Category: Eat

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Spent Grain Used to Improve Bread, Shows Promise

Beer is often referred to as “liquid bread”, thanks to its nutrition value, and its color. Brewing it is a complex process that creates several by-products. Spent grain (also called brewer’s grain, or draff) is one of them. It is a residue consisting of malt and grains that are left...

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A Healthy Dinner – 3 Things to Keep in Mind

Eating is just as important for our health as drinking. It provides us with the energy, the nutrients, and the minerals we need to grow, develop – to live. We usually eat three meals a day – breakfast, lunch, and dinner – and each of them has its own importance. We...

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Healthy Drinks to Down in the Summer

Drinking enough fluids is vital for our health, especially when it’s warm outside. During the torrid days, you lose much more of your water reserves than in the rest of the year. And said reserves need to be replenished. We’ve already told you what drinks you should avoid in the...

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5 Drinks to Avoid This Summer

When thirst attacks, you can hardly wait to lay your hands on a bottle of ice cold beverage. You want its taste, its coolness, its refreshing effects. This is especially true on a hot summer day when your body demands to have its water reserves replenished. And it’s OK, of course...

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Blueberries are Healthier than you Think, Study Shows

Adding fruit to your daily diet is important. Fruits provide you with tons of nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fiber. But some of them have benefits beyond their vitamin content. And often we are unaware of what else they bring to the table. The heart-protecting, cancer-fighting properties of blueberries, for...

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New Potato: Everything you Need to Know

Potato is a staple food in the Western world, much like the other starch-bomb we eat every day, wheat. It’s a versatile, dependable food, which can be prepared in a myriad of variants. Potatoes are available pretty much all year, except for one seasonal version, usually referred to as “new...

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Hiking? Be Sure to Pack These Foods

There are two kinds of people: those who prefer the mountains, and those who prefer the seaside. I’m in the first group – I can’t wait for the school to be off, so I can take my kid hiking to the mountains (we have plenty of those around). A hiking...

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Bad Mood? Eating These may Worsen It!

“You are what you eat”, the old saying goes. While you shouldn’t take this literally (no vegan has turned into a walking, talking vegetable, after all), it is nothing but the truth: food influences not only your health, but your looks, and your mood, too. Some foods and drinks will make...