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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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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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 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 the disease. Experience shows that once “sat down” on medicines, a person does not want to refuse them ever. At the same time, he completely forgets about such an effective remedy as therapeutic diet food, which can perfectly replace drugs.

Medicines have many side effects. They are not able to cure the disease, but only eliminate its symptoms. In order not to spend money on drugs, you can use the principles of diet.

From birth, our body receives the necessary components from food. Without them, he will not be able to constantly update his cells and develop. Substances such as essential amino acids, fats, proteins, vitamins and carbohydrates – affect the state of organs and overall health. Continue reading

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: Is vegetarianism safe for the baby?

Me: To begin with, vegetarianism does not equal healthy eating. This must be understood. Indeed, for example, pasta with tomato sauce, pizza and cola, fruit juice with donuts – this is plant food, that is, formally vegetarianism, but such a diet can not be called useful. Therefore, propaganda of vegetarianism without specifying that it is based on whole plant products is not possible.

Next: vegetarianism has varying degrees, from extreme veganism to a diet that allows eggs, milk, and derivative foods like cheese. This most “relaxed” form of vegetarianism is able to supply a person with animal protein in an amount greater than what is needed for health. Continue reading

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