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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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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)…

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Question to the expert: Does a person need eat meat
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several millennia

Why do we need beets and what to cook from it

Beetroot for us – so familiar, so “own”. In fact, several millennia before us, its healing properties and taste (especially beet tops!) Were the first to be appreciated by the Persians and the ancient Romans. In Kiev principality beet “floated” from Byzantine approximately X-XI centuries, and then spread and north in the Vladimir lands Suzdal Novgorod. For four centuries, by the XIV century, it gained popularity among our ancestors: numerous records speak about this, for example, in shop books and receipts and consumables of monasteries. What did you do with beets? It is baked in an oven and fed to tea. Spruce, cut into slices with ginger, before dinner, and tops added to soups. And, of course, cooked borscht, references to which date back to the 16th century. And already in the 20th century, beets became a space food: in 1975, during the Apollo Soyuz test project, Soviet cosmonauts treated American astronauts in Continue reading

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)…

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