That is why it is necessary to properly form your diet.
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1. Less meat is good
Lent implies the rejection of processed meat, that is, sausage, wieners, smoked meats. This is because it increases the risk of certain types of cancer, as well as hypertension and disorders of fat metabolism. Please note that just a piece of bacon and baked poultry does not pose such a threat.
2. More vegetables – even better.
You can eat mostly rice, white bread and potatoes and get a lack of vitamins and protein foods.
Ulyana Suprun “And you can eat a variety of plant foods, get vitamins, trace elements, fiber, and, as a result, have healthy intestines, vessels, brain, skin and strengthened immunity. The proven benefits of veganism and vegetarianism are primarily in a varied herbal diet. ”
3. Legumes – not only beans
Beans contain vitamins of group B, which are necessary for the formation of neurotransmitters, and trace elements potassium, phosphorus, iron, zinc and manganese. It is also a source of complete protein, that is, essential amino acids. In addition, legumes are fiber, which means healthy intestines and healthy cholesterol levels.
4. Think of mushrooms
Ceps, champignons, shiitake, oyster mushrooms and other mushrooms contain many amino acids glutathione, fiber beta-glucan, trace element selenium, fat choline, vitamin D, antioxidant ergotionone. Suprun notes that such a set is necessary for man.
Two portions of mushrooms per week can reduce the risk of dementia in older age
5. Low fat diet is dangerous.
Lent implies an almost complete rejection of oils and fats in the composition of animal products (for example, egg lecithin or fish oil).
Such diets can benefit people with obesity and impaired fat metabolism. But they need to adhere to such a diet for months and years, and not just 49 days a year.
Fats contain vitamins A, E and D, cholesterol and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Deficiency of these vitamins will lead to disruption of the immune system, saturation of body molecules with free radicals. Lack of cholesterol in the diet increases the risk of depression and the violation of the formation of sex hormones.
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Suprun advises to pay attention to nuts, flax, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, which the post does not prohibit. They have vitamin E and polyunsaturated fatty acids. They should really eat a lot.
To assimilate fat-soluble provitamin A, combine nuts and carrots or dried apricots.
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Do not fry fast food in sunflower oil. This is because it contains a lot of omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which contribute to inflammation and atherosclerosis, and frying creates carcinogenic compounds.
Try to buy products without margarine, because they are trans fats. The latter increase the inflammatory background and contribute to the development of cardiovascular diseases.
If you are fasting and do not eat eggs, Suprun advises replacing them with soy products, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, corn and spinach.
Lean alternative to dairy products will be a huge bowl of sauerkraut. That it contains a proportionate amount of calcium, and probiotic lactobacilli.
Lean alternative to dairy products will be a huge bowl of sauerkraut
Even in Lent there are several days when you can eat fish. The latter provides the brain, heart, blood vessels and the immune system with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. Suprun advises daily to eat flax and pumpkin seeds, walnuts, seaweed and tahini (sesame paste).
In Lent, people try to consume more cereals – buckwheat, pearl barley, wheat, millet, oatmeal and corn. They contain fiber, trace elements, B vitamins and protein. Porridge goes well with the already mentioned pumpkin and flax seeds and mushrooms.
Uliana Suprun “On the other hand, one should keep as far as possible from eating only carbohydrates, especially white bread, white rice and pasta without anything. They have a high glycemic index, and it is this diet that leads to vitamin B1 deficiency, constipation and weight gain. ”
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