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How your body and mind understand the states of "emergency" Stress and weight gain are related to each other, like "cousins". In the first part of this series, we explored a very common psychological reaction to stress – emotional eating. Now, we dive into a physical response, triggered by the hormone cortisol.
How your mind and body interpret your states of "emergency" Stress and weight gain often go hand in hand, so understanding your behavioural patterns in stressful situations can do wonders for your waistline, as well as your general health and wellbeing. We live in a stress-full culture, so it is understandable if the efforts necessary to maintain or obtain the “perfect” weight and body shape just seem impossible sometimes. We should also reject all the body-shaming we “normal” people...
If you think by eating less you will not gain weight then my friend you are in the wrong dilemma. You might initially start to lose weight but this will not go on. It is because your body starts to panic. One of the worst things you can do to your metabolism is to eat less. If we are eating very little food and exercising more you cannot lose weight you can start to gain weight and it’s likely because of your metabolism.
Spices are a vital element of many Asian countries. Back in time, our ancestors´ diet was based on natural and whole foods given by the Mother of Earth. Medicine was far too expensive to afford and, therefore, food of nature became a natural cure to any upcoming health issues or concerns. But what is turmeric? Turmeric is an enhancing plant that belongs to the ginger family. It is a must in Asian food, and the key ingredient of delicious curries, providing food with a fantastic look and...
Summer brings a lot of energy and positive vitamins from the sun and heat, as well as an enriching variety of exotic fruits. These fruits provide us with multiple benefits, helping us fight the heat and stay hydrated. During the summer season, fruits are enjoyed in a special way because they give us freshness, vitality, and a particular well-being. The heat tends to keep us along with the fruit salad, obtaining all the antioxidant properties and the vitamins they contain.
Honey is made by honey bees and other insects such as stingless bees. Bees produce honey by the regurgitation, enzymatic activity, and water evaporation of plant secretions, or from secretions of other insects. But, most importantly, honey is well known as a natural remedy and a magical ally for human health. It is a natural sweetener that provides energy and strength to the body.
We love cinnamon. It combines very well with any ingredient and in any dish. It is an ancient spice with a beautiful and special color, an aroma difficult to forget and a soft and delicate texture. It has been used mostly for culinary purposes because of the various benefits it brings along, as well as for the particular and unique trace it leaves.
Our relationship with the food we eat is very important Each body assimilates and welcomes various foods differently, and it is important to understand what is good for us and what is not. What works well for one does not have to work in the same way for the other. What is more, this is what is known as our authenticity and it makes us unique and special.
We have a variety of very enriching teas that bring positivity to our body and mind. Among those, green tea is one of the best-known and most enjoyed teas in the world. Green tea is obtained from the leaves and buds of Camellia Sinensis but is has not subjected to the withering and oxidation process used to make other types of teas. Green tea is original from China, but its production and manufacture has been widely spread to other countries in Asia.