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Is milk as good as we think it is?

Is milk as good as we think it is?

Doctors against milk On 19 July, the debate about milk sparkled again, this time in the United States. It was there that a committee of doctors from different fields, united under the banner of “For Responsible Medicine”, issued a report which recommended “the removal of milk as food on school menus necessary”, based on the Read more…

Lettuce: Green vitamins

Lettuce: Green vitamins

Lettuce is a vegetable consumed worldwide and whose cultivation has spread dramatically. It is not clear, however, where it hails from as some researchers put its point of departure in India while others note the Mediterranean basin, which is the option the majority of scholars agree with. The Persians supported the extension of lettuce by Read more…

Potato: The most universal tuber

Potato: The most universal tuber

To say that potato is the most consumed food in the world would be a bit risky. But admitting that its presence is required in any kitchen, it would be so bold an assertion. We just have to think about the myriad of dishes that have it as an ingredient. Its universality is supported by Read more…

Cauliflower: An edible flower

Cauliflower: An edible flower

Vegetables are a fundamental element of the food pyramid and cauliflower is a healthy alternative that we consider in our daily diet. Within the group of cabbages, cauliflower is one of the most consumed worldwide. The edible part is the portion of tassel – the flower part – that is white or cream, depending on Read more…

Artichoke: Delicious vegetable

Artichoke: Delicious vegetable

One of the most characteristic vegetable in our kitchen in autumn and winter is artichoke. Cynara scolynus comes from Ethiopia and it was widespread in Europe due to the Muslim influence, which spread so many varieties of vegetables and seasonings as many farming techniques that are still used today. Excellent vegetable This vegetable is very 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…

Homemade infused olive oil: New taste and aroma of your dishes

Homemade infused olive oil: New taste and aroma of your dishes

Olive oil plays a fundamental role in the Mediterranean diet and, by extension, in Spanish and Greek cuisine. Its benefits to our health, if consumed in moderation, are numerous, as well as its culinary possibilities providing the basis for many recipes and adding a stunning touch as a dressing. Besides using shop-bought oils, we can Read more…