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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…

Cool off with Summer Fruit

Cool off with Summer Fruit

The rising temperatures that come with summer bring small changes in lifestyle helping us adapt better to the summer heat. This is the case of nutrition, which is based on fresh foods, consisting of light and fluid-rich foods. Without doubts, fruit are one of our best allies. In the market we can find not only Read more…

Kiwi: The true green fruit

Kiwi: The true green fruit

This exotic fruit from China has spread in many countries, where its consumption is becoming more frequent. It is egg-shaped and characterized by a dark brown skin covered with lint. But despite the unremarkable appearance it contains a juicy pulp, original flavor and stimulating aroma that also is very healthy for your body. Kiwi grows Read more…

Chard: Green Vitamins

Chard: Green Vitamins

Chard is one of the most popular vegetables and nutrients that can be found in the market. Hailing from the Mediterranean region, this green leafy plant is known for its many beneficial components for the body and the lack of fat and calories. The Arabs started its widespread cultivation, and today plantations of this leafy Read more…

How to steam vegetables

How to steam vegetables

Today we bring you some tips to steam vegetables so they are perfect. Steam has its science, and these tips will help you have the ideal shape and all the nutrients of the vegetables cooked. The basics: Boiling water must be added before vegetables to your steamer, while maintaining a temperature cooked vegetables. Try not Read more…

Cooking with cheese, one of the most complete and nutritious foods

Cooking with cheese, one of the most complete and nutritious foods

Being complete and nutritious food, cheese is known for its distinctive taste and by its enormous number of varieties to be found in the market. Its textures and aromas are so many that it can suit every palate. Although usually tasted alone, with a little bread and wine, cheese has become the best partner of Read more…

Benefits of plant proteins

Benefits of plant proteins

Proteins are substances necessary for our body, since they have a structural function, ie, are indispensable for the formation of cells and tissue reconstruction. Also, they are part of important hormones, enzymes and antibodies. The human being does not use the whole protein, but only assimilated amino acids essentials, which are those used to renew Read more…