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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How to stop eating sweets
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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Spirulina
Our health and life expectancy largely depend on the quality of food. It is difficult to overestimate its significance for humans. A balanced rational diet, including proteins, fats, carbohydrates, fiber,…

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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 to not be eaten together. Allegedly, milk with pickles brings indigestion, fruit for dessert is harmful, and whole grain bread should be eaten separately from everything. Lists of incompatible products are growing and multiplying. We did not dare to try dangerous combinations on ourselves (suddenly it’s really impossible) and asked a specialist. Continue reading

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

7 signs that you eat too much salt and harm yourself

Have noticed something like this – urgently review your diet.
Salt is this: it is not so easy to refuse salt – that is, sodium chloride. And there is a serious reason for this. But there are many more reasons to cut the amount of NaCl in your menu.

Life hacker understood the origins of the human passion for the salty and the symptoms that clearly say that it is worth eating it less.

Why do we love salty so much
The answer to this question lies in evolution. Each of us is a descendant of a man who survived largely because he loved salt. And we, in fact, are alive and healthy only because our body receives a sufficient amount of salt. Continue reading

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Agave - a unique plant
Agave is a perennial stemless plant that belongs to the genus Succulent, loves the desert or semi-desert. Zone of natural distribution - Mexico, Central and North America, the Mediterranean. There…

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Fiber and Health
Question: Today everyone is talking about fiber, how it is needed and useful. And what will happen if you do not use it? Answer: In everyday life, most people focus…

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Rise at 5 in the morning, ice baths and a vegetarian diet: how I led a healthy lifestyle for a year
In early 2017, I could not get out of bed. January has just begun, and I no longer kept the New Year’s promise to go to the gym again because…

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Fiber and Health
Question: Today everyone is talking about fiber, how it is needed and useful. And what will happen if you do not use it? Answer: In everyday life, most people focus…

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