Chia seeds are rapidly spreading and gaining popularity among adherents of a healthy diet. But many, standing in front of a supermarket shelf with this rather rare product, will think about whether to take it? Why are these outlandish seeds so useful and, most importantly, how to cook them? Let’s get it right.
The seeds of this plant of the sage genus came to us from Central America. In 2005, the European Union recognized chia seeds as a “promising food.” Yes, this food is really very promising. Especially when you consider that only two tablespoons of these seeds – and this is enough to cook such a delicious and refreshing raspberry “jam” – contain at their 140 kilocalories as much as 5 grams of protein and 10 grams of fiber. And do not be afraid of 9 grams of fat contained in this portion. After all, most of it falls on Continue reading
Tea Making Rules
Use soft, sweet water, free of minerals and odorless. Bring it to a boil, but do not boil it.
There are two ways to make tea. The first way: brewing.
Choose a teapot that matches the number of participants in the tea party.
Control the brewing time, pour each brewing on time (after all, good tea can be brewed several times).
Do not allow the brewing kettle to cool. Water the kettle with hot water if necessary.
Track when the tea reaches its peak. If you feel that the next brew will be weaker than the previous one, Continue reading
MANY OF US BY TIME are overwhelmed by EXCESSIVE ANXIETY about what we eat. Someone regularly picks out yolks from eggs cooked for breakfast, someone decides to completely abandon products containing sugar, and someone is sure that animal fats can cause all diseases at once. Of course, everyone has the right to decide what is best for his body, but sometimes such concern develops into paranoia, when the most harmless snack precedes a scrupulous study of how beneficial its health is to every component.
This eating disorder is called orthorexia – an obsessive desire for a healthy and proper diet, which leads to significant restrictions on the choice of products. This anxiety often concerns not only the composition of Continue reading