Archive for February 1st, 2012
Weight loss recipes have been used over time to be to help those who wish to lose weight. These recipes can consist of many different things which have to be nutritious and healthy for body. These recipes must consist of a balanced diet starting with vegetables which are good for our health. Green leafy fibrous vegetables are full of nutrients. They aid digestion due to their fibers which aid in removing any toxins and waste from the body. They also work for constipation cases. Fruits are also good for the diet and should be included. It is better to slowly by slowly start substituting the fruits and vegetables for other foods which are not nutritious.
Whole grains are also to be incorporated in good weight loss recipes. They are good because they make you feel full and satisfied for long periods of time. This feeling reduces the urge that you may have to at any small intervals. They can make you go for some time before you become hungry enough to eat. They are also good because they do not have a lot of calories like their refined counterparts. Because of their fiber content they also tend to aid the toxins in your body on their way out without any die effects.
Water should also be taken a lot to make sure that you are not dehydrated and to help in cleaning out your system. Water also helps in distributing minerals in the whole body. You should take at least eight glasses of water per day. The amount of food intake should also be controlled. You should limit your intake to the amount of calories that are useful for your body to avoid consuming more than is necessary for you. Sugary foods and salt intake should be reduced to a minimum if you expect your weight loss recipes to be successful. Sugars may not be so good because they have a lot of calories which are not useful for the body. Instead these calories just assist in packing up more pounds in your body. Using a lot of salt makes one dehydrated. Use them with a lot of caution.
In these entire one must be positive about the plan that they are using so as to be able to overcome all the hurdles on the way. A positive mind can help one to keep on going even when the going gets tough. Appreciate any food that you take and you should not consider it to be bad. Nutrition is the most important part in this diet. Weight loss recipes does not have to be food that is unappetizing and not worth looking at. It should be nice and delicious. It should also incorporate some of the meal that you like provided they do not add unnecessary calories on your body. Avoid fats since they also have very high calorie contents. Try to use oils like olive oil and sunflower oil. They have low calories and helps in increasing your metabolism.
Naturals are also food in their natural state. Not cooked or processed. There has been a lot of debate on the merits and demerits of feeding our pets on natural diets. These natural diets deal with the foods that different species fed on originally. This implies that when it comes to animals like cats and dogs, they should be fed raw foods as they originally ate. These animals had no way to process food or cook food. In cooking meals for these animals some vital nutrients that are required for their bodies are destroyed. They digestive systems were created in a way that they should be feeding on natural diets. The meats that they eat and the bones should be given to dogs as they are with no human interference on them. The nutritional properties of these meals fed on animals should not be changed in any way.
Why people feel they should feed their dogs and cats on cooked foods is a mystery to me. Vets also seem to be confusing people on what to do by advising that they should be fed on cooked food. The inner linings of these animals’ stomachs and their digestive systems are created in a manner that they are designed to eat uncooked food. Some dogs eat fish or dead animals that died some time back but survive through. This is because their natural diets should be raw / uncooked food which is good for them. Your food should be kept fresh but raw so that these animals can be fed with it.
Be it that these dogs or cats are domesticated or not. Whether they were born in our homes or not, it does not make their digestive systems to be different from the system of wild dogs and cats. Meals, which have been processed or cooked, are no meals for these animals, besides where, do wild animals cook their meals or how do they do it? The answer is they don’t and they are perfectly healthy. This is because natural diets are what is good for them. Anti-oxidants and enzymes essential for these animals are actually destroyed when these foods are cooked. This makes it longer for them to digest their foods. Eating these meals makes them prone to diseases.
A scientist once did an experiment to determine whether cooked or raw foods were best for cats. To one group he fed cooked meals to another group he fed them on natural diets. After a period to about the third generation of these cats those that had been fed on natural forms of food were thriving and multiplying at alarming rates. They were rarely and healthy to look at. But the ones that got cooked meals sufferedfrom varieties of diseases and their generation seemed to be dying out. It took four generations of changing them back to natural foods for them to start regaining.