Now is the time to eat as much fruit as possible. Summer is here and the produce is fresh and delectable. Good time to begin any diet plan.
Get some Nectarines. They are sweet and do not raise blood sugar levels and are low in calories. 1 nectarine delivers 13 percentof the vitamin C you need and 2.4 grams of fiber. It has 9 percent of the needed vitamin A (471 IU), 5 percent of vitamin E (1.1 mg), 4 percent of vitamin K (3.1 mcg), 8 percent of potassium (287 mg) and 8 percent of niacian (1.6 mg). Nectarines also have a low glycemic load.
Nectarines keep for five days if stored in a plastic bag in the coldest part of your refrigerator.
The drink lands in your stomach. With no food it enters your bloodstream-to your liver. Now your liver has to work so hard to break down the alcohol that it puts a hold on other key duties, such as processing calories.
In the next 30 minutes:
The liver converts the liquor into a known carcinogen called acetaldehyde and then breaks it down into acetate, which is a less harmful chemical. Because your liver is overwhelmed, the alcohol backs up in your bloodstream and shoots up to your brain, where it disrupts nerve cells in the hippocampus (which controls memory), the cerebellum ( which controls movement), and the prefrontal cortex (which controls mood). As a result you may feel relaxed and suddenly charming. You may also feel warm and a bit flushed, thanks to expanded blood vessels in your skin. Now you have a sudden urge to pee. A potent diuretic, alcohol speeds up flow to the bladder. Meanwhile, if your margarita contained triple sec the added sugar content has caused an insulin spike, which may lead to sweating or eating salty foods.
60 minutes later:
The alcohol is neutralized, transformed by your liver from acetate to carbon dioxide (which you breathe out) and water (which you urinate). NOT GONE are the 400-plus calories you took in. With your liver otherwise occupied, your body stored the calories as tryglycerides (a type of fat). They are now tucked away mostly into cells around your abdomen. The unhealthiest place on your body. So what’s it going to be; a glass of wine or a margarita?
If you are going to drink alcohol with a meal then you should try the Mediterranean diet because it will offer you fewer calories per meal than other diets. You will find free information that will help you to a healthier lifestyle for staying healthy.
Sources; Sam Zakhari, Ph.D., National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; Kathleen Melanson, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island. Article by Laura Beil.
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You can improve your cholestereol level by eating apples. A recent study by Florida State University found subjects who ate 75 grams of dried apple (about 2 fresh apples ) daily lowered their overall cholesterol levels by 23 percent. Apples contain a fiber called pectin, which may block the absorption of cholesterol. Of course apples alone will not help you to lose weight but they should be incorporated into your diet.
Try this simmple snack:
slice 1 apple into wedges
slice a couple pieces of Gouda cheese
if desired squeeze fresh lemon juice on the apples
sprinkle fresh gound cinnammon on apples.
Don’t forget the plate!
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