Apr 11, 2011

Basic Facts to Eating Better

If you eat the right foods, you can actually still eat a lot. It's when you try to diet and eat the wrong things that you gain weight and interrupt the natural processes in your body from digesting efficiently. Create a good metabolism for youself by helping your system! :)

The LIVER's function...
1. Break Down Fats
2. Get Rid of Harmful Substances
If your body is too busy trying to do #2, it can't focus on #1.

Here are a few tips for where to start in the process of eating better...

A) Carbs
UNHEALTHY (they quickly turn to sugar in body and lead to added weight gain)
-certain breads

HEALTHY (don't quickly turn to sugar, so less likely to gain weight)
-sprouted grain breads
-sweet potatoes
-any fruits and vegetables

B) Good fats
-olive oil
-coconut oil
-butter (yes it isn't bad for you)
-whole eggs

C) Bad fats
-margarine and fake butters
-canola oil
 D) Processed Foods

-hydrogenated oils
-processed soy products
-High Fructose Corn Syrup
-Artificial Sweeteners

-Foods containing only one ingredient
-Not processed much

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