4 Kenyan Foods That Will Shorten Your Lifespan.
You will definitely agree with me, that every Kenyan desires to have a happy, healthy, long life. Judging from various researches carried out by various institutions, a lifespan of a Kenyan citizen is reducing swiftly. There’s so much information out there with an easy reach but so much information can get complicated sometimes. That in mind, I justify my action to step back and look at the bigger picture through a quick checklist.
While a few indulgences won’t age you overnight, a continuously poor diet can accelerate the aging process. Here are 4 foods to consume in moderation in order to look as young as you feel.
- Processed Meat:
every time you walk into that supermarket shelf, always remember one thing, foods in there, are not prepared in such a manner to help your body in terms of health, but they are prepared in such a way to attract your eyes and make you want to taste. Processed meat such as sausage and bacon have sulphites and other preservatives, which can trigger inflammation in the skin, and accelerate the appearance of aging. If you can’t control your urge for this, then use less meat, and load up on veggies.
well, I know you might be preparing to take your ’bae’ out to Java this weekend. But before that, consider this. Caffeine isn’t the only reason you shouldn’t take coffee in moderation. Coffee itself is hard on your teeth. Acidic beverages can create microscopic pores on the surface of the enamel, causing erosion overtime. Not ready to give up your java? Well, I got a solution. Just follow with a glass of water. Water has a neutral pH, which washes away the acid and the Sugar-free gum will also reduce discoloration, since it boosts your saliva production, and saliva will remineralize your teeth.” (Remineralization helps protect your enamel.)
A process known as glycation may be kick-started by a sugar overload. When you eat more sugar than your cells can process, the excess sugar molecules combine with proteins, creating “advanced glycation end products” (appropriately referred to as “AGES”), Fundamentally, AGES may damage your skin’s collagen (the protein that keeps skin firm and youthful).
Nevertheless, too much sweet stuff is also bad for your smile. When Sugar sticks to your teeth, it encourages bacteria, decay, and discoloration.
- Charred meat:
Heads-up, Is that a black char on your piece of ‘Nyama choma’? It may contain pro-inflammatory hydrocarbons, which could present a problem since inflammation breaks down the collagen in your skin. You don’t necessarily need to banish ‘Nyam-Chom’ from your menu, but at least make sure you scrape off the black stuff, and clean the grill afterward so you don’t contaminate your next meal.