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Corn porridge: benefits and harms

The history of corn porridgeSince ancient times, corn has been used as food by various peoples. Yellow grains were an integral part of the diet of the Maya, Inca, and Acec peoples. Corn was used to make flour, flakes, and butter. Later, they began to produce popcorn and even spirits (whiskey). Indians invented corn in …

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Lack of energy in adults

By the term “loss of energy” we usually refer to a state of pronounced fatigue, when there is no desire to get out of bed and do something. However, this concept is also applicable in medicine – it is a physiological or pathological condition in which muscle strength decreases, motor activity sharply decreases or almost …

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Brazilian nuts: benefits and harms

The history of the Brazilian nutThe history of the Brazilian nut dates back to the days of the Indians, who used it in traditional medicine and were highly valued for its nutritional properties and pleasant taste. In their culture, the Brazilian nut was called the “divine gift of heaven”, because it fell on its own …

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Cashews: benefits and harms

Cashew historyTropical Brazil is considered the birthplace of the exotic cashew nut. The Chikuna Indians ate the bark, leaves, and yellow fruits of the tree. During the harvest, the settlers even waged “akaia wars” as cashews were a very valuable product. There were times when a person received a fine for cutting down a tree. …

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Buckwheat: benefits and harms

Buckwheat historyBuckwheat is the seeds of common buckwheat. The word “buckwheat” comes from an abbreviated version of “Greek groats”, since it supposedly came to Russia from Greece. Buckwheat is widespread throughout the world and is considered an ancient culture. Its homeland is India and Nepal, where buckwheat was specially grown 4 thousand years ago. Further, …

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Coconut: benefits and harms

Coconut historyCoconut is the fruit of the coconut tree, which can live up to 100 years and produce more than four hundred nuts per year. The fruit sometimes weighs 2.5 kilograms and is covered with a hard shell. Inside is white copra pulp and coconut water. The name of the nut is translated from Portuguese …

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Wheat porridge: benefits and harms

The history of wheat porridgeIn Russia, wheat porridge was considered one of the most healthy. From generation to generation, people have passed on that wheat porridge can prolong youth and maintain strong health for many years. A dish of “golden” grains was served on the table for all occasions: for birth, christening, or funeral. Porridge …

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Fatigue in adults

We all experienced fatigue at least a couple of times in our lives. Usually, such sensations arise for good reasons: a newborn child does not let him fall asleep at night, he returned from a party late at night, worked a lot, or simply did not really rest. However, fatigue, tiredness in adults, which continues …

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