Which fats are harmful and which are beneficial?
Let’s see what fats are good for the body. Fats are one of the key components of a healthy diet. Many people still mistakenly believe that fat is evil, because it is the most high-calorie, and reduce it in their diet. However, fats are different: harmful or beneficial. And some of them are vital for us.
For example, without omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, our existence is impossible, and fat-soluble vitamins will not be absorbed at all unless you eat fatty foods.
Can I use fat while losing weight?
In the past, the need to reduce fat intake for weight loss was based on the fact that fats contain about two times more calories per gram than carbohydrates or proteins. In fact, foods such as avocados, vegetable Continue reading
For two years now I have been living in Singapore, and although the life of expats here is quite isolated, you can learn a lot about the local traditions, culture and cuisine if you wish. As you can imagine, it is the food that I study with particular zeal, and today I decided to talk about such a category of plants as green leafy vegetables.
Chinese leafy vegetables are not only very rich in nutrients, but also able to diversify your diet and taste experience. Some of them can be found in most supermarkets and cooked by yourself, others are easier to order in Asian restaurants. These simple rules will help you choose and cook Chinese leafy vegetables:
Buy only fresh greens of bright color without yellow and limp leaves and dark spots. Continue reading
Are you afraid of salt and spices
Salt and spices are an important component of the success of any dish: they emphasize the taste of the products and help them open up in a new way. Those who are just starting to cook are often afraid to spoil everything by salting – and instead, by mistake they get a fresh dish. If you notice that food is regularly boring, try adding more salt. Another useful tip is to salt the dishes, holding your hand not close to the food, but a little higher above it – so the salt will be distributed more evenly.
With seasonings, the same story: correctly selected spices will change the idea of even the most familiar food. The only advice here is not to get carried away and make sure that the spices do not interrupt the Continue reading