6 Foods that thin the belly and swallow the body
Everyone lives those days when, after a few exaggerations swelling and unwellness seem to take care of every part of the body. Thinking about it, functional nutritionist Patricia Davidson Haiat, a specialist who takes care of the diet of famous people like Bruna Marquezine, Giovanna Lancellotti and Thaila Ayala, indicated in her Instagram the best foods to send away fluid retention and swelling. . Coconut water
"Rich in potassium, coconut water helps eliminate excess fluids," says the nutritionist. And do not stop there: the drink contains an association of substances that make it special even when compared to drinks produced by man. "It is rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids, carbohydrates, antioxidants, enzymes and other phytonutrients that help the body to function more efficiently. Its electrolytic content (ionic mineral) similar to human plasma has guaranteed international recognition as the best oral rehydrat "says Nutrologist Wilson Rondo Junior.
Patricia points out that cabbage is a great source of magnesium and potassium, which "neutralizes the effect of sodium on meals," she says. Cabbage is part of the cruciferous family, which contains antioxidant pigments that prevent chronic-degenerative diseases, including cancer, since these substances induce enzymes that favor anticarcinogenesis actions. "Cabbage is a good source of minerals like iron, which helps prevent anemia, phosphorus, important for muscles and bones, copper, which helps in the absorption of iron, manganese and selenium, necessary for the thyroid and also a powerful antioxidant "says nutritionist Durval Ribas.
Do you like fruits? Know that melon is a great choice to eliminate fluids. "Rich in water, they have diuretic action," says the nutritionist. This is because the pulp of this fruit is very fleshy and juicy, containing large amounts of water (about 90%). It contains reasonable amounts of calcium, phosphorus and iron, which contribute to the formation of bones, teeth and blood. In addition to having several vitamins: A to protect eyesight and C, which acts against infections. When buying, give preference to firm bark, bright color and no cracks, soft parts or perforations of insects. Each 100g of melon has approximately 30 calories.
"With diuretic effect, it can be sprinkled on risottos and meats", says Patricia. Parsley also has flavonoids that act as natural antioxidants. This means they are able to neutralize free radicals before they can cause cell damage. Parsley is still a source of folic acid, a vitamin that helps reduce cancer risk and atherosclerosis. Vitamin K, which helps regulate blood clotting ability, is also present in parsley.
This is another item with a high hydration power for the body. "Composed of 96% water, it helps eliminate toxins as well as sodium," says the expert. Many people think the cucumber is indigestible, but nutritionist Samidayane Guerra explains how to avoid any discomfort: "The ideal would be to consume the cucumber with the well-sanitized peel, because the enzymes that aid in the digestion of the white part of the cucumber are found in the bark, which we usually throw away, then the person 'remembers' the cucumber the rest of the day, "he points out. "It has natural diuretic properties that help control high blood pressure and bloating," says Patricia. The celery can be included in salads at lunch and dinner, or even in juices in the morning.
When reinforcing the menu, you need to know the properties that make the body more resilient without significant caloric gain. That is why those who are looking for this enhanced diet should be aware of both the amount of food and the nutrients they have. "Food plays a fundamental role in strengthening the body, so it's important to know how to have a balanced diet with the right amount of nutrients," says nutritionist Máximo Asinelli of the Brazilian Society of Food and Nutrition.
I ngredients 250 grams of chicken breast cut into strips Salt from Himalayas to taste Pepper to taste 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 tablespoon of ghee butter (can be substituted with extra virgin olive oil or coconut) 2 chopped seeded tomatoes 2 tablespoons of mustard 3 tablespoons of green banana biomass 1 cup of mineral water 1 cup of odor chopped green How to prepare Start by seasoning chicken with Himalayan salt and black pepper.