Foods, Health, Lifestyle

Enhance your positive energy with good diet!

Diet is a large portion of our life, it contributes to our health and well-being a lot, meaning the more balanced our diet is, the healthier, happier, energetic and confident we will become. How one feel is also determined by the type of diet one consumes on daily basis. I think most of our diets come from our cultural, social and financial influences. Many people consume foods and drinks without being aware of their chemical properties. There are diets for specific people, including sports, office workers, meditators, and actors/actresses or people who want to have enhanced brain functionality. If you eat the right food, you will get the right health, well-being and physic.

6 Fruits must be included in your diet to boost your positive energy level.

Apples

Eating an apple, a day as snack can be real energy booster. A 100 gram of apple contains at least 14 grams of carbohydrates and is considered a low glycaemic fruit, meaning that it can reduce blood sugar and the risk of getting diabetes. Apple is also rich in other essential nutrients such as vitamin A, B, C, E, K, B1, B2, B6. Its vitamin C can is a strong antioxidant against free radicals. Free radicals are harmful chemicals produced in the body and it cause disease like cancer. And our body release endogenous (internally) antioxidants as well as, we have to take them with our diets. According to nutritionist, vitamin C is also considered to lower the risk of developing heart disease by reducing its risk factors such as high blood pressure. Now the question is how many per day can someone eat to? Well, it depends on if you are a banana lover. Eating banana in the morning

 

Bananna

Another easy and great way to get you rich potassium, vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese, Carbs, Fiber and protein; is by eating banana as a snack. Bananas are produced by herbaceous flowering plants in warm countries the great thing about this fruit is that you can make a great smoothie out of it or eat them with peanut butters in the morning. It can be a perfect food before doing any exercise in the morning or simply feeling hungry during the day. Regular consumption can improve the health of your kidney as it contains potassium, and potassium is considered to be good for blood pressure control and kidney functioning. If you want to healthily loss weight, you can simply consume as it contains pectin and resistant starch that reduces your appetite and keeps your stomach full. This means you don’t eat much, especially at night. Like apple, banana is rich in antioxidants like dopamine and catechins, which help reduce many illnesses by preventing the body from free radical damage.

Avocado

Avocado is absolutely rich in nutrients and healthy fats that is good for heart. Now a days health conscious individuals consume avocado a lot. The content of nutrients are magnificent that consists of vitamin K, folate, vitamin C, potassium, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, vitamin E and also small amounts of magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, zinc, phosphorous, and vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin. That some of them are strong antioxidants.  A 3.5 ounce of avocado contains about 160 calories, 2 grams of protein and 15 grams of healthy fats, that are considered to be healthy fats. The fat is oleic acid, that is ‘classified as a monosaturated omega 9 fatty acid’ and consumption of this fatty acid has been associate with low density lipoprotein (LDL). Thus reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure. And also improves mood, slows aging process and prevent the chance of getting some type of cancers.

Mango

Mango ‘the king of fruits’ comes both with amazing test and health benefits. Mangos mostly grow and ripen in summer season, as the mango trees beings to flower during the end of winter season. It has the essential nutrients like fiber, pectin and vitamin C that upon its regular consumption lowers low density lipoprotein, like avocado. Many people have problems with their eyesight like dry eyes or poor night vision  and according to experts mang has the sufficient vitamin A to promote good eyesight.

 

Goji Berries

Goji berries are dried red berries that have been part of Chinese traditional medicine and other Asian countries like Vietnam, Korea and Japan for more than 2500 years. It grows in regions like South America, North America, South Africa Eurasia and Australia. Its scientific term is lyceum barbarum and have the sweetest test when consumed either raw or as juice or herbal tea. Like apple and banana fruit, goji berries contain high level of specific antioxidants like Lycium barbarum polysaccharides, carotenoids, lycopene, lutein, polyphenols and flavonoids.

 

Honey

Row honey is unpasteurized and has many health benefits due to the content of its antibacterial and antifungal properties. As Aristotle and Hippocrates says: ‘eating honey prolongs life’ and ‘I eat honey and use it in the treatment of many diseases because honey offers good food and good health’. The use of honey as food and medicinal purposes has been from the time immemorial and yet its origin is unknown. It is produced only by the honey bees in its beehive. Honey bees are social among one another and falls into three social divisions: it has a queen that lay eggs for the next generation life; at around 500 to 1,000 drones bees’ mates with the queen in flights and there are about 30,000 to 60,000 honey bee workers with the responsibilities to take care of the queen and the eggs by providing protection, food, and overall maintenance. To make the honey they rely on certain type of flowering plants including almonds, apples, avocados, blueberries, cantaloupes, cherries, cranberry, cucumbers, sunflowers, watermelons and many other ones. So many of the rich nutrients and antibacterial properties in the raw honey comes from these plants.  Honey is composed carbohydrate where roughly 65% to 80% of it is dominated by fructose and glucose. The beneficial nutrients come in honey are: Vitamin B6, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin and pantothenic acid.  It is also rich in minerals like calcium: copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES:

1 – https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/balanced-diet-women

2 – https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-benefits-of-honey

3 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3270456/

4 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21673929

5 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23256446

6 – https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/bananas/?gclid=CjwKCAjwk7rmBRAaEiwAhDGhxLl4e0jw0B_0tmJ8TKm9AvoZMxriueflX_n8915pfMg6aDaRcnAathoCe6sQAvD_BwE

7 – https://www.ecowatch.com/health-benefits-goji-berries-2346310840.html

8 – https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/12-proven-benefits-of-avocado

9 – https://www.naturalfoodseries.com/15-benefits-avocado/

8 – https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/mango

9 – https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/fruit/mango.html

10 – https://www.care2.com/greenliving/10-health-benefits-of-mangos.html

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