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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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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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…

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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 the older generation – grandmothers who seek to feed my child or their grandchildren with candy, sincerely believing that this will benefit them.

Glucose (or sugar) in the blood is the fuel on which the body works. In the broad sense of the word, sugar is, of course, life.

But sugar is different. For example, there is sugar naturally found in the plants we eat. And there is sugar that is added to almost all processed foods. The body does not need carbohydrates from added sugar. Glucose is produced from any carbohydrates that enter our mouths, not just sweets. And the added sugar does not represent any nutritional value or benefit to humans. Continue reading

What is oxidation and How to protect your cells from it
This spring, I lived in California, and I had the opportunity to attend a very interesting two-month nutrition course at Stanford University. The program was called Food Facts and Fads…

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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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Malt and beer
We offer you a recipe for making beer in a classic way from malt and hops. This is a pure-grain type of brewing. This recipe uses an infusion of brewing.…

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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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