Why bitter foods are good and how to enjoy them
Bitter foods - doesn't sound too appetizing, right? But you may be surprised to find out how useful they are. And that your body really craves a bitter taste -…

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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…

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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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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 out whether it is worth giving up meat for health reasons, and now we have decided to study the question from the other side: what is more beneficial for nature – to refuse meat or not, to buy leather things instead of clothes made from synthetic materials, or vice versa?

Choosing dinner, we rarely think about how it affects the planet – but it would be worth it. We all understand that the rejection of meat, fish and poultry is more humane in relation to animals – but the impact of our diet on the environment is more complicated. Livestock really does a stronger blow to Continue reading

Eating Disorders: What Obsession With Healthy Eating Can Cause

MANY OF US BY TIME are overwhelmed by EXCESSIVE ANXIETY about what we eat. Someone regularly picks out yolks from eggs cooked for breakfast, someone decides to completely abandon products containing sugar, and someone is sure that animal fats can cause all diseases at once. Of course, everyone has the right to decide what is best for his body, but sometimes such concern develops into paranoia, when the most harmless snack precedes a scrupulous study of how beneficial its health is to every component.

This eating disorder is called orthorexia – an obsessive desire for a healthy and proper diet, which leads to significant restrictions on the choice of products. This anxiety often concerns not only the composition of Continue reading

Question to the expert: Does a person need eat meat

ANSWERS TO THE MOST QUESTING QUESTIONS OF US We are all used to searching online. In this series of materials we ask precisely such questions – relevant, unexpected or common – to professionals in various fields.

Recently, more and more people refuse meat: some for ethical reasons, others for health reasons. And yet, what is better – to eat meat or to be a vegetarian? Does meat really contain essential substances and which ones? Can vegetarian food be balanced? Is meat a carcinogen? We asked these questions to an expert.

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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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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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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…

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