Wholewheat foods: advantages and disadvantages

Advantages and disadvantages of wholewheat foods: good for the intestinal system and for the whole body, but be careful to the quantities and carefully read the labels.

Wholewheat foods are often suggested in slimming diets or in case of lazy bowels. If eaten in moderation, they can be a valuable daily help for a healthy intestine and a slim body. However, abuses of these products can cause a body imbalance and overload. Consequently, they can have some disadvantages for both diets and health.

Therefore, what wholewheat to eat and when are they healthy? The most important thing is to eat them in a balanced way, always following the doctor’s advices. Never follow DIY diets and never eat only wholewheat foods. Let’s find out what are the advantages and disadvantages of a diet rich in wholewheat foods.

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Wholewheat foods: benefits

Do these foods make you lose weight? Yes, if eaten in the right way. When you are on a slimming diet, it is important to watch your doses. You should eat 80 grams of pasta or 60 grams of rice. Moreover, you should pay attention to your chosen seasoning. Use simple products, not fried or fat ones.

If eaten in a balanced way, wholewheat foods also help promoting the sense of satiety. In this way, you will not eat snacks outside of  your meals or sugary foods.

They are also excellent for the intestinal system, as they prevent constipation thanks to their high content of fibers. In order to always have a healthy intestine, match wholewheat foods with fresh vegetables of the season. In this way, you will also speed up your metabolism and get a flat stomach.

Thanks to their high levels of mineral salts, vitamins and amino acids, wholewheat foods are a real panacea for the body. You can then boost your daily intake of magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, zinc and vitamins of group B.

Wholewheat foods: side effects

In order to allow a good assimilation of fibers, it is important to drink a lot of water. This will encourage a regular intestinal activity.

Moreover, pay a lot of attention to any food intolerances or nickel allergies. On their outer part, these foods contain high levels of this metal.

Finally, read the labels and prefer natural and organic wholewheat foods, because food companies often use fat such as lard to improve its pleasantness.

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ultimo aggiornamento: 26-12-2018