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
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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.
Masha Budrite Continue reading