Carbs and racing pigeons

It is the time of year when we can relight the stove at night. That is the wood stove or fireplace instead of the central heating system. Cozy, those dancing flames in the living room. To light the fireplace first I have to gather some logs, turn on lights easily and it burns quickly. Then we add larger pieces of […]

3 Day Facelift – Does It Work?

If you want to improve the way your skin looks years younger, but surgery isn’t your thing, consider the Perricone 3-Day Diet or the 3-Day Facelift. Dr. Nicholas Perricone has pioneered this diet, which is essentially not just for 3 days. People can follow the diet (and lose weight) for several weeks. But the 3-day diet is an intense version […]

Why is hot food important?

Hot food is important because it changes the food we eat. It has a historical and current significance. The heat created during cooking is an agent in a chemical process called denaturation that changes the proteins in food, breaking down the molecules and altering their physical and chemical properties. Depending on the cooked proteins, this causes the solubility to decrease […]

Grilling has reached a whole new dimension

Grilling on the barbecue has never been more exciting. Not only do barbecues come in a wide variety of designs and options, but with the advent of popular cooking shows, cookbooks, and magazines, the grill has reached a whole new dimension. Grilling is no longer just about steaks and burgers, the BBQ grill is filled with adventurous and stylish recipes […]

How Different Plant Foods Can Improve Your Immunity

While most people focus on social distancing, face covering, hand washing, and even self-isolation to protect against the deadly coronavirus now ravaging the world, very few pay enough attention to two other critically important factors to the risk of developing a Covid-19 infection and its possible severity. Those factors are immunity, which should be enhanced, and inflammation, which should be […]

Cancer and its treatments

Let’s understand what cancer is and how it develops. Basically, cancer, in simple terms, develops when a group of cells shows rampant growth. Being invasive in nature, they invade and destroy the adjacent tissue or organ. They are classified as carcinoma, sarcoma, lymphoma, leukemia, germ cell tumor, and blastoma. It is a common understanding, whether you follow allopathic, Ayurvedic or […]

Chocolate: every child’s first love

Chocolate, a sweet treat, loved mainly by children, is made from cocoa beans or the cocoa tree. The cacao tree is a tropical tree that is grown in many countries. In the raw state, the beans have a bitter taste. Chocolate, the word is said to have originated from the word “xocotati”, it means bitter water. The chocolate that we […]

Superfood Focus: Cocoa

Cocoa. Cocoa. Chocolate. Its scientific name, Theobroma CacaoAs Carolus Linnaeus called it, it means “food of the gods” in Latin. Whatever you want to call one of the world’s favorite foods, it’s undeniably delicious. However, depending on how you consume it, it may or may not be nutritious. Most of the world’s chocolate consumption is made up of highly processed, […]

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