How to get the most out of tea
I have a friend and colleague, tea expert Denis Bolvinov, who, together with his team, is conducting an interesting project - Heavenly Tea (skytea.ru). This is an online store of…

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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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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…

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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 give below.

In general, salads based on fresh vegetables and herbs are an integral part of a healthy diet, especially in summer, when it is hot outside and the body is quickly dehydrated. I really love these dishes for their variety. There are practically no limits for imagination. Take the leaves as a basis and add whatever you want: beans, cereals, seafood, fish, nuts, fruits and vegetables. Create, change ingredients, find interesting options, add variety. Try to eat at least 4-5 servings of fresh vegetables and fruits per day. The body will thank you for this.

And if you want a new taste, I suggest adding salad chicory more often. And not only in salads. Because the beneficial properties of endive are truly impressive. And that’s why. Continue reading

The benefits of olive oil for the human body

What do you think is the use of olive oil for the human body? Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet. A true Mediterranean diet that is healthy. But a bottle with the Extra Virgin label on your table may conceal rancid and poor-quality oil. How to choose real olive oil and is it so important that it is cold pressed? First, let’s figure out why to buy it at all. Do not be afraid that olive oil is fat. The fact is that olive oil is basically monounsaturated fat, which is necessary for our health.

Let’s look together what are the beneficial properties of olive from oil for the human body. A number of studies have proven the ability of olive oil to resist certain types of cancer, prevent the development of diabetes, lower blood pressure, strengthen the immune system, improve skin condition and slow down the aging process. But first of all, we value olive oil for the fact that it significantly reduces the risk of strokes and heart attacks, protecting our cardiovascular system from atherosclerosis and “bad” cholesterol. It’s all about the high content of oleic acid, polyphenols and the natural antioxidant vitamin E. Continue reading

9 herbs and spices that fight inflammation

Do you know that herbs and spices not only enrich the taste of dishes, but also help the body fight inflammation in a natural way? However, they are so easy to include in your daily diet. Here are some delicious and healthy condiments.

Turmeric

This bright yellow spice, traditional for Indian cuisine, has long been used to fight infections, wounds, colds and liver diseases. This is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory drugs on the planet, able to withstand even cancer.

Add a pinch of turmeric to vegetable dishes and soups along with freshly ground pepper: the body contains the antioxidant curcumin in the presence of capsaicin, which is rich in pepper. Or make turmeric tea like this.

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Great Lent: Five Major Misconceptions
Orthodox Monday begins Lent. Every year it is accompanied by numerous disputes about what can and cannot be eaten, how to dress, and so on. Strictly according to the charter…

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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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How to get the most out of tea
I have a friend and colleague, tea expert Denis Bolvinov, who, together with his team, is conducting an interesting project - Heavenly Tea (skytea.ru). This is an online store of…

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The most important thing about what superfoods are and what they are
You have repeatedly heard that some products are called superfoods. But what exactly does this mean? Which products can be included in this honorable list? And why aren't they really…

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