By avoiding fried and baked foods, unhealthy snacks and choosing healthy foods (thermally processed by cooking and baking), we strengthen the immune system, strengthen the body, raise life energy and become more vital and beautiful.
Anti-fatigue and headache foods – chronic fatigue, feeling tired after a night’s sleep, and frequent headaches can be the result of a messy diet, diet, excessive sweets and alcohol. You can easily regain energy when you have fresh fruits and vegetables, fish and meat on your plate (at least twice a week). Eat vegetables raw in salads and cooked stews. Eat fruit fresh as a simple addition and a delicious refreshing addition to breakfast (from oatmeal or with thick juices).
Carbohydrates: Whole grains and rice prevent a sudden drop in blood sugar and restore energy. Spaghetti with tuna sauce, tomato juice, garlic, oregano and basil raise energy and relieve fatigue.
Iron: Meat and legumes are a good ally in the fight against fatigue. Have stews with beans, peas or lentils, leafy vegetables (spinach, kale), beet salad, offal and egg yolks on your menu.
Calcium and magnesium: The cause of headaches can be a lack of these minerals. Use nuts, dried fruits and dairy products to replenish your calcium and magnesium stores.
Eating healthy carbohydrates rich in vitamins and minerals, as well as iron, calcium and magnesium cleanses the skin and strengthens hair and nails.
Foods for a better mood: when you are tense and in a bad mood, add a variety of foods to the menu. Deliciously prepared meals that you slowly eat and chew, dark chocolate, herbal teas (instead of coffee), vegetable and fruit aperitifs decorated with fresh herbs will improve your mood and drive away discouragement.
Vitamin E: found in unrefined vegetable oils (olive oil and wheat germ oil), contains cabbage, green vegetables, avocados, peanuts, almonds and hazelnuts. Vitamin E is an elixir of vitality and lifts the mood. It is a strong antioxidant and ally in the fight against aging. Improves circulation and work of the muscular system. Rejuvenates the skin.
B vitamins: eggs, meat, fish, offal, nuts, fruits, leafy vegetables, rice and whole grains. B-complex vitamins help against nervous tension, protect the heart and cardiovascular system, affect better memory, and alleviate digestive and menstrual cycle problems.
Omega 3 fatty acids: flaxseed and oil, black currant, sea fish (mackerel, tuna, salmon and herring). They are necessary for the proper development of the organism and brain function.
An example of a healthy and tasty meal that will improve the mood and have a beneficial effect on vitality and beautiful appearance: oatmeal and barley flakes with chopped almonds or hazelnuts topped with yogurt, baked fish with a side dish of cooked or fresh green vegetables, cabbage or green vegetable soup or spicy salad wheat germ oil.
Foods for stronger immunity: Foods such as cabbage, garlic, honey and cranberries play a significant role in preventing bacterial infections and strengthening immunity. Sauerkraut and fresh cabbage is the inspiration for many dishes. Garlic is a well-known natural antibiotic. Cranberries protect against bacteria and urinary tract infections. Honey is used against various infections.
Vitamin C. Peppers, cabbage and citrus. Fresh fruits and juices prepared just before consumption strengthen the immune system and act preventively against infections.
Vitamin A: cabbage, carrots and tomatoes. Removes age spots, prevents inflammatory processes, helps tissue regeneration. Carrot and cabbage salad, tomato soup and various stews from these three foods are a source of health.
Immunity-boosting foods are also good for good looks. A face mask made of fresh cabbage leaves eliminates excess fat from the skin. Makes the skin radiant. Soothes inflammatory processes. Carrot mask refreshes and rejuvenates the face. The mask of lemon juice and tomato puree removes blemishes on the face, heals pimples and tightens the skin.
Foods for faster recovery: colds and flu are accompanied by feelings of fatigue and exhaustion and muscle weakness. These negative feelings are lost when we add protein to the menu. 100 grams of meat for lunch and dinner (chicken, fish or beef) will be enough to get iron into the blood system. Bar of dark chocolate (30 grams) for snacks give magnesium. Freshly squeezed vegetable and fruit juices provide vitamins and minerals.
Probiotics: If you have a stomach ache after using antibiotics, probiotics will help. In addition to probiotics, stews, yogurt and soups contribute to faster recovery.
To prevent an infection or cold from recurring on the table every day, have a healthy breakfast or snack with sunflower seeds, hazelnuts and almonds (one handful of almonds or hazelnuts a day). Blueberry juice helps. Seasonal fruit compotes spiced with cinnamon and honey are an excellent choice. Cooked fruit cleanses and hydrates the body. It can be a face mask. Soups and broths will give enough intake to the body, which also cleanses the body. They keep the skin tone beautiful and healthy.