Vegetarian diet and all its variations (f.e. vegan) provides you with plenty of health benefits, if done correctly. When on this diet, you need to pay extra attention to the following vitamins, minerals and microelements to avoid their deficiency: calcium, iron, zinc, iodine, vitamin B12, vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids and sufficient amount of protein. […]
Have you ever thought why is it recommended to soak beans before cooking? What a stupid question you might think. Of course, to reduce the cooking time! Indeed, during soaking the water is dispersed into the starch granules and protein fractions of beans, which facilitate processes (such as gelatinization and protein denaturation) to soften the […]
According to a recent study, eating a lot of salty products activates neurons that can facilitate decrease of blood flow in the brain.
Salt is a condiment that almost anyone in the world can’t miss in the kitchen. Its chemical characteristics have made salt an ideal tool to provide additional nutrient iodine to the diet without noticable changes in smell and taste. Iodized salt has been recommended by the WHO and achieved a remarkable reduction in iodine deficiency […]