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Energy drinks don’t kill, misinformation does

Energy drinks don’t kill, misinformation does

Monster, “energizing” drink, became in the days before Halloween the alleged cause of the death of 5 people in the U.S., making this story a plot of a horror movie. But the matter is serious as a relationship was established between the deaths and the consumption of these energy drinks. Monster Energy drinks, the most Read more…

Are microwaves really that bad?

Are microwaves really that bad?

“The microwave is good” or “bad microwave” are statements released to air regularly on the street, and have resulted in a kind of urban legend in defense or against this domestic and kitchen tool, respectively. And it is that microwave cooking, beyond the mere fact of warming that is the practice more widespread than ever Read more…

Salads of all kinds: Healthy and refreshing

Salads of all kinds: Healthy and refreshing

Now when it’s hot outside, there is nothing better to cool off with one of the healthier, nutritious and rich dishes. We’re talking about salads, ideal as a starter, a meal or a light dinner. The advantage they have is that they can have a few ingredients (just a little tomato and tuna), or a Read more…

Spinach: Vitamins, nutrients and much more

Spinach: Vitamins, nutrients and much more

It is no coincidence that the feeble Popeye needed a can of spinach every time he wanted to defend poor Olivia form harassment of Brutus. In fact, the fame that this vegetable has is fully deserved, though it must end some exaggerated myths about the iron intake. However, its nutritious properties are many, as not Read more…

Canned vegatables: Whole garden in your pantry

Canned vegatables: Whole garden in your pantry

Time constraints should never be at odds with a healthy diet. If you are someone who is ashamed of your cooking skills limited to the use of the opener, do not disdain the possibility. We propose you use this tool to provide a ‘green’ tone to your dishes in favor of a balanced diet by Read more…

Fortified milk: Functional foods

Fortified milk: Functional foods

The concept of functional food in Japan was born in the 80′s because of the need for health authorities to ensure a better quality of life through food. They are considered those with biologically active compounds, minerals, vitamins, fiber, fatty acids and have a beneficial effect on health. The main feature of these products is Read more…

Eggplant

Eggplant

Hi everyone in this note I want to tell about Eggplant, whose scientific name is Solanum melongena, originally from India, its name in Persian is badindjan. Persian is actually Arabic and during the occupation of Spain by Moors it came into Spanish, then with the discovery of the New World and land invasion it came Read more…

Pu-erh tea: Celebration of senses

Pu-erh tea: Celebration of senses

Tea is the world’s most consumed beverage after water, plus this delicious drink is very healthy. The highlight of this magnificent tea is its mild aroma with a distinctive earthy flavor. Among its main highlights there are very digestive, tonic properties; it also reduces level of cholesterol, uric acid and triglycerides. It is an excellent Read more…