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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 with grain serve as the basis for vegetarian nutrition. The benefits of beans are that, along with a high protein content, they are low in fat, they are rich in fiber and iron, B vitamins, and useful minerals.
Beans contain 25-40% of high-grade protein, and therefore their main value lies in the ability to easily replace meat products. Beans are the most important product not only for vegetarians, but also for those people who are contraindicated in the meat diet for health reasons. For better assimilation of beans by the body, as well as reducing cooking time, it is necessary to soak them in water for a while (preferably at night) before cooking, and combine the finished bean dishes with tomatoes, lemon juice and herbs. Continue reading
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 body, mobility and energy, and this is not counting the fact that excess weight by itself goes away. Why, you ask?
Raw food allows you to rid the body of excess cholesterol, many toxic substances, as well as get the necessary dose of vitamins and fiber, which are stored in thermally unprocessed live food and help improve digestion. Immediately there is no need to buy expensive artificial vitamins of dubious quality.
An important role in improving the functioning of the digestive tract is also played by the fact that with raw foods the human body receives a huge dose of natural enzymes and water, of which the plants consist of 80%. So, after eating you will not want to drink tea or coffee. Continue reading
Is a microwave harmful to food?
The debate about the dangers or benefits of food cooked or preheated in a microwave oven has been going on for decades, since when in 1946 American engineer Percy Spencer first noticed the ability of microwave radiation to heat food, and Raytheon patented the invention, starting one year later production of microwave ovens for the military.
Over the past almost 70 years, microwave ovens, as ordinary household appliances, have penetrated almost every home and office, although there is still no final verdict on their benefits or harms. Even despite the fact that in 2008 the World Health Organization issued a conclusion – “microwave ovens use radiation that does not adversely affect either humans or food”, disputes, as in the topic of GMOs, continue. We would like to convince you that the microwave should still be discarded.
In order to better understand this issue, it is necessary to distinguish two aspects of the topic – firstly, what is the effect of microwaves on a person himself and secondly, on food products that a person then consumes. Continue reading