vanilla extract

Vanilla extract is quite useful in the kitchen, but it can come handy when it comes to your health, too. Besides having an amazing aroma and taste, this popular flavor brings a lot of health benefits including benefits for mental health,anti-inflammatory properties, and being a great antioxidant, among many other uses. Here are a few…

nettle

Formic acid which is present in a stinging nettle plant is responsible for the initial pain but the longer term effects are caused by histamine, acetylcholine and 5-hydroxytryptamine. Brushing the nettle plant produces a stinging on the skin of varying intensity. There is almost no-one who has not been stung by this plant. Its above…

bacon bad

The fats in this delicious meat are about 50% monounsaturated and a big part of them is oleic acid. This is the same acid that olive oil is praised for and considered good for the heart. About 40% of bacon is saturated fat, with a decent amount of cholesterol. The amount of saturated fat in…

fats

All fats are not same. Some fat may be bad for us, but our bodies need some fat from food because it’s one of the major sources of energy. It helps us absorb some vitamins and minerals. Fat is crucial in building cell membranes, the vital exterior of a cell. Fat is essential for muscle…

raw eggs

Raw eggs have all the same benefits as cooked eggs, so why do some people prefer to consume them in their original form? Drinking raw eggs is sometimes perceived as a healthy and a fast way for bodybuilders and athletes to consume protein, partly because of how it is portrayed in movies, but protein absorption…

What are vitamins? Vitamins are essential compounds that are needed for the growth and development of human beings. These vitamins help in growth and development by helping the body to maintain body functions such as metabolism, digestion, and immunity. Out of the many vitamins, vitamin D is an essential one. What is vitamin D?  …

restaurant eating

The restaurant serves huge portions, one often being enough for two or more people, and you probably don’t need appetizers. Of course, you don’t have to eat everything. You can kindly ask the waiter to pack your leftovers, people do it often and there’s no shame in doing it. After all, you paid for it….

losing weight

Many companies are making billions by selling ab training equipment and “miracle” pills. The only thing those supplements do is irritating your intestines until you throw everything out. When you get rid of water and waste, you see the number has gone down on the scale, you are happy and you believe the magical pill…

healthy food

Yes, you read the title correctly. To be healthy, you should eat more healthy food. More fruit, vegetables, lean protein, healthy fats such as the extra virgin olive oil and nuts, more whole grains. Fish is extremely important to include in our diets, and most of the people don’t eat enough of it. We should…

the importance of water

Water is life. It cleans our bodies, relieves and soothes when we are in pain, whether it’s a stomach pain or a headache. It is important to start your day with water not only to clean the body from toxins that pile up during the night but also to eat smaller portions of food during…

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