Right Food, Right Time

September 27, 2016 Healthy FoodsHealthy Living  No comments

There are lots of foods that we eat, and end up harming our health, regardless of how healthy they are. This is because we eat them at the wrong hours of the day.

The following 10 foods have been highlighted, and a solution offered. Let’s keep up with the time slot offered for their consumption, and completely avoid the highlighted wrong hours for the same.

Apple:

apple-tree-429213_640Apple peels have the fiber pectin that helps in bowel movement and prevents constipation.  Moreover, it also eliminates carcinogens.

BEST TIME TO EAT: Morning

WORST TIME TO EAT: Evening/Night

Apple’s organic acids will increase the acid levels in your stomach, leading to discomfort.

Moreover, pectin too will burden your digestive system at night.

Banana:

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Being highly fibrous, bananas help in digestion. Moreover, bananas work as natural antacid and soothe heartburn.

BEST TIME TO EAT: Noon

WORST TIME TO EAT: Night

Eating bananas at night can lead to mucus formation and cold. Eating it on an empty stomach can upset the stomach since it’s a rich source of magnesium.

Cheese:

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For vegetarians, cheese is  an excellent substitute for meat. If eaten in moderation, it can prevent weight gain and bloating.

BEST TIME TO EAT: Early Morning

WORST TIME TO EAT: Night

Cheese, being heavy to digest, can lead to indigestion and fat gain.

Curd:

curd-2Curd assists in digestion and soothes the digestive system.

BEST TIME TO EAT: Day

WORST TIME TO EAT: Night

It becomes bad to you especially if you are prone to cold and coughs, at it leads to mucus formation.

Meat:

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Meat is a hard food to digest. It is high in protein and helps in gaining physical strength and improves concentration levels if consumed during the daytime.

BEST TIME TO EAT: Noon

WORST TIME TO EAT: Night

Being high in protein, meat weighs heavily on your digestive system, and will end up giving you an uncomfortable night.

Milk:

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Warm milk soothes the body and helps in getting a good night’s sleep.

BEST TIME TO DRINK: Night

WORST TIME TO DRINK: Morning

Unless it’s followed by a lot of physical activity, milk can be heavy to digest and mess with your meal timings.

Pulses and Beans:

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Being high in fiber, lentils and beans help in digestion and reduce cholesterol levels. Furthermore, they have been proven to assist in getting a good sleep.

BEST TIME TO EAT: Noon

WORST TIME TO EAT: Morning

Eating fibrous foods like lentils and beans in the mornings might increase your appetite which could lead you to binge eat.

Rice:

Metabolism is higher during the day, giving you ample chance to use up the carbohydrates.

BEST TIME TO EAT: Lunch

WORST TIME TO EAT: Night

It will increase your body fat.

Sugar:

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Our body insulin is more effective in fighting sugar in the morning. Besides, the chances of you burning throughout the day via your daily activities is much higher.

BEST TIME TO EAT: Morning

WORST TIME TO EAT: Night

Sugar will  not only increase your body fat, it will also send your digestive system  into a tizzy, leading to uncomfortable sleep.

Walnuts:

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Walnuts contain a number of beneficial compounds such as Omega-3 fats and antioxidants. They have been proven to improve brain health.

BEST TIME TO EAT: Evening

WORST TIME TO EAT: Morning/Noon/Night

Eating walnuts during these times might reduce its effectiveness.


So, eat these foods at the recommended times, to enjoy their positive effects in our bodies, and avoid them being total wastes.

Stay healthy!

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