winter, many are beginning to gain weight, which can not fail to disappoint.But the process is completely natural.With the arrival of cold weather we are moving less, us and pulls lie down on the couch, covered with a blanket with a cup of hot tea or cocoa.Yes, the kitchen smells of freshly baked pies.Not surprisingly, all this contributes to the accumulation of "winter Zhirkov."How to pull yourself together, because the spring is already on the doorstep!
winter, with our table almost disappear fruits and vegetables, and we prefer meat and flour dishes - that is, exceeds the rate of consumption of carbohydrates and animal fat.Instead of fresh vegetables and greens in our diet is dominated cooked braised and canned foods with low amounts of vitamins, volatile and other compounds.
Pickles and marinades, designed to replace the fresh vegetables, lead to the fact that salt increases the load on the body.A jam jam and fresh fruit instead of creating excess sugar.Deficiency of vitamins and minerals, as well
First of all you need to reduce the amount of carbohydrate foods and at the expense increase the rate of fresh vegetables - every day, at least 400 grams, excluding potatoes.Of course, courgettes and aubergines, cucumbers and tomatoes in the winter expensive, but sales always have beets, carrots, radish, cabbage.For variety, you can use frozen mixed vegetables.The content of useful substances such vegetable mixtures no less than and more fresh than canned.Vegetable mixture cook better in double boiler, cook with a minimum amount of water on low heat and a small amount of time.
To ensure sufficient amounts of protein, calcium, vitamins B2 and A do not forget the milk and milk products better.In addition to protein, they usually contain fiber bifidobacteria and lactobacilli, which favorably affect the state of your digestive tract and boost immunity.
But do not completely abandon the fat - in winter they are needed as never before!At that time, as a fatty food may reduce the immune system and cause unnecessary kg diet with too low fat content gives the body the required amount of fatty acids.Polyunsaturated oils very useful.Legumes, nuts, vegetable oils and seafood - delicious, valuable and useful sources of fat for your body!
In winter day, so nice to have a cup of hot coffee or tea - it warms the body and soul.However, when used after the rise of coffee forces coming decline, which lasts a very long time.Therefore it is better to drink green tea: he invigorates and warms, and also contains bioflavonoids - antioxidants that withdrawn from the body's free radicals, a beneficial effect on blood vessels and increase the effect of ascorbic acid.
Furthermore, green tea lot of Vitamin C in combination with B vitamins, trace elements, dietary fiber, pigments, organic acids, enzymes and alkaloids, raises overall body.Green tea has anti-microbial, anti-viral and regenerating effect and strengthens the immune system.It is also useful in winter to drink herbal teas, tinctures, fruit drinks from the frozen berries with a minimum sugar content.
And how to cheat your appetite?And help but reach for a piece of delicious cake?Think about spices, consume spicy food in winter longer - thanks to her you warms and burns fat.Studies have shown that pepper "chile" 50% increase in heart rate and metabolism within three hours after a meal.In addition, these many dishes you do not eat - saturation will come soon!