Most people know about useful food and drinks. The tea is good due to enzymes, caffeine, and tannins. But sometimes the amount of tannin contained in tea, may be harmful to our body. It is very easy to reduce the concentration of this component and retain all useful properties – just add a little milk. The taste of the tea will be softer, and you get the most use and pleasure of the beverage.
We live in block of flats, in densely populated metropolitan areas. It may seem that we are so far from the nature. However, the nature lives in us though very deep. Our ancient instincts have not gone away, but in the modern world, their display can be quite bizarre. For instance, if you have a desire to eat a little earth or clay, it does not mean that it is time to go to a therapist. Self-preservation instinct tells you that the concentration of toxins in the body and the environment is too high.
Many animals, birds, and people at the dawn of human society use the healing properties of the soil for the purification of all body systems. Our body does not know about modern detox programs in SPA, so, it appeals to you with such primitive methods. Do not store harmful substances and toxins in your body because now you can decipher this unusual signal and make steps.
In hot countries, burning spicy seasonings are very popular. It may seem illogical. But only at first sight! Our body is wiser than we think. Alkaloid capsaicin contained in chili increases sweating and promotes the body's thermoregulation. Thus, spicy food helps to cool. Keep this in mind when choosing barbecue sauce on a hot summer day!
It is useful to have risotto, corn, or beans for lunch. They are a valuable source of complex carbohydrates. However, the desire to eat beans is not as straightforward as it might seem at first glance. It suggests that the body lacks protein. The need for such valuable amino acids as lysine and methionine sometimes tells us what dish to choose for lunch. Listen to your desires and try to vary the menu in order to obtain all necessary elements for good health.
Ginger is extremely useful for the immune system, lowers cholesterol in the blood, and helps to get rid of migraines. Recently, scientists have discovered another of its healing properties. Ginger reduces blood clotting, thereby reducing the risk of heart attacks. Moreover, it strengthens the heart muscle. So, you have another reason to add ginger to your diet.
Often, the desire to add ice in drinks says not that you are not hot but that your body does not have enough iron. With a shortage of iron, anemia may develop that causes inflammation and pain in the body. Often, these manifestations of anemia are observed in the oral cavity, that’s why you may want to chew ice. After all, it works as a local anesthetic, relieving pain and discomfort. Therefore, if you have such eating habits add beef and liver to your diet.
Many people like this invigorating drink. With moderate use, you can get the most out of the drink. There are many useful properties of coffee, but we want to emphasize that coffee helps to relieve emotional discomfort and fight against depression early on. So, do not deny yourself the pleasure to enjoy a cup of cappuccino, especially if you have just experienced relocation and you had to take a lot of efforts to arrange storage of the household goods.
The Chocolate! This treat has many varieties and even more fans around the world. This product improves mood, reduces fatigue and gives a lot of fun. What is the reason for its magical properties? It’s an interesting chemical composition of cocoa.
Cocoa beans contain phenylethylamine, similar to substances produced by the brain when you are in love. It is the element that promotes universal love for chocolate. Another interesting substance in chocolate is anandamide, the effect of which is similar to marijuana, however, much weaker. So, we can enjoy “a sweet drug” legally.
In addition to anandamide and PEA, cocoa beans contain theobromine, a substance similar to caffeine, which can cause dependence. For what people love chocolate, Scientists have yet to figure out why people love chocolate so much as it contains more than 380 active substances. Therefore, if you want some chocolate you can just fall in love and get more enjoyment out of life.