Filed Under (Natural Cure, Natural Remedies) by Our Home Remedies on 29-12-2008
Do you still remember the phrase, “You Are What You Eat” ?
As we are entering the new phase of lunar year, before The New Year let’s make a healthy resolution and stick with it. Break your old unhealthy eating habit. It is the best time to start considering for the “new” you. As I have shared with you most of the significant natural remedies for your healthy life style and cure some ailments in the previous articles, let’s make the end of this year - whether you are in holidays or not - for reflection and contemplation on how far have we done to improve our health.
The main secret to stay fit as you are getting older is entirely depend on how you keep your eating habit appropriately. One of the key to reach longevity is anti-inflammatory diet. This kind of diet is rich with anti oxidant. Thus, it will protect your body from oxidative cells damage as the caused of aging process acceleration. Inflammatory is well known as the cause for many types of chronic diseases, such as cardiovasculer disease and alzheimer.
Nevertheless, here are the tips below to decrease those inflammatory:
1. Choose healthy fat
Salmon, cod liver oil, sardine, egg, olive oil (extra virgin) and avoid processed foods such as fast food.
2. Drink tea as your hobby
Drink 4 cup of tea, either white tea, green tea or oolong tea everyday. Tea contains EGCG, the strong antioxidant to prevent cancer, diabetes, brain damage, alzheimer, heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure.
3. Consume complex carbohydrate
Whole grains, and nuts, vegetables, fruits with low index of glichemic.
4. Cook green vegetables
Make it as your daily intake to protect your eyes and bones. Spinach and other green vegetables contain calcium and Vitamin K that is essential for your bones health.
5. Eat “rainbow” meals
Increase your intake of vegetables and fruits with diverse colors because they are rich antioxidant. Thus, the variety is signnificant in order to get various phytonutrition for your body.
6. Never leave home without nuts
Do you often munch chips or unhealthy snacks? It is time to leave them for good, and replace them with nuts, like walnut, almond, pistachio. Their benefits are can get rid of your hungry feeling without the risk of weight gain and protect your heart by decreasing the LDL in your cholesterol.