The effects of fast food on the body 

Think Smart

Food is fuel for your body. It has a direct impact on how you feel as well as on your overall health. Fast food isn’t necessarily bad, but in many cases it’s highly processed and contains large amounts of carbohydrates, added sugar, unhealthy fats, and salt (sodium).

These foods are often high in calories yet offer little or no nutritional value. When fast food frequently replaces nutritious foods in your diet, it can lead to poor nutrition, poor health, and weight gain. Being overweight is a risk factor for a variety of chronic health problems including heart disease, diabetes, and stroke.Fast food can effect on your body :

1.Digestive and Cardiovascular Systems:

Many fast foods and drinks are loaded with carbohydrates and, consequently, a lot of calories. Your digestive system breaks carbs down into sugar (glucose), which it then releases into your bloodstream. Your pancreas responds by releasing insulin, which…

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Wonderful spring nature just opposite my window.

I live on the ground floor of a multistory building and I really like it, because of staying close to nature even without leaving home. Opposite the windows of my apartment is a small lawn. With first warm days here bloom lovely spring flowers, fly and buzz bees,  and green grass rustles.

Today was a bright and sunny spring day, so I could not fail to take few photos of beautiful and so delicate spring nature, which I can see so close.

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Synthetic vitamins – use or not?

At winter and early spring I begin to feel malaise, caused by vitamins deficiency. Because it is impossible to get them all from food, when you live in the city and buy vegetables and fruit from supermarkets. Then I resort to using supplements, which contains synthetic vitamins. For me, it was interesting to know, can synthetic vitamins be harmful and what is it at all? Some answers on the questions I tried to find in this post: http://icexp.com/are-synthetic-vitamins-good-or-bad/.

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So, if this topic is interesting for you too – welcome!

Voice, Message, & Intention

The Richness of a Simple Life

I think a very important aspect of being emotionally healthy is being able to speak your voice. Holding in your thoughts and feelings is uncomfortable and unhealthy. As an energy worker, I believe that we are more than our physical body and that our physical health depends upon our emotional, mental, and spiritual health in addition to nurturing and maintaining the physical. 

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Getting important nutrients when you have food allergies

Paulette Crowley

Around one in 20 people will develop a food allergy in their lives. So how do you recognise the signs, and what can you do about it? Paulette Crowley shares the answers.

mixed-nuts-1195284-1279x869 There is no cure for food allergies – it’s best to completely avoid the allergen.

If you don’t have a food allergy, then you probably know someone who does. Perhaps it’s an allergy to shellfish which means they can’t share in the joys of prawns and lobster; or maybe it’s an allergy to peanuts which means not just avoiding nuts, but also not eating the many chocolate products made with nuts.

Developing a food allergy can be a bewildering experience, firstly trying to work out what is causing all those unpleasant symptoms, then learning to avoid the offending foods. But the good news is that over time, as you learn how to avoid the foods you’re allergic to…

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