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Aki (Ackee) Apple Aki (Ackee or akee) – a tropical fruit tree of the family of so-called soap trees. The most famous representatives of this family: lychee, longan. Apple Aki grows up to 15-30 cm in length, changing color during ripening from green to yellow-orange and bright red. The ripe fruit opens three doors, revealing three shiny, black seed. Unripe fruits contain toxic substances 2 (hypoglycin And, hypoglycin B), which inhibit several enzymes, causing hypoglycemia. Clinically, it manifests itself the strongest vomiting. Cassava Manioc or cassava is a plant of the family Euphorbiaceae. Manioc is used by indigenous people of Read More


Superfoods that work better together

The soup and salad. Spaghetti and meatballs. Potatoes and mushrooms. There are many classic combinations of foods that never go out of fashion. But some food combinations can do more than just satisfy your appetite – they enhance health. This is a concept called “food synergy”. The idea is that some foods can interact in such a way to provide even more value. Has long been known that certain foods, called Superfoods, are health and energy, youth and strength. It turns out that certain combinations are more effective Superfoods for a healthy diet. Black beans + red bell pepper Black Read More


The rules of healthy eating

Based on the current understanding of human physiology, developed the modern theory of nutrition. According to her, for the health food person shall fully compensate the energy costs to build and the regeneration of tissue, to be balanced, not only on proteins, fats and carbohydrates, but also vitamins and trace elements. Power supply system for each individual and depends on age, sex, presence of congenital or acquired diseases, etc. factors determining the human metabolism. Energy value Food enters the body consists of several components: a useful ballast and harmful. Beneficial ingredients (nutrients) are proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Proteins (proteins) is Read More


How much sugar can you eat per day

Sugar – a product of artificial processing (cane, sugar beet) and in its pure form it is not found in nature, so to speak, about the need for the body, at least silly. But sugar is “brain food”, and you say you’re not quite right. This oft-repeated misconception, in fact the brain, like all other organs of our body needs protein, fats, vitamins, antioxidants, glucose (grape sugar) is really necessary for the metabolism of the brain is its primary source of energy, but in small quantities, all the rumors about the extremely high volumes of consumption of sugar by the Read More


The elderly need to increase your protein intake

“Man is what he eats” – this phrase is particularly fair to the squirrels. Derived from food proteins are split into amino acids, which our body builds its own proteins. It is well known that protein consumption stimulates the cells of the body to build its own protein. In older people, slows metabolism and decreases the effectiveness of muscle-building body, as a result, they not just lose weight, but become inactive, lethargic, increased risk of fractures, reduced quality of life. A new study published in the journal of physiology-endocrinology and metabolism, aimed to find out whether the net profit of Read More


A hasty meal – a step towards diabetes

Recently it turned out that the people who while eating in a hurry, bite off large pieces and swallowing them almost without chewing, much more exposed to the occurrence of type II diabetes than others. In this case, those who are accustomed to chew food carefully, avoid not only digestive issues but also less at risk of diabetes. Experts of the Lithuanian medical University found that people who prefer to absorb the food quickly, in 2.5 times more likely to suffer from overweight and diabetes. Total sample was 702 person. The experiment participants were asked to answer a series of Read More


What happens to immunity when the lack of sleep?

The researchers came to the conclusion that lack of sleep can undermine your immune system. This discovery shows that lack of sleep has the same harmful effects on the body as physical stress. For the study, researchers measured the number of white blood cells of 15 healthy men and women, at the time, as they were deprived of normal sleep and sleep under normal conditions. White blood cells, known as leukocytes, protect the body from disease by developing antibodies. There are five types of white blood cells. In particular, the researchers found that the increase in the number of granulocytes, Read More


Vitamin C can cause the formation of kidney stones

Vitamin C is considered to be vitamin health, most often it is associated with sunlight and oranges, but the downside of its use can become kidney stones. As it turned out, excessive usage of such nutrients leads to negative consequences. Thus, high doses of vitamin C not only cause the formation of kidney stones, but other health problems. The risk of kidney stones in men During the eleven-year study at the Karolinska Institute of Stockholm in Sweden, the data were analyzed for 48 850 men aged 45 to 79 years, among which 436 have developed kidney stones. The researchers found Read More


Top 5 favorite salad dressings

Even the most simple salad you can make much tastier if you take an interesting sauce. Offer my favorite options with recipes. Greek dressing A classic that is perfect not only for the Greek salad. This option I like for its versatility. What: salad with fresh or grilled vegetables, salad leaves with a mild taste, as a marinade for chicken, fish or meat. Composition: 1/2 tbsp. olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp sweet French mustard 1 tsp lemon juice 2 tbsp wine or Apple vinegar Good whisper of dried oregano and Basil Salt All mix, allow to stand Read More


Recipe green juice with spinach and mint

Hi! Today I want to share with you the recipe is simple and delicious (!) green juice and also a bit like how it’s still useful. Useful than green juice? Chlorophyll! This unique component is available only in green plants. It helps to cleanse the blood and get enough vitamins. Many notable burst of energy and health in just a few minutes. The more chlorophyll to use, the better it will become intestinal flora and overall health. The recipe for my favorite green juice If you’ve never drank a green juice, then I advise you to start with spinach. It Read More


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