Everyone seems to be on a health kick these days. Good gut health vs. bad gut health, as well as the foods that aid in digestion, appear to be all the rage on social media and Google searches. So how does one determine whether something is the latest fad or is actually based on truth?
The digestive system is the key to good health and longevity. We are a society surrounded by stress, toxic environment, fast food, with an increase in viral infections and the use of antibiotics. None of these are conducive to good digestive health. Millions of dollars are spent each year trying to avoid bloating and constipation in the antacids, laxatives, enzymes, and fiber we purchase. You can improve gut health and digestion by making simple diet changes. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to add lacto-fermented foods to your diet.
WHY LACTO-FERMENTED FOODS?
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Don’t get confused about what you should do with those sturdy, tough leaves of kale. Today we have got a zesty ORANGE KALE SALAD with orange juice, vinegar and kale as the key ingredients. If you want you can also add chicken or fish to it. Get ready to use your hands to massage the kale leaves until they turn dark. Checkout the recipe now –
Chopped kale leaves – 8 cups
Peeled & diced oranges – 1 cup
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It’s never too late to jump into a new diet plan. We understand that despite your best intentions, you tend to fall back to your everyday routine. Part of this could be because you have not yet understood what suits your body and lifestyle. Fortunately, we were able to come up with a list of the top diets in the world today that thousands of people follow in their daily lives. Chances are you’ll find your lifestyle choice right here.
The Ketogenic Diet
The ketogenic diet or keto diet is a low carb diet plan that aims to push your body to burn more fat by using it as a fuel source. It leads to a process of ketosis in the body, allowing the body to produce more ketones.
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People have high likelihood to opt for protein powder in order to get the desired amounts of protein in their daily nutrition. Though it is a great option to get the energy boost, but it is not the only way to squeeze in protein in your meals. There are some simple hacks in daily life using which you can get the desired protein without any supplements. Keep reading to know them now –
1. Snack on roasted chickpeas instead of crackers or chips
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You are what you eat! What’s interesting is that this applies to cows as well. Most of us have been forced into believing that meat is meat, regardless of the quality. However, recent research shows that grass fed beef is far superior to grain fed beef in terms of its nutrient content. The difference comes in how they are raised. Grain fed cows are force-fed grains and are kept in closely packed environments with other cows. Grass fed cows are allowed to consume grass freely on large areas – they’re much happier cows and their meat is incredibly nutritious. Recent research also indicates that red meat, whether grass-fed or grain-fed is not a source of heart disease. Phew. Keep reading to find out how grass fed meat trumps the conventional grain-fed variety:
1. Higher in good fats
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