How to choose and cook Chinese leafy vegetables
For two years now I have been living in Singapore, and although the life of expats here is quite isolated, you can learn a lot about the local traditions, culture…

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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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Porridge: from distant times to the present day
Russian culture is inextricably linked with porridge. And how many proverbs and sayings exist in which this valuable product is mentioned! “Without porridge, lunch is not at lunch” - it…

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Bread – a national treasure

Each culture and nationality of the world has its own recipe for making bread, because different ingredients are used for its preparation. In the friendly company of bread known to us, you can safely add such products under the name – Tortilas, cheesecake and many others.

The word “bread” comes from the Greek “klebanos” – this is the name of the pots in which they baked bread. The very first plant for baking bread is oak, because its acorns were ground into flour. Then this flour was bred with water and baked bread on hot stones.

We will begin to familiarize ourselves with bread products from the warm countries of our planet. For the preparation of bread, a tree of the same name was used, for the preparation of which its fruits were used. To do this, they were laid for several days in a pit with walls covered with banana leaves. The fruit was incised and, under the influence of sunlight, they turned into a homogeneous mass similar to dough. They made bread like this in Australia, and some African tribes still use this recipe. Continue reading

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

Nutrition Basics

What does a person need for a happy, carefree, vibrant and long life? Of course, health. In Europe, retired people are only growing, now they have free time to travel, and they are enjoying life in peace. But how can she enjoy it if her health is not at all right? If the general condition is already so bad that you do not want anything in life.

And so that a person does not lose his health, he must fulfill the requirements of a proper lifestyle: he should have healthy food in his diet, and he must allocate time for physical activity every day.

In a world of constant stress, a person finds comfort and pleasure in delicious food, but it is not always truly delicious. Because due to the numerous sweeteners and flavor enhancers added to all products, people have already forgotten what a simple but tasty food is. Continue reading

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…

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10 rules for a perfect salad
Many are sure that the salad is just the decoration of the main dish. In fact, it is itself a full-fledged dish, and not just a handful of leaves on…

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Healthy eating in everyday life
Even in ancient times, people realized that beauty is not a purely external manifestation, but something that comes from within. Neither a ton of makeup, nor an expensive outfit will…

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Why do we need beets and what to cook from it
Beetroot for us - so familiar, so “own”. In fact, several millennia before us, its healing properties and taste (especially beet tops!) Were the first to be appreciated by the…

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