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

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Ginger for cold and cough

  Ginger is a strong cough remedy. It helps stimulate perspiration, which cleanses the body and brings down the temperature. Ginger has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, and acts as a cough supresant. Ingredients fresh ginger root Preparation Grate the ginger and squeeze the juice, or use your juicer. Then mix...

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Herbes de Provence

  Herbes de Provence is a mixture of aromatic herbs characteristic of the southern French region Provence. The basis of the mixture is represented by thyme, oregano and savory, and other spices are added such as sage or fennel. Actually there is not only one, but dozens of recipes. Some...

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5 May

  1936 – A patent for the bottle with a screw cap with a pour lip was granted to the american inventor Edward Ravenscroft. back to calendar

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Recommendations for water intake

  It is impossible to sustain life without water. Dehydration – lack of water in the body – is a common occurrence, especially in summer. Today’s tip brings simple guidelines you need to know to maintain optimum hydration. The adult human body consists of 60-70% water, while some tissues such...

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Apple, carrot, cucumber and pineapple juice

  This aromatic and spicy juice is ideal to start the metabolism in the morning, and can be used in larger quantities for detoxification of the body. Let’s look at the most important components of this juice: Apples contain beta-carotene and vitamin C, the predominant minerals are manganese and potassium,...

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Blueberry tarts

  Delicious fresh blueberry tarts. Crust 1/2 cup almonds 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon maple syrup Filling 1 cup blueberries 2 tablespoons coconut powder (dried coconut process into powder) To make the crust: process the almonds into powder in a food processor. Add the coconut oil and maple syrup...

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Peach and raspberry creamy shake

  This creamy beverage can be ideal for breakfast, or as a stand-alone dessert. Ingredients 2 ripe bananas 2 peaches 1/2 cup (frozen) raspberries 1/2 cup of almond milk 1/2 cup of water Preparation Peel the bananas, chop and freeze for at least two hours. Place the frozen bananas, peaches,...

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25 May

  2013 – The first “March Against Monsanto” was held in 436 cities in 52 countries around the world. Organizers estimate 200 thousand to 2 million people attended and protested against the company, its GM seeds and foods, and Monsanto’s influence on world governments. In Croatia, the protest was held...

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France: Court overturned the ban on GMO’s!

  2 August 2013. Paris – France’s highest court overturned the ban on the cultivation of genetically modified corn produced by the American multinational company Monsanto on the grounds that the ban was allowed only if farming brings a “high risk”, according to France24. France banned the cultivation of maize...

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3 June

  2013 – The American state of Connecticut passed a legislation (134 yes, 3 against) that will have the mandatory labeling of GM foods and it’s ingredients. For the law to become active, the legislation requires that four other state in the region pass GMO labeling laws, and that their...

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The green Coca Cola

  24 July 2013. The Coca Cola Company launched earlier this month a new product on the Argentine market called Coca Cola Life. After a hundred years of red colour labels, this is the first Coca Cola in green colour. It has been advertised as “natural,” “green,” low-calorie drink. The...

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19 June

  2013 – Management JSC Ledo, most important Croatian ice cream producer, has decided to suspend the purchase of milk and cooperation with dairy subcontractors. The Management points out that milk from Croatian farmers was not used for ice cream production from 2007. Data from the Croatian Competition Agency shows...

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“Free-range” consumer deception

  14 July 2013. From Australia comes the news that almost 30% of free-range eggs are miss-labeled. The code for Welfare of Animals stipulates the acceptable density of 1500 hens per one hectare (6.7 m2 per hen), but the Australian Egg Corporation indicates that 30% of eggs labeled “free-range” has...

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20 June

  2014 – The American President signed a Presidential Memorandum that recognizes the severe losses in the populations of pollinators: during the last decades there were substantial losses of honey bees, wild bees, monarch and other types of butterflies, birds, bats and others. The President acknowledges the importance of pollinators...

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Fresh apple, potato and carrot juice

  This fresh juice is similar to the famous Breuss drink, and certainly has favorable health effects if taken regularly. Ingredients apple potato carrot Preparation Take one potato, one carrot and one apple, wash them, and chop into small pieces adequate for juicing. Drink the juice immediately. You can add...