Posts Tagged ‘eating’

Tips to calculate how much fats you have gained

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

Woman EatingThe most people define the state of your body weight. But with age the body composition changes: muscle tissue is gradually replaced by fat. If a person not engaged in exercises to strengthen muscles, they become less and begin to accumulate fat. This is especially true for women. Withdrawal can not be a strong indicator of health and beauty. A more accurate “tool.” Many people resort to popular spreadsheets for the ratio between height and weight. But specialists in sports medicine stressed that these indicators do not give full information as to be recorded and the type of physique, reported magazine Prevention. Already appeared and tables reporting type build: lean, mean, wholesale. At the same height difference obtained from 5-6 pounds. But they are not sufficiently objective. To determine the amount of excess fat, you need to calculate the fat content of the general composition of the body. The certain amount of fat is vital for the proper functioning of the body – from 12 to 15% of the total mass of the body. Fat accumulated over that norm harm health and of course spoil the shape. The percentage of fat is estimated as follows: 10-20% – excellent, 20-25% – good, acceptable 25-30%, 30-35% – well, 40% or more – the comments were unnecessary. For men the rates were slightly lower because of the structure of the body of their gender.

The sugar is not the only one problem for the teeth

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

SweetsUse your teeth permanently – while eating, talking and smiling. Therefore it is essential to keep them healthy. We present some fact about them that are little known, but this does can be useful in everyday life for everyone – to protect the health of your teeth and your entire mouth:
1. Yogurt is just as harmful as sweet
Sugar is not the only enemy of our teeth. Acidic, low pH acidic foods such as confectionery, soft drinks and fruit juices soften the teeth, a result is the appearance of erosions of the enamel and reducing the size of the teeth themselves. Studies show that citric acid is extremely harmful. The worst nightmare for children’s teeth are very acidic and sweet foods that adhere to them. They “melt” teeth like a piece of ice left at room temperature. Moreover, children’s teeth are not fully formed since enamel maximum yield strength only ten years after the growth of teeth. In childhood it is softer and therefore more easily susceptible to the harmful effects of acids. Adults also consume no small amount of acidic foods that pose a threat to the health of teeth. However, if you decide to eat something sour, do it best with the main meal – it will reduce the harmful effects. More is better then chew gum containing xylitol because it helps the prevention of caries.
2. Email is the most solid substance in the human body, but it is brittle

Chew longer to eat less

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Woman EatingThe scientists have proven that those who eat more slowly, eat less food and receive more pleasure from it. Doctor Melansan Kathleen (Kathleen Melanson) of the University of Rhode Island (University of Rhode Island) in the U.S. has conducted a study to be shown the benefits of slow food. Together with colleagues she has been monitoring volunteers, divided into two groups – one that was fed quickly, the other – slowly. People from the first group have completed secondary or food for 9 minutes, received 646 calories. Most of them are wrapped within the next half hour that experience hunger again and has adopted additional 579 calories. In the other group volunteers are given their food running out (the same amount as the first group) for half an hour. Immediately afterwards, they said they feel fully City and this feeling has remained for more than an hour. The additional food, in the words of the people, has been identified as significantly more delicious than it was the opinion of the first group. Scientists believe that without a doubt slow the absorption of food helps to lose weight or to maintain proper weight.

5 steps to healthy eating

Monday, April 26th, 2010

healthy eatingAccording to modern medical understanding of health has 3 main components: rational nutrition, physical activity and rational refusal of smoking. If one adheres to these principles, the data from the statistics show that they decreased by 2-3 times the risk of cardiovascular and cancer, which today are a major cause of premature death. Of course, in terms of overweight, there may be genetically determined disorder of fat metabolism, but it occurs earlier and is immediately noticeable. In most people, obesity is a consequence of Eating Disorders. All extreme diets that help overthrow the weight is not balanced and can be implemented quickly. However, this rule means a momentary effect. Most main meals at a reasonable approach. Health is primarily a sense of measure. Here are 10 steps that are proposed by scientists of our healthy eating. They had nothing sensational – they simply state the principles to which they must adhere to normalize weight and maintain their health longer possible.
Step 1: Healthy balanced diet should be based on a variety of products, mainly from vegetable rather than animal origin. There is no product that can provide our bodies all the necessary substances. The only exception is breast milk, which replaces the child until at least 6 months all other products. Therefore, nutrition must be as diverse. Observance of special diets is recommended only on a recommendation from a specialist.
Step 2: Bread, pasta dishes and potatoes should be eaten several times per day. Half the daily amount used, food must be covered by these products. Scientists do not agree that they are only a source of energy and carbohydrates. They also contain many other substances necessary for health: dietary fiber, mineral compounds, vitamins of group B and C. It is wrong and the opinion that these products contribute to the accumulation of fat. Indeed, the energy content of starch is much less than the same amount of fat or alcohol. Experts recommend to be used more bread, preferably whole-grain or black.

5 tips for feeding in stress days

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

CoffeeAs we engaged in, the harder it is to find time to take care of themselves. And very soon, healthy eating habits remain in the background. That’s why we selected these 25 very easy to follow rules for healthy eating – they allow you to eat properly even in the days when they are so busy that driving on autopilot. If you follow them, you will immediately get seven meals a day, fruit and vegetables, all the calcium you need, many fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, abundant antioxidants and many other useful substances. And this will reduce the risk of cancer, stroke, heart failure and diabetes, will have more energy, a fresh mind and you will avoid infections in the urinary system.
First: Suppose that is a normal workday and you’re more busy than ever. Now try our simple advice!
Healthy nutrition tips: 6:00: Wake up. For the last time you disconnect the alarm and feeling the walls are the way to the kitchen:

Secrets of the onion

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

OnionEat at least 10 kilograms a year, experts advise. The onion is not only a useful herb, but also means that for centuries has been used medicinally, as has unique properties. Nutritionists believe that the year one has to eat at least 10 kilograms of onions. The onion valuable and vegetables available from the fourth millennium BC, and science today because it prices its high dry matter content (10-20%), including sugars (glucose, fructose, sucrose) – 7-10% and -2-3% protein. It contains a large amount of different mineral salts, vitamins, oils airy having bacterias properties. In onions also contain vitamin C (in the catalog – 35 mg), vitamin B1 – 60 mg, B2, B6, E, RR1, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron and citric acid. Essential oils give it a spicy taste and smell. The onion today is widely used in medicine. Alcoholic extract of the bulbs used in atony of the intestines, colitis, to raise the tone and the secretion of gastrointestinal tract in atherosclerosis and normal functioning of the heart.

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