In early childhood, we could hear (most often from our mother) that it is strictly forbidden to swallow seeds from berries – they say a tree will grow in the tummy. And not only parents, even scientists and nutritionists, only in the last century gave strange nutritional recommendations, and doctors prescribed unhealthy diets. The list of misconceptions about food and products is endless – good, modern science is gradually proving their absurdity. But some myths are still alive – let’s destroy them.Continue reading
What is the difference between ordinary cookies and home-made cookies? Let’s get it right.
The most important difference is the lack of sugar in dietary recipes. Often, in classic recipes, sugar acts as a sweetener. But it is worth recalling that 100 grams of this sweet product contains about 400 calories! And in one glass of sugar as much as 200 grams! Judge for yourself how many extra empty calories you get by eating regular cookies. In healthy recipes, we replace sugar with a natural sweetener. This is honey, maple syrup, agave syrup, stevia. Thus, you can significantly reduce the calorie content of an already prepared dish.Continue reading
If you like cheesecake, you can always cook this delicious pumpkin dessert. For this simple recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
25 grams of oatmeal. In this recipe, be sure to use only whole grain long-cooked flakes.
15 grams of coconut. Here we are talking exclusively about low-fat chips.
20 grams of rice flour.
30 ml low-fat kefirContinue reading
Hello everyone! For those who does not know, I am in United States at the moment. It was my first real Halloween in US, I have never seen so many children dressed like little monsters, superheroes or cute fairies. That was awesome. We did not have time to decorate the house, but we have got a Halloween bucket, lots candies and pumpkin tools) Still did not have chance to carve the pumpkin, but it is not the end) You know, in Ukraine we do not celebrate it this way. Honestly, it is not our culture and only last a few years the night clubs started to offer Halloween parties and children got to learn about Halloween celebration at schools.Continue reading
Pumpkin is an excellent dietary product that you can safely enter into your diet without worrying about the figure. 100 grams of this healthy and tasty vegetable contains only 26 calories, but the benefits are many times more. So, what is so useful pumpkin during healthy diet?Continue reading
Maybe you are a vegetarian and are considering moving to a new, more advanced level of nutrition, or you have eaten meat all your life, but decided to change your diet and switch to plant foods … In any case, veganism is a very serious life change. This is more than just abandoning animal products. The body will encounter certain changes, but do not worry, these are natural and normal processes. Let’s get to know them:Continue reading
Diet jelly is prepared simply and quickly, but calories contain very few. 100 grams of this diet dessert contains 45−55 calories. But this, of course, depends on the products used. For comparison, the calorie content of ordinary jelly from a bag is about 150 calories, but it also contains a solid dose of preservatives and sugar. Of course, adhering to proper nutrition, it is best to give preference to diet jelly, prepared with your own hands.Continue reading
If you adhere to proper nutrition, then avocados, for sure, are in your diet. This healthy fruit helps not only to diversify the diet menu perfectly and to prepare a lot of healthy and tasty dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Avocados contain a lot of polyunsaturated fats, which must be included in your diet during the diet. It is also a source of antioxidants that fight free radicals.Continue reading
Anyone who follows proper or dietary nutrition knows that it is not recommended to include sauces in their diet. Conventional sauces contain many empty calories, but they do not satisfy the feeling of hunger, but rather provoke it. Cooked with a huge number of ingredients, these sauces are high in fat and sugar! That is why nutritionists recommend avoiding this kind of food, and even if you include them in the diet, then only if they were prepared at home from carefully selected ingredients.Continue reading
More recently, in order to lose weight, many losing weight drove themselves into a tight framework and maximally limited themselves in nutrition. Today, science has already successfully proved that you can lose weight by eating enough fatty foods, and it makes no sense to deprive yourself of fats, which have long been considered the culprits of obesity.Continue reading