Do you love potato chips? I know, this crispy taste and flavour we cannot resist. But, it's also full of heavily processed starch, processed salt, preservatives, fat turned into trans-fat and other nasty chemicals... 🙁 What about a delicious alternative that makes your taste buds dance and your body appreciate the nutrients? 🙂
In modern terms, the organic trend began in Europe in the 1920s. The negative impact of chemicals used in agriculture was an assumption at a time for which evidence was needed. Nowadays, the evidence is mounting. Due to this, we had to ban some chemicals and create additional limits for others so that their levels were not toxic for our bodies.
It is probably clear that I am not going to defend conventional food production but there are some interesting facts that can help you make a better decision in the store.
Flaxseed, banana, mint and coconut smoothie is the easiest way to get your daily omega 3 and a quarter of your fibre intake. Delicious and quickly prepared. Would you think of combining these ingredients? I grew a lot of mint this summer and experimenting with it led to surprisingly tasty drink.
There are more than 100 trillion bacteria 1 in our digestive system living with us, and if we take care of them, they will support our health. Let’s have a look at the best way to keep our bacteria happy.
This simple green bean stew is surprisingly full of flavours. It will make you dig into your cooked pot again and again! Also, a few meat-free meals added to your weekly menu will not only help increase your veggie intake but also put your gut to rest from meat digestion for a while. Try it out!
Eating more vegetable never harmed anyone. Read more
The sweet taste of sugar is rewarding, it feels good, and we now precisely understand how it influences brain activity and calms our nerves. Can we become addicted to it? Can we adapt to certain level of sweetness and then, without noticing, increase the dose to satisfy our brain? Yes, we can.1,2 And more alarming, the sugar influences our DNA and activation of our genes!3 Are you someone who thinks that when you replace sugar with sweeteners, you are making better choice? Well, this article might help you make up your mind. Read more
Craving something sweet? Yes, we all do. Try my beetroot salad with banana, carrot and apple as a fantastic substitution to a cake. You will be surprised how beautifully it tastes without adding any sugar.
To swap sweets and cakes for fruit is a great way to improve your health and eliminate diseases. Let’s get into the habit!
One of the most harmful messages that circulates among the public is a fear of fat consumption. However, there is nothing sharply black or white in nutrition. Whether fat is good or bad for us depends on what fat, when and how we use it, as well as something that is still overlooked – the body adaptation. Read more
Increase your veggie intake with my delicious, juicy vegetable salad of colourful taste leaving your taste buds tingling from a combination of sweet, salty, and spicy flavour. When you mix vegetable with oil and spices, it becomes harmonious dish boosting your health and nourishing your body.
To make vegetable one meal a day instead of sides dish is one of the first steps to better health and disease prevention. Read more
There is a great misconception about the way we perceive how much control we have over our health. From the time of DNA discovery, we gradually accepted that we are what is written in our DNA. It's true that our DNA is the code for every feature and function of our body, however, we crossed a dangerous line when we began to blame DNA solely for our health issues. We are looking back at our family history and tracking what diseases our ancestors suffered from, as well as accepting that we are likely to experience the same health problems. Read more