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

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Will European countries choose the cultivation of GMO’s?

  The European laws have been somewhat effective in protection the European soil from the invasion of patented transgenic crops. The ban on cultivation was introduced in 1998, but in 2004 the European Commission approved for cultivation the first GM crop, that is Monsanto’s MON810 corn, which is now grown...

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Avocado and tomato toast

  Excellent toast, rich in summer flavors and aromas. Ingredients toasted bread tomatoes (mini or regular) soft ripe avocado pumpkin seed oil balsamic vinegar garlic fresh basil salt Preparation Toast the bread and rub it wit garlic. Peal the avocado and mash it with a fork, then spread it on...

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Winter honey for sore throat

  Prepare this honey to have at hand. During winter months it will be helpful in the treatment of sore throat. Ingredients lemon slices honey fresh ginger slices Preparation Combine lemon, honey and fresh ginger in a glass jar. Close the jar and place in the refrigerator, a thick gel...

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Lentil and rice veggie burgers

  Veggie burgers are a healthy alternative to meat burgers and can be served in buns, with toppings and sauces you like. The veggie burgers from this recipe need to be fried shortly and are served immediately, or can be refrigerated and fried when needed. Ingredients 4 tablespoons white or...

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Nursing herbal tea

  Commercial dehydrated nursing herbal teas mainly contain the following plants: cumin, fennel, anise, common nettle, and some may contain basil and others. You can easily prepare nursing tea using dried parts of the following plants: 2 parts of cumin 1 part fennel seeds 1 part anise seeds (you can...

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French study on the toxic effects of GMOs republished

  01 July 2014 – The French toxicological study of the long-term effects of the herbicide Roundup and GMO corn was republished in the scientific journal Environmental Sciences Europe, passing the third peer-review. The study has open access to raw data in contrast to GM studies that never present its...

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Local food

  The term “local food” (or “regional food”) is used to describe a method of food production and distribution that is geographically localized, rather than national and/or international. Food is grown (or raised) and harvested close to consumers’ homes, then distributed over much shorter distances than is common in the...

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Sore throat remedy

  The spice caraway (Carum carvi) can be used to make a beverage that will ease problems with sore throat and tonsillitis. Ingredients 80 g of ground caraway seeds 250 ml of water 1 tablespoon cognac Preparation Pour 200 ml of water over the ground caraway seeds and boil for...

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Puzzlabel # 6

  The ingredients on the food label of a packaged food are the following: coconut flakes 37% milk chocolate 36% (raw cane sugar, cocoa butter, whole milk powder, cocoa mass) wheat syrup raw cane sugar corn syrup What food is this? You can answer using the contact form!

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Glyphosate found again in animals and humans

  22 April 2014 – A study published in the Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology tested glyphosate residues in urine and different organs of dairy cows as well as in urine of hares, rabbits and humans using ELISA and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS). The use of this global herbicide...

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Zucchini au gratin

  Ingredients for 1-2 servings 1 zucchini 1/4 onion 1 egg 1 tablespoon butter grated cheese 4-5 tablespoons breadcrumbs salt and pepper Preparation Preheat the oven to 180 C. Wash zucchini and cut into slices 3-4 mm thick. Chop the onion into strips. Cook or steam the zucchini and onion...

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MON 810

  Mon810 is a variety of genetically modified corn developed by Monsanto Corporation, marketed under the name YieldGard. It contains a gene from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis that expresses Bt toxin with toxic effects on insects of the order Lepidoptera. It is permitted for use in the EU in 1998...

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Raw carrot cake

  Raw carrot cake. Base ingredients: 2 cups dates, soaked for 24 hours 1 cup almonds, soaked for 24 hours a pinch of vanilla powder a pinch of nutmeg 5 carrots Topping ingredients: 2 cups of cashews, soaked for 24 hours 1/3 cup of water fresh squeezed lemon juice (from...

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N-Glycolylneuraminic acid

  N-Glycolylneuraminic acid, abbreviated Neu5Gc, is a monosaccharide containing 9 carbon atoms that can be found in mammalian tissues. Humans do not synthesize Neu5Gc, as it is assumed that the gene responsible for the synthesis mutated 2-3 millions wears ago. Primates, man’s closest relatives, as well as other mammalians retained...

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Garlic nasal rinse

  Nety pot is the most popular nasal irrigation method. The addition of garlic can be helpful for sinuses congestion because it flushes away the mucus and garlic adds its disinfection properties. Studies demonstrate that people suffering from daily sinus symptoms found relief from using the Neti pot or other...