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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Food Parachute: This trick will reduce the health effects of junk food
My Stanford teacher, Dr. Clyde Wilson, described a simple trick: it will come in handy for many who are unable to refuse junk food, but at least think a little…

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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…

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called polyphenols

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Sochivo – a traditional lean dish

Juice is called cannabis, poppy seed or other seed juice. It was eaten as a seasoning, instead of butter. Also called lean meat, made from softened wheat or rice, seasoned with seed juice and honey with chopped walnuts.

It is well prepared on the eve of great holidays, the so-called Christmas Eve or nomad. It is generally accepted to eat, according to the Church Charter, in the evening, after a complete refusal of food throughout the day.

Guests were not invited to the Christmas Eve. But the children smashed sympathetically in the evening to the homes of their relatives, treated them to grandparents. Dinner always began with a juiciness, it was necessary to eat it first of all. Everyone at the table should have eaten at least a small amount, and then, according to legend, he will live in prosperity and health all year. Continue reading

Tea quality

So how to choose the right tea so that it is the highest grade, an elite drink? Even the sky-high price is not an indicator. In our tea shops, under the guise of high-end tea, they often sell non-standard.

The main indicator of whether an elite tea is its quality. At the same time, the quality of planting, collection, technological aspects of production and storage, packaging and packaging are of importance.

Look at the dry tea leaves. Its appearance, as well as how it smells, looks, and what the already brewed tea tastes like, will tell a lot about its quality.
Tea Quality Levels
There are two main levels of tea quality:
• Ordinary,
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Porridge: from distant times to the present day

Russian culture is inextricably linked with porridge. And how many proverbs and sayings exist in which this valuable product is mentioned! “Without porridge, lunch is not at lunch” – it is impossible to imagine a real meal without it. Porridge is also a symbol of the connection between people – “Until you eat porridge from one bowl, you will not recognize a person either.”

Not a single significant rite was complete without porridge; all the most important events connected with it. They cooked this dish at a wedding (the bride and groom themselves), at birth in the family of a child and at his christening, at a funeral and commemoration. After a successful outcome of the battles, the porridge should always have stood on the table. Moreover, there were so many recipes that each self-respecting housewife came up with her own.

In those days, in order to take an employee to the service, they put in front of him a large plate of porridge – if he eats, then he is fit. Eats well – works well. This is another reason for the great love for this product in Russia – it is very nutritious. Continue reading

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