All About Beans
Legumes - seeds of legumes - the main sources of protein of plant origin. Also an excellent source of protein for vegetarians are nuts, seeds and cheese. Legumes in combination…

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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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Great Lent
Lent is the longest and certainly the most important for Orthodox Christians annual multi-day fast. It lasts 49 days, 7 spring weeks, and takes place at different times, since its…

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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, and also explains why protein diets do not work and how much carbohydrates you need to include in order to be healthy.

While protein diets and carbohydrate-free food systems are at their peak, we all forget one simple thing. The assertion that carbohydrates is bad crumbles to ashes after only one argument: all vegetables and fruits, as well as any greens and dairy products, are made of them. The most natural and healthy plant foods can be harmful? Unlikely. So what’s wrong with these weird carbohydrates? Continue reading

What is okara and what does it eat with?

Okara is a soy product produced in the production of soy milk. After boiling in water and grinding the soybeans, the milk is separated from the undissolved portion and is used either directly or to produce tofu soy cheese or sour-milk drinks. But the pulp (undissolved part) remaining after separation (filtration and extraction) of milk is (on the one hand) a by-product of milk production, and on the other hand is a very valuable low-calorie semi-finished dietary product. This is Okara – a loose moist mass of pale yellow color, reminiscent of millet porridge. Okara can be stored frozen.

The word okara stuck in Russian (like the word TOFU) without translation from Chinese. However, the meaning of this traditional name for the East is deeply symbolic. The hieroglyph KARA literally means “China of the Tang Dynasty” (hence the origin of the word “karate” – “kara” – China, “te” – hand). So, “kara” means China, but the letter “O” before any word in almost all languages ​​means reverence and deification. This is the kind of reverence given to this product in China. Continue reading

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 of sausages is huge, these are everyday products, so if you can’t completely refuse their consumption, then at least limit them by learning more about them (from which and how they are produced) and take your choice consciously. Better yet, try replacing ordinary meat sausage with vegetarian, which is fundamentally different from meat sausage in the absence of harmful fats, food waste and harmful additives.

A competent consumer should know how and from which ordinary sausage is made. Since meat sausage is made from minced meat, any food ingredients can potentially be brought into its composition, which is why the production of sausages is the main way to reduce food industry waste. Continue reading

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