the list for its curative powers. Hot chicken soup helps clear clogged airways,

2. Hot and spicy food
Chilies or spicy sauces to help ease congestion. Cook Indian or other ethnic foods that contain
these ingredients, or simply add a spicy sauce to foods for extra zip

3. Garlic
This fragrant bulb contains a flavoring agent called alliin which acts as a decongestant. Garlic is also believed to act as an antioxidant and destroy free- radicals, the active oxygen molecules that damage cells

4. Fluids
To keep you liquefied.

5. Citrus fruits
Reach for citrus fruits to increase your vitamin C intake. Drink orange juice for breakfast, snack on half a grapefruit, or add tangerine slices to a lunchtime salad. Getting an increased
amount of vitamin C is especially important if you smoke, as smoking increases both your risk
of catching a cold and your body's need for this protective vitamin.

6. Ginger
Many people find fresh ginger root helps treat the coughing and fever that often accompany colds and flu. Try making a ginger tea:

7. Vitamin C sources
Citrus fruits aren't the only foods high in vitamin C. Potatoes, green peppers, strawberries and
pineapple can help as your daily cold-fighting food arsenal.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Scientists conducted a study which confirmed that the level of happiness depends on the amount of fruit on the daily menu.

It produces our food mood. British scientists conducted an experiment of 80 thousand people. Results showed that the amount of fruits and vegetables in the human diet is associated with how happy she or he feels. The highest level of happiness experts have recorded in people who consumed about 7 servings, or 85 grams of fruit and vegetables a day.

Thus, happy people are more likely to have chosen just a healthy diet, which became one of the reasons for their satisfaction with life.

Friday, February 07, 2014

Constantly feel hungry and do not know how to fight it? Simple tips will help you.

Drink more water
Many people confuse hunger with dehydration. To avoid this, always keep a bottle of water with you, it will help you maintain proper water balance and steer clear of unnecessary snacking.

Move
Workouts do not promote wolf appetite, as many believe, but rather - suppress it. Here's another good reason to exercise regularly.

Do not skip breakfast
If you miss breakfast, throughout the day you will be difficult to cope with his appetite. Breakfast not only tames hunger, but also starts the metabolism.

Eat foods containing proteins
Protein helps maintain energy and feel cheerful throughout the day. So if you want to be active, the menu includes proteins.

Drink tea
Cup of hot tea will not only warm you, but also help to cope with imaginary hunger and prolong the feeling of fullness.

Be honest
Admit yourself finally, that there is a desire to eat when you're bored or you feel stress . Look funny video and learn in time to relieve stress, then the need to fight hunger will disappear by itself.

Eat regularly
If you have used one or two times a day in large chunks, then it is not surprising that during the day you may experience hunger pangs. Try to eat frequent small meals, then you can switch to current affairs, forgetting about this unpleasant feeling.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

The presence of walnuts in the diet improves the vessels full of people.

Doctors from the Research Center at Yale University have found evidence of the protective properties of walnuts. These nuts prevent the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in people at high risk.

The study included 46 volunteers aged 30 to 75 years. All participants had a body mass index greater than 25 and a waist circumference of more than 100 cm for men and 88 inches for women. All of them have one or more (other than smoking) additional risk factor of metabolic syndrome - a precursor of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. The volunteers were randomly divided into two groups, in which they were observed for 8 weeks. In the first group observed in the daily diet was added 56 grams of walnuts, and a second group lifestyle and nutrition patients have not changed. The study's author, director of prevention David Katz says: "We know that dietary change hard given to patients, but to add a single product for the majority there is no difficulty. As the basis of our study, we took the theory that, when added to the diet of walnuts can achieve double the result by the influence of the useful properties of nutrients and exclusion of hazardous products. "

The study showed that a daily intake of 56 grams of walnuts improves vascular endothelial function in overweight patients with type visceral obesity . Thus consumption of no more than 56 grams of walnuts does not lead to weight gain. "In the first mentioned change of the elastic properties of certain of the brachial artery. Were also obtained excellent results in lipid metabolism and hemostasis, reduced glucose and fasting insulin, the achievement of the target values ​​of blood pressure. The indicators, reflecting the state of the vascular wall in the group of volunteers, daily consuming walnuts. Positive trends were basic anthropometric values.

Friday, November 08, 2013

Vegetarians argue that people who refuse meat, generally have better health than those who consume meat. Perhaps this is so. But it is worth considering that a proper vegetarian diet means not only giving up meat, but also a healthier way of life - the rejection of drugs, alcohol and smoking.

Vegetarians believe that their diet helps fight obesity (and overweight - one of the enemies of male potency). Unfortunately, not always know how to eat a balanced vegetarian - no meat meals can also be overly rich in carbohydrates and fats.
People who adhere to a vegetarian diet, the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (a negative influence on the quality of sexual life obviously) is lower than that Those who use the meat.

According to American scientists, men, in the daily diet including meat, sick of prostate cancer is 3.6 times more likely than vegetarians.

Vegetarians consume more plant food that is rich in fiber, which helps normalize the digestive process and therefore has a positive effect on potency.

An extensive list of foods that are considered aphrodisiacs, contains nuts, fruits, vegetables and more, but there's no meat. However, there are eggs and seafood.