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Avocado: the real chameleon

Avocado: the real chameleon

Opinion is divided on the fact if avocado is a fruit or vegetable, because we eat it in a fresh spring salad, but at the same time is perfectly finding is place in a delicious dessert. Now how can we decide actually what is this super healthy “thing” anyway? (more…)

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It's not Eskimo ...

It's not Eskimo ...

The zucchini is a cousin of pumpkin, melons and cucumbers. Since it was born from the union of more plants, the exact origin is unknown, however it is certain, that it belongs to the squash family, and as such it was brought to Europe from America with Spanish and Portuguese settlers in the 16th century.…

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Sugar, Sugar: Friend or Foe?

Sugar, Sugar: Friend or Foe?

There is no doubt that sugar is essential to the healthy functioning of our organism, but we need to know that everything is healthy in moderation. The guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO), recommend adults and children to reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their total energy intake.…

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Are frozen vegetables healthier, then fresh?

Are frozen vegetables healthier, then fresh?

Definitely YES! But why? The results of several independent studies have shown that frozen fruits and vegetables are healthier because they have more vitamins and antioxidant nutrients which include type – for example, vitamin C, polyphenols, anthocyanins, lutein and beta-carotene – as “fresh” counterparts. (more…)

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