Every time you eat or drink something you are either fighting disease or feeding it. Some foods are extremely dangerous to the human health. They are the cause of all ill health in the body. Here are some foods to eat in small quantities, some food to eat once in a while and 5 foods never to eat!
Foods to eat in small quantities
Oil. – makes you fat! use oil spray. Or you can use 1 or 2 table spoons of oil depending on what you are cooking and the quantity of the food.
Salt – Using or consuming too much salt can cause high blood pressure. Sprinkle it in small quantities. Cook without salt sometime. Sea salt is a better option.
Excess carbohydrates. – Carbohydrates convert to sugar in the body.
Foods extremely high in calories. Consuming more calories than you burn in a day leeds to weight gain and could escalate into obesity.
Fried food. Shallow fried food like fried eggs and pancakes
Dried fruit. – has a lot of sugar concentration in it.
Milk and dairy products – If you are lactose intolerant, dairy products will give you digestive problems.
Foods to eat sparingly
Low fat and fat free food – have so much artificial addictives in them.
Foods cooked in non-stick pots. As you cook with it, the non-stick pot releases toxins into your food.
Alcohol damages the whole body especially the brain and the liver. It also damages your emotions and character. Drink driving could lead to fatal accidents.
Energy drinks contain high levels of caffeine. High level of caffeine in the body leads to bad effects on the body such as fast heart beats, nervousness irritability and insomnia.
5 Foods never to eat
C – Carbonated or fizzy drinks – they make you hyper active and can make you get violent. They also cause diseases like diabetes, liver damage, heart disease and cancer.
R – Rissole and every other deep fried food. Deep fried food takes 8 times longer to digest in your body system. The oil then stores itself in the blood arteries building layers which lead to the worst diseases such as cancer, diabetes, obesity, heart attack, cholesterol, digestive problems and stroke.
A – Aluminium, any food cooked in aluminium pots or aluminium foil. During cooking aluminium dissolves into your food then stores itself in your body and could lead to alzheimers in later years.
P – Processed food and processed meats – these foods may look great and taste great but they have gone through a lot of convertion from their natural state to where they are now. With every process food goes through nutrients are being stripped away from it.
S – Sugar and anything with sugar in it – sugar is so bad for you, it acts like a drug in your body. It makes you age fast. It aids the growth of cancer. Causes obesity.
How to start Avoiding them!
Sugar – Avoid sugar like a plague. Don’t eat it at all if you can. You can use fruit sugar or honey instead.
Deep fried food – Bake your food in the oven instead of deep frying them. Boiling and grilling are much better than deep frying food. Have oven fries instead of deep fried fries.
Oil – use oil spray, it reduces the quantity of oil you use. And you could just use 1 or 2 tablespoons of oil or no oil when you cook.
Processed food – If you can, eat all your food fresh. And for cooked food, cook fresh food. It will do your body a lot of good health wise.
Aluminium and non stick pots – Cook in the best cookware Saladmaster, it is made of titanium stainless steel and this does not react with your food. It also cooks at 86 degrees centigrade, keeping original nutrients locked into food.
Carbonated fizzy drinks – just don’t buy them and stop drinking them!
Carbohydrates – To reduce the starch in carbohydrates destarch foods that are heavy on starch some before cooking them, and some while cooking them. Foods like potatoes, yam and rice. For raw foods like yam and potatoe, slice them into thin slices and rinse with cold water before cooking. For dry food like rice, pour some boiled water on it mix the water will become startchy. Pour the starchy water out and rinse rice before cooking.
Milk and dairy products – Soya milk, Almond milk and coconut milk can be consumed instead of dairy products.
Start eating some food in small quantities, some food once in a while and start avoiding the above 5 foods then watch your body flourish in good health. Also, do at least 30 minutes exercise everyday.
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