What are cocoa beans good for?
Although cocoa beans are historically native to South America, the story of their cultivation begins in Central America. Archaeological finds of vessels with traces of theobromine suggest the use of…

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Proper nutrition. Carbohydrates
Losing weight is not easy. Especially in the realities of modern society, when everything comes down to consumption and each seller considers it his duty to sell you something. And…

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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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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

7 signs that you eat too much salt and harm yourself

Have noticed something like this – urgently review your diet.
Salt is this: it is not so easy to refuse salt – that is, sodium chloride. And there is a serious reason for this. But there are many more reasons to cut the amount of NaCl in your menu.

Life hacker understood the origins of the human passion for the salty and the symptoms that clearly say that it is worth eating it less.

Why do we love salty so much
The answer to this question lies in evolution. Each of us is a descendant of a man who survived largely because he loved salt. And we, in fact, are alive and healthy only because our body receives a sufficient amount of salt. Continue reading

6 eating habits that everyone should buy
These simple steps will help you feel better and stay healthy. 1. Drink enough water You need to drink water. This speeds up water-induced thermogenesis metabolism. Blood plasma is 92–95%…

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About vegetarian sausage
Sausage is the most beloved and consumed product by Russians, alas. Alas, because it is impossible to attribute traditional sausage to healthy food products to any degree. Nevertheless, the consumption…

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Why is thermally unprocessed food useful?
As soon as we begin to include more thermally unprocessed food in our diet, all our vital signs rapidly improve. We feel a surge of vigor, increased activity of the…

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7 signs that you eat too much salt and harm yourself
Have noticed something like this - urgently review your diet. Salt is this: it is not so easy to refuse salt - that is, sodium chloride. And there is a…

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