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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…

Why do our fruits and vegetables die out?

Why do our fruits and vegetables die out?

Many of our plants of cereals, fruits, vegetables, legumes, vegetables, etc., have been dying out in a rush since the early twentieth century. Perhaps the fact of having no eyes, no hair, no legs, no plant species allow little heart to reach consumers as they have done with pandas, Iberian lynxes, tigers, Asian elephants, whales, Read more…

Banana: sportspersons’ best friend

Banana: sportspersons’ best friend

If you’ve ever watched a tennis match, you saw that during short breaks in addition to hydrate properly, sportsmen take the opportunity to eat something. So it is not uncommon to see one, sometimes taking a bite of banana. You might think they do it because it is part of the group of easy to 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…

December: Seasonal foods

December: Seasonal foods

If any of us ask for foods that we consider typical December, the first thing that comes to mind is nougat, champagne, grapes, candied sweet coal, etc. But do not confuse typical food with seasonal food. Seasonal foods are those that have their moment of ideal consumption in specific time period, due to its natural Read more…

Complying with the New Year’s resolutions

Complying with the New Year’s resolutions

In a few days the year 2013 will be a part of our lives, and resolutions to have a healthier life, and there is hardly any feet. Those who wanted to do more sport, to moderate the amount of food they have day to day, who wanted not to abuse the fried or junk food, Read more…

How to predict the weather by observing a coffee with milk

How to predict the weather by observing a coffee with milk

The title of this article, “How to predict the weather by observing a coffee with milk”, it could be the name of a new posthumous publication of the Millennium series by Stieg Larsson. But nothing further. Apart from “the vast extension” of the statement, it has little to do with the novels of the Swedish Read more…