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YOUR NUTRITION UPDATE
By: Maria Byron Panayidou
Λευκωσία Address: 34 Prodromou Street. our economy. our fellowmen. What’s going to happen with all the businesses that shut on daily basis? What will happen with the electricity. I’m not racist. the fact that we did not have homeless people and beggars fascinated me. unlike other countries where there are beggars in the streets asking for a piece of bread. Diligence. but with my simple mind. The 13 children. We did have problems. the continuation of the tragedy is a follows: purchasing of electricity from the Turkish Conqueror that illegally holds 37% of our country. Please check with your physician before using any information in this booklet. and the people who look at us and laugh? What will become of our country? What will become of the next generation? What will happen with the mothers who are crying for their children who were lost in vein? What will become of the children who have remained without a father and the support of their families? Where are we heading Mr. which I too remember as I was born at that stage… About the courage of our fellow citizens. satiated. I should be welcoming you to the new academic year 2011 – 2012 with a smile. etc. A crime. Engomi 2406.com Monthly edition Μηνιαία ζκδοςη Editor in Chief. our economy. and about the independent Republic of Cyprus that was created because of that. revulsed and fed up? There was a time when I felt proud of my birthplace and my ancestors who have so heroically fought so that we could enjoy an independent country. the 13 Immortal heroes. to become better! We may have been lacking in terms of technology and research. We even had free education. they managed to recreate what they had lost. Indeed. that we had to bring “laborers” from abroad to do our daily and domestic chores.diatrofologos. Έγκωμη. etc. customs and mores can only be taught by us. positive thinking and optimism . President? Διεύθυνση: Προδρόμου 34. enraged. even after confession. and July 11 will remain as the “Black Monday” that sunk Cyprus in bereavement. I’m not saying the opposite and I’m not trying to hide behind my finger. but how can I do this with all that has happened in our country. and not be enslaved by the Turks. The information provided is based on recommendation and portrays the personal view of the writers. And yes. I say that “the resignation should be considered a fact” but it is not a fact. My grandparents and my father used to talk to me about the 55 – 59” liberation struggle. Creation of articles & Design: Maria Byron Panayidou Τπεφθυνη ζκδοςησ. the 13 Brave People. who. free of the conquerors who have at various times tried to rule our country. even though well expelled from their homes and businesses. Επιμζλεια. our education levels have gone so high.. us? How can I see the mess we are in without being indignant. The content is not intended to substitute or replace professional medical advice. And then came the tragedy at the Evangelos Florakis Naval Base … a premeditated assassination of our children and our country. again with my simple mind: “if he was not aware of the fact. but … And as if all these was not enough.com Για γενικές πληροφορίες: info@diatrofologos. the lies that even God will not forgive them for. then he should step aside and let someone capable take over?” Not that I have swallowed their lies. that took with it to the grave. will always remain in our heart th and in our memory. reshuffling of the Ministerial Council. As I was growing up. but we had pride and dignity.com Ιδιοκτηςία: www.com 2 The information contained in this e-newsletter is for educational purposes only. resignations of people who “knew” what was going on. or treatment. with the blood they shed. Our people have gone through hardships but managed to survive. but we kept looking forward and we never stopped our development and our evolution. And I say. indeed. and it is a fact”. but also as the day that reveal the “chair-stuck” leadership of Cyprus.diatrofologos. our Greek ancestors. elements taught to us by our ancestors. with such pride. And it is with great pride that we sing our National Anthem «Απ’ τα κόκκαλα βγαλμζνη των Ελλήνων τα Ιερά». Do not take me wrong. Δημιουργία κειμζνων & χεδιαςμόσ: Μαρία Βφρων Παναγίδου Τηλέφωνο: 22456441 (Telephone) Τηλεομοιότυπο: 22678892 (Fax) Ηλεκτρονικό Ταχυδρομείο: (e-mail) Για τη Διατροφολόγο (Μαρία Βύρων Παναγίδου): youcandoit@diatrofologos. the shortages and the electricity bills that will double or triple? What will happen with the unemployed? What will happen with our economy that touched the nadir? What will happen with our image abroad. Nicosia YOUR NUTRITIONAL UPDATE / Η ΔΙΑΣΡΟΦΙΚΗ Α ΕΝΗΜΕΡΩΗ Ownership: www. but I believe that our Greek morals. . free health care … we had a motive to advance. this leadership came out and said that “the apology should be considered a fact. recognizing in this manner the “Pseudo-state”. our pride and our dignity..com Για ραντεβού: appointments@diatrofologos. in the free regions of Cyprus.Editorial: Under normal circumstances. for we had the perfect excuse to have them. The same leadership that did not have the guts or the b… to apologize. We even went a step further and wrongfully gave the raising of our children to these “laborers”. as they remain glued to the chair! And then we had the Government’s representative spraying us with lies such as “but the President was not aware of the situation or the hazard of the containers”. They talked to me about the Turkish Invasion. but after the request of the President remained in their offices to cover what could be covered. infuriated. 2406.
Inside 7 things to know about food cravings 4 4 5 Slower eating! PELL-MELL: flax seed oil. foods that help with poor blood circulation Allergies. Who’s to blame? 9 9 11 Learning time Famous quotes 12 14 Recipes of the month 3 Parsley! 15 . a cross you don’t have to bear 6 7 Infra Red Therm Lipolisis 8 Food: the most primitive form of comfort! Premenstrual bloating. molasses.
high sugar foods.‖ The body responds positively to this chemical release. This helps you relax and focus on eating. For many people. SLOWER EATING! One of the problems in our daily lives and modern lifestyle is that many of us rush through the day. Hidden ingredients may be the cause of your craving. rather than family style where all the foods are on the table at the same time. swallow. Your body often develops a sensitivity to food items you eat everyday for years. For example. Sit down when you eat.such as pizza. so the more you chew. What do you do? Realize you may need to give up your food more than once. Food sensitivities can lead to symptoms similar to some allergies. You may crave a food to which you are allergic. Devote your full attention to the meal. this will feel awkward and tedious. This is why eating chocolate and ice cream actually ―feels good. Not time to defrag and meditate? Let mealtime be your moment of mindful being. If you're upset over a problem at work or if the kids are fighting. and textures of your foods. Food cravings can be the body‘s way of trying to correct a chemical imbalance or point to a lack of vitamins or minerals. the body wanted food that was packed with calories or food that could be used quickly for energy. chew. like dopamine. Are you craving sweets all the time? Your body may be looking for more minerals. which is a mineral needed for thyroid function If you are craving salt.during that lag time. you may not notice how fast -. The trick is to take a spoonful of food. Let people know what you are doing to help yourself in avoiding temptation. we can begin to reverse that lifestyle immediately. or you can "wolf" your tuna fish right out of the can. sandwiches. the less work your stomach needs to do. wolfing down bite after bite in rapid succession. do nothing but eat. 4 . Summing it all up: What can you gain from slowing down at mealtime? Facts About Food Cravings Evolution predisposes the body to crave high fat. Time your meals with a watch or kitchen timer until you get used to the slower pace. Relax before you start eating. You also may use food as a way to get quick energy or have become addicted to a food for any number of reasons. you give those natural signals of fullness a chance to register--so you can stop eating -.and calories -. ―What foods do you crave?‖ Causes of Food Cravings There are many reasons you might crave different foods. or cookies -. Who is in control? The food or you? Lose weight.take one bite. which curbs overeating. It is high in iodine. Pleasure chemicals. If you're distracted by other activities. Reduced stress. Eating slowly gives your body the time it needs to register that it‘s full. Usually sugar cravings diminish in three to five days after elimination. you may crave what your body most needs. Eliminating sugar and fruit from the diet and eating more vegetables makes the environment less hospitable for yeast and can decrease sugar cravings. Kicking a food habit can be more difficult than kicking cigarettes or drugs.don't just "inhale" your food. and you enjoy your meal longer. it may be your body asking for more iodine or potassium. If you're a pro with chopsticks. Talk. Gastronomic pleasure. put the spoon down beside your plate. are released in your brain when you eat high fat. People with an overgrowth of yeast in their intestines often crave sugar. When it's time to eat. Craving salty foods may indicate low adrenal gland function or low thyroid function. Play slow background music. And with the simple but powerful act of eating slower. A lot of people simply don't count what they eat when they are standing up.7 Things to know about food cravings! Ever feel that you could kill for a piece of chocolate? What about cheese? Cookies? Chips? Are you looking for a salty. Cutting a food from your diet is not easy—especially because you cannot give up eating. Why not make mealtime a pleasurable event? Finally. Yeast that live in the intestines feed off simple sugars and an acid environment. Eating more slowly also allows you to savor the tastes. Take a brief break for a minute once or twice during the meal. do some deep breathing or read the paper to settle down. I‘m sure you‘ve heard that this is not the best way to do it. If sweet cravings are especially difficult for you. your brain receives signals from your stomach and intestines that tell it when you're full. In the end. When food was scarce. At first. chopsticks allow the fatty sauces to fall through the cracks and stay on the plate where they belong. sweet. Make it a habit to turn off the television and even take the phone off the hook. or other chemicals are added to foods to keep you coming back for more. smells. sip on a glass of water. Dine -. Realize that food cravings do lessen over time. which contribute to your sense of satisfaction. Digestion starts in the mouth. So if you're a speed eater. or fruit. consider these techniques to slow down: Put your fork or spoon down after every bite. as this leads to stressful and unhealthy living. The key is to calm down first and then start eating at a leisurely pace. However. Part of optimal health is being free of food cravings and addictions. Many people are busy loading up their utensils while their mouth teeth are still chomping away. use them in the opposite hand! As an added bonus. then put the rest of your food down while you chew. Substitute other naturally sweet foods. If you're eating hand-held food -. I always ask people. Oftentimes sugar. or pointing to a fluid imbalance.you are eating. however. bagels.before you've polished off way more food than your body needs. A craving for sweets may indicate a lack of minerals in the body. But you'll be surprised how much sooner you'll feel full. we gobble it down. be creative. soft music. most people satisfied sweet cravings with cooked carrots. but it does mean asking yourself: What part of me is craving this food? Why am I craving it? When you eat a food you are craving ask if the craving goes away or get stronger. But it takes about 20 minutes for those signals to travel from your gut to your noggin. you can savor each delicious bite of tuna salad on a fresh bed of leafy greens. How hard is it? You take smaller bites. among other things. Read all the ingredients on the label of your favorite ―healthy‖ snack. During a meal. Let‘s see how it works. Studies have shown that people eat more slowly when they listen to slow. This does not mean you can never have another piece of chocolate. when the real source is the caffeine listed as an inactive ingredient. then pick up the spoon again. high sugar foods. You have to eat – why not make it an enjoyable experience? Improved digestion. but yet it can have profound effects on your health and you could also use it as a way for dropping that extra weight you carry with you. you chew each bite slower and longer. Use chopsticks for all cuisines! They automatically slow down your rate of eating and the amount of food you're going to eat. Sometimes you crave a particular food for comfort or a means of escape. or maybe sour flavor? As a nutritionist. you can pack in a lot of extra mouthfuls -. Salt regulates water retention in the body through the kidneys and adrenal glands. in only takes a few minutes extra each meal. Eat your meal in courses. or fold your hands in your lap. eating is a nonstop motion: The fork or spoon is racing from plate to mouth. If you're breaking speed records at meals. caffeine. such as the pancreas. It may look as if you are getting more energy from all the B-vitamins in a product. Swallow what is in your mouth before preparing the next bite. and develop your own tricks for slowing down your eating. Until refined foods became plentiful. adrenals or thyroid. By slowing down. Craving some foods may indicate a weakness in certain glands.or how much -. try adding trace minerals to your diet and see what happens. with no time for anything … and when we do find some time to get a bit to eat. a sweet potato.
Nuts .contain niacin which essentially gives your blood a boost and therefore can prevent circulation problems. as well as an effective immune system. boiling it down to a syrupy mixture. Less sweet and more flavorful. Ordinary granulated sugar is made by squeezing the juice from sugar cane or sugar beets. omega-6 and omega-9 essential fatty acids. cleaner sugar-cane flavor. to me. Watermelons . mild. dark molasses (sometimes called full or full-flavored) is the syrup that remains after the juices are boiled a second time. 5 . dark residue left behind. distinctive flavor is traditional in gingerbread.are rich in lycopene which can help prevent a buildup of plaque in the arteries and therefore ensure healthy blood circulation. Omega 3 is vital for nearly every system in the body including the cardiovascular system. lecithin. magnesium.are a good source of vitamin E which can help reduce the stickiness of blood and therefore lower the likelihood of blood clots forming. Five of the most effective circulation boosting foods are: Pumpkin Seeds . sardines and mackerel are good sources of omega 3 but flax seed oil is a great way to boost your daily intake. Oily fish such as salmon. Molasses is the thick. Too strong and bitter for most recipes. reproductive system. It can help prevent the accumulation of plaque and in some cases actively reduce it. and zinc and also provides approximately 50% more omega-3 oils than what you could get from taking fish oil. or linseed oil as it is sometimes known.PELL-MELL Flax seed oil … Flax seed oil. minus that horrible "fishy" after taste. Flax Seed Oil contains high levels of alpha linolenic acid. B vitamins. It also helps with PMS and hormonal problems. potassium. and Barbados) is taken from the first boiling. Its sweet. The method used to process molasses determines whether it is labeled ―sulphured‖ or ―unsulphured. and rye bread. flax seed oil is the richest known plant source of this essential fat.the high levels of vitamin C and bioflavonoids in oranges help the flow of blood through your body by strengthening the capillary walls. protein. Oranges . circulatory system. nervous system. and extracting the sugar crystals from it. Finally. baked beans. blackstrap molasses is more popular for its alleged health benefits (it‘s a good source of iron and calcium). Foods that help with poor blood circulation: Many herbal remedies such as ginkgo biloba can help improve blood circulation but so can many of the foods we eat.blood circulation is another of the many strings to garlic's bow. blackstrap molasses is the syrup left over from the third and last boiling. it hints pleasantly at black licorice. joints. immune system. Light molasses (also known as sweet. fiber. Garlic . is derived from the blue flowering flax plant grown widely across Europe and North America.‖ which has a lighter. Indeed.
The incidence of food allergies in particular has increased massively in the last few decades. Most allergies. in fact. an allergic reaction. in other words. Antibiotics. which just goes to show what an individual thing nutrition is. and secretly they may also enjoy the benefits it allows them . both also often constitute the major part of an infant‘s diet. Colorings. preservatives. in actual fact. it is my firm belief that the overuse of certain foods and their introduction from far too early an age is a major cause of the widespread wheat and dairy allergies and intolerances. as an example. There‘s even less point in blaming your body for what it does. and. have one thing in common . children‘s diets nowadays are often even poorer than their parents‘. thickeners. Stress creates an extra burden on the adrenal glands.the overuse of certain foods. and work with it rather than against it to sort things out. for instance.Allergies – a cross you don’t have to bear! Allergies come in many shapes and sizes. over-stretched body. which already tend to be exhausted by the fast pace of our life and by high sugar. some affect children in particular. cosmetics and environment. Eating such a diet means you run a serious nutritional overdraft whilst expecting your body to function as if you were a millionaire. and for many people it will be more than just one factor. at last. Some are inherited whereas others are acquired. There‘s little point in blaming food. soaping agents. may not be as capable when faced with a food it finds very stressful. but may well apply to older children and certainly to adults. very often unnecessarily. They find it hard to believe that they can actually be allergy-free. concentrated foods . solvents.a weak and over-stressed body and immune system. stabilizers. so much so that it is almost fashionable nowadays to ‗own‘ one sort of allergy or another. cosmetics and environment have become so widespread. the chemicals in our diet. A normally functioning body can tolerate all foods within reason. This overdependence on just two basic foods . non life threatening. 6 . because your body never ever works against you. because it is able to face up to that challenge. an oft neglected cause . It‘s far better to try and understand why your body reacts the way it does. Is it perhaps less to do with the food itself and more with what we have done to ourselves? And where have we gone so wrong that people are allergic to essentially good foods. death of a loved one. There is a food-intolerance test that may be done that will help you find out which foods cause these allergies and bodily reactions. Many people also indulge in dairy products on a daily basis (partly in the belief that it would prevent osteoporosis) to the exclusion of other foods that are healthier and easier to digest.more care and attention or the license to feel miserable. others only start in adulthood. generally subconsciously. it‘s important to check first that you really do want to get rid of your allergy.can be a major cause of intolerance later on in life. a pet-like attitude towards their allergies (and diseases in general). some are deadly whereas others are ‗just‘ irritating. it‘s now impossible to avoid them. This is the single most important differentiating factor between a normal and an allergic reaction to otherwise normal substances. The body is incapable of completing its digestive biochemical processes properly. With the results at hand. Some people develop. high in sugar and refined foods. are dispensed without second thought. every food creates a small (or big) challenge to our digestive system. When coming to treat allergies nutritionally.need I go on? What are all these non-natural. The typical Western diet with its high emphasis on sugar and all things refined is a huge contributor to the under-functioning of our body. because to most people that food is likely to be beneficial. foaming agents. That food can vary from nuts to seeds to fish to fruit. When this innocent piece of fish or handful of almonds hits the weakened. making them start life and reach adulthood with an even greater deficit. This is generally less true for very young children. you stand a good chance of reducing its effects substantially or even getting rid of it altogether. .. move to another city or country can all cause or contribute to an allergic reaction. often three times a day. often toxic substances doing to our body?! Emotions also play their part. In addition to poor diet. fragrances. What if we stop for a moment and consider why exactly such allergies have become so common. marital or parental difficulties.it is never allowed to stretch its muscles and utilize its potential.wheat and milk . The result is a weakening of the immune system . It just tries to do its best under the given circumstances. to my mind. This is simply a blood test that we have the opportunity to have done in Nicosia. when their immature digestive systems are unable to cope effectively with them. herbicides. and the elimination of the listed foods. Abnormally large molecules reach the blood and create havoc with the system. pasta cycle). almost any food can bring about an allergy. A weakened body however. What is it that weakens the body and immune system? The answers to that are many. Both wheat and dairy . Sadly. The good news is that if your allergy is food-related. but no one has reported an allergy to crisps or soft drinks?! What exactly is a food allergy? Every food has its own vibration. which can sometimes run in families for generations. sandwich. The exception here is inherited allergies. the last seven decades or so have seen an alarming increase in the reliance on a drug-for-every-bug and a vaccination-for-every-irritation type of attitude. pesticides. however. insecticides. Sadly.heavy. extensive use of drugs and vaccinations. Furthermore. Avoiding diseases may seem like a blessing. Bingo. By far the most common causes include a poor diet. the phenomenal increase of chemicals in our food. every day of their life (the breakfast cereal. flavorings. sweeteners. Finally. particularly when coupled with the other causes mentioned above. Each and all of these considerably weaken a body that may be struggling to cope anyway. emotional stress. and vaccinations are now given to harmless diseases that 20 years ago were considered completely normal. Wheat tends to be the only grain many Westerners eat. you may finally get rid of all the unwanted reactions and feel free. the challenge becomes too much. the opposite is true.are given to babies far too early. alcohol and coffee consumption. Stress at work.
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We also need to distract ourselves by doing something else. while later it starts to growl. 8. It‘s a non-stop procedure. 5. How do we regain control? 3. 7. your thoughts focus on the pleasant taste of your ―comfort food‖. and what was our comfort food? Ice cream! So you see. Thus. 4. write what your feelings were when you were consuming the specific food and also the times at which these foods were consumed. After all. will guide us and it will sabotage our health. rumbling. Happens out of physical need because it has been quite a while since your last meal. a food journal can be helpful.FOOD: the most primitive form of comfort! ―Food is the most primitive form of comfort‖ said Sheila Graham. Thus. Drinking water will also help. But don‘t simply write what you eat. 8. upset. worried. so that you may escape from this … prison! Physical Hunger 1. the next time you pick up a ―comfort food‖ ask yourself why you are eating it. what did grandma offer us? Candy. otherwise our lives will be totally dependent on it. Follow a balanced diet – eating a balanced diet will not deprive your system of specific nutrients that are more likely to trigger the cravings. Look elsewhere for comfort – simply do something else. 5. stressful situations etc. but when you are done overeating. your attention will return to your worries. or whatever else we may feel. This type of hunger is more sudden. If overeating has become a way of life. you will also have to bear the additional burden of guilt about overeating. potatoes) will trigger the need for chocolate and sweets. Exercise regularly and get adequate sleep – your mood is more manageable and your body can fight stress more effectively when it‘s fit and well rested. 6. 8 . when we fell and hurt our knee. but in practice. This time though. Exercise stimulates the feel-better chemicals in our body. conflicts. Emotional Hunger 1. Involves automatic and absent-minded eating thus big quantities of junkfood are consumed before becoming aware of what happened. For example. there are huge differences between physical hunger and emotional hunger and here we present them. but after the fact. Indeed!!! What was the first thing we were given as infants in our mothers‘ arms? We cried and the first thing we received was milk. It was not cuddling. 4. Is more for a specific food. 6. especially pasta.e. we tend to forget the differences and simply indulge in eating sessions. we‘ve been tuned to need food whenever we feel sad. rice. and while you are not thinking about food your brain only thinks about food 2. it was not a blanket or a toy. anger. out of mind‖ 5. While you are eating. Is based on the stomach and you feel gnawing. Is paired with upsetting emotions i. but the distraction is only temporary. sadness etc. Is more patient and simply asks for food. we‘ve learned that food may comfort us! It‘s an acquired trait that we need to break from. a diet low in carbohydrates (pasta. It is true that food can be a distraction from all our worries. and this ―emotional eating‖. Feeling neglected? Then pamper yourself with a bubble bath or a good book or a good massage. and it is usually accompanied but promises of never indulging again. Feels guilty about eating. In a separate column. Realizes that eating is necessary and there is not guilt or shame. of course! And when we cried because we broke up with our boyfriend during our teenage years. Another way to start feeling better and improve our mood. How do we recognize the difference between ―hunger‖ food and ―comfort‖ food? Well. called endorphins and our mood improves. We need to be aware of our emotional triggers for eating. you ought to ask for professional help. Thus. Is more open to different foods and you may accept alternate choices. instead of falling head first into a bath of chocolate. 2. Stops when full and when the desired amount of food for adequate energy is consumed. 6. And always have this in mind: ―YOU CAN DO IT‖!!! It may sound easily distinguishable in theory. emptiness or even pain in the stomach. this type of hunger is simply a nourishing means for the body. The chances are that the food craving will pass. Further to this. Learn to recognize true hunger – use the table above to help you 2. It was food. Are you bored? Then do something you enjoy other than eating. as it is a matter of survival. as it‘s been recently called. we need to be honest with ourselves about how deep our problem with food is. This type of hunger is more gradual and your stomach rumbles. 1. would be to exercise. Know your triggers – keep a food journal including your emotions 3. Is an ―above the neck‖ hunger where emotions take charge and your mind whirls with thoughts about your desired foods. 3. chocolate or ice cream and no substitute will do. Does not stop when the filling of fullness is achieved. bored.. you need to make wise choices in the first place. It may also be accompanied by light-headedness or low energy feelings. 4. as sometimes the body mistakes the feeling of dehydration for hunger. depressed. Involves sensible eating choices and quantities. Don‘t keep unhealthy food around and snack healthy – ―out of sight. Is more urgent as whatever comes in mind has to be consumed ―now‖. 7. And later on in life.
painful cramps. and foods rich in potassium. It seems like one of nature‘s nasty little tricks. The symptoms were expected to decrease or even disappear. bananas and vegetables such as bell peppers. that may just be the brain confusing premenstrual uterine inflammation for bloating or swelling. Stick with your exercise program all month long. doesn‘t it? Physical PMS responses include cyclical discomfort and pain from tender. emotional or behavioral responses experienced by an amazingly large number of women every month. Eat more slowly. salmon. Studies have shown that brisk walking. chicken. That‘s over 30 percent less than the 2. legumes. constipation before the period. 7. bloating and weight gain. if this was not enough … In the days just before menstruation. Calcium. opt for complex carbohydrates like whole grains and brown rice. Thus. a female hormone that rises for 2 weeks before menstruation begins. 9 .400 milligram ceiling recommended by the dietetic bodies. In fact. The theory is that when serotonin levels are low. more frequent meals. and may also allow the hormone progesterone to be metabolized fully. running or other forms of aerobic exercise can help relieve symptoms. about any interactions with medications before incorporating these supplements into your health routine. Cut down on the sugar – high refined sugar intake (or fat) can make you feel bloated and lethargic. Chasteberry helps balance hormone levels and reduce the symptoms of irritability. and broccoli. parsley. when more salt is the last thing many women think they need as they cope with apparent water retention supposedly contributing to bloating and breast tenderness. To the contrary. more salt is exactly what they crave. Make Time for Aerobic Activity. Even more surprising. However. Use natural diuretics – try asparagus. this can lead to bloating and to the formation of intestinal gas. beans. Get plenty of sleep – about eight hours a night. which in turn stimulates the production of serotonin from its naturally occurring amino acid "building block. women might do well to give in to their monthly salt urges. magnesium and vitamin B6 may also be helpful. Try Dietary Supplements. whole grains. If you experience bloating or swelling. Who’s to blame? The term PMS stands for Premenstrual Syndrome. Avoid caffeine and alcohol 10. Eat six small meals a day – this way you can help keep your blood sugar stable." Just in case women have ever wondered why their appetites seem out of control and willpower goes out the window during PMS. or the sodium in salt.Premenstrual bloating. nuts. a familiar acronym used to describe a cyclical challenge with a confusing array of physical.as real as any other legitimately recognized physical condition with a combination of physical and emotional responses that are all too often dismissed as trivial. Some doctors try to relieve the bloating by prescribing diuretics. or dizziness. and the levels of sodium in their blood were lower. yelling at loved ones all week. Apparently. stiff neck and a marked appetite increase with cravings for carbohydrates. Drink lots of water – six to eight glasses of water daily will help you to flush the body out and actually reduce premenstrual bloating. 2. chocolate. Exercise – exercising to sweat out excess fluids and increasing your intake of high – fiber foods will help relieve premenstrual bloating 4. 6. but to the surprise of the researchers. change normal routine and impact lifestyle. salty snacks and sweets (especially chocolate). Eating too fast causes you to swallow air. feel bloated and crampy …it might be that time of the month when you actually need to be more careful with what you do and what you eat!!! Natural remedies for PMS: Here are some simple steps you can take to alleviate the symptoms without medications Increase your Calcium Intake. Talk with your doctor and pharmacist however.600 milligrams a day. in the days and even weeks before their menstrual periods begin. like tuna. As for water ―retention‖. turnip greens and spinach. 9. Eat smaller. may not be a premenstrual culprit. In fact. progesterone. in the days leading up to menstruation. These act as natural diuretics and they support a wide range of activities in the nervous system. breast tenderness. Eat more foods that are rich in calcium as studies have shown that this mineral can reduce the severity of symptoms. Learn acupressure techniques to reduce bloating 5. There is a theory that the common PMS response of increased appetite with cravings for carbohydrates may be caused by low serotonin levels. 3. the truth about PMS is that it is real . Choose your Foods Wisely. the women did not report any less swelling or breast tenderness. factors as strong as brain chemicals and hormone production may be powerful influences over behavior and physical cravings. It‘s like a monthly visit from a monster!! And. abdominal swelling. pork. Scientists at the National Institutes of Health put a small group of women with varying degrees of menstrual symptoms on diets that cut their sodium consumption to a rigorously low 1. you'll want to avoid eating a lot of sugar and salt. PMS responses are known to challenge health. if you are eating your weight in chocolate and chips. let‘s say. you need to remember that a snack of complex carbohydrates will do the same thing as a. acts as a diuretic. 8. both physical and emotional. Instead. Eat Vitamin B6 rich foods – yellow fin tuna. which cause salt and water to pass from the body in the urine. In spite of widespread myth. So. swollen breasts. not just when symptoms crop up. the brain signals the body to eat carbohydrates. misinformation and politically incorrect sexist jokes. the women excreted more salt in their urine than at any other time of the month. depression and breast tenderness. what can we do to decrease the swelling and bloating? 1. insomnia. headache. But a new study suggests that salt. the scientists theorize that the increased desire for salt many women experience may occur precisely because the elevated progesterone causes them to excrete more sodium in the urine. Also try to avoid caffeine and alcohol. celery and dandelion leaves which have natural diuretic properties.
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mint etc) fresh. celery. but if you squeeze some fresh lemon over your mashed potatoes and add some herbs and spices. you can do without the butter. This will give you a perfect and perfectly healthy. anise. low fat mashed potatoes dish! 11 . is to keep them in a glass of water in the refrigerator.Learning time: The secret to keeping your herbs (parsley. This will extend their shelf live by about double the time!! This may sound weird.
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Thus. as well as limonene. often developed kidney complications. These beneficial substances block metabolic pathways associated with the development of cancer or induce enzymes that help metabolize and eliminate carcinogens. and hamburgers. Parsley stimulates the circulation and the digestive system. parsley is a tonic to the body. Parsley tea was used in the trenches of World War I. Indeed. International chefs add it to soups. consumed in three doses of 2 grams. All parsley family herbs provide a good source of phthalides. Parsley's traditional use for inducing menstruation may be explained by evidence 14 . As an instant remedy. and is a mild aphrodisiac. noting that the seed.Parsley is much more than just a garnish!!! Parsley is probably the most familiar herb to our eye. terpenoids. iron. stews. to lessen asthma attacks. or pies. pinene. where foot soldiers. Parsley also reduces inflammations and is a powerful free radical scavenger. and terpinene. each steeped in 150 milliliters of water. Next time you're in a restaurant. It promotes good digestion. which means that it helps the body release cramp-producing gas in the stomach and intestines. and parsley also helps move excess mucous from the body. And here‘s all the benefits we obtain: And that's not all. and try dipping a cloth in unsweetened parsley tea and place it over your closed eyes for 10 minutes to reduce eye fatigue. it contains more beta-carotene than a large carrot. helping to stimulate urination when the kidneys are sluggish and acting as a mild laxative. Vegetarians who eat lots of carrots may have lower levels of vascular disease partly due to these compounds – which are more highly concentrated in parsley seed. polyacetylenes. magnesium. This should be drunk three times a day. Modern herbalists recommend parsley seed for preventing vascular disease. Note that pregnant women should avoid all but small quantities of parsley because it can be irritating to the kidneys and may be over-stimulating to the uterus. take fresh or pulped leaves and place on minor cuts and abrasions to soothe and heal. reduces muscle tension and spasm. as it contains so many vitamins and minerals necessary for good health. and other phytochemicals – many of which have cancer-preventive properties. It's a good tonic herb and is a remedy for flatulence. the English introduced it to the world after getting it from the Romans. and you can try making an ointment for use on swellings. vitamin A. is used to encourage menstrual flow and even encourages milk production in nursing mothers. It also contains an essential oil including the active ingredients apiol and myristicin. and glycosides of apigenin and luteolin. who in turn got it from the Greeks. suffering from dysentery.000 years. pound the leaves into a paste and mix with a little water or parsley tea to use on skin for easing swelling and itching from bug bites and stings (a little oatmeal can be added to this mixture to thicken it). as it goes great with our ―souvlaki‖. Because parsley contains natural histamine inhibitors. We also add it to meatballs. Luckily in Cyprus we use it more often. sauces. phosphorus. calcium. It can aid the body in expelling tapeworms and other parasites. However. Externally. nourishes the kidneys. eat that sprig of parsley on the side of the plate. The volatile oil is known to relieve cramps and flatulence. liver and bladder. relieves wind. or order your ―souvlaki‖ with double parsley! that apiol and myristicin also stimulate contractions of the uterus. The large amount of chlorophyll parsley contains makes it nature's original breath freshener. contains 15 compounds that act much like calcium channel blockers. more calcium than a cup of milk and 20 times as much iron as a serving of liver. potassium. The tea is also used to treat congestion caused by flu and colds. In other words. It's a good carminative. while apiol and myristicin have proven diuretic properties. it's seldom actually eaten in other parts of the world. eugenol. A cup of minced fresh parsley is a small nutritional powerhouse. as with other plants in the carrot family. and flavanoids including apiin. lueolin. Extract of parsley leaf and root are made at a ratio of 1 gram of plant to 1 milliliter of liquid and used at a dose of 2 milliliters three times daily. and other essentials. extracted apiol has been tried for the purpose of causing abortions – a good reason why it shouldn't be taken in significant quantities by anyone who is pregnant. helps hypertension. including chlorophyll. pour a cup of boiling water onto 1 or 2 teaspoonfuls of the leaves or root and let infuse for five to 10 minutes in a closed container. although nutritionally rich. flushing the kidneys. Eaten fresh. and to remedy anemia (because of its high organic iron content). parsley gets things moving along! Parsley tea can be used to settle the stomach after a meal. oil of parsley will repel head lice. coumarins. The flavonoids are anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. we benefit from parsley a lot more than other people. widely employed as a culinary garnish for more than 2. Parsley is a diuretic. Parsley provides an abundance of vitamins and minerals like vitamins A and C. The usual dose of parsley leaf or root is 6 grams (1/4 ounce) of dried plant per day. and it is often offered with garlic to counteract the latter's pungent aroma. almost twice as much vitamin C as an orange. Simply eat the leaves right off the plant to combat breath odors. For an infusion. Parsley tea taken hot last thing at night can be effective in loosening a stubborn cough.
fat: 1 gm. Ingredients: 3½ cups all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour ¼ cup soy flour ¾ cup quick cooking oats ½ tsp salt 2 packages fast-rising yeast 1 cup cooked brown rice 2¼ cups skim milk hot 2 tbsp olive oil Procedure: Combine flours. 35 – 40 minutes. Stir-fry pork until browned. food. Remove from pans and cool on wire racks. mix cornstarch with water and stir into meat mixture. let stand. Bake bread at 190oC/ 375oF until loaves are browned and sound hollow when tapped. salt and yeast in a large bowl. Ingredients: 500 g pork tenderloin. carbohydrates: 22 gm. loosely covered. stir in rice. Per serving: calories: 97. Add apples. sugar. Spoon batter into 2 bread pans. Meanwhile. Makes: 2 loaves PORK with APPLES and GRAPES Fresh fruit adds sweetness to this dish that will delight anyone’s palate. Makes: 5 servings 15 . sugar. oats. Simmer stirring constantly. cider.MULTIGRAIN BATTER BREAD Batter breads are quick and easy to make. allspice and cinnamon. protein: 19 gm. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until meat is tender. cut into ½” cubes 2 small apples cut in bitesize pieces ½ cup apple cider 1 tbsp brown sugar ½ tsp allspice ¼ tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp water 2 cups red seedless grapes Per serving: calories: 195. protein: 4 gm. until thickened. fat: 3 gm. mixing until smooth. requiring no kneading and only one rise. Serve with rice or noodles. about 30 minutes. Add milk and oil. carbohydrates:18 gm. Procedure: Grease a skillet with olive oil. Add grapes and cook for 1 – 2 minutes until grapes are heated. until double in size.
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