First of all, the food you eat should be of high quality and include good quality proteins, healthy fats, and lots of greens, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and pulses.
The next step is the optimization of digestive enzymes meaning you should consider the levels of hydrochloric acid in your stomach which means you should drink enough water with just a dash of apple cider vinegar.
Supplements are also very important to support normal gut function.
Include as many probiotic-rich products as possible (try kombucha, sauerkraut, and kefir).
Remember about fatty acids omega-3 and omega-6 which can be found in oily fish, flaxseeds, walnuts, eggs, and olive oil.
Nutritionist Lee Homes from Sydney shares a list of five foods that are most likely make you gain belly fat. Here they are:
Muesli bars — they include lots of sugars and protein isolate derived from soybeans which lead to belly fat and bloating.
Fats from salami, bacon, and processed meat — they consist of fats which are hard to digest for your stomach. These fats are trans fats, saturated fats, and omega-6 fats.
Fruit juices — contain a pretty big amount of sugar as for fruit beverage.
Alcohol — an excess of it may contribute to inflammation and make your waistline wider.
Dairy products — are included as they are difficult to digest for some people, and undigested food boosts the increasing the number of bad bacteria which in its turn contribute to gut imbalance and development of visceral fat.
There are eight different kinds of vitamin B which include thiamine (B1), riboflavin (b2), niacin (B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (B6), biotin (B7), folate (B9), and cobalamin (B12). Among them, only B12 vitamin can be stored by the body for a long time. Others should be received on a regular basis through the diet or taking supplements.
A new study from Portland State University in Oregon suggests that the Western diet can increase severity of sepsis, which is also called as blood poisoning.
study, researchers fed mice the equivalent of a Western diet which included a
lot of fat and sugar had little fiber. The mice in a control group were fed the
analyzed the received data, the researchers found that the Western diet could
increase levels of inflammation in a number of systems in the body such as
cardiovascular system, the brain, and the intestines.Moreover, the scientists noted that the mice which
were fed the Western diet experienced more severe cases of sepsis and had a
higher mortality risk.
Winter is not an excuse for eating less fresh fruits and vegetables. You still need to get plenty of vitamins to stay healthy. Here is the list of 7 best winter fruits you definitely should incorporate into your diet:
Oranges: great source of vitamin C and fiber.
Pears: great source of fiber.
Cranberries: helps with UTI, decrease cholesterol level and reduce the risk of coronary disease, diabetes, and inflammation.
Pomegranates: great source of antioxidants, fiber, and potassium.
Persimmons: great source of various vitamins and minerals, contains the high level of antioxidants and may reduce the risk of heart diseases.
Clementines: have the same benefits as oranges.
Grapefruit: contains vitamin A and C, the antioxidant lycopene, and fiber.