If Your Food Ageing You?

Written by Kim Beardsmore

Did you know thatrepparttar food you eat could be prematurely ageing you? Science has made some amazing discoveries inrepparttar 149916 last decade in nutrition. We really should be taking note of what we put in our mouth because more than ever, "we are what we eat". Do you knowrepparttar 149917 impact of what you are eating? Probably not. It's time to find out because over-indulgence in certain types of food causerepparttar 149918 body to prematurely age.

Would you like some more free radicals with your lunch...? There is frequent mention these days about 'free radicals' and how they are constantly attackingrepparttar 149919 body, causing potentially serious damage.

A free radical isrepparttar 149920 name for a molecule that has an unpaired electron. They are a normal by-product of metabolism and without them you would die.

To putrepparttar 149921 record straight, it'srepparttar 149922 over-production of free radicals that causes damage torepparttar 149923 body. We are advised by nutritional experts to eat plenty of fruit and vegetables.

This is because they are rich in antioxidant phytonutrients...substances that neutralise free radicals and so help protectrepparttar 149924 body.

One ofrepparttar 149925 essential tasks of free radicals is in producing energy fromrepparttar 149926 food you eat. Every time you eat, free radical activity is intense. The more food you eat,repparttar 149927 more free radicals are formed, andrepparttar 149928 more antioxidants your body needs to neutralise them. Big meals are big trouble!

Effective Antioxidants include vitamins A, C, E; minerals such as selenium, zinc, and herbs such as aloe vera and grapeseed extract.

The Reality of Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are root vegetables, pasta, rice, bread, grains, fruit, pastries, cakes, biscuits, crisps, sweets etc. They are easy to prepare, filling, tasty and cheap. Most meals are dominated by carbohydrates, as most of us 'full up' on them. When you eat carbohydrates you're eating a form of sugar.

Secrets Of Weight Loss

Written by Brian Stewart

One thing’s for sure, in this day & age, if you’re wanting to lose weight you can be excited and discouraged before you even start downrepparttar path. You’re excited because you’ve maderepparttar 149832 decision, which isrepparttar 149833 first step, and you know you’re willing to do whatever it takes to getrepparttar 149834 job done. However, you’re discouraged because you have no idea what plan of action to take, which isrepparttar 149835 second step.

With new weight loss programs, plans, pills, and supplements being introduced torepparttar 149836 market, on what seems to be a daily basis, it’s no wonder only about 10-20% of people who start down, “weight loss lane”, stay onrepparttar 149837 road until they’ve reached their destination. Not only that, but some that do stick torepparttar 149838 plan turn right back around and return to their old habits.

The main problem is that once you choose a plan and getrepparttar 149839 desired results,repparttar 149840 second you try to go back to a normal lifestyle,repparttar 149841 weight piles right back on sometimes even more than when you started. Now if that’s not discouraging I don’t know what is. This is mainly due torepparttar 149842 fact that most diets are too restrictive.

See, what most of us don’t realize is most diets, diet plans, and diet pills aren’t designed to use on a continuous basis. That is, more than likely you wouldn’t be too healthy or happy if you continued to use them. Another thing we have to realize, and accept, is that an effective weight loss plan should be a lifestyle change plan, not just a one-time event.

What I’ve found, through not only my personal experiences but alsorepparttar 149843 experiences of people I know, is thatrepparttar 149844 most effective way to lose weight, keep it off, and maintain a healthy lifestyle is through natural, whole foods and natural supplements. For instance, we all know that eating fresh fruits and vegetables is much better than just relying on a multi-vitamin, and eating organic foods is a million times better than eating processed foods. Following an all-natural plan may take a little longer to see results initially but I can assure you thatrepparttar 149845 long term results and benefits will blow anything else out ofrepparttar 149846 water. You will not only keeprepparttar 149847 weight off and have more energy, but you will also add years to your life, which means you can enjoyrepparttar 149848 new and improved “you” even longer.

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