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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How to recover a liver favor after the holidays
Remember: give up alcohol, breathe fresh air and drink coffee. The liver is the organ that we test for strength literally every day. Shawarma, fatty foods, alcohol, painkillers and so…

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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…

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11 diet myths to stop believing in

Nutrition stereotypes that scientists have long disproved.

1. There are special products that make you lose weight or get fat
Information about Energy Balance affects weight changes. the difference between calories eaten and burned. It’s not so important what products you get energy from. You can get better on a strict diet of chicken breast and brown rice, if you really eat a lot of them, and lose weight on burgers.

The magic pill also will not be products with the so-called negative calorie content. These usually include cucumbers, cabbage, celery. Allegedly, the body spends more energy on its processing than it receives. The theory of negative calorie content is not confirmed by science. No matter how few calories are contained in the product, the body spends on its digestion of 3-30% Can food have negative calories? from its energy value. Continue reading

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Spirulina
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