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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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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Excess fructose harms the liver as does alcohol abuse
Scientists are finding new evidence that one of the most common types of sugar, fructose, can be toxic to the liver like alcohol. For most people, fructose in its natural…

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Healthy food. Daily menu

One of the main needs of the body is nutrition. Currently, there are many prejudices regarding food. One attribute the harmful effects on the body, the other – healing properties.

Human needs consist in a variety of nutrition; one cannot categorically exclude any type of food from the diet. The main thing is to rationally combine a meal during the day, that is, to maintain a balanced diet.

The principles of healthy eating

What to be guided by when preparing your body to observe a healthy menu? The main principles that should underlie the power system: Continue reading

The most unexpected sources of fiber

Fiber is an essential part of any healthy diet. Its benefits for our body are enormous – from the formation of intestinal microflora to lower cholesterol and prevent strokes. But in what quantity and from which sources is it best to include fiber in your diet?

Why do we need fiber

There are three types of fiber that are essential for our health:

Insoluble fibers are responsible for stool formation, help maintain regular bowel function, saturate and accelerate the passage of food through the gastrointestinal tract. Continue reading

Beans: The Food of the Future

Legumes – beans, peas, chickpeas, lentils – the cornerstone of any healthy diet. They have unique properties, such as anti-cancer (for more information about the benefits of beans, I talk here).

In this article, I want to share some interesting facts about which McGreevey, the head of the American Pulse Association, spoke about.

Are cheap

Beans, peas and lentils are one of the most affordable sources of protein: more than 20 grams per 100 grams of product. The same amount is in chicken, a little more in beef. Now look at how much these products cost at the nearest supermarket or market, and compare the price of one gram of protein from legumes and meat. Continue reading

Norms and rules of consumption for tea
Many people know about the benefits of tea, but little is said about its dangers. Almost no one knows that tea can cause a condition similar to alcohol intoxication. This…

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The benefits of endive
Endive is a healthy vegetable that looks very much like a salad, with the exception of its characteristic “curliness” and narrow leaves. The recipe from salad chicory I will definitely…

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Healthy eating in everyday life
Even in ancient times, people realized that beauty is not a purely external manifestation, but something that comes from within. Neither a ton of makeup, nor an expensive outfit will…

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Fish in the children's diet
Fish and seafood are an important component of the diet of my sons. Why and what kind of fish is useful, I tell below. First of all, not all fish…

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