composition of the food
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
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
Ginger is a genus of perennial herbaceous plants from the Ginger family. Raw or processed rhizomes of this plant are also called ginger.
It is believed that the scientific name came from singabera, which in Sanskrit means “horned root.”
As far back as the 19th century, in Russian, the word “inbir” was the more common form of the word. The popular name for ginger root is “white root”. Ginger rhizome has the appearance of roundish, located mainly in the same plane, palm-separated pieces. It is a raw or processed root that is used as a burning spice beloved by many peoples. Continue reading