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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From Anthony Porowski to Chrissy Tigen: 9 standing culinary books of stars
CELEBRITY, EDITING YOUR OWN cookbook, is a common story. Many are skeptical of this phenomenon, especially when you consider that not all stars have a real relationship to recipes that…

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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…

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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 to choose and cook Chinese leafy vegetables
For two years now I have been living in Singapore, and although the life of expats here is quite isolated, you can learn a lot about the local traditions, culture…

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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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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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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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