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Is gluten-free menu a good solution for you? Gluten-free diet is a must for people with coeliac disease which is a serious immune disorder. The consumed gluten causes a gut reaction which prevents the nutrients’ absorption and it causes the symptoms of nausea, diarrhoea and bloating. This disease affects only 1 in 100 people around the world. Pastas, noodles, bread and pastries, crackers, baked goods, cereals and granola, sources and gravies, beer, brewer’s yeast, etc
Lately I have realized that I subconsciously avoid any food with meat and I prefer eating fish or seafood. As I have continued following the pescetarian life-style, I wanted to make sure I wasn’t missing anything important, so I made a research about pescetarian diet and its pros and cons. Who is a pescetarian? The word “pescetarian” is a mixture of the “pesce” (“fish” in Italian) + tarian (short for “vegetarian”). Sometimes you will find
Today I want to discuss an important topic with you – How to protect yourself from food with the high content of nitrates. I have recently moved to Cyprus and here I like to get my fruits and vegetables directly from farmers, who assure me that their products are fully organic, free of nitrates, etc. Yes, they really taste much nicer than the supermarket stuff and they have rich smell. However, I started to ask
Have you heard of food which makes you gain weight and lose weight at the same time? Sounds perplexing, doesn’t it? We will try to understand together how it works. Let’s take nuts (hazelnuts, cashews, almonds etc), bananas, bee pollen, avocado as examples. Let’s fist understand how much calories they contain. I used the Program called Fitness Pal and Fat Secret as a reference. 1) Hazelnuts – 628 calories per 100 gr. There are about
Organic fish – is there such thing? In my previous blog post I have already discussed with my readers what “organic” really means. If you have missed this article, click here. If we talk of organic chicken, it is easy! Organic chicken means that the chicken was fed with organic food (food grown without pesticides and other harmful substances), it was grown without antibiotics and growth hormones and had the relative freedom of movement. What