In few words, metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body that keep your body alive and functioning. But, what it takes on our stomach to speed up metabolism? Here is the answer:
If in your sandwiches you replace mayonnaise with mustard, you will not only reduce the intake of fat and calories, but also burn calories during the day. The mustard contains in itself seed of sinap which is rich in selenium, magnesium, vitamins B, A C and K.
These three types are used in the diet:
- Black sinap (Brassica nigra) which has a strong and penetrating taste and is difficult to collect;
- Brown sinap (Brassica juncea) which has a bitter-hot taste and is grown more than the black sinap;
- White sinap (Sinapis alba) with the smallest taste.
In the sinap seeds there is about 25% essential oil. Taken in small quantities whether like dust on the tip of a knife or in the form of a paste (mustard), it stimulates appetite (just like chili peppers), stimulates secretion of gastric juices and improves digestion. It’s recommended usually for people who have gastric problems.
Cinnamon is known only as a source of vitamins and minerals. Cinnamon contains calcium, iron, manganese, vitamin C and vitamin K, and also dietary fiber. He recycles blood sugar. Cinnamon is a fighter against excessive intestinal gases.
Combined with honey strengthens immunity. You can try cinnamon with honey. That’s not only tasty, it is also very powerful combination, used as a natural remedy.
It stimulates the work of the brain. The smell of cinnamon can improve cognitive abilities, memory, performance of certain tasks and increase alertness and concentration. Helps people suffering from type 2 diabetes. It puts the hunger under control. Increases energy levels.
Ginger takes a special place in many kitchens, because of the specific aroma and the sharp, spicy, pungent taste that separates it from other spices. Also because of its medicinal properties. The ginger root contains only 80 calories per 100 grams of the product, which is mostly composed of carbohydrates – 18 grams, proteins – 2 grams and fat – 1 gram. In its nutrient composition, ginger contains most vitamin C, potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium. It reduces abdominal bloating and relieves tension caused by unpleasant abdominal gases. Positively influences the renewal of the intestinal flora, has a laxative effect.