We all want to have a perfect body shape and health, so we often give up from some kind of food which we think that is unhealthy. But there is no unhealthy and healthy food, there is unhealthy and healthy diet. Every food is healthy. Some people say that hamburger is unhealthy and you should ask them why they think like that. Humans need proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals. Hamburger has all of this. Meat is rich in proteins, bread contains carbohydrates, vegetable contains vitamins and minerals, and French fries contain fats. As you can see hamburger is not so bad food as you have been thinking. But eating a hamburger every day is an unhealthy diet because this kind of food is very rich in calories and fats. The point of a healthy diet is a perfect combination of all kinds of food.
So read below why you should consume food like French fries, ice-cream, popcorn, chocolate, mayonnaise, beer, pasta, sugar and even an alcohol beverage in а small quantities.
1. French fries are good for better digestion and strong immune system
Nutritionists say that French fries are junk food. But when you make an analysis and think again, it will become clear to you that they are not so bad. Nothing will happen if you consume it in small quantities, twice a week prepared at home with oil. Yes, they are very caloric as a result of the high quantity of fats, but they contain iodine, Vitamin B, Phosphorus, Vitamin C and folic acid. These nutrients in the French fries will improve the digestion and boost your immune system.
2. A healthy diet with Ice cream?
Yes, it is true! Ice cream is good for your health. Ice creams with milk are rich in calcium. This mineral is beneficial for weight loss and is essential for pregnant woman and nursing mothers. Also, ice creams with milk contain many vitamins and minerals. To not make a mistake and consume harmful dyes and additives in food, you should make and eat ice cream with milk prepared by yourself at home.
Here is one recipe for super delicious homemade ice cream with milk. Ingredients: cup milk, 1 plus ½ cup sugar, 2 eggs, 3 egg yolks, and a vanilla stick. Let start with the preparation of this super tasty ice cream. In a pot put the milk, sugar and the vanilla stick. In another pot put the eggs and egg yolks. Cook the milk, sugar and vanilla bean in a pot until the milk starts to boil. Then add this mixture into a pot with eggs and egg yolks. Stir with a mixer and then drain the mixture. Remove the vanilla stick and put the mixture into a refrigerator. After 3 hours take the ice cream from the refrigerator and mix it for 15 to 20 minutes. Pour the ice cream in molds and put the molds into a freezer. After 4 hours your homemade milk ice cream is ready and you can enjoy.
3. Popcorn contains more vitamins and minerals than fruit or vegetable.
From now you can enjoy in cinema. Popcorn is a whole grain food which means that it is rich in important nutrients and antioxidants. They contain carbs, proteins, fats and dietary fiber. Popcorns are rich in Vitamins B1, B3, B6, minerals such as Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zink, Copper, and Manganese. If you have high blood sugar you can regulate it with popcorn. Furthermore, they can prevent cancer and diabetes. But be careful because the process of their preparation may make them an unhealthy snack.
How to prepare super healthy popcorn?
You need 3 tablespoon olive oil, 1/2 cup popcorn kernels and a little salt.
Put olive oil in a large pot and add a little bit of salt. Put the pot over medium heat, add popcorn kernels in it and cover the pot. After a while, the kernels will start popping. Usually, after 2-3 minutes, popping will stop and your healthy snack is prepared. Remove the pot from the heat and put the popcorn into a serving bowl. If you forgot to add salt in the beginning, you can put now. Popcorn prepared this way is the healthiest snack in the world.
4. Chocolate for healthy skin and good concentration
Comments like eating chocolate is bad for your skin are just a rumors. Dark chocolate with more than 60% cocoa improves the circulation because it is rich in polyphenols. Furthermore, it protects our skin from wrinkles. If you consume a dark chocolate your skin will be tight and shiny. In addition, dark chocolate increases the concentration. One row chocolate can replace a cup of coffee. As you can see the dark chocolate is very beneficial for your health and beauty and you shouldn’t avoid it. This chocolate must be included in your healthy diet.
5. Mayonnaise for fast metabolism and healthy heart
Mayonnaise for a healthy diet? Yes, because many nutritionists recommend that we should eat salad with mayonnaise 2-3 times a week. This sounds strange to you? But, they are right because this type of salad is rich in vitamins soluble in fats. Some vitamins in the vegetables such as A, D, E and K are only soluble in fats. So this is why mayo salad is good for your heart. Furthermore, Vitamin E and Vitamin F neutralize the negative impacts of the environment such as air pollution and improve our metabolism.
However, only homemade mayonnaise can be good for your health. Do you know how to prepare it? Don’t worry, here is the best recipe for homemade mayonnaise. This recipe is very easy and simple. You need a cup of olive oil, a little bit of salt, two tablespoons apple cider vinegar, a tablespoon mustard, 2 eggs and 2 tablespoons lemon juice.
First of all, take two eggs and remove the egg yolks from the egg whites. You should put the eggs yolks in a larger bowl for mixing. In this bowl add 2 tablespoons lemon juice, tablespoon mustard, two tablespoons apple cider vinegar and a little bit of salt. Stir well with a mixer on a high speed.
Reduce the mixer speed and slowly add the olive oil. You can add more lemon juice or apple cider vinegar during the mixing. Stir with a mixer until the mixture becomes consistent. Then put your homemade mayonnaise in a refrigerator to cool down. After few hours it is ready for consuming.
6. Beer – a natural remedy for a kidney disease.
A beer is a fermented low alcoholic beverage which contains very beneficial acids for our health. For example, it contains citric acid which prevents creations of kidney stones. The beer contains Vitamin C and folic acid (Vitamin B12). These vitamins boost the immune system.
If you are a vegetarian this beverage is perfect for you because a lot of vegetarians have a lack of Vitamin B12. Usually, this Vitamin can’t be found in vegetable food, but beer gets Vitamin B12 during the process of its production.
This is why you should drink a beer once a week.
7. Pasta for youth
Pasta is rich in starch, Vitamin B, and antioxidants that slow the process of cells aging. Whole grain pasta is a healthier variant because this pasta contains more nutrients such as Vitamins and antioxidants.
8. Sugars for a healthy brain and liver
Some experts say that sugar is sweet poison but they are wrong. Sugars give us energy. Scientists proved a long time ago that humans can’t live without sugar. They say that people who have a lack of sugar may develop brain disease such as sclerosis. Furthermore, sugar regulates the activity of the liver. So a healthy diet must include sugars.
But consuming a lot of sugars is unhealthy. Be careful with the quantity of sugar you intake, because sugar can be found in almost every kind of processed food. So read the ingredient declaration of the food. Sugars may be named as glucose, sucrose, maltose, corn syrup, honey, hydrolyzed starch, invert sugar, fructose or molasses. Don’t forget that you shouldn’t consume more than 6 teaspoons (25 grams) if you are a woman and more than 9 tablespoons (38 grams) if you are a man.
9. Hard liquor for Cholesterol regulation
A small dose of hard liquor like cognac, for example, can be very useful. One shot hard liquor can relieve headaches improves digestion and reduces the cholesterol. Further on, distilled beverages are good for treating colds and only one shot can significantly reduce the stress.
You should eat more of these 12 foods for a healthy diet
A healthy diet must include a variety of different foods in a perfect combination. The following foods must be included in your diet.
1. Forest fruit
Do you want to eat something sweet? Choose fruit rich in anthocyanins like currants, blackberries, and blueberries. These fruits are rich in dietary fiber and vitamins, but also contain antioxidants that have a positive effect on aging. Currants and blackberries have the highest concentration of antioxidants.
Chickpeas are very rich in nutrients. Only 3.5 oz (100 grams) chickpeas contain almost 9 grams proteins which represent 20% of the Daily Value of proteins. They contain healthy lipids (unsaturated fats), carbohydrates and dietary fiber. Furthermore, they contain folate (Vitamin B9), Thiamin (Vitamin B1), Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Magnesium.
Avocado is a fruit that you should consume more often because it is an excellent source of healthy fats (unsaturated fats). Because of this, it will keep you saturated, and therefore you will not reach for some unhealthy snack. Moreover, avocado has a great taste and you can prepare delicious foods with it or just add into your salad.
Quinoa is rich in proteins and it contains all amino acids. It contains more proteins than any other cereal. Further on quinoa is rich in dietary fibers, omega-3 fatty acids, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorous, Potassium, and Zinc.
5. Almond milk
No matter what you are thinking about dairy products, it is difficult to avoid them because they can be found in different food products. If you love dairy products, you have to try almond milk. This milk has a similar density as cow’s milk but it has fewer calories compared with cow’s milk. Also, almond milk is rich in vitamin E.
6. Extra virgin olive oil
The extra virgin olive oil contains plenty of antioxidants and monounsaturated fatty acids (good fats). This oil is very tasty and the healthy diet must be based on consuming this olive oil. When you buy extra virgin oil, choose the darker bottle because monounsaturated fatty acids are sensitive to light. When monounsaturated fatty acids are exposed to light they oxidize and aren’t useful anymore.
You should consume cinnamon almost every day. Cinnamon is healthy spice which can regulate blood sugar and only ½ teaspoon a day is enough for this effect. Beside this, cinnamon has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. This is why you should buy this healthy spice and include in your healthy diet. You can add a little bit of cinnamon when you are preparing cookies. They will be more delicious. Next, you can add ½ teaspoon cinnamon in your coffee, tea or milk.
Most people avoid nuts because they think that nuts contain a lot of calories. But these calories came from the monounsaturated fatty acids which are very beneficial for our health. On the contrary, these fats regulate the body weight and boost the metabolism. Furthermore, all nuts are an excellent source of protein, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.
9. Lemon juice
Just one glass of water with lemon juice in the morning is enough for regulation of the body pH. Although the lemon has a sour taste it makes alkalinity in the body which is very beneficial for the health. This drink boosts the immune system and speeds up the metabolism.
A healthy diet means consuming a yogurt. It is rich in probiotics which help the digestion. Yogurt can be called super dairy food because it doesn’t contain lactose. So people who have lactose intolerance can consume yogurt. Yogurt contains proteins, fats, and calcium. Choose yogurt which is rich with the probiotic Lactobacillus bulgaricus because people who consume fermented milk live relatively longer than the other people who doesn’t consume.
11. Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is rich in Vitamins A, K and C. It contains dietary fiber and calcium. Because it contains antioxidants is very useful against cancer. Savoy cabbage has powerful anti-inflammation properties.
People often avoid eating eggs because of the cholesterol. But they shouldn’t avoid them because many studies confirmed that consuming eggs isn’t connected with heart diseases. Eggs are very healthy and they are rich in proteins. One egg contains only 70 calories but plenty of vitamins and minerals. Always prefer consuming organic eggs because they are safe without added hormones.