Posts Tagged ‘energy’

Feeding for energy

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Fruits feedingUnhealthy diet leads to a lack of energy, constant fatigue and accumulation of toxins. Other factors that lower energy are: dehydration, overeating, irregular meals, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, stress and sleepless. Our body needs foods that accelerate metabolism and maintain steady, as blood sugar and energy. By adding a full sleep and increased physical activity, you will immediately regain its vitality. At the beginning fitness will make you tired, but will gradually start to feel more energetic because of the flow of endorphins which are released from the body during exercise. Although energy is obtained also from proteins and fats, the majority coming from carbohydrates. They are more easily converted into glucose – the fuel used for energy. But no sense just to increase carbohydrates to increase your energy, as this will affect blood sugar levels. Eat at regular intervals, combining protein with carbohydrates and fats at every meal. This will maintain stable blood sugar by slowing the digestive process, will allow your body to “burn” carbohydrates as fuel and to procure the necessary substances from other foods. The pace at which carbohydrate foods release glucose in blood is measured by glycemic index (GI) and influences the level of energy. Glycemic index classification of foods high hydrate from 0 to 100. The higher is the GI, the faster your blood sugar rises. Foods with low GI (cereals – brown rice, oats, rye, whole grains, legumes, yogurt, raw fruits and vegetables) released its sugars more slowly and have to draw a large part of our diet. With high GI foods are low in fiber, processed sugar products, which consist of highly digestible sugars – candy, chocolate, biscuits, honey, sweetened cornflakes, dried fruit, white bread and white rice.

Burn the fats with water

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Water burns fatsThe most important role of the liver is converting stored fat into energy. Unfortunately, this function is not limited. His liver is required to take part in the work of the kidneys if they are deprived of water. Thus liver assume additional tasks to the principal, and, of course, reduces its productivity. It is no longer able to process fat as fast as it would do if the kidneys are working normally. If you allow this to happen, show not only negligence to their liver, but by themselves create conditions for fat accumulation because the decreasing effectiveness of its work to turn them into energy. Although studies of differentiated fluids need for people who lead a sedentary or physically active lifestyle, are quite scarce, experts give a pretty clear rule. Summarized it as follows: a man leading a sedentary lifestyle are on average 12 cups of liquids a day and women – 9 to provide optimum operating conditions of the liver. These liquids, it is best to obtain from and decaffeinated soft drinks, soups and meals. As a rule, with their food procurement 4 cups of liquid a day, 1 comes from metabolism, and the remainder is obtained from fluid intake.

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