Riboflavin (B2) works in conjunction with other B complex vitamins and is important for body growth, red blood cell production and release of energy from carbohydrates.
Vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin, is found in many foods of animal and plant origin such as milk, liver, cheese, eggs, green vegetables, brewer’s yeast, whole grains, fortified cereals and wheat germ.
The B2 is destroyed by exposure to light, therefore, riboflavin-containing foods should be kept in the dark or in opaque containers.
Vitamins are substances that the body needs to live, the only vitamin synthesized by the body is vitamin D, except for this, the body needs an external power supply to get the rest of vitamins, because he can not produce by itself, or does it in insufficient quantities.
Without vitamins, the majority of chemical operations, which are produced in the body, could not perform, they are also essential for maintaining cell structure, good state of tissues, and a positive mental attitude. Tri-fold divided into: fat-soluble vitamins and water soluble vitamins.
Fat-soluble vitamins are soluble in fatty substances, not easily altered and the body can store. Highlights of vitamin A, D, E and K
1. Law of quantity: The amount of food should be sufficient to meet the body’s caloric needs. Foods that provide mainly calories (energy) are carbohydrates and fats.
How many calories should be enough to provide heat to maintain body temperature, the energy of muscle contraction and the nutritional balance.
From the standpoint of calories, a diet may be, sufficient, insufficient, or too generous. According to this law, slimming considered “insufficient” because they allow a decrease in weight at the expense of a reduced calorie content.
The caloric requirement for each particular person must be determined by a nutrition professional, considering age, sex, complexion, activity, special situations: diabetes, obesity, malnutrition, etc..
2. Quality Act: Any diet should be complete in its composition, ensuring the proper functioning of organs and systems. In any regime must be present: carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and water. According to this law, the regimes are classified as complete (varied) and incomplete. Continue reading
To lose weight without being hungry is to eat everything, because they discover that to obtain a healthy weight is more important how to cook and eat the amount of each major food group.
To follow a boring mono-based diet of celery and lettuce, you have to eat what is needed and no power save that we provide food, you have to spend through physical activity that is the best ally to lose weight and avoid kilos gain with age and that the body adjusts to stay nimble and healthy.
Make a change in our dietary habits by implementing a proper plan our daily requirement is not easy but not impossible and is worth a try as they get many benefits including:
* Do not starve
* Enjoy your meal
* No need to eat a different menu to the rest of the family Continue reading
When a patient tells me I lost weight with “such a diet ‘, I ask you this: do you really gained weight?. No, because if they really have done, would not be trying again to lose weight.
Just what these people have done is one of those fad diets that are anecdotes after them, because they did not solve the fundamental problem is to lose weight, learn to keep it and learn to eat well.
Most people who have lost weight and keep it at the time could not follow a specific diet, have learned to eat.
They are aware that your weight stays on the point that they want because they take food to suit your lifestyle and spending power that they do.
To achieve this they have learned that eating healthy is to eat everything, good portions, less fat and have no excess with food, ie now have another “attitude” toward food. Continue reading