The best and most effective way to lose weight from your body fat storage and not from your precious muscle mass is smart nutrition planning which is part of a triangle combination consisting of Nutrition, Muscle Mass Building.
Carbohydrates main role in the animal body and in plants is to provide energy. It is the only source of energy used by the nervous system and red blood cells.
The energy is received from the glucose breakdown and used for many activities such as muscle activation and maintaining body temperature.
Carbohydrates are also involved in building nucleon acids that are made up of DNA. Another role is the conservation of energy from protein sources and anti-Ketogenic activity. From oxidation of one gram of carbon, the body produces 4 kilocalories.
An adult male has 300 grams of glycogen, one-quarter of this amount is found in the liver and muscles, 10 grams are in the blood. This amount provides for a half a day or normal activity.
Glycogen stored in the liver and muscles are the main source used for glycogen between meals, including at night and also in a situation when exercise is limited.
Proteins are the building blocks of life
The body needs protein to repair and maintain itself. The basic structure of a protein is a chain of amino acids.
Every cell in the human body contains protein. It is a major part of the skin, muscles, organs, and glands. Protein is also found in all body fluids, except bile and urine.
You need protein in your diet to help your body repair cells and make new ones. Protein is also important for growth and development during childhood, adolescence, and pregnancy.
Soybean was used in China as early as the eleventh century BC. It is cultivated in hundreds of languages and began to wander across Asia to Japan, Korea, and its surroundings. For more than a thousand years in China, and a thousand years in Japan, soybeans were used as main sources of protein. These countries were constantly dealing with the excess supply of soybean and have been able to provide 33% more ” effective protein “. Soy undoubtedly played a central role in Eastern Asian’s food composition.
Soybeans do not need large amounts of water and are considered to have the lowest water consumption in relation to their nutritional value. Soybean began in the Far East due to their ability to grow easily in different soil and under different climates.
Soybean grow in several colors
Black, yellow, brown, blue. Soybeans mature encased in a hard shell, resistant to water. Soy has actually the highest quality protein than any other crop this is why it is used to substitute Animal protein. It contains all the essential amino acids available for absorption in our digestive system. Soy contains no cholesterol and little to no saturated fats, Soybean contains a considerable amount of lecithin, which is an essential element for cleaning the circulatory system. It helps to balance our cholesterol levels and prevents atherosclerosis. Lecithin is important for better digestion of fats, it has a strong impact in preventing diseases such as cancer and high-level cholesterol.
Soy sauce gets its special flavors through fermentation for a prolonged period of approximately 6 months. It may be used as a seasoning; it is not only tasty but also healthy.
Tampa Protein is an Indonesian recipe based on boiled soybeans condensed together and goes through a biological process using a Special bacterium making it one of the richest plant source of vitamin B12 today.
Tofu is a bean curd which is a food made by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks. Another great thing about tofu is that it is able to absorb flavors of any dish and compliments almost any meal successfully. Tofu is easy to cook, bake or fry and very much resembles cheese. It is a good source of calcium for people who don’t eat or drink any dairy products.
When proteins are digested, amino acids are left. The human body needs a number of amino acids to break down food. Amino acids need to be eaten in large enough amounts for optimal health.
Amino acids are found in animal sources such as meats, milk, fish, and eggs, as well as in plant sources such as soy, beans, legumes, nut butter, and some grains (such as wheat germ). You do not need to eat animal products to get all the protein you need in your diet.
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