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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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…

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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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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

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

About the benefits of ginger

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

How to distinguish quality olive oil from counterfeit?
To date, olive oil has become widespread among Russian consumers as one of the most useful vegetable oils. It is the best source of monounsaturated fatty acids among all vegetable…

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I want to cleanse the body
Each of us sooner or later asks the question - is it necessary to make special efforts to cleanse our body? Environmental pollution, the abundance of additives in food, unpleasant…

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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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