We eat a lot more food than we actually need and a lot of it is not natural, with too many products processed, prepared or packaged that have little to do with the nutrition that the body needs to stay healthy. As a consequence: more and more allergies, intolerances, maladjustments, and diseases. Also low energy, heavy digestions, bad rest and even bad mood.“Green foods, vegetables of all colors, fruits, sprouts, algae, cereals, seeds and nuts, these foods are supplemented with proteins, whether of vegetable origin, Such as legumes, or of animal origin, such as eggs, wild fish or organic meats and quality, “he says.
Therefore, the expert recommends minimizing the maximum food that does not add up and bet on those who do it through a ‘blacklist’ and a ‘golden list’ of food for our health.
‘Black List’ of food or what is better not to eat
Food processing, pre-cooked and with additives.
Saturated and superheated fats, as they generate many free radicals and oils that are not of the first cold pressure.
Soft drinks, bottled juices, and pasteurized beverages because they are full of sugar and have no food.
Snacks packaged because they have lots of sugar, lots of salt and little food.
Refined sugars. “Read the packages of what you buy: practically everything has sugar,” he warns.
Refined salt. “Always use quality salt, marine, without additives or the Himalayas,” he says.
Refined (white) flour and cereals other than whole grains.
Products from soybeans that have not been fermented because “it is very difficult to digest” and choose the one that is ecological.
‘Gold list’ of foods or what to eat
They fight free radicals, promoters of many diseases, as well as premature aging. “In our day to day we receive thousands of free radical attacks (pollution, cooking, substances in food, chemicals, sleep, stress, unbalanced diet, for example), and a diet rich in antioxidants and a lifestyle Healthy minimizes its effect of deterioration in our beloved healthy cells, “reveals the author. Antioxidants are almost all sources of plant foods, but most especially all vegetables and fruits, especially red fruits, blueberries, berries. Also the cereals and the seeds, in particular, the black ones, like the Nerone rice or the black sesame. Vitamin C and vitamin E,
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Its function is to promote the health and growth of our good intestinal bacteria, which help us synthesize vitamins, absorb nutrients, and protect our immune system. “To have a good general health it is essential to have good intestinal health and for this, we need a happy bacterial flora.A vegetable diet free of processed products is also very favorable (prebiotic) Sauerkraut, pickles, unprocessed apple vinegar, kefir, kombucha, Miso and umeboshi plums, “says Mocker.
Foods rich in fiber.
A diet rich in fiber helps keep our intestinal flora in balance. In his opinion, it is imperative to go regularly to the bathroom and, in addition, satiates. The best fiber is found in vegetables, fruits, cereals, legumes, and seeds.
Foods rich in quality fats.
Fat is “very important” for health, part of the cell membranes, protects the organs, is used as energy, and also omega 3 acids help the brain functions and also prevent cognitive impairment. Of course, they must be healthy fats that have not been overheated and are not saturated (except coconut). Avocados, nuts, seeds, and oils of quality such as olive or coconut, and especially the omega 3 fatty acids, present in the vegetable world in chia seeds, flax and hemp are the most recommended.
Carbohydrates of quality. Being complete foods of slow absorption give the energy that is needed and produce the sensation of satiety.
Cereals, legumes, and vegetables.
Fruits. They have fiber, water, and sugar of quality, lots of vitamins and phytonutrients. They are the perfect food, the “ideal snack”, values the author.
Green leaves. They have many minerals, fiber, vitamins and even proteins. The green leaves are rich in chlorophyll, which is absorbed directly into the blood through the lymphatic system and, once in the bloodstream, activates the cellular metabolism, improves the regenerative capacity of the cells. Oxygenates the body purifies and regenerates blood, stops infections, enhances natural healing processes and reduces stomach acidity. It is found in all leafy vegetables and also in algae such as spirulina or chlorella. The more intense the green, the more chlorophyll.