Monday, 17 February 2014

Steven Olschwanger How to Stay Fit after Losing Weight

What is more challenging is to keep fit after losing weight than losing weight. Many people are suffering with this problem. It is painful to gain weight after losing weight with huge effort. But we can manage the weight with our effort.

One thing you have to keep in mind before losing weight is that if you decided to lose weight make sure that you will maintain the weight till the end, says Steven Olscwanger.

Here Steven is giving some tips to stay fit after losing weight.

1)      Two things are more important in health, diet and weight loss. They are sleeping and drinking water. They are very important for good health. When you lack of drinking water and sleeping then you can lead a healthy life or lose weight. So sleep at least 7 hours a day and drink minimum 13 glasses of water per day. These are more essential, try to follow this.

2)      Do simple workouts, here it doesn’t mean taking time and doing exercises but it is different for instance, you can walk on the stairs instead of using an elevator, you can walk when it comes from a small distance, you can stand on the train instead of sitting, these workouts help in losing calories. They are not harder to follow so you can make it as a daily activity, says Steven.

3)      The above said tip doesn’t mean that you need not do exercise but they can be one very easily. When you want to stay fit do exercises at least 5 days per week.

4)      When it comes to health breakfast plays a vital role. Breakfast is very essential than all other meals. Because it produces energy for the body as well as brain. What you have to do is eat breakfast within one hour after waking up. If you didn’t do so then your metabolism will reduce, when you can’t eat in the morning earlier take some healthy snacks like nuts and grain foods earlier this will help you, later you can eat your breakfast.

5)      Eat only when you feel hunger. Make sure it is hunger by analyzing the symptoms sometimes when you thirst you feel like you are hunger, so test by drinking water. And stop eating when you feel full.

6)      Set some goal and plan, do according to that plan. The plan must be attainable, expect a gradual change in your body.

7)      Avoid junk foods, foods that contain sugar and sugar beverages.

8)      Don’t be too stressed. It will increase the body weight. Make yourself cool and do your favorite activities.

9)      Eat healthy snacks, snacks like nuts are very good for health and they will make you feel full for longer.

10)  Eat lean meat, avoid dairy products, eat more vegetables and fruits.

So give yourself a healthy treat and stay fit!

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Steven Olschwanger High Fiber Foods

High Fiber Food may be the most important foods in this century as it helps a lot to the people. It can reduce cholesterol content in the body, blood sugar and even can prevent cancers and hemorrhoids. It moves relatively quickly and easily through your digestive tract and because of this it functions properly. So a high fiber diet is important in day to day life. It also reduces the risk of stroke, obesity, diabetes, hyper tension and heart diseases. The best way to increase your fiber intake is eating fiber rich whole foods.

Why Fiber?

Digestive system disorders are common today and to get rid from that these fiber foods are necessary. They can help to digest the food easily and pass the wastes through the system quickly and in a short time. With this help of fiber, one can also overcome the common struggles of weight loss. So, a good amount of fiber must be present in the diet each day.

Best High Fiber Foods

Some of them include
·        Corn
·        White beans
·        Black beans
·        Kidney beans
·        Garbanzo beans
·        Lima beans
·        Avocado
·        Whole-wheat Pasta
·        Brown rice
·        Brussels sprouts
·        Bran flakes
·        Edamame
·        Whole wheat bread
·        Lentils
·        Pear
·        Celery
·        Garlic
·        Artichoke
·        Oatmeal
·        Raspberries
·        Peas
·        Broccoli
·        Apples
·        Almonds
·        Barley
·        Pearled Barley

These are excellent natural foods as they taste good and you can add them into your favorite meals. In fruits, Raspberries contain high amount of fiber. In grains, high amount of fiber is present in Spaghetti, whole wheat and barley.  In nuts and seeds, split peas has the highest amount of fiber when compared to all others. In vegetables, artichoke has the highest amount of fiber in it.

All individuals should consume around 30 to 40 grams of fiber each day. These foods are readily available these days and can be found in any store that sells food. These foods should be properly eaten on a regular basis. If you want to keep your diet healthy and stay healthy add fiber foods in your daily life. Fiber foods are much important to the body and so should be to you!!

Monday, 10 February 2014

Steven Mark Olschwanger Health benefits of eating Natural foods

Natural foods include fruits, vegetables, meat fish, nuts and grains. Eating healthy indirectly means eating natural foods. They are not only good for the body but also for the mind. They do only good for us not any harm. They may taste less when compared with artificial foods but they are high in all sorts of nutrients,  Steven Mark Olschwanger.

 Nowadays all are eating junk foods. They are bad for health, but very tasty. They come in colorful packets we are getting attracted by them very easily. They are harmful for health. They cause many diseases. It does not contain any nutrients so even when you eat lots of junk food you feel weakened.  Many of us know that  eating junk foods are bad for health but many are ignoring and continue eating and spoiling their health.

Now lets see how Steven lists the benefits of Natural foods.

Health Benefits of Vegetables

1.       Eating vegetables reduce risk of many serious diseases. It also reduces some types of cancers such as mouth cancer, stomach cancer and colon rectum cancer.
2.       Vegetables are lower in calories. They contain cholesterol.
3.       They improve immunity in our body.
4.       Vegetables contain vitamins and minerals. They are essential for health.
5.       Vegetables protects skin.

Health Benefits of Fruits

Fruits are packed with lots of vitamins, nutrients, minerals and antioxidants. They are rich in color and smell.

1.       Fruits are low in calories they contain no fat but contains minerals, vitamins and fiber which optimizes the body
2.       They are delicious.
3.       Fruits are rich in potassium, it helps in preventing high blood pressure, bone loss and kidney stones.
4.       Fruits contain fiber it lowers blood cholesterol, that helps in lowering heart diseases.
5.       Vitamin C rich fruits help in keeping teeth and gums healthy. It contains antioxidants and fight against infection and disease.
6.       Fruits which are rich in fiber will make you feel full for longer, and so it helps in controlling body weight.

Health Benefits of nuts and grains

1.       Nuts contain monounsaturated fats which are good for health.
2.       It satisfies appetite, so they are very good for snacks.
3.       They help in protecting Cardio vascular diseases because it contains magnesium, fiber, vitamin B6 and potassium.
4.       All nuts contain vitamin E which gives healthy skin and beautiful hair.

Health Benefits of meat

1.       Meat is a resource of protein. Protein helps in repairing the body, strengthens immune system, contains all important amino acids, protects from infections.
2.       Meat contains zinc, iron and selenium. Zinc improves metabolism, iron is a rich source of hemoglobin, selenium helps in breaking down chemicals
3.       Meat contains vitamin A, B and D. They are good for teeth, bone and skin.

So make sure that meal contains healthy foods. Eat healthy Live healthy By Steven Mark Olschwanger

Friday, 7 February 2014

Steve Olschwanger Foods that calm the mind and the body

When things go wrong and you feel stressed, try to handle it. As when we cannot change the situation handling it correctly is a best choice says, Steven Olschwanger. Foods are capable of calm our body and mind. So we can lessen the stress by eating those foods which are also very good for health.

Chemicals in the brain can be controlled by  some foods. Even if we practice a lot of exercises and our food habit is same as before then we can’t see any differences in the body and mind. So first change the food habit. What we are taking in is more important than what we do out, says Steve Olschwanger

When your body doesn’t have enough of Iron the oxygen flow to the body muscle and brain will decrease and it causes tiredness, irritability and disturb in concentration. So when you feel stress having high nutritional food will help in keeping a good physical and mental state.

Here Steven lists some foods which helps in calming the mind and body.

Vitamin B rich foods:
Fish, dried herbs and spices, pine nuts, pistachios, beans and breakfast cereals are rich in vitamin B1, which is very good for controlling anxiety.
Vitamin B6 is good for nervous system when you didn’t get enough of vitamin B6 it can produce irritability, nervousness, mental confusion, insomnia, tension and anxiety. Sweet potato, carrot, bitter gourd, banana, avocado, buttermilk ,oatmeal, chicken and fish are rich in vitamin B6. When vitamin B12 is combined with vitamin B6 it helps in increasing  the secretion of serotonin this helps in calming nerves and anxiety. 

Magnesium helps in preventing panic attacks, anxiety, fear, restlessness, nervousness and irritability. Raw spinach, beans and lentils,lady’s finger, pumpkin, peas, broccoli, grapefruit, cucumbers, nuts and seeds, whole grains, avocados, bananas, figs, fish are sources of Magnesium.

Chocolates helps in calming mind. Purest dark chocolate is the  best choice to eat when you feel stressed, don’t go for a milk chocolate but dark chocolate which is made up of cocoa. This pure chocolate doesn’t sweet sweet but little bitter, it’s a bitter sweet. This stimulates opioids which is a pleasure chemical in body and makes you feel better.

Berries like strawberries, raspberries and blueberries are rich in vitamin c. They can control the cortisol, which is a stress hormone.

Green Tea
Green Tea contains L-theanine it creates a relaxed and calm state of mind by reducing anxiety. It improves sleep, calms the heart and lowers blood pressure.

So follow the useful tips from Steve Olschwanger. Eat these foods and beat stress. Stay healthy.