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Hazelnuts: benefits and harms

Hazelnut historyHazelnuts are the fruit of the Lombard nut. The fruit is covered with a hard shell, and the kernel is about half the weight. The shrub can grow up to 10 meters in height, grow in the southeast of Europe and in Asia Minor in the wild. Hazelnuts begin to bloom in early spring, …

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All about the benefits and uses of nutmeg

What is nutmeg and what does matsis have to do with it?Nutmeg is a popular seasoning derived from the seeds of Myristica fragrans, a tropical evergreen tree from Indonesia. It can be found both in the form of a powder (ground) and in the form of whole seed, which outwardly really looks very much like …

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Pecan: benefits and harms

Pecan historyPecans grow on huge trees that can reach a height of forty meters. The trees are long-lived and can bear fruit for up to 300 years. The native land of the plant is considered to be North America, where the wild nuts were originally collected by the Indians. They prepared them for future use …

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Plum: health benefits and harms

The history of the appearance of plums in nutritionPlums belong to the Pink family. These trees grow mainly in the northern temperate regions – the plum is very resistant to frost. One plant can bear fruit for about 60 years. Plum occurred as a result of crossing cherry plum and blackthorn. This plant was cultivated …

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Healthy apricot jam

You can also take other fruits or berries to make jam. I usually make apricot or plum jam. It turns out thick and tasty. This recipe is suitable for those who prefer a healthy diet, as well as vegan and vegetarian recipes. Nutritional value (per 100 g):Caloric content – 44 kcalProteins – 0.9 gFat – …

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Poppyseed cake with yogurt cream

I used brown sugar and honey for the dessert. The nutritional value was calculated taking into account these ingredients. If you want to make your dessert even less nutritious, use your own sweetener to taste. If necessary, brown sugar can be replaced with white sugar in the same amount. Nutritional value (per 100 g):Caloric content …

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Carrots: benefits and harms to the body

Carrots are an amazing product that has a huge number of beneficial properties. Moreover, not only a delicious vegetable suitable for various dishes but also a useful plant that helps to cope with various ailments. The benefits of carrots are not only about improving vision – they are much more extensive than you might imagine. …

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Watermelon – benefits, and harms

Common watermelon (lat. Citrúllus lanátus) is an annual herb, a species of the genus Watermelon (Citrullus) of the Pumpkin family (Cucurbitaceae). The history of the appearance of watermelon in nutritionIt is widely believed that watermelon is the largest berry. However, botanists still do not agree on what kind of plant it should be attributed to. …

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Reasons to love cherries

Calories, vitamins, and minerals The low-calorie level in cherries, only 50 kcal per 100 grams, gives mono-diets a reason to use it as seasonal food, but such an extreme is akin to food extremism. However, in the cherry season, no matter how long it lasts, organizing yourself a couple of fasting days a week is …

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