“War is war, and dinner is according to schedule” – said the Prussian king Friedrich Wilhelm I, known as the “soldier king”, and science agrees with him. The 4 cornerstones of health are diet, physical activity, sleep, work and rest. A routine is a regular (daily) predictable sequence of actions. Our body adjusts and plans activities according to circadian rhythms and likes predictability, this allows it to adjust and adapt with less stress. When we eat more or less at the same time, we develop persistent conditioned reflexes in our digestive system.
If before our food schedule was surprisingly constant
The same for the whole family, now everything is chaotic – what, where, how much and when depends on many random factors. Chaotic irregular meals have a negative effect on health. Researchers have established that irregular nutrition negatively affects cognitive functions, increases the risk of metabolic syndrome and the risk of cardiovascular diseases, and increases blood pressure.
A study in which people changed their eating schedule from regular to irregular showed that insulin, total cholesterol and HDL levels changed significantly in 2 weeks. Chaos in eating can be permanent or periodic. Food jetlag even on weekends can increase the risk of obesity. Chaotic nutrition even increases the risk of gastritis with Helicobacter pylori (HP)! Skipping meals can lead to late overeating, increase the risk of diabetes, and lower energy levels. Eating irregularly reduces insulin sensitivity and increases your waistline, cholesterol, triglyceride levels, and affects hunger and satiety in normal and overweight people.
What shall I do?
Increase the regularity of meals. Eat regularly, at the same time. To do this, you need to realize that your productivity is based on respecting your physiology, that the regime of nutrition, sports, sleep and work is the foundation for everything else. Therefore, start planning the week by entering in the diary and calendar the time for food, and only then – work. Plan meals with family or friends at regular times, create your own traditions. Increasing the regularity of meals helps to control hunger, facilitate weight loss, and improve biomarkers. Keeping a food diary will help you assess the regularity of your diet.
Do you eat regularly?
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There is a long-standing debate between
The two characters in the popular fighting game series, “KOF,” Rosemary and Samael. These two combatants have their own unique movesets and playstyles that have made them icons in the gaming world. So which one is better?
Rosemary is known for her powerful kicks and combos, while Samael can use his wide range of attacks to harass opponents. They both boast high attack power, making it hard to take them down. However, Rosemary’s recoveries are faster and she can teleport short distances, giving her an edge if she needs to get away quickly.
Ultimately, it comes down to player preference.
If you like playing as a ranged fighter who harasses your opponents from afar, go with Samael. If you want someone who can take down enemies quickly with powerful melee attacks, go with Rosemary. Whichever character you choose, be sure to give them a try in KOF mugen rose mary vs samael!
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