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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I want to slow my aging
The growth of the human body ends at the age of 25, and the aging process begins immediately. To slow down or stop it altogether is a dream not only…

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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 oils, which should make up 60% of all consumed fats. However, only a quality product is really useful. After all, often unscrupulous manufacturers, under the guise of olive oil, sell a mixture of sunflower, rapeseed, palm oil with the addition of dyes and flavors.

Most often, olive oil is diluted with cheap refined sunflower oil. Some manufacturers indicate on the label in small print that there is a mixture of olive and sunflower oil in the composition, without indicating a percentage ratio. Or indicate numbers that are not true. For example, a producer claims 25% of olive oil, but in fact it contains only 5-10%. Therefore, first we look at the composition: in the composition of high-quality olive oil should be indicated – 100% Olive Oil or “Natural”. Continue reading

Features vegetarian food

An analysis of the results of the 5 largest studies comparing mortality among more than 76,000 vegetarians and non-vegetarians with similar lifestyles showed that mortality among vegetarians from coronary heart disease who had followed their diet for more than 5 years was 24% lower than that of non-vegetarians vegetarians.

Blood pressure in vegans is much lower than in non-vegetarians, among them hypertension is less common, which in about half of the cases is explained by the difference in body weight.

According to a study of more than 63.5 thousand people in the framework of EPIC-Oxford, it was found that among vegetarians, the incidence of all types of cancer, with the exception of colon cancer, is less common. Continue reading

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 the soul, like a bird, ascends to heaven, leaving behind everything earthly and material. Fasting involves complete or partial abstinence from animal products, and for many people such abstinence is a rather difficult test.

However, it is precisely due to various restrictions in food and in earthly pleasures that each person cultivates a spirit in himself, which should govern the human body, and not vice versa.

In the Christian tradition, there are several types of fasts – multi-day, one-day, and those that a person imposes on himself in preparation for holy communion. Continue reading

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Why do we love sweets Sweets are a source of energy, and love for them is determined by nature. The ancestors of modern man had to run for food not…

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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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