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Avocado is an exotic fruit that has a long tradition in the history of mankind. Originally coming from South America, it became generally known as one of the few fruits that contain a high amounts of fat. Avocado fruits may be round and pear-shaped, their size varies from 1-2 inches but not uncommon are fruits weighing about two pounds and […]

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of animal and vegetable protein sources? Let’s compare the pros and cons of these two side by side: Animal Proteins Advantages: Enough of all the essential amino acids Slightly higher digestibility Higher proportion of protein to the received volume Disadvantages: Higher in saturated fat The risk of putrefactive products and provocation of a colon […]

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Green tea is characterized by its simple processing – in contrast to black tea production, it does not take place during the fermentation or oxidation, therefore, it preserves the original content of active substances. The most common and probably the oldest known procedure used is drying the freshly torn leaves in the sun. Currently, this method is used for the […]

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Omega-3 fatty acids play an important role in many vital processes in the body. The most effective omega 3 fatty acids are EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) – found in animal sources, mostly in the fat of fish living in cold water (salmon, mackerel, trout, tuna). These acids are among the most abundant in our diet and supplementary nutrition. […]

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Did you know how many health benefits Flax Seed Oil has to offer? Flax is a plant very rich in healthy fats – the so-called essential fatty acids (these are fats that the body can not produce itself). The most represented are omega-3 (known mainly from fish oil) and omega-6 acids. These fats are proven to be highly effective in […]

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