Good and bad carbohydrates
Proper nutrition is one of the most effective methods of maintaining good health and well-being. One of its most important aspects is carbohydrates, because your well-being can be good or…

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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…

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Exposing Soup: Why a Healthy Diet Is Possible Without It
In the POST-SOVIET SPACE AROUND SOUP a whole cult has arisen - many argue that without it a healthy diet would not exist. At the same time, they don’t specify…

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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

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, we want to sleep, not eat. What breakfast is there! It seems that not a single bit will crawl into the throat, which means that it is not necessary or even harmful. But the arguments in favor of the decision to still have breakfast are impressively serious. I counted at least eight good reasons, finally making sure that the benefits of breakfast for the human body are undeniable. Let’s figure it out together.

Why do I need a morning breakfast?
1. When we woke up, we need to “turn on”, “start” metabolism, and for this we need breakfast. If you have no appetite, drink a glass of warm water with lemon juice in the morning: most likely, the taste of Continue reading

What is oxidation and How to protect your cells from it

This spring, I lived in California, and I had the opportunity to attend a very interesting two-month nutrition course at Stanford University. The program was called Food Facts and Fads (“Food: Facts and Myths”) and, as the name implies, was supposed to teach students to understand a huge stream of scientific and pseudo-scientific information about nutrition.

I want to tell you about some of the topics that we discussed.

This article deals with the problem of oxidation, which our teacher, Dr. Clyde Wilson, raised literally in every lesson. What is oxidation? From a chemical point of view, this is a process during which a donor Continue reading

What to eat to live longer: All about the Mediterranean diet
OUR REPRESENTATIONS OF HEALTHY NUTRITION were formed relatively recently: in the 1950s, the American physiologist Ansel Keyes decided to conduct the first of its kind study of the dependence of…

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Where to go in the fall: 10 street food worth a trip
SOMETIMES FOOD IS A REASON. For a little trip, for example. To try moka in the Brazilian state of Bahia according to the recipe of her husband Dona Flor, the…

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How do scientists justify fats and is it worth it to lean on
WE LIVE AT THE TIME when our ideas about the world and what is good and what is bad are corrected daily. Issues of health and proper nutrition are not…

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Cardiovascular Health Products
Nutrition Rules That Help Improve Heart and Vascular Health Cardiovascular diseases remain the leading cause of death in many countries of the world, including Russia. Every day we all make…

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