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Top 5 Foods For Summer
Summer's In Full Swing
We all want to be in shape for Summer but it doesn't have to be as painful and difficult as the papers say.
This blog is going to show 5 of the top foods that are best suited to the most common Summer regime: Weight loss
We all know that exercise is an extremely important part of a weight loss programme. However, if it is not matched with the correct foods and supplements then it will not reap the optimum results.
5. Black Beans
Black beans are a great source of Protein.
Two cups of these delicious black pearls contains over 30g of protein and less saturated fat than most red meat.
4. Brown Rice
Brown rice contains 'resistant starch'. This is like a carbohydrate, giving you all of the same energy but at the same time it is a metabolism booster and a fat burner.
Unlike most food brown rice, although very filling and heavy, is also very low in calories. This makes it the ideal food for someone with a big appetite and a wish to lose weight!
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Protein How Important Is It
40% of your body's dry matter is Protein. This makes protein the second most essential nutrient to your body, only to be topped by water.
Proteins are essential macromolecules for the body. They are one of the building blocks of all tissues and have critical roles in cells. Proteins can be enzymes which catalyse important chemical reactions within cells such as metabolism of fats and carbohydrates. They are the centre of action of all biological processes. They also have regulatory roles which monitor conditions within cells and therefore, on a wider scale, control tissue processes.
On a wider scale, Haemoglobin transports oxygen around they body. Myoglobin and elastin are important components of muscle fibres and are required for muscle growth and repair. Some proteins can act as hormones too. Also, the immune system requires many different proteins such as complement proteins which enhance immune responses and antibodies which protect the body from harmful infectious agents such as bacteria or viruses.
A lack of protein in the diet can lead to multiple problems:
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