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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Soya and your heart
Conversation of a candidate of medical sciences on the topic: "Soy and your heart" Question: Everyone knows that the main cause of death in our time is cardiovascular disease, leading…

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Vegetarian Facts
-Approximately one quarter of the world's population follows a vegetarian diet. - Vegetarians live longer and get sick less often because they get more vitamins, minerals, fiber and unsaturated fats.…

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How many grams of protein you need to consume per day to be healthy

The amount of protein is of great importance not only for building muscle mass, but also for overall health. Find out why protein is so important and how many grams you need to include in your diet for you.

A protein consists of amino acid molecules that are linked to each other by a peptide bond. 20 amino acids are involved in protein synthesis in the body, eight of them (for an adult) are indispensable. This means that the body cannot synthesize these amino acids, they come only with food.

Proteins are used for metabolism in cells, the production of enzymes, hormones, immune cells and antibodies, and other compounds that provide all the important functions of the body. Continue reading

How to avoid iron deficiency in the body

A reduced iron content in the body requires special attention and correction, since over time it can lead to the development of iron deficiency anemia (anemia). This is a multi-stage serious disease, the cause of which is an imbalance in the direction of the predominance of the expenditure of iron over its intake. It is observed in various physiological conditions or diseases (various blood loss, impaired absorption of iron, insufficient intake of iron from food, increased demand in pregnant women and children, etc.). The main causes of iron deficiency are blood loss and the lack of this most important macronutrient in food.

The role of iron in the body

The role of iron in the body is very extensive:

-ono is part of hemoglobin, a protein necessary for the transfer of oxygen by red blood cells (red blood cells) to tissues (gives off oxygen and takes carbon dioxide); Continue reading

What is okara and what does it eat with?

Okara is a soy product produced in the production of soy milk. After boiling in water and grinding the soybeans, the milk is separated from the undissolved portion and is used either directly or to produce tofu soy cheese or sour-milk drinks. But the pulp (undissolved part) remaining after separation (filtration and extraction) of milk is (on the one hand) a by-product of milk production, and on the other hand is a very valuable low-calorie semi-finished dietary product. This is Okara – a loose moist mass of pale yellow color, reminiscent of millet porridge. Okara can be stored frozen.

The word okara stuck in Russian (like the word TOFU) without translation from Chinese. However, the meaning of this traditional name for the East is deeply symbolic. The hieroglyph KARA literally means “China of the Tang Dynasty” (hence the origin of the word “karate” – “kara” – China, “te” – hand). So, “kara” means China, but the letter “O” before any word in almost all languages ​​means reverence and deification. This is the kind of reverence given to this product in China. Continue reading

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