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August 2019

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Vegetarianism vs. Veganism

For those who have a fleeting idea what veganism is, they often end up muddling vegetarianism with it. Well sure both of them don’t have meat, poultry and fish in their diet, but people tend to pay less attention of animal products. Yes, vegans just don’t avoid meat, poultry, fish or any products resulting from animal slaughter like vegetarians but they do away with animal products and products derived from…

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Ten health benefits of the oilseed – Poppy Seed

Oilseed

Widely popular in cuisines all over, poppy seeds are extracted from the opium poppy which goes by the scientific name Papaver somniferum. Poppy seeds find utility in different cuisines throughout the world like Indian, Austrian, Croatian, Czech, German, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Lithuanian, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian and Turkish cuisines and even find mention in the medical texts and scriptures of most of the ancient civilizations. Contrary to the nature of the…

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Good carbohydrates and bad carbohydrates

Carbohydrates

  Yоur Воdу Νееds “Gооd” Саrbs! Yоur brаіn, nеrvоus sуstеm аnd musсlеs rеquіrе аbоut 60-65 реrсеnt саrbоhуdrаtеs tо kеер thеm nоurіshеd. Тhе рrеdоmіnаnt саrbоhуdrаtе usеd іn thе bоdу іs gluсоsе. Gluсоsе іn thе blооd іs саllеd blооd sugаr аnd іs а mајоr fuеl sоurсе fоr mоst сеlls оf thе bоdу. Оur musсlеs аnd brаіn nееd gооd саrbs fоr fuеl. Тhе brаіn rеlіеs оn gluсоsе tо bе fullу аlеrt. Whеn thеrе…

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Five Important Health Benefits of Millets

The past few decades have seen a march towards healthy food habits and an increasingly healthy lifestyle. This expansive awareness about health among people has seen a rising demand of food and cereals with higher nutritional content. Cereals rich in complex carbohydrates have replaced the age old simpler and easier sources of the macronutrient and hence, the healthier alternatives of food like muesli, oats, brown rice, etc. are getting widely…

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