must have been told that having chocolates is bad
for your health or if you eat nuts you will get a
terrible headache and so on so forth. There are misconceptions
regarding many foods, which have been branded as forbidden,
but recent studies show the other way round. These
foods are not only good for your health but are also
great mood boosters. Check out.
It was said that coffee is bad for your health and
it makes a person addicted to it. But recent studies
have proved that coffee infact relieves you of headache,
improves your concentration and keeps you attentive.
The studies have also cleared the doubts about caffeine's
link to heart disease, fibrocystic breasts, and high
blood pressure. However you have to limit your coffee
intake to two or three cups and don't have too much
cream and sugar in your coffee.
Chocolate is a big no-no for those who are health
conscious and want to have a beautiful body and skin.
But did u know that chocolate don't cause acne and
are infact great mood boosters. They contain cancer
fighting and heart disease preventing antioxidants
and increases Serotonin in the brain, which means
that if you are feeling low then that's the right
choice. While it is high in fat, research has shown
that Stearic acid, the main fat in chocolate, does
not raise cholesterol. Have more of dark chocolates
since it contains less fatty cocoa butter.
Many women avoid eggs because they are high in cholesterol
and harmful for the heart, but researchers now prove
that saturated fat--not cholesterol--is what's more
harmful for the heart. Eggs are low in fat (one egg
has less than five grams of fat), and they contain
lutein, a nutrient that may help keep your eyes healthy.
Have boiled or poached eggs since that contains less
Nuts contain monounsaturated fats which reduce your
chances of heart attack. Though they are high in fat
but did u know that having nuts in your diet infact
helps reduce weight. Research have found that people
who included monounsaturated fats (peanuts, for example)
in their diets lost an average of 11 pounds in six
weeks and kept it off for a year and a half! And also
the magnesium in nuts reduces symptoms of PMS, such
as bloating, mood swings, and headaches. Have peanuts
when you feel like munching on something in the late
afternoon or evening.
Cheese is rich in fat and calories but it is also
rich in calcium and contains conjugated linoleic acid,
a "good" fat that may reduce your risk of cancer,
heart disease, and diabetes. And this acid may help
you lose weight by blocking the storage of fat in
your body. This source of calcium is also good for
the disease called osteoporosis in which your bones