Monday, March 9, 2015

Taka Update March 09, 2015

Taka Update March 09,  2015
Fish delivery and more
☆ Good tuna is coming tomorrow. It is big eye tuna, ¼ stomach size is 60 lbs.
☆ Uni is not available so far. We need to expect Japanese uni on Thursday.
  Live scallop is available.  This depends on weather in NE of USA.
I buy Fish Omakase again. It starts from next week. Some people like something not on the menu.

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Closed Info
No more closed business until Memorial Day. Just do it, just work hard for you. I will fly to Hawaii.
 Tuna Club at Yahoo group
I have a trouble at Yahoo group. So, I will not use that one any more. If you cannot get this newsletter, please contact sushiandpassion@gmail.com.  Thank you.
Mustard, Cayenne Pepper and Green Tea Boost Your Metabolism for Weight Loss
Metabolism refers to the physical and chemical processes that synthesis energy. These chemical reactions take place within the cells with help from enzymes and hormones. This process converts food and oxygen to the energy needed to run the body. Increasing the metabolism increases energy and enables weight loss. Everyone's metabolism is different and this is largely determined by genetics. Your metabolism is also influenced by your age, and it slows down by 5% each decade after age 40. Even so, there are lifestyle and dietary choices that increase metabolism for everyone.

All foods are fat burning in reality, because as soon as you begin the process of digestion, your metabolism increases, especially during the first hour after eating. However, some foods require more energy to digest. Protein requires as much as 25% more energy, so adding high protein snacks and foods to your diet can help boost your metabolic rate. Each 100 calories of protein takes 30 calories to digest. Eggs have been shown to particularly help with fat burning.
A study in the Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, found that red pepper (cayenne) added to high carbohydrate meals increased both resting and active metabolic rates for 30 minutes after eating. Some suggest that half a teaspoon of cinnamon boosts metabolism as well. Other spices that increase metabolism include ginger, black pepper, and mustard seed. A spoonful of mustard boosts metabolism by 25% for a few hours. Black pepper interferes with adipogenesis, the body's ability to make new fat cells.

A similar function has been claimed for green tea. The active ingredient is an anti-oxidant called EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), which acts in the same manner as cayenne pepper. Three or four cups of green tea are needed to get the recommended amount of EGCG, 270-300 mg a day. Adding caffeine to EGCG has also shown to improve metabolism and encourage weight loss. The recommended doses are 270 mg of EGCG and 150 mg of caffeine
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Energy drinks cause ADHD symptoms in children
A recent Yale School of Public Health study focused on high-sugar-content beverages, both caffeinated and not caffeinated. It pretty much concluded that middle school kids who consumed high-sugar beverages often were at greater risk or more prone to become addled with attention disorders and hyperactivity.

The Yale study surveyed 1,649 middle-school students, average age 12.4 years, randomly selected from a single urban school district in Connecticut. Harvard Epidemiology Professor Jeannette Ickovics, director of CARE (Community Alliance for Research and Engagement) led this study. The research determined that boys drank more highly sugar-sweetened beverages and especially energy drinks than girls.

Some of the favored beverages among the study participants contained as much as 40 grams of sugar. The average intake was two sodas or energy drinks daily. So up to 80 grams of added sugar per day would not be unusual.

This study did not differentiate between sucrose or HFCS (high-fructose corn syrup). They lumped all added sugars together. But it has been discovered that HFCS has even worse health ramifications than sucrose. Nevertheless, the association to ADD and ADHD was in proportion to the amounts of added sugar of any type in beverages.

"As the total number of sugar-sweetened beverages increased, so too did risk for hyperactivity and inattention symptoms among our middle-school students. Importantly, it appears that energy drinks are driving this association," said Ickovics.

She added, "Our results support the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation that parents should limit consumption of sweetened beverages and that children should not consume any energy drinks."

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