N U T R I T I O N food and health

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Dicamba

  Dicamba is a broad spectrum herbicide, which is absorbed through leaves and enters all parts of the plants causing disruptions of balance in hormones needed for cell division, respiration and protein synthesis. The plant dies within ten days. The DI-6 strain of the bacterium Pseudomonas maltophila which normally resides...

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Diet

  The word diet derives from the Greek diaita which means life, living, lifestyle, food, residence; white the verb diaitein means to keep her alive, heal, feed and be fed. Diet is the prescribed way of life, type of nutrition prescribed by a doctor or other professional (nutritionist, dietician), total...

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Diphenylamine

  Diphenylamine, DPA (CAS 122-39-4), is a substance used as antioxidant on apples, keeps them from turning brown for months when they are kept in storage. The chemical is used in USA, but banned in EU from 2012 (the maximal residue is set to 0,1 ppm). Diphenylamine isn’t harmful by...

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Bread with hemp flour

  Another variation of homemade bread this time with the addition of hemp flour. The bread is dark, juicy, aromatic and soft. Ingredients 4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt (can be omitted) 1 teaspoon dry yeast 2 tablespoons hemp flour 2 cups water 1 tablespoon of oat flakes and 1...

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Easy homemade bread

  Homemade bread can be prepared easily, it is simple to let the yeast do it’s job. This bread is round, and has a crispy crust. If you are eating plenty of bread, keep in mind that the bread from the grocery store, bakery and commercial shopping centers have at...

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Ranch dressing

  Ranch dressing combines cream or mayonnaise with garlic, onion and fresh or dried herbs which complete its unique aroma. Sometimes the cream or mayo can be replaced with yogurt to prepare a less caloric version. The dressing is used for salads, freshly cut vegetables (like carrots) and as an...

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Raw “tuna” pate

  Ingredients 3 cups sunflower seeds 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup water salt, tamari or nama shoyu 2 celery sticks 1/4 onion Preparation Soak the sunflower seeds over night (8 hours) and rinse well. Put the seeds in a food processor, add the lemon juice and water. Add salt, tamari or...

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Buckwheat granola

  Granola is a combination of grains, dried seeds, fruits and sweeteners, and usually eaten for breakfast with the addition of milk. This recipe instead uses buckwheat instead of cereals, which are soaked and sprouted and then dried to obtain the granola crispness. Different seeds and dried fruits can be...

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Yogurt and cereals

  Combine a yogurt, your favorite breakfast cereals and blueberries for a great breakfast. Ingredients 1 cup of vanilla yogurt 1/2 cup breakfast cereals 4 tablespoons of blueberries Preparation Place the yogurt in a cereal bowl. Top it with cereals and garnish with blueberries. Use whole grain breakfast cereals. If...

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Strawberry and orange smoothie

  Smoothies retain all the parts of the fruit especially fiber, and thus help to delay the onset of hunger and have a greater nutritive value than clear juices. Smoothies can be prepared in the morning and taken to work, possibly in a glass jar and can be kept in...

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Simple sugar from meat associated with increased risk of cancer

  02.01.2015 – When carnivorous animals consume red meat this shows no adverse effects on their health, but that is not the case in humans. Epidemiological studies have shown that consumption of red meat increases the risk of many diseases, including cancer, atherosclerosis and type 2 diabetes. A study published...

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Chocolate granola

  Rolled oats and a few more ingredients are used here to prepare a simple granola. Granola can be made using nuts and dried fruits, but this version uses only cocoa. Granola is served with fruits and milk for breakfast, as you like. Ingredients (for one baking sheet) 1 cup...

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Water stories

  Persians have a legend, whose lesson looks like it is written for all of us, centuries after their time. We have received a clear message from the past: the one who controls water, will control all of us.   The Persian legend of water One wise man predicted that...

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Iron overload

  Iron is an essential mineral to almost all life forms, including humans. It is the essential part of the molecules that bind oxygen (hemoglobin, myoglobin), cytochromes and many enzymes. Too little iron leads to feelings of weakness, reduced immunity and anemia, all conditions that can become dangerous if not...

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Retail chains are demanding GMO-free feed

  9 October 2014 – The leading German retail chains have been forging the German poultry industry to return to the use of non-GMO feed. In late August 2014, the retailers have announced to German consumers that they demanded from the German Poultry Association (ZDG) to stop using GMO feed...