From margarine to lipstick: Like palm oil is everywhere
OF ALL VEGETABLE OILS, PALM is probably the most unlucky with a reputation. Surely you heard that the use of palm oil is almost the main cause of cardiovascular diseases,…

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The benefits of breakfast for the human body
The myth of the dangers of breakfast Many of us neglect breakfast, and the reasons seem obvious: in the morning we are in a hurry, we cannot get up early,…

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Meat or Pasta: Is Vegetarianism Ecologically Safe
AROUND VEGETARIANISM AND MORE CATEGORIC VEGANITY, disputes continue: while some people consciously refuse meat or animal products for ethical reasons, others condemn this choice. We have already tried to figure…

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How to choose healthy fats: seven tips

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

How to choose and cook Chinese leafy vegetables

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

Checklist: 13 mistakes for novice cooks

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

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How does heat treatment of vegetables affect vitamin content?
Recently, one of my readers asked a question about how baked bell peppers are rich in vitamin C or is it completely resolved by heat treatment. This question prompted me…

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Black rice is a healthy alternative to white
Who doesn't like rice? I haven’t met such people yet)) So my eldest son is ready to eat rice three times a day! However, I try to replace white rice…

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Excess fructose harms the liver as does alcohol abuse
Scientists are finding new evidence that one of the most common types of sugar, fructose, can be toxic to the liver like alcohol. For most people, fructose in its natural…

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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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