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Which spread is better for my heart — butter or margarine?

Which spread is better for my heart — butter or margarine?

Margarine usually tops butter when it comes to heart health. Margarine is made from vegetable oils, so it contains no cholesterol. Margarine is also higher in “good” fats — polyunsaturated and monounsaturated — than butter is. These types of fats help reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad,” cholesterol when substituted for saturated fat. Butter, on Read more…

Food for memory

Food for memory

With the beginning of the new academic year, greatly increases the students’ interest with food for memory, or food to stimulate brain functions. If you want to prepare your brain to study and improve your memory with proper nutrition, perhaps the advice we give you then you serve as a springboard for acquiring new healthy Read more…

Cow Milk v Soy Milk

Cow Milk v Soy Milk

More and more people replace the cow’s milk bowl breakfast by one of soy milk. But what is the real difference between the two drinks? Given the effort involved in getting used to the change in taste, is it worth to put aside our cow milk diet throughout life by drinking soy milk? Are there Read more…

Prodigious Enzyme Diet

Prodigious Enzyme Diet

Prodigious Enzyme Diet from the famous book by Hiromi Shinya, lays the foundation of ideal nutritional model, thought to live without getting sick, as can be read on the front of it. The general principles that underpin the diet are contained in Chapter 2 of the book, as a summary of the many keys of Read more…

Green smoothies!

Green smoothies!

For decades dietitians have been educating the public about the multiple benefits of greens, but it was not clear how to incorporate fresh greens into everyone’s daily diet. The only option for eating greens seemed to be the salad. The problem is that in our industrialized world, the taste of greens is not as appealing Read more…

What’s New and Beneficial about Green Peas?

What's New and Beneficial about Green Peas?

We don’t usually think about green peas as an exotic food in terms of nutrient composition—but we should. Because of their sweet taste and starchy texture, we know that green peas must contain some sugar and starch (and they do). But they also contain a unique assortment of health-protective phytonutrients. One of these phytonutrients—a polyphenol Read more…

Losing oil

Losing oil

Sold as “extra virgin” oil that can really only be considered as “virgin” is a consumer fraud similar to labeling a rabbit while actually selling a cat. But today, according to a report from the OCU, many brands are engaging in this kind of activity. Personally I put oil aside since I noticed that one Read more…

Healthy mind and top body performance

Healthy mind and top body performance

So far we many times mentioned how important it is to train and exercise daily in order to have optimal sports scores. Obviously, eating a proper diet with adequate caloric intake (no great abuse, of course), increasing our performance and allows us to go further, getting us to overcome some limitations which a priori seemed Read more…