Possitive facts of ‘bad’ foods

Possitive facts of ‘bad’ foods

Do you remember the saying ‘Everything, what is delicious, is unhealthy’? It seems like it does not fit all situations of life. Scientific studies have shown that some of the ‘bad’ foods have a very positive effect on our health:

Chocolate. Chocolate is considered an aphrodisiac because it contains some substances that are the same that can be found in Viagra. It can protect against heart disease and reduce cholesterol. Harvard University scientists have experimentally shown that if you eat chocolate at least 3 times a month, you will live one year longer than those who don’t eat it.

Yes: Eat dark chocolate because it has no less than 70 percent of cocoa which is the healthiest chocolate component.

Not: Say ‘No’ to cheap chocolate. In particular, it is rich in palm oil, which is high in cholesterol.

Red meat.
Red meat is experiencing its own revival. One of the reasons – in addition to its deficiency body finds difficulties to get the iron, protein and zinc. In addition, during menstruation, women are prone to anemia which results in fatigue, dizziness and shortness of breath.

Yes: Eat plenty of vegetables. It is true that red meat is the main source of iron, but body also needs vegetables.

No: Large amounts of red meat increase the risk of osteoporosis. Therefore, do not eat it every day, it’s enough to eat it several times a week.

Caffeine. A cup of coffee before a workout helps to burn more calories. Caffeine is a stimulant that raises up metabolism processes, so exercises become more intensive and help to burn more calories. However, if you drink coffee before a workout, take more fluid, because coffee stimulates the release of fluids and the body loses more moisture. Caffeine has also been revealed to reduce the risk of diabetes and prevents constipation.

Yes: Drink black coffee, because it has fewer calories.

No: Avoid calories – coffee with cream and chocolate.


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