Category Archives: Nutrition

Honey: Health Benefits and Potential Dangers

Honey: Health Benefits and Potential Dangers People with sweet tooth have found the way to make it up for simple carbs: they use natural honey to diversify their nutrition. Cave paintings, archeological findings and historical sources prove that honey has been already used for a long period of time and it certainly has health benefits. Famous Pythagoras lived… Читать дальше »

Papaya: Chemistry, Health Benefits and Contraindications

Papaya: Chemistry, Health Benefits and Contraindications Papaya is a tropical fruit which makes skin beautiful and keeps one fit. First, papaya was available only in exotic countries, but now it is also sold in Russia. Papaya resembles melon in terms of outlook and taste, but it also has a hint of carrot, apricot, chocolate, coffee, zucchini or even… Читать дальше »

Green Tea Extract for Weight Loss: Myth or Truth?

Green Tea Extract for Weight Loss: Myth or Truth? Green tea extract is a natural substance which is obtained from unfermented tea leaves. Raw tea leaves do not undergo thermal processing and are not complemented with artificial catalyzers, therefore green tea extract preserves its original chemistry. Health Benefits of Green Tea Extract Green tea extract contains vitamins, micro… Читать дальше »

Mango: Tasty and Healthy Exotic Treat

Mango: Tasty and Healthy Exotic Treat Mango is a fruit, which has recently become increasingly popular among Russians. Common mango is an evergreen tree. Some mango trees can be up to 45 meters high, and ripe fruits can have a weight of about 2 kilos. Mango originates from India. Here, it is mainly collected. There are many legends… Читать дальше »

Bananas in Dietary and Sports Nutrition

Bananas in Dietary and Sports Nutrition Bananas are unique source of energy and vitamins. People like bananas. They eat them as a dessert not knowing how good are these fruits for human body. Bananas can be used to heal headache and insomnia, normalize digestion and gain muscle mass. They are also included in dietary menu and help slimmers… Читать дальше »

Ginger: Health Benefits and Contraindications

Ginger: Health Benefits and Contraindications Ginger is considered to be a root that improves digestion and warms body up protecting it from poisonous substances. People call it a white or horned root. It originates from Southern Asia and Northern part of India. It got to Europe during the Middle ages and we should thank Arabian sellers for it.… Читать дальше »

Do’s and Don’ts of Hunger Therapy

Do’s and Don’ts of Hunger Therapy Nutritionists and naturopaths such as Paul Bragg and colleagues advocate the benefits of hunger therapy saying that it always helps to prevent all sorts of sicknesses. It is true to some extent, but it is not always so. Let’s analyze do’s and don’ts of hunger therapy and try to figure out the… Читать дальше »

Onions: Health Benefits and Contraindications

Onions: Health Benefits and Contraindications There are around 400 types of onions and they are being used for 5000 thousand years. The most popular onion types are yellow onions and leeks. Let’s discuss health benefits and possible contraindications of onions when it comes to their consumption. Origin and Use of Onions in Cooking Yellow Onion in the Plate… Читать дальше »

Tomatoes: Health Benefits, Chemistry and Nutrition Facts

Tomatoes: Health Benefits, Chemistry and Nutrition Facts Tomatoes are superfood in terms of health, beauty and youth. Tomato is a tasty vegetable, which is an essential part of menu for majority of people. European scientists call it a fruit while common people consider it a vegetable. Yet, it is a very healthy food to have. Thanks to its… Читать дальше »

Smoked Foods: Delicious and Unhealthy Treat

Smoked Foods: Delicious and Unhealthy Treat Smoking is the very old way to cook food. People were making food in such a way for a very long time. There were no fridges in stone age and people did not know how to make canned food, and salt was a very rare thing to have. However, the fire has… Читать дальше »