The benefits of nuts
Not everyone knows that nuts are in the top antidepressant products. All varieties of nuts retain without any loss of vitamins and nutritional properties, not only for one season, but…

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How to cook 7 dishes in half an hour and eat right the whole week
Of course, everyone would like to eat right during the day. But if you forgot to put fresh vegetables in a container and take sliced ​​vegetables with you, and a…

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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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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

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 of scientists and philosophers who have been trying for centuries to find the “elixir of youth”, but also of each individual person. About a century ago, the science of gerontology arose, studying the biological, social and psychological aspects of human aging, its causes and ways to deal with it. A lot of scientific and pseudo-scientific theories of aging have arisen, over which whole gerontological institutes work, created in almost all countries of the world. There are a lot of theories describing the causes of aging – a change in the regulation of gene activity, a decrease in the synthesis of intracellular regulators of plasma membranes, a decrease in the length of telomeres (end sections of chromosomes), the concept of stress-age syndrome, etc. Continue reading

Proper breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal. Daily breakfast is an important habit for maintaining good health. By skipping your first meal of the day, we increase the chances of developing…

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How to remove sides with clothing, diet, exercise, and body wraps
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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…

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I want to cleanse the body
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