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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The effect of nutrition on human health
Until a person gets sick, he thinks little about his health. But when this happens, the person rushes to look for medications that can relieve him of the symptoms of…

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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…

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but also often dangerous

Adyghe salt – a unique seasoning

Among the traditional dishes of Adygea there are many useful and at the same time simple dishes that, with constant use, carry a lot of useful properties. It is this dish that is Adyghe salt, which can be safely attributed to ready-made seasonings, because up to 10 components are included in it. Before you cook it at home, let’s find out what it is and why it is so useful, because there are no analogues in any culinary school in the world.

Adyghe salt is a mixture that includes table salt, dried garlic, dried herbs (dill, coriander, parsley, savory), black and sweet peppers. This mixture is different in that the salt is not just mixed with herbs and seasonings, but goes through the cooking stage, when the salt absorbs all the tastes and useful properties of seasonings, which makes it acquire a unique flavor, which is then transferred to the dishes prepared from it.
The special benefits of Adyghe salt
Salt prepared in this way has a number of useful properties, namely:
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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 superheroes? This is my new digest.

What are superfoods?

Some products have such strong compared with their counterparts abilities to positively affect human health that they began to call them superfoods (or superfoods). In one, an unusually high concentration of powerful antioxidants. In another, a whole palette of vitamins. Still others supply us with a large dose of essential omega-3 fatty acids. In other words, it can be any property useful to our body, the main thing is that it is either extremely strong or combined with an exceptionally large number of other useful properties.

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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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