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Useful Properties Of Olive Oil

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It is difficult to speak about olive oil without enthusiastic tone. Its fame has come from the ancient Mediterranean. In addition, nutritionists, doctors and beauticians unanimously praise their beneficial properties, recommending to use it for everything, always and everywhere. In addition, all these praises do have reliable base: the use of olive oil is that its composition is rich in many vitamins, antioxidants and biologically active substances. Lets find out all the useful properties of Continue reading

All The Truth About Goji Berries: Myths And Reality

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Modern society constantly exists under a huge informational voltage. Despite the constant improvement of multiple sources of information, the consciousness of modern man is not less mythologized than our ancestors, bypassing even without electricity, not to mention the Internet. Goji berries are a relatively new product on the domestic market. What is it - a panacea for all ills or a marketing product, the effectiveness of which coincides with the effectiveness of placebo? MYTH 1. Goji Continue reading

10 Most Dangerous Foods In The World

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Can a dish be so delicious that you were willing to risk your own life to try it? In the world, there are many strange and very tasty dishes that are so dangerous that attempts to try them can cost you your life. These dishes can seriously damage your health or even kill you. In addition, it will not be a slow death that occurs when you eat fatty foods, it leads to blockage of blood vessels. Many of these dishes will kill you as soon as you bite the first piece. Some dishes contain deadly Continue reading

The History Of Chocolate

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The history of sweets began at least 4000 years ago with the Egyptian desserts described in the extant papyrus. It was found that the candied fruits were sold in markets in 1566 BC. The world found out about chocolate, when the ancient tribes of Mayas and Aztecs discovered the wonderful properties of cocoa. Appearing in the Amazon or Orinoco valley, chocolate has long remained unknown in the Old World. In 600 BC. Mayans migrated into the northern part of South America and set up first cocoa Continue reading

Is It Harmful To Drink Coffee?

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For many people it is difficult to imagine breakfast and the rest of the day without this energetic drink. Coffee is so various and so beloved: cooked in a Turk, from coffee machines, instant, with milk or cream, spices, syrup or ice cream. It has been discussed a lot about the dangers and benefits of this drink. Among the total amount of information there are a lot of myths. Let’s try to figure out everything together. Below, you will see the benefits and harm of coffee, based on the Continue reading

The Tastiest Exotic Fruits Of The World

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Only the most timid traveler, being in an exotic country, will refuse to try some unfamiliar fruit. Accustomed to apples and oranges, tourists can hardly force themselves to take a bite of mangosteen, durian or mango. Meanwhile, this gastronomic revelation may become one of the most vivid impressions of the total travel. Below is the top 15 list of the exotic fruits from different countries. 1. Durian. This fruit has an irregular oval shape, with a very sharp spines. Under the skin you can Continue reading

Hibiscus Tea. Benefits And Harms

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The tea of beautiful ruby ​​color with a pleasant acidity and characteristic aroma, according to Wikipedia, called Hibiscus, have been tasted probably by everyone. Although it is necessary to make a reservation that it is rather a drink, than the tea in the classical sense: after all, for its preparation inflorescence of plants are used instead of leaves, one of which is hibiscus. However, all the brewed substances we usually call “tea”, and therefore Hibiscus is not an Continue reading

Green Smoothies: Benefit And Harm. Rules of consumption

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Smoothies, according to Wikipedia, have become known since the early 70s of the last century, when the first "Healthy café" opened in the US. It sold useful products shredded in a blender. Smoothies is a drink made from fresh fruit and vegetables in a blender, with the addition of yogurt, ice cream, milk or cereal. Freshly made smoothies made of fruits and vegetables are the symbols of sunny days. However, these are trifles, in comparison to the benefits they bring. Yes, the use of green Continue reading

Useful Properties Of Ginger

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Ginger, according to Wikipedia, is a herbaceous plant that grows in Japan, India, Brazil, Jamaica, Argentina, China, West Africa, and Vietnam. Its homeland are the western regions of India and Southeast Asia. Ginger is a cultivated plant, which was never found in the wild. In Sanskrit ginger "Zingiber" is translated as "horned root". The period plantation of ginger falls on the spring months - from March to April. Ripening period lasts from half a year to 10 months, depending on the conditions Continue reading

How To Make Homemade Ice Cream

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To paraphrase a famous saying, we can say this: "Ice cream for all ages", because people of all ages really love it! A huge range allows everyone to enjoy his favorite  taste: clean ice cream or the one with additives, milk and creamy, fruit and chocolate, wafer cups and chocolate, with all sorts of additives, "heaped up" and "stranded" with fantasies of chefs and designers. Well, how can we resist it? Among other advantages of this summer dessert, there is one great - you can easily make Continue reading