A very useful foods to eat in a fitness diet or general – part 4

Green leaves and vegetables

Watercress, Kale, Spinach, Rocket, Parsley.
Green vegetables are very nutritious in many minerals and vitamins, antioxidants and minerals, including calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, vitamin C, folic acid and dietary fiber, are very helpful in burning fat.
Part of what makes them so great is their potential to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
They contain high levels of anti-inflammatory substances known as carotenoids, which may protect against certain types of cancer. Leaf vegetables are associated with a reduced risk of heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and some cancers. Green vegetables and leafy greens contain less than 100 calories per pound, making them ideal foods for weight loss. In scientific studies, people who ate a large salad at the beginning of the meal ate less during the rest of the meal. They are also rich in B vitamins, and very potent lutein and keratinoid essentials in the protection of the skin, eyes and cells. To maximize the uptake of phytochemicals, we recommend adding seeds and nuts to the salad because these phytochemicals are oil-soluble.

Dark chocolate and cocoa powder

In cocoa powder 17% protein, 30% dietary fiber, magnesium, potassium, zinc, iron, chromium, manganese, copper. Vitamins E, C, A, B1, B3 in cocoa have strong antioxidants, in addition to cocoa contains ananamide that makes a good euphoria, in addition helps the body to produce serotonin and dopamine which are associated with good feelings, analgesia, appetite, sexual pleasure, concentration and memory.
A meta-analysis of 7 studies shows that eating chocolate (one that has no milk and lots of sugar) reduces the risk of heart disease. A study by the Harvard University School of Nutrition shows that chocolate consumption improves cognitive functions. Research has also shown that chocolate reduces the risk of various cancers.
More interesting facts about cocoa:
– According to a study at Lowell University in Canada, consuming dark chocolate in cocoa helps improve diarrhea functions and reduces the risk of preeclampsia.
– Eating 30 grams of chocolate a day is beneficial for fetal growth and development and lowers risk of poisoning (Yale University).
– chocolate without Milk and sugar, protects teeth and prevents holes, thanks to theobromine.

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