Tagged: health

8 healthy winter soups

Besides being comforting and soul-soothing, soup has many practical virtues: It can often be made ahead of time and frozen, making later preparation quick and easy. Soups are perfect for using lots and lots...

Superfood trends for 2017

According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360% in the last...

8 lesser-known condiments to try

Whether you prefer spicy, savory, or slightly sweet, these tasty condiments are either widely available at supermarkets or can be made in your kitchen. Keep in mind that most condiments tend to be high...

The magic of miso

Miso is a fermented soybean paste used in Asian, especially Japanese, cuisine. It’s traditionally made by combining soybeans with salt and a special fungal starter culture called koji (Aspergillus oryzae) and then left to ferment...

DASH diet: two more benefits

As its name indicates, the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) plan was designed to lower elevated blood pressure. Since its anti-hypertension effect was proven by NIH researchers in the 1990s, DASH has been...

Booze, the ultimate trip

A true Internet classic! On December 31, let’s pay our respects one more time to the Master of Balance. BAC Blood/Breath Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is the amount of alcohol in the bloodstream or on...

The myth of superfoods

Berries that can protect us from cancer, fruits that prevent cardiovascular diseases or seeds that help us to combat depression. The properties and supposed benefits of superfoods are such that every year we discover...