Garlic nutritional value
This completely natural method for reducing belly fat is amazing
Researchers from Pennsylvania have found that garlic is also an anti-cancer mean. Because this is evidenced in epidemiological research data. In countries where garlic is a traditional component of national cuisine, the degree of cancer is lower compared to countries where garlic does not enter into favorites.
The real cause of …
Excess belly fat…
Unwanted weight gain…
The chemical composition of garlic
History of garlic
history of garlic
The homeland of garlic is Central Asia. What about the history of garlic? They have grown it in ancient Egypt, Greece, as well as in Rome and India. They were not afraid of strong smells there. Then, disinfection with garlic was saving from many gastric problems. There is one story on garlic account: in 1720, the garlic together with the vinegar saved thousands of Marseille residents from the widespread epidemic of the plague. The healing properties of garlic are described in about 1550 B.C. in the famous papyrus “Codex Ebers”. Roman medic Dioscorides which lived in the 1st century mentions it as a herbal remedy and points to the medical application – to relieve stomach cramps. Old Greeks and Slavs used it against the snake bite and called it “Snake Grass”. In China, garlic preparations were known in the 2600 year BC.
Garlic health benefits
So what are the garlic health benefits? Can it help against viruses? We are using garlic through a whole life: we spice the food (soups, salads etc.) with it and of course, we eat it raw. We use the garlic to treat us from colds, coughs, we are putting it in the ear, cut into the slices and chewing it, we even sniffle it in the nose. Often we are not even aware that garlic is a very valuable food. Of course, garlic should not be eaten without measure and you can’t feed yourself only with it. It is still a spice, but its glory has been checked for centuries and it is hard to hear a bad word about it. Continue reading
How to boost immunity
Daily consumption of fresh fruits, vegetables, cereals, and foods that maintain the alkalinity of the body should be on your list of priorities. Foods with high levels of antioxidants are excellent natural protection for the body. Antioxidants are a part of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients in foods. And in addition to acting as a scavenger for free radicals, they help in regenerating the body due to imbalance. How to boost immunity?
Drinking enough fluid will hydrate the body and further stimulate its detoxification, thus its defense and healing. Drink at least 2 liters of water daily and freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juices. Continue reading
Hot late summer days and we are looking for some healthy refreshments. Let’s look at the peachy, sweet queen of summer we love most in its original form – fresh. So, how to make a peach smoothie?
Peach smoothie and about peach
Peach is a stone fruit from the rose family that originates from northwest China. Over time, this sweet reddish-yellow fruit has come to our area, and the finest peaches can be found today in the summer months.
We talk about healthy fruits that should be found on our menus more often!
Nutritionally, peach is acceptable for people who watch calorie intake because 100 g of peaches contain only about 40 kcal. Of the vitamins, peach contains the most beta-carotene and vitamin C. Continue reading
Summer smoothie with chia seeds and watermelon
Chia seeds smoothie with watermelon is an ideal drink for the summer!
In the summer days we sweat more and so we have the need for increased fluid intake. Because, staying in indoor, air-conditioned spaces results in loss of body moisture through the skin. The lost liquid has to be compensated for by additional amounts of water or by taking food rich with water.
When you mention chia, everyone thinks about fiber, weight loss and a good nutrition intake, and that’s exactly what is important during the summer days. On the mention of watermelon, everyone is thinking of the heat, the beach and also the summer holidays. Continue reading
Chia detox drink is also popular as Mexican Lemonade.
Start the summer with chia detox
Chia seeds are rich in fatty acids (especially omega-3), proteins and fibers. They binds water to themselves, and they are consumed (previously soaked) to hydrate the body, help digest and improve the absorption of nutrients in the intestines. They give a sense of satiety, have a low glycemic index, and help athletes in muscle regeneration.
In chia detox drink chia seeds have the role of detoxifiers and energy providers!
If you have to start with detoxification then that’s for sure before the hot, summer days. Continue reading
King of fruits
This fruit of the evergreen tree contains many valuable nutrients and is called the king of fruits in the tropical regions. It is appreciate for its antioxidant but also anti-inflammatory effect. It has a very low GI, improves digestion.
Mango is a tropical fruit that is very popular and not without reason. It contains more than 20 vitamins and minerals. It was grown 6000 years ago, it is more of a kind of mango, and it differs in color, shape, taste and size of the seed. The color of the crust ranges from green to red, yellow or orange and the interior is always golden color. Mango is rich in vitamin E, dietary fiber and contains up to 25 different carotenoids. Among the best known are alpha-carotene and beta-carotene and lutein. There are much more Polyphenols in mature than in immature fruits. Continue reading
Avocado soup, for hot summer days
Do you know that you can really prepare a tasty meal without switching on a stove or oven? Many are surprised to see how good the food can be prepared in this way. Try this avocado soup recipe and find out!
If you are on a raw diet, although you do not have to spend much time on the cooking process itself, the premise of this kind of food can be demanding and challenging. That’s why a friend number 1 is blender.
It is not just about the sandwiches, when you prepare of the finest dishes that do not have to include the stove. There are a lot of (raw) meals that can be ready in the moment and that change the perception of raw food as tasteless and boring. It is probably not the first dish you think about when you mention dishes that you do not have to cook in many countries, but soup is a common part of a raw menu.
This avocado soup recipe is for an excellent, nutritionally rich cold soup, ideal for hot summer days.
Let’s prepare that tasty cold raw avocado soup!
Avocado super soup from blender
4 cucumbers (peeled and diced)
1 clove of garlic
3 dl of water
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 young onions
A few of mint leaves
In a blender, mix the cucumbers, avocado, garlic, lemon juice and water until you get the creamy texture.
Add the bits of sliced young onion and a few teared leaves of mint and then mix it all together in a blender again.
Spice, add lemon juice and keep it in the fridge.
Spinach Kale Celery
For a good smoothie, you need a blender, groceries and three to five minutes of time. When it comes to this healthy drink, many people think that the secret is only in fruits as ingredients. But it’s the charm of the smoothie that you can “plant” many foods. Even those you do not like and hardly fit into a menu, like spinach kale celery.
Banana, milk, and nuts are the most common base of delicious creamy drinks. But there are three vegetables of which at least one is added every day in a smoothie. As apart from being a great part with flavor, it works great on your entire body. Continue reading