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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Sweet Conspiracy: A History of Deadly Scientific Mistake
For almost 40 years, we have been afraid of saturated fats, abandoning them in the name of health and harmony. Although back in 1972, the English scientist John Yudkin strongly…

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Great Lent
Lent is the longest and certainly the most important for Orthodox Christians annual multi-day fast. It lasts 49 days, 7 spring weeks, and takes place at different times, since its…

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Goodbye breakfast: refusing a morning meal is not so bad

Is breakfast the most important meal? And is it true that a morning meal helps us maintain normal weight? The basis of the rule “eat breakfast yourself” is based on cultural traditions, scientific research and, to a large extent, marketing of cereal producers.

One of the earliest breakfast studies was done in the 1960s in California’s Alameda County. Scientists recorded the daily habits of local residents, such as breakfast, good sleep and regular exercise, and looked for connections between them, health status and longevity. Continue reading

I want to lose weight
The topic of losing weight is, without exaggeration, one of the most popular topics in communication - both physical and virtual, and in all age groups. The inability of most…

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Nutrition in the Orthodox post
Fasting with Christians is a time of restraint and humility, a period of spiritual preparation for a particular church event. Fasting and prayer are like two wings, thanks to which…

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Vegetarian lifestyle
Let's imagine that tomorrow any meat will disappear from the whole world around us - it will not be either in the form of a raw product or in a…

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Vegetarian lifestyle
Let's imagine that tomorrow any meat will disappear from the whole world around us - it will not be either in the form of a raw product or in a…

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