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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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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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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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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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 only not an exception, but, on the contrary, are more often questioned than others. What is at stake is well understood by those who once every day during the year ate tuna (“not at all fatty, 22% protein, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B9, E, PP; calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium , iodine, iron, zinc … ”) in order to choke on a fish sandwich one day, reading a study that tuna, like other perennial inhabitants of the ocean, accumulates mercury in its tissues, therefore it is recommended to eat it no more than a couple of times a month.
Nevertheless, a healthy lifestyle over the past decades has formed an official list of “constant enemies”, where tobacco, alcohol, sugar and saturated fats are among the most dangerous (except for adherents of Continue reading

Vegan meat and chocolate from the printer: What kind of food awaits us in the future
ON DAYS, WHEN IT SEEMS THAT ANY INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE TO US, we are paradoxically far from knowing about the foods we eat: we have no idea what animals fed…

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Chia seeds: with what and why eat them?
Chia seeds are rapidly spreading and gaining popularity among adherents of a healthy diet. But many, standing in front of a supermarket shelf with this rather rare product, will think…

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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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"And if they see me with bigmak ": Why fast food is not as harmful as we think
FAST FOOD IS CALLED TO PERFORM HUNGER, when there is no time for measured meals - such an industrial achievement would inevitably arise with the acceleration of the rhythm of…

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