Monthly Archives: March 2018

(W)holy Bread

(W)holy Bread

  How it all started Bread has been a staple foodstuff for thousands of years. And it hasn’t changed a bit; it is still an essential part of our daily diet. Pitas, fluffy buns, cornbread, or baguette. Rye, white or …

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Complex Carbohydrates

Complex Carbohydrates

In one of our articles on this website (“Plants in Nutrition”), we tried to explain in simpler terms why plants are so fascinating and beneficial for human health. Although the article was quite lengthy, we barely scratched the...

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Basics on Nutrition and Health

Basics on Nutrition and Health

• Make sure your diet is based on whole or minimally processed, plant foods (fruits, vegetables, seeds). • Refrain from eating out fried foods, fatty and spicy soups with meat, artificially processed food, such as dried meat and meat products...

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Ageing & Weight Management

Ageing & Weight Management

As we all know, aging is an inevitable physiological and psychological process that can significantly impact the quality of life in general, whatever the approach adopted (such as denial, for example). Nevertheless, people will never stop...

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Grilled Peppers

Grilled Peppers

GRILLED PEPPERS (Serves 4) Ingredients: 5-6 red peppers (pre-roasted on the stove or in the oven), peeled 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 lemon, freshly squeezed 1 tsp. lemon zest 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil…

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Kiwi, Pears & Pineapple Juice

Kiwi, Pears & Pineapple Juice

KIWI, PEARS & PINEAPPLE JUICE Pears contain lot of minerals (magnesium, copper, calcium) as well as anti-oxidative vitamins C and K. Ginger has been long known for its therapeutic benefits and (in small amounts) …

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Vitamin bomb

Vitamin bomb

Ingredients: 4 oranges, outer skin removed, segments divided 1/2 pomelo, peeled, chopped 1 medium carrot, peeled, sliced 2 canned peaches or fresh ones, peeled, cut into chunks 1 lemon, peeled, deseeded 1 tbsp. of honey A pinch of ginger…

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White Grapes & Pomegranates Juice

White Grapes & Pomegranates Juice

 GRAPE is known for its anti carcinogenic properties. Pomegranate is a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber. The mix is excellent for liver detoxification and boosting the immune system. Ingredients: 400 g ripe grape, wash each …

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Pineapples & Peach Juice

Pineapples & Peach Juice

 Why pineapple? Because it contains glutathione peroxidase, an enzyme that prevents changes in artery walls leading to atherosclerosis.  Ingredients: 2 pineapples, peeled, cut into chunks 4 peaches, peeled, pits removed, cut into chunks 1 cup of...

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Carrot, Apple & Orange Juice

Carrot, Apple & Orange Juice

 Why carrots? Because they contain potent antioxidant (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene) and anti-cancer nutrients (vitamin E)!  Ingredients: 4 oranges, peeled, segments divided 1 banana, peeled, cut into chunks 1 medium carrot, peeled, cut into...

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