I am vegan
The modern classification of vegetarianism has been formed for more than 100 years, having gone from partial rejection of meat (flexitarianism), rejection of meat, but with the assumption of fish…

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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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Features vegetarian food
An analysis of the results of the 5 largest studies comparing mortality among more than 76,000 vegetarians and non-vegetarians with similar lifestyles showed that mortality among vegetarians from coronary heart…

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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 on the diet in assessing the content of fats, proteins, carbohydrates, certain vitamins and minerals in food. At the same time, the content of indigestible polysaccharides of plant origin is ignored. These are fiber (cellulose), hemicellulose and pectin substances, only plants are their sources, because they are practically absent in the tissues and organs of animals. In plants, these substances perform a supporting function, being part of the cell walls. So, the absence or insufficient amount of indigestible polysaccharides in the human diet leads to severe health disorders up to disability and a sharp reduction in life expectancy. 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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Agave - a unique plant
Agave is a perennial stemless plant that belongs to the genus Succulent, loves the desert or semi-desert. Zone of natural distribution - Mexico, Central and North America, the Mediterranean. There…

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7 signs that you eat too much salt and harm yourself
Have noticed something like this - urgently review your diet. Salt is this: it is not so easy to refuse salt - that is, sodium chloride. And there is a…

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How to eat carbohydrates and not get better
Your girlfriend eats pasta at night and doesn’t get better by a gram, and you follow a variety of diets, but get fat anyway. Life hacker understands why this happens,…

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