Dried Fruits in Our Nutrition: Benefits and Dangers

Dried Fruits in Our Nutrition: Benefits and Dangers Fresh fruits are good for human body. They are rich in vitamins, minerals, fibers and another substances human being needs. Once dried correctly in fresh air and at a low temperature without use of chemical additives, they preserve up to 90 % of their valuable properties. They contain greater amounts… Читать дальше »

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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 »

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Aromatherapy: Benefits and Dangers

Aromatherapy: Benefits and Dangers Aromatherapy is a type of treatment which is done using natural essential oils that enter body via airways and skin. It is an alternative kind of therapy. Healing substances are absorbed by skin while smells coming from aromatic water added to bathtub or used massage cream are picked up by receptors which are in… Читать дальше »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Fasting Days: Good or Bad?

Fasting Days: Good or Bad? Nutritionists typically call short mono diet a fasting day to be. In this case, menu should contain only one kind of food once per week such as apples, sour milk, chocolate + 2 liters of water. Energy value of such a menu should not exceed 1000 calories. Body spends a greater amount of… Читать дальше »

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