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BENEFITS OF MUSHROOM-2

Mushrooms are fungi, but categorized in the vegetable category. Mushrooms are good sources of many nutrients.

Contains important minerals:

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  • Selenium antioxidant to protect body cells from damage and other diseases of aging.

  • Copper which helps make red blood cells,

  • Potassium helps in the maintenance of normal fluid and mineral balance thus controlling blood pressure.

Belly Bursting Food – Whole Grain (brown rice/ multigrain)

Belly Bursting Food                                                                                           

Belly fat is a return gift that our haphazard lifestyle and wrong eating habits give us. It not only destroys your image but also increases your risk of diseases like hypertension, diabetes and stroke. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) people who have a waist more than 40 inches have heightened risk of heart diseases and diabetes.

The most common reasons for the accumulation of fat on the tummy are hormonal imbalance, excessive eating, intake of large quantities of alcohol, sweets and chocolates and lack of exercise .Stress and improper digestion also are prominent reasons for belly fat accumulation.

                                             

 

Whole Grain (brown rice/ multigrain):

 

These are unprocessed foods that have not been stripped off their nutrients. Whole grains have carbohydrate along with goodness of nutrients like fibre and other important nutrients, such as selenium, potassium and magnesium. Easily available whole grains are whole wheat bread, whole-wheat aata, whole grain cereal & brown rice. Processed grains like white rice, processed pastas and white bread are not only high in simple carbs but also belly bloaters hence should be avoided.

Research shows that eating at least 5 servings of whole grain per day eliminate 24% more belly fat than those who take the same amount of calories in the form of refined grains.