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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I am vegan
The modern classification of vegetarianism has been formed for more than 100 years, having gone from partial rejection of meat (flexitarianism), rejection of meat, but with the assumption of fish…

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11 diet myths to stop believing in
Nutrition stereotypes that scientists have long disproved. 1. There are special products that make you lose weight or get fat Information about Energy Balance affects weight changes. the difference between…

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Goodbye breakfast: refusing a morning meal is not so bad

Is breakfast the most important meal? And is it true that a morning meal helps us maintain normal weight? The basis of the rule “eat breakfast yourself” is based on cultural traditions, scientific research and, to a large extent, marketing of cereal producers.

One of the earliest breakfast studies was done in the 1960s in California’s Alameda County. Scientists recorded the daily habits of local residents, such as breakfast, good sleep and regular exercise, and looked for connections between them, health status and longevity. Continue reading

11 diet myths to stop believing in

Nutrition stereotypes that scientists have long disproved.

1. There are special products that make you lose weight or get fat
Information about Energy Balance affects weight changes. the difference between calories eaten and burned. It’s not so important what products you get energy from. You can get better on a strict diet of chicken breast and brown rice, if you really eat a lot of them, and lose weight on burgers.

The magic pill also will not be products with the so-called negative calorie content. These usually include cucumbers, cabbage, celery. Allegedly, the body spends more energy on its processing than it receives. The theory of negative calorie content is not confirmed by science. No matter how few calories are contained in the product, the body spends on its digestion of 3-30% Can food have negative calories? from its energy value. Continue reading

Everything You Wanted to Know About Nutrition

Surprisingly, a lot of people have no idea how to eat. All other species on Earth do not experience such difficulties. Our ancestors must also have known what was, until our too large brain complicated everything. And now we are the only species that doubts the “correctness” of the diet.

We are constantly confused by bloated headlines, echo cameras, and profiteers who are happy to cash in on fast food and trendy diets. As a result, proper nutrition is given with such difficulty, not because it is so complicated, but because it is difficult for us to make a choice in his favor. Continue reading

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Soya and your heart
Conversation of a candidate of medical sciences on the topic: "Soy and your heart" Question: Everyone knows that the main cause of death in our time is cardiovascular disease, leading…

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How to distinguish quality olive oil from counterfeit?
To date, olive oil has become widespread among Russian consumers as one of the most useful vegetable oils. It is the best source of monounsaturated fatty acids among all vegetable…

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How to eat carbohydrates and not get better
Your girlfriend eats pasta at night and doesn’t get better by a gram, and you follow a variety of diets, but get fat anyway. Life hacker understands why this happens,…

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Is it true that some products cannot be combined
About why you can’t drink herring with milk, whether vitamins from different foods are at war with each other and what you can’t eat with meat. Some foods are said…

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