New Year's culinary traditions
The most celebrated holiday in the world is, of course, the New Year. And the traditions of the New Year's table are passed down from generation to generation and are…

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Arabic Coffee: History and Origin
You can argue for a long time what this phrase means - "coffee in Arabic." Some will argue that this is a special kind of arabica that has conquered the…

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Food Parachute: This trick will reduce the health effects of junk food
  My Stanford teacher, Dr. Clyde Wilson, described a simple trick: it will come in handy for many who are unable to refuse junk food, but at least think a…

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Another vegetarian truth

 

When I prepare blog material, I often come across different curious or even outrageous statements about vegetarianism. One of them, very persistent, is that the World Health Organization (WHO) allegedly recognized vegetarianism as a mental disorder … And when I even wrote about it in the comments, I could not resist and decided to conduct a small investigation: where did this “news” come from and how does it compare with reality. So what I found out.

The news sounds something like this: “The World Health Organization (WHO) has expanded the list of mental illnesses requiring immediate intervention by a psychiatrist. Vegetarianism and a raw-eating diet were added to it (sic! I quote, keeping spelling. – Yu.K.), which, according to the classification of mental Continue reading

Tomatoes, potatoes, peppers: are solanaceae suitable for you?

I really love eggplants, or rather, I adore them and, choosing recipes for my application, I often had to exclude certain dishes so that there are not too many eggplants. Recently, I often hear that nightshade vegetables, which include eggplants, are recommended to avoid. I decided to figure out why and who should listen to these recommendations.

What is nightshade

The most common members of the nightshade family include potatoes, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers (chili, jalapenos and sweet Bulgarian, as well as paprika and cayenne pepper). There are many other plants of the nightshade family, more than two thousand, and many of them are toxic to humans, the Continue reading

What diet can reduce mortality and affect climate and ecology?

I found an interesting article on the Reuters website about how various types of diets throughout the whole of humanity can change life on Earth in a few decades.

According to scientists, reducing the amount of meat in the diet of mankind and increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables by 2050 would have avoided several million annual deaths, significantly reduced atmospheric emissions leading to global warming, and saved billions of dollars spent on medical expenses and fighting with environmental and climate issues.

A new study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of Continue reading

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