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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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.…

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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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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

How to choose healthy fats: seven tips
Which fats are harmful and which are beneficial? Let's see what fats are good for the body. Fats are one of the key components of a healthy diet. Many people…

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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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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…

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From every little thing - a hungry pie
The etymology of the word "pie" is ambiguous. Some scientists believe that it came from the Old Slavonic “feast”. According to others, the word was formed from the old Russian…

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