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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Food Intolerance: Who Doesn't Need Gluten and lactose
Increased fatigue, skin itching, bloating and pain in the stomach after eating - in the hope that it will "go away", unpleasant symptoms can be ignored for years. Why 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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How to get the most out of tea

Tea Making Rules

Use soft, sweet water, free of minerals and odorless. Bring it to a boil, but do not boil it.

There are two ways to make tea. The first way: brewing.

Choose a teapot that matches the number of participants in the tea party.
Control the brewing time, pour each brewing on time (after all, good tea can be brewed several times).
Do not allow the brewing kettle to cool. Water the kettle with hot water if necessary.
Track when the tea reaches its peak. If you feel that the next brew will be weaker than the previous one, Continue reading

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 we would like. The modern scale and pace of meat production leaves her less and less space. Take, for example, population growth: if at the beginning of the 20th century the world population was only about one and a half billion, then by 1960 this figure had doubled, and by the end of the century reached six billion. Today, the UN Population Fund estimates that 7.6 billion people live in the world. Along with this figure, meat consumption also increased – from 70 million tons in the 60s to 330 million tons in 2017. The point, of course, is not only the increase in population, but also that over the past half century, meat production has fallen in price and more and more people perceive it not as an element of luxury, but as a completely Continue reading

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 which soup is meant, although they can radically vary in nutrient and energy content, not to mention texture and temperature. We understand when soups appeared, how they are useful and whether they really can prevent stomach ulcers.

First boilers
Archaeologists claim that the first stew appeared in the diet of our ancestors about 20 thousand years ago – this was due to the invention of pottery. Then, in the Late Paleolithic, the climate on Earth was especially cold. During excavations in the Xianen Cave in Jiangxi Province, fragments of ceramic Continue reading

10 products to help focus
In the modern world, it can be very difficult to focus on something. Constant smartphone signals and notifications on social networks can make distracted even the most motivated of us.…

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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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Can a child be a vegetarian?
Live: Is vegetarianism safe for the baby? Me: To begin with, vegetarianism does not equal healthy eating. This must be understood. Indeed, for example, pasta with tomato sauce, pizza and…

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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…

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