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Calories in alcohols 
Calories in alcohols
26.02.2017

Not only protein, fat and carbohydrates are a source of calories, but also drinks containing alcohol. Milliliter of pure ethyl alcohol is 7 calories, while gram of protein and carbohydrates is 4 calories, and fat contains 9 calories. The alcohol is s



Cold pressed flaxseed (lineseed) oil - the characteristics and health benefits 
Cold pressed flaxseed (lineseed) oil - the characteristics and health benefits
22.06.2016

Flax is one of the oldest cultivated plants. It comes from the Middle East and the Mediterranean, where it was grown from a few thousand years. The first documented reports of the healing properties of flax are dated to the time of the Greeks and Rom



Interactions between food and medications 
Interactions between food and medications
20.02.2016

Consumed food during the treatment can significantly affect the absorption of medications from the gastrointestinal tract. This depends mainly on the amount of contained carbohydrates and fats. Foods rich in fats, such as butter, lard, bacon, eggs, f



Circadian rhythm of the body 
Circadian rhythm of the body
17.02.2016

The human body is in homeostasis, which means the stability of physical-chemical conditions, pH, temperature and osmotic pressure. Homeostasis defines the range of values, the extent of which the body works during the day, week, month, year. In the b



Tomatoes - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts 
Tomatoes - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts
14.10.2015

Tomatoes originated from South America. Wild forms of this plant can be found today in Peru, the Canary Islands and in the Philippines. Soon after the discovery of America bright red vegetables were brought to Europe. Because of their color, they wer



Nutritional value of beef and culinary purpose of beef parts 
Nutritional value of beef and culinary purpose of beef parts
25.08.2015

Beef is one of the most valuable meat in terms of nutritional value, which is determined by the basic chemical composition and content of exogenous components. Beef is an average of calories meat - the calorific value of meat depends on how much fat



Antinutrients in food 
Antinutrients in food
29.07.2015

These are all substances found in foods that limit or preclude the use of nutrients or substances which have an adverse effect on the human body. These include compounds: Occurring in the natural plant and animal produce. Alien toxic compounds from f



Sugar - do we need it? 
Sugar - do we need it?
16.07.2015

Yes, but not that from the sugar bowl. The body is enough with natural sugar. Other sweets may safely be called "white death". Until the eighteenth century in Europe sugar was an article of luxury, for which everyone paid a fortune. Treated it as a c



Food which  improve memory and concentration 
Food which improve memory and concentration
30.05.2015

Weighing only 1400 grams - which equals 2% of the total body weight - the brain consumes 20% of supplied to our body and 20% of the oxygen we breathe. Our brain has an insatiable need for vitamins, minerals, amino acids, glucose and oxygen. Unfortuna



Coffee and its impact on health 
Coffee and its impact on health
21.02.2015

The name coffee is derived from the Arabic word "kahwa" or Turkish "kakve" - Arabs knew coffee from the Middle Ages, and it came to Europe in 1644 and since then it continues on its relentless career - not just on European tables. The first European



Eggs - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts 
Eggs - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts
31.01.2015

Since ages, eggs were considered as healthy and nutritious, until in the seventies when the war has been spoken to cholesterol, which occurs in considerable concentration in the yolk. Today, the egg is back into favor because its nutritional value is



Beer - history, production, types, nutritional values, interesting facts 
Beer - history, production, types, nutritional values, interesting facts
30.12.2014

Beer is a kind of alcohol beverage, obtained in the fermentation of alcohol malt, water, selected strains of brewer’s yeast, with addition of hops and and other flavour ingredients. The oldest information about Beer production come from Mesopotamia 4



Honey - types and properties 
Honey - types and properties
11.12.2014

Honey is one of the most valuable nutrients, which nature provides us. Antibacterial properties of honey and immunizations are known for a long time - added to drinks and improving food strengthens the body's natural resistance to disease and infecti



Lettuce - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts 
Lettuce - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts
29.10.2014

Lettuce owes its color to chlorophyll, which has bactericidal activity, accelerates healing, protects against germs and helps to overcome infection. It should be also added that the dark green outer leaves, which we usually reject, contain more vitam



Orthorexia 
Orthorexia
28.09.2014

It becomes in a very innocent way, just like every addiction. Already having some knowledge about healthy nutrition you decide that from now on you are not going to eat unhealthy food. You give up fast food, after that meat, sugar, fat, salt. The lis



Broccoli - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts 
Broccoli - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts
12.09.2014

Broccoli is a one-cruciferous plants. They come from the Mediterranean (Cyprus), and were already known in ancient times. Broccoli became popular and fashionable after 1920, when the United States began to advertise it as “a high-quality product with



Salt intake and health 
Salt intake and health
22.08.2014

World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended to reduce the intake of salt to 5 g per day (1 level teaspoon). This mineral (wrongly called seasoning) is composed of sodium (approximately 40%) and chlorine (60%) and possibly with additional elements



Anorexia and bulimia 
Anorexia and bulimia
11.08.2014

Anorexia, unlike anorexia nervosa is a disease associated with eating disorders, weight loss by reducing the maximum food intake, constant fear of "weight gain" and the incorrect idea of the perfect figure. Bulimia is characterized by rampant hunger



Digestive system - how food is digested 
Digestive system - how food is digested
06.08.2014

Digestion is the enzymatic decomposition of large molecules of organic components (proteins, fats, carbohydrates) into the low-molecular substances, absorbed by the body and cell membranes. Proper nutrition, that is digestion and absorption of food,



The sense of taste and the types of flavors 
The sense of taste and the types of flavors
27.07.2014

Taste is one of the five senses, in which a man was equipped with. With it we can determine the flavors of many foods, choose those that we meet and those that can not tolerate. More importantly, due to taste, in many cases we can protect our bodies



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