Acai berries are harvested in the rainforests of Brazil, and are rapidly turning into the No. 1 superfood. The deep purple little berries grow on top of palm trees in the Amazon. They are claimed to be the best choice in weight-loss programmes, as well as giving increased energy, and work as a deep toxin cleanser in your body. Acai berries have a similar taste to chocolate. As far as we know today there are no side effects and they are completely natural. Outside of Brazil it is unlikely to find Acai berries, as they deteriorate very quickly after being harvested. Therefore they are mostly available in supplements and concentrated juices.
One of the most popular reasons to use Acai Berry supplements is to support weight loss programmes. Many weight-watchers, who have used Acai Berry supplements, claim that they have had a rapid weight loss as a result. The berries boost your metabolism and decrease your appetite; therefore you will be eating less and losing weight. These supplements have also proven to cleanse your intestines and reduce constipation, bloating, and gas. Measured in weight you will find more protein than you will find in an egg, a good concentration of mono-saturated fats, all of which will help you digestive system to function properly. It is needless to say that a program for loosing weight should go hand-in-hand with proper exercise for the best results, but taking Acai Berry supplements might be a good start.
There are also many claims of increased energy after using supplements of Acai berries. Your stamina and endurance will improve, as well as your mental focus and concentration. You are likely to feel less tired and exhausted, and after being ill or having done expensive exercise your muscles will regenerate quicker due to the trace minerals discovered in Acai berries. And you will be able to fight off flu and colds a lot more efficient, you will notice your immune system functioning optimally, while you just feel a lot better in general. Acai berries are also thought to be beneficial in cases of depression, as well as being related to slowing-down ageing.
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Did you know that your stress level can be affected by food? Some people don’t pay attention to their food control and what they eat. When done correctly, food can help to control your stress level. Let’s look at some of the ways that food can affect and help your stress level:
It’s important to have a well balanced and healthy diet in order to be stress-free.It is not right to just eat everything you want, like junk food, it will do nothing good for you but make you gain weight.Try sticking to a time frame when you’re eating, this is especially important for the three daily basic meals.
Eat snacks in between.Celery and carrots are some of the good choices.Don’t skip a meal if you don’t want to add to your stress level. The food that you eat should contain plenty of vitamins and nutrients. Breakfast should be one of your heavier meals of the day.
Eat plenty of fruits to help control your stress level.Plenty of Vitamin C and antioxidants can be found in fruit. Antioxidants fight off radicals. Radicals can contribute to your stress level.To combat your stress level you could eat apples or oranges.
If you like nuts or not allergic to them, almonds can help to relieve stress. Almonds have plenty of Vitamin E and help to keep stress from getting to you.If you want to relieve stress you could munch on some of them.
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Fiber Diet Tips
When you start to encounter digestive problems such as being constipated or feel other symptoms that affect your digestive tract, then it is likely you need to get more fiber into your diet. Having sufficient fiber in your diet is important because in order for your body to eliminate toxins and stay in good shape a properly working digestive tract is needed.
You will find that there are two different fiber types in food – insoluble and soluble fiber. The first type is insoluble fiber and this is fiber that leaves the body feeling full, the second type is soluble fiber which assists the food to pass through the digestive tract. To remain healthy you will need both types of fiber, however in some instances you may need to increase the intake of one type or another.
How To Create A Soluble Fiber Diet
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Have you thought about the safety of what you put in your body lately?
Take soft drinks for example. Coke is so acidic that it makes a great automobile engine cleaner, and it’s even rumored that it’s what the manufacturer uses to clean the engines of their own trucks. On top of that, the acidic liquid then sits, sometimes for years, in an aluminum can. Have you heard that aluminum in the body is associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? That’s a combination I’d ask myself, “Is that safe?” I’d encourage you to do so as well.
What do you think about putting anti-freeze into the body?
Do you know that the main ingredient in anti-freeze is common in many “snack foods” found in convenience stores? Isn’t that convenient? Anti-freeze in a food – soon they’ll be marketing the benefits for those living in cold climates. Anti-freeze is also used in many personal care products – which people put directly on their skin. I’m not sure about you but I’m thinking this is another perfectly good time for, “Is this safe?”
Now, I’m going to encourage you to look at the ingredients on most any packaged foods. Do you know what half of the ingredients are? Another good time for, “Is this safe?” And perhaps, “How come all of these chemicals in my food?”
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For the question “why do i crave for sugar?” you can give an obvious answer that it’s a pleasurable feeling to look at it,smell it and taste it.
The majority of sugar-laden treats are appealing both visually and to our taste-buds.
Most anyone you could ask could immediately tell you what, when it comes to sweets, are their favorites in color, texture, flavor, and temperature. Eating sugar even causes a temporary mood height, which adds to the pleasure of eating sugar. The brain in its way recognizes the energy value of sugar, and so, as a reward to the body’s owner for ingesting the substance, lavishes chemical agents of pleasure upon itself. The pleasure we derive from eating sugar is brought about by signals from our brain as a reward for giving the brain the sugar it needs for a quick energy boost. It seems obvious that it creates profound cravings. The question your brain may seem to be asking is “Why do I want sugar so badly?”, when the real question may be “Why do I not?”.
Very few people can resist a sugary treat.
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When the words oils and fats are mentioned, health-conscious individuals tend to run for cover. What many do not realize is that there are bad fats and good fats. Completely avoiding oils and fats would be detrimental to their health.
The Truth about Fish Oil
Essential fatty acids should always be consumed as part of our daily diet since without them we are not as healthy. Essential fatty acids are divided into two families: omega-6 EFAs and omega-3 EFAS.
Although there are only very slight differences to distinguish the two groups of essential fatty acids from each other, studies have revealed that too much intake of omega-6 EFAs can lead to inflammation, blood clotting and tumor growth. The good news, however, is that the opposite is true for omega-3 EFAs. You can find Omega-6 EFAs in vegetable oils and you can find omega-3 EFAs in fish oils and other foods.
Omega-6 vs. Omega-3
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