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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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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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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About the benefits of ginger

Ginger is a genus of perennial herbaceous plants from the Ginger family. Raw or processed rhizomes of this plant are also called ginger.

It is believed that the scientific name came from singabera, which in Sanskrit means “horned root.”

As far back as the 19th century, in Russian, the word “inbir” was the more common form of the word. The popular name for ginger root is “white root”. Ginger rhizome has the appearance of roundish, located mainly in the same plane, palm-separated pieces. It is a raw or processed root that is used as a burning spice beloved by many peoples. Continue reading

Vegetarian lifestyle

Let’s imagine that tomorrow any meat will disappear from the whole world around us – it will not be either in the form of a raw product or in a processed form – no sausages, no ham, no sausages … What will we eat then? Only plant foods? And we all become vegetarians? Ah, how happy Albert Einstein would have been, who believed that “a vegetarian diet, if only because of its purely physical effect on human temperament, should have a very beneficial effect on the fate of mankind.” Of course, Einstein’s dream has a long way to go, but it is clear that even today vegetarianism is becoming almost mainstream, and a fashion for rejecting meat food is steadily forming. Continue reading

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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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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5 diets, the effectiveness of which is confirmed by scientists
Lifehacker has studied dozens of serious scientific research and put together diets that will definitely help you lose weight. You only need to choose the diet that does not make…

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I want to lose weight
The topic of losing weight is, without exaggeration, one of the most popular topics in communication - both physical and virtual, and in all age groups. The inability of most…

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