Monday, March 25, 2013

Important Healthy Living Tips You Must Know For Yourself

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There are fad diet plans on the market, that are based on believe that carbs consumption is bad and is making you fat. They suggest cutting carbs from your diet (sometimes for given durations, then gradually adding them back in). This has been problematic and counter-productive for people who want to shed weight and become fit. It’s an bad Notion.

The fact is that the human body requires the eating of carbs in order to function normally. Carbs provide a critical resource for energy that the body need, so that you can perform almost any basic daily activities. Your system, as a miraculous entity of intellect and self-preservation, knows this. This is the reason when you’re not getting enough carbs, you are yearning them.

You can speculate why the reduced carb diet phenomenon in recent years has caused a world of weight loss disappointment. Cutting carbs may cause temporary weight-loss, but it’s impossible to keep and unavoidably, you may surrender to your system’s desire to make up for forfeited carbs. The process of regaining the carbs will seem like a pathetic losing control, which will likely make you feel badly about yourself and might start a horrible vicious loop of eating poorly, of-course causing all of the weight they lost (and possibly more) to come back.

Cutting carbs from your daily nutrition regimen causes lowered brain performing, fatigue, listlessness and a general deficiency of energy and motivation, let alone possible digestion and other related problems and losing out on the many health rewards from consuming nutrient rich, fibrous, balanced carbs. The secret is; there are carbs which are very good (and essential) to suit your needs and there are carbs that are very not a good idea and can thwart your progress. You need to know the real difference.

Bad Carbs are highly processed while “simple” carbs, which are sometimes also, referred to “high glycemic index” carbs. Unfortunately for us, items that contain these carbs would be the most prevalent and easiest to locate in mainstream grocery stores. This is not a major accident, these products are cheap for major food producers to make and easy to sell to an unknowing consumer. Often times they’re even marketed as nutritious lifestyle foods. They’re called “simple” simply because once you eat them, they have already been highly processed and split up in order to make them seem better to consumers and to extend their shelf life.

What goes on when you eat them? The short story is this: You’re feeling hungry; you consume a simple, processed carb stuffed meal (extreme example, a plate of Kraft Dinner and a slice of white bread). You will find grains in the pasta and bread, but they’ve been processed so finely that you would never be able to tell they contain anything that ever looked like a grain or a seed.

The body is designed to perform the work of digesting whole grains as part of your natural healthy diet. This process normally takes a few hours and you feel satiated until you’re done and it’s time to get another thing to eat again. But the Kraft dinner and white bread are already divided at the time you consume them, so digestion occurs automatically, making you famished not too long after your first consumption again. Now, to sustain you through your day, you have to eat another thing. What do you need now? More high energy, low nutrient, highly processed carbs to help you get through another fifteen minutes? Certainly not.

Consume foods (carbs included) which are as close as possible to their original normal state and allow your body to do the work of digesting and pulling nourishment from them, just the natural way it has been created to do it. Give yourself foods that can help keep you feeling sturdy and satiated for extended periods, so that you aren’t frequently grasping about for fast solution, fatty or sugar little gremlins which are harming your fitness efforts. You want to have genuine and sustained strength to help you get by your days.

Here are a few quick healthy living tips on what carbohydrate food to eat and what things to steer clear of:

Eat: Whole grain breads and pastas (not multi-grain, Whole Grain). Stone floor breads are alright too. Long grain or basmati rice, nuts and seeds (almonds are perfect, but virtually all nuts are quite healthy without excess). Old fashion rolled oats is a good choice for your breakfast, but NOT the kind you get in the little individual packages. Low sugar granola with lots of seeds and nuts. Homemade treats i.e. muffins, granola squares, in fact cookies made up of whole wheat or whole grain flour (of-course eliminating fat and sugar wherever possible). Fresh (not canned) fruit. Fresh or frozen veggies.

Steer clear of: White bread and white bread which has been synthetically colored brown, to appear healthier (yes, they do this). Highly processed white pasta, sticky white rice. Pretty much every selection of cereal out there (keep in mind stick with items that are still in their authentic natural state). Anything made with white flour (cakes cookies, breads, pastries). You will find much better (and in all probability tastier) versions of these things in health food stores and local health conscious bakeries. Juice (eat the fruit). Sugar (eliminate as much as you possibly can from your diet regime).

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