We write a lot about the effects of certain foods on your body, parsing their composition and even taking excerpts from scientific studies. But today we have compiled a rating of unhealthy and healthy foods, so that you can assess the benefits of a particular product at any time.
This food ranking will be your guide:
A = eat it as often as you want – buy up all the supplies on the planet
B = eat it every day, but in moderation – buy it up but leave a little for others
C = eat it once a week
D = limit your consumption of this product
F = don't eat it at all (you'd better give it to your ex)
Juice contains sugar in large quantities, which is later stored as fat instead of being converted into energy.
If you really like a tasty bagel, but morning runs aren't for you, it's better to eat half a bagel at breakfast, but no more.
It's full of trans fatty acids, which raise cholesterol levels and negatively affect the cardiovascular system.
Even babies aren't allergic to bananas, plus they're extremely beneficial: bananas help restore potassium levels, which the body lacks after an alcoholic Friday.
Eat oranges and grapefruit, and your knees, elbows and joints will always be fine. Vitamin C reduces the risk of some diseases that affect your joints.
Studies say that a healthy person needs 6 grams of essential amino acids before or after a workout to maximize muscle growth. That's about the amount of amino acids found in one egg.
Put a spoonful of sprouted wheat in yogurt, smoothies or cereal and you have a healthy and nutritious breakfast. Sprouts contain vitamin E, which helps regenerate muscle fibers and allows the body to recover faster.
Insanely delicious, but very unhealthy. For many people, scrambled eggs and bacon are a traditional breakfast, but you shouldn't eat this way day in and day out, because bacon also contains fats that are not converted into energy.
When you wake up in the morning, be sure to make a cup of fresh coffee. Recent studies show that regular coffee reduces the risk of diabetes and increases stamina in athletes.
Studies show that people who eat bran and cereal frequently are more active and energetic than guys who don't. Oatmeal is just as healthy and gives you lots of energy, including helping you recover from workouts.
Rating for both: A
Many cereals are 45% sugar, which is why kids love them so much. Excessive consumption can lead to diabetes or obesity, so limit yourself and don't eat them as often.
When colossal amounts of fat and calories enter your body, it takes a long time for it to digest this nuclear mixture. Fats get deposited in your sides, making you look like a clumsy old man; they also negatively affect your cardiovascular system.
Yes, it's calcium and protein, but cheeses aren't as healthy as you think. A plate of cottage cheese contains 918 mg of sodium – more than 35% of your daily allowance, so hypertensive people are better off limiting their intake.
Only 35 calories and 40% of your daily vitamin C intake in one. Tomatoes are one of the best vegetables, so you can safely eat them at least every day.
Recently, Italian (not surprisingly) scientists found that people who eat a small pizza once a week are 22% less likely to suffer from coronary artery problems.
Chili is a good source of protein, slow carbs and fiber. The pepper helps control appetite and burns fat.
Breasts are a godsend for those who are active in sports. Breast contains a huge amount of protein, so if you want to gain muscle mass, stock up on this product.
Fried in oil, greasy and low in nutrients.
Spinach is good for tendons, helps rebuild muscle tissue, and increases strength training performance.
Apples help partially neutralize the harms of smoking and also reduce the risk of cancer by 30%.
Onions help fight cataracts, cancer, and heart disease. But be careful: your breath odor will fight your love life.
A Mexican appetizer that is often eaten with sauces. It ends up being a combination of unhealthy and fatty foods.
In sushi, one of the ingredients is fish, which contains healthy fats. Fish, such as salmon, contain components necessary for brain cells and sperm cells.
Studies show that consuming up to 1.4 grams of protein per kilogram of weight helps induce active muscle growth. One can of canned tuna contains about 20 grams of protein.
Dark chocolate contains antioxidants that help delay aging and prevent cholesterol buildup in the arteries. Most importantly, don't overdo it and eat chocolate in moderation.
Turkey helps maintain normal testosterone levels. Its easily digestible meat is a good source of healthy fats.
The once healthy corn has now become completely unhealthy: it is saturated with oils and fats. Popcorn has become a real bomb for the stomach and the entire digestive system.
Chocolate milk is a combination of protein and carbs, two nutrients that are essential after a good workout, plus it tastes great.
Score : B
500 calories and a ton of fat in one muffin. Delicious, but not healthy.
They can ruin any pizza, but are an essential source of antioxidants.
Fresh berries fight the buildup of LDL cholesterol in your tubes and are a great source of vitamins.
They're not easy to get, but if you can do it, you'll reduce your risk of prostate cancer by 50%.
A big soft pretzel that gives you 500 calories – don't overdo it.
Steak is a real treasure trove of protein and is great for athletes. Also studies say that beef is very good for the brain, is a source of iron and zinc, and helps restore and maintain memory.
Nutritious, but not particularly useful.
Make it a habit to eat fried or baked fish at least once a week. Recent studies have shown that eating fish regularly reduces your risk of heart problems by 28%.
A compound called capsaicin, which is found in chili peppers, can also curb your appetite and burn off extra calories. Before eating it, make sure you have a glass of milk nearby.
Muscles not only need to be built, but also maintained, and insulin (an anabolic hormone) can support built muscle mass. Whole-grain and protein pasta is great for replenishing energy and boosting strength. Add a few more healthy ingredients and you have a great meal.
Score : B
Each stalk of crunchy green broccoli contains hundreds of compounds called indoles and isothiocyanates that help the body defend itself against a variety of diseases and infections.
Alcohol helps digest food better, but in large quantities it turns into a poison that affects the entire body. A glass of red wine at dinner is ideal, but no more.
Grapes not only contain resveratrol, which helps produce anti-cancer cells, but also pterostilbene, which helps fight diabetes.
Marketers assure us that they are extremely healthy. But in reality, they are soft, white breaded meat fried in oil.
Technically it's not rice at all, but what is? Wild rice tastes like nuts. It contains fiber that stimulates the appetite and causes the body to burn more calories. Not bad for what are actually the seeds of a long-grained marsh grass.