Can a child be a vegetarian?
As part of preparing material about vegetarian children, the editors of the Live portal invited me to answer several questions that often confused parents. Here is what I said. Live:…

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8 foods to help the liver deal with toxins
Every day, our liver is forced to process a huge amount of toxins that come to us with food additives, pesticides, alcohol, etc. Most toxins are fat soluble, meaning they…

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Added sugar: where is it hidden and how much is safe for health
We often hear that sugar is good for the brain, that it’s hard to live without sugar, and so on. Most often I come across such statements from representatives of…

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Wild berries – a unique storehouse of vitamins

At the first thought of summer, everyone imagines forests, birdsong and berry glades. Wild berries contain a lot of healthy vitamins.

Since ancient times, traditional medicine has respected berries from forest glades for their medicinal properties. Modern medicine also uses berry components for the production of medicines.

Probably the most popular wild berry is strawberries. Excess glucose and fructose in its fruits. It is also rich in B vitamins, vitamin C, carotene, various types of acids. When drying strawberries, loss of beneficial properties does not occur.

She is good in all forms. Fresh berries of strawberries will help with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, stones in the organs of the human body and atherosclerosis. Strawberry juice saves from cuts and wounds. Dried berries are consumed in the form of infusions that stimulate the digestive system and help cleanse the body. Lingonberries, blueberries and blueberries are able to alleviate the severe course of Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading

Bakery products and their impact on the human body

Bakery products, depending on the composition and type of flour, have a different effect on the body. Therefore, when choosing a product in a bread store, you must clearly know for what purpose the product is purchased, navigate in the weak places of your health, including the state of the digestive system.

The classic bread sold in the store is divided into three categories: from wheat, rye or mixed (live) flour. Corn, rice, and barley flour products are also sold. A variety of bread products assortment is striking and it is formed as a result of variation in composition, baking methods, and the presence of additional additives. Different peoples of the world have their own traditions of making bread. For example, among the Eastern peoples these are flatbreads, among the French – baguette, Russian – beloved rye bread.

Bread products cannot be completely excluded from the diet, since they contain vitamins B (thiamine, riboflavin), E (tocopherol), PP (nicotinic acid), macrocells – potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, which are indispensable for humans. Grain shells are enriched with these compounds; therefore, bread containing such components is useful for health. Continue reading

The healing properties of mushrooms

Mushrooms are a popular tool in folk medicine. Scientific research of their healing qualities began in the 50s of the XX century. Compounds with high anticancer activity were found in fungi. So, it has been established that the Japanese Shiitake mushroom and Veselka, common in temperate climates, contain substances that stimulate the production of a regulator of abnormal cell division of perforin.

Such an effect is given by these mushrooms only in the form of tinctures and specialists should be involved in preparing the medicine. Veselka can also be used in the treatment of stomach ulcers.

The healing properties of tincture of hardwood tinder are used in the treatment of pulmonary diseases, in particular tuberculosis. You can also stop its development with chanterelle extract. Continue reading

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