Foods That Should Be Eaten Daily in a Healthy Life Style
Eggs ( 2 whole eggs)
Contains the following
A: good for the skin and growth.
D: strengthens bones by raising calcium absorption.: protects cells from oxidation.
B1: helps properly release energy from carbohydrates.
B2: helps release energy from protein and fat.B6: promotes the metabolism of protein.
B12: an essential vitamin in the formation of nerve fibers and blood cells.
Contains the following Minerals -
Iron: essential in the creation of red blood cells.
Zinc: good for enzyme stability and essential in sexual maturation.
Calcium: most important mineral in the strengthening of bones and teeth.
Iodine: controls thyroid hormones.
Selenium: like vitamin E, it protects cells from oxidation.
Sources: http://www.nutritionandeggs.co.uk/page/nutritional_val (Check an up coming blog with more benefits of eggs)
Oats (1/2 cup)
Significant sources of dietary fiber.
Helps lower cholesterol
Decreased risk of hormone related diseases.
Delays the stomach from emptying quickly
Helps you feel full longer
Aids in weight loss
Favorably alters a bodies metabolism
Promoting muscle repair and growth
Water - OK so your not going to "eat" water =-)
Healthier looking skin
Helps with digestion
Aids in weight loss
Higher energy level
Better thought process
Low or non -fat cottage cheese
Good source of calcium, with Vitamin D
Prevents stomach disorders
Help build strong bones
Tooth decay prevention
Lemon or Limes:
Add a few drops of one to your water to increase your metabolism.
It's a liver detoxifier
(Adding 500 milligrams of ascorbic acid to your diet can speed up your metabolism by 33 percent - 500 milligrams is half a gram= 1 teaspoon is 5 gram)
Those were just a few benefits from each food. They all help in maintaining weight, loosing weight, staying or getting strong, staying healthy inside the body, outside appearances and staying active.
Let's Get Healthy!
Recourse: Roy BD (2008). Milk: the new sports drink?
US National Dairy Council Dairy's Role in Managing Blood Pressure