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Fad Diets and Sugar

Juice cleanses are known to be sold as "detoxifiers" by cleansing our organs with natural fruit juices. However, juice cleanses offer a rush of sugar without the fiber that slows down its absorption into your bloodstream, and it is fiber that is the most important part of the fruit.

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The Link Between Food And Love
  • There is a complex hormonal reaction that affects those who are in love, and also their food choice.
  • Even early on in a romantic relationship, food plays an important role, as one can cook for their partner or buy them a fancy dinner.
  • The quality of the food and how it is presented is crucial as it affects the quality of the relationship.
  • New research points towards a ‘reward hormone’ called norepinephrine that shoots up in new romantic relationships, increasing the feeling of euphoria, while also suppressing appetite.
  • The butter substitute made mostly from vegetable oils is not really a healthy food option.
  • It was initially created as a cheap butter substitute by French chemist Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès for Emperor Napoleon III, from milk and beef tallow.
  • The margarine in the market today hardly has any milk, and most varieties are vegan.
  • It is good for lactose intolerant people, who cannot consume milk and milk products.
  • People who are having problems with saturated fats and animal fats can switch to vegan margarine.

A dieter often believes the diet is the cause of failure, and he or she hasn’t tried hard enough. They overlook their own habits and behaviours and blame their intake.

We like to be in control of any situation, and have false hopes about the benefits of the ‘perfect diet’ we are consuming. The media and marketing companies are also contributing to plant unrealistic expectations in many people trying to lose weight.

The Okinawa Diet: A Large Variety Of Food

A rich and varied diet, comprising of 18 different foods is the key to a healthy stomach, activeness and longevity among the Okinawans.

The main focus of the diet is a large, diverse assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables, instead of gorging on a single superfood or avoiding something (like butter or bananas) just because everyone says so.

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