What are cocoa beans good for?
Although cocoa beans are historically native to South America, the story of their cultivation begins in Central America. Archaeological finds of vessels with traces of theobromine suggest the use of…

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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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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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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

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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Why is thermally unprocessed food useful?
As soon as we begin to include more thermally unprocessed food in our diet, all our vital signs rapidly improve. We feel a surge of vigor, increased activity of the…

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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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