Have you ever thought that you can lose weight without stress or anxieties or thatterrible feeling of guilt whenever commits a slide?
The old adage ' you are what you eat ' also applies to the State of mind.
There are several foods that have the ability to cause mood changes, sleep, arousal, and even hallucinations. Alcohol and coffee are among the most well known andpopular wisdom has long learned to use the power of a cup of hot milk or lemon balmtea to calm.
No wonder, therefore, that slimming regimes exaggerated kick of humor. And it's not just because ' eat like a bird ' rocks the patience of anyone, deprivation of certain nutrients influence the mood and may even encourage the depression.
DON'T GET THE HEEBIE-JEEBIES:
The effect of feeding on spirits is linked to the action of neurotransmitters, chemicals produced by the brain. The most important are serotonin, which has calming effectsand induces drowsiness, norepinephrine, which gives energy and concentration aid, andendorphins, which provide a sense of well-being and euphoria. You know, diet, butmake sure you ingest foods that potentiate the action of these substances, not to keepthe nerves on edge.
The production of serotonin is associated with the sense of well-being. The levelsproduced by our body vary and are lower in the afternoon and in the winter, which explains the seasonal depression that affects many people in the colder months of the year. His wife, serotonin levels decrease during the last week of the menstrual cycle.
Once the carbohydrates intake increases serotonin levels, should not eliminate themcompletely from your diet in the name of reducing calories. The price can be high:irritability and fussiness.
Not all carbohydrates have the same effect. Those found in fruit, for example, do not have this magic ability to improve mood. It is no accident that when he's depressed he attacks more easily the rest of the ice cream in the freezer than the apples the fruit bowl. But we should not exaggerate the sugar.
Carbohydrates are a source of bread, cereals, biscuits, the masses all integral, theintegral and wild rice and bitter chocolate (very carefully with the excesses!). Now I don't enjoy the humor to fill up on bread or spaghetti all the time ... Don't forget that you're on a diet.
NOREPINEPHRINE-PROTEINS OF HAPPINESS:
Protein foods are rich in an amino acid called tyrosine, which increases the productionof norepinephrine. This brain chemical stimulates mental ability and reaction and the alert status. Keep this in mind when you need to be working late, and at dinnerexchange the masses for a chicken or tuna salad.
Are source of tyrosine fish, lean meats, skinless poultry, eggs, legumes, nuts andchestnuts, milk and skimmed yogurt, lean cheese and tofu.
Fats increase the production of endorphins, substances similar to morphine and thattransmit signals of pleasure to the body, a phenomenon equivalent to what happenswhen it does physical exercise.
Must include in your menu bitter chocolate (in small portions and at the end of the meal), dried fruits and olive oil.
RESPECT THE RHYTHMS OF YOUR BODY ...
The body does not have the same caloric needs throughout the day. In the morning,until about 2:0 pm, the greater need is proteins that synthesize neurotransmitters withstimulating functions, responsible for the ' awakening ', such as noradrenaline. After lunch, carbohydrates are starting to take action to slowly prepare the body for sleep.
It will therefore be necessary to ingest:
MORNING: dairy products.
LUNCH: meat or fish.
NIGHT: starches (potatoes, pasta).
ALWAYS: vegetables and fresh salads.
A good night's sleep is key to a good state of mind. To ensure a quiet night, eat somecarbohydrates at dinner. But beware: do not abuse of sweets in the name of some good hours of sleep. A small portion of bread, rice or pasta (no sauces) is sufficient.
And learn that: should not ingest exciting, like coffee, alcohol or tobacco, after the 5:0 pm.
Proteins are not recommended for dinner, because it increases body temperature andactivate the alert status.
CHOCOLATE, YES, BUT IN MODERATION:
In the chocolate, sugar and fat combination stimulates the production of serotonin andendorphins. The relaxation associated with its consumption has also resulted in othersubstances, such as caffeine, theobromine and phenylethylamine, linked to themanufacture of norepinephrine. You don't have to eat a lot of chocolate to get thedesired effect. Do not overdo it!
LIFT THE MORAL:
To this end, your diet should be rich in vitamins, being that of compl