Nutrition in the Orthodox post
Fasting with Christians is a time of restraint and humility, a period of spiritual preparation for a particular church event. Fasting and prayer are like two wings, thanks to which…

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Fiber and Health
Question: Today everyone is talking about fiber, how it is needed and useful. And what will happen if you do not use it? Answer: In everyday life, most people focus…

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How to avoid iron deficiency in the body
A reduced iron content in the body requires special attention and correction, since over time it can lead to the development of iron deficiency anemia (anemia). This is a multi-stage…

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How to eliminate harmful fats from the diet

Harmful fats – what is it?

It is common practice to call harmful or bad fats all saturated and trans-unsaturated fats. Excessive intake of harmful fats causes many diseases, the most significant of which are diabetes, obesity, some forms of cancer, cardiovascular diseases: heart attack, stroke, atherosclerosis, etc.

Unlike trans fats, saturated fats are widespread in nature and even useful in limited doses (these are all animal fats, including milk fats).

Trans fats are for the most part a food technology product, namely partial hydrogenation. Using this method, liquid vegetable oils are converted to hard margarines. In the process of hydrogenation, the transition of natural cis isomers of fatty acids into trans forms takes place, which the body does not absorb. Continue reading

How companies profit from our desire to eat healthy foods
Not all manufacturers of organic products are ready to incur additional costs, therefore they are forced to use the same stabilizers and preservatives as in conventional products. A healthy lifestyle…

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Nutrition in the Orthodox post
Fasting with Christians is a time of restraint and humility, a period of spiritual preparation for a particular church event. Fasting and prayer are like two wings, thanks to which…

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Christmas post
In the Orthodox churches of the Byzantine tradition, the Christmas fast is one of the four many-day fasts of the church year and serves as a 40-day preparation for the…

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