How does heat treatment of vegetables affect vitamin content?
Recently, one of my readers asked a question about how baked bell peppers are rich in vitamin C or is it completely resolved by heat treatment. This question prompted me…

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What foods really improve intestinal microflora?
Microbiome - a community of diverse bacteria that live in our intestines - has long been a hot issue of a healthy lifestyle. I am very interested in this topic…

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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…

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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 can happen if you drink too much brewed tea. Signs that tea intoxication has occurred are manifested in dizziness and tinnitus. If you drink strong tea often, and especially on an empty stomach, it may begin to disturb the stomach.
Side effect
People who drink tea infrequently are most affected. And for those who have any gastrointestinal diseases, it is not recommended to drink strong tea leaves, since it will irritate the walls of the stomach.

Those who most often consume tea varieties served strong fermentation, switching to less fermented varieties, may experience intoxication. The former include such types of tea as red, oolong, and puer, while the latter include green and white tea. Continue reading

The healing properties of mushrooms

Mushrooms are a popular tool in folk medicine. Scientific research of their healing qualities began in the 50s of the XX century. Compounds with high anticancer activity were found in fungi. So, it has been established that the Japanese Shiitake mushroom and Veselka, common in temperate climates, contain substances that stimulate the production of a regulator of abnormal cell division of perforin.

Such an effect is given by these mushrooms only in the form of tinctures and specialists should be involved in preparing the medicine. Veselka can also be used in the treatment of stomach ulcers.

The healing properties of tincture of hardwood tinder are used in the treatment of pulmonary diseases, in particular tuberculosis. You can also stop its development with chanterelle extract. Continue reading

How can your pizza make the world a better place?

According to studies, we spend from 30 to 50% of our family budget only on food, and in half the cases we eat out. As food consumers, we are a formidable force in deciding which products and ingredients we choose and their origin.

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