Proper preparation for a fasting diet
An unloading diet is one of the procedures to correct your diet, including partial or complete restriction of calories in food. However, sitting on such a diet without prior preparation…

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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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Cone jam lavender jelly: 10 boring homework
PROCESSING OF SEASONAL VEGETABLES AND FRUITS - it is convenient, affordable and beautiful, home-made jam will be a cool gift for any holiday. We recommend treating the sunsets as a…

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Why whole foods are healthier than refined foods

In my articles, I often call products whole or unprocessed in an industrial way and urge them to be preferred. Refined foods can be considered the antipodes of whole foods in the world of food, I decided to write about some of them.

Refined oil, premium flour, white sugar. We are used to eating all this daily and take for granted. But by doing this, we daily deprive ourselves of important nutrients and useful components that were originally contained in these products, but were “extracted” from them during refining. Why do manufacturers do this? Of course, depriving vitamins of products is not their goal at all. Their goal is to extend the shelf life of the product, to make it as cheap as possible, suitable for the widest range of needs, “beautiful” and “tasty” (or tasteless, so that, for example, refined oil does not interrupt the taste of culinary products). For this, they use refining – the final cleaning of products, during which the so-called “ballast substances” are removed from it, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, amino acids, fiber, etc. As a result, we get a defective composition, but – Calorie-charged product. Let’s see which products are most often refined 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…

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Livestock and humanity: Does stress affect the taste of meat
IDILLIC PICTURE OF FARMS, where different animals enjoy relative freedom (say, periodically graze in the wild), though it has not disappeared, but today it is found much less often than…

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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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Fish in the children's diet
Recently, an article about fish in the diet of children was published on the website of the online project for parents Letidor.ru. I share this text with you, my readers.…

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