In bad weather and cold the body needs a lot of energy, which can be obtained from food. But not all the products help keep warm in the cold, to fight effectively against viruses and bacteria. And to be cheerful.
The correspondent of ГолосUA said the doctor, Victoria Savitskaya.
“Many foods and drinks that we used to consume, useless, but contain a lot of calories. Sweets, cakes, muffins fill you up quickly and even help the body to stay warm, but their energy runs out quickly, while more complicated digestion and you will feel heaviness in the stomach. The body will throw all the forces in the digestion of heavy food, and energy for heating the internal organs and tissues of the body simply will not,” warned the doctor.
Should choose low-fat, but quite high in calories and at the same time harmless for the figure foods rich in carbohydrates are “long-acting” – it’s main energy suppliers. In the cold into the daily menu of the diet should be more cereals, vegetables, greens and fruits.
“It is important that the body receives the entire spectrum of nutrients and a full range of vitamins and minerals. In large amounts in the diet should include seasonal fruits and vegetables,” said the doctor.