What is sustainable food?

What is sustainable food?

Increasingly, consumers are concerned about the sustainability of food, and this factor is becoming one of the criteria they look at when choosing one or another food on the market. The first thing to know is that there are three fundamental pillars on which sustainable food is based: Environmental sustainability:...

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Fasolada, a typical Greek recipe

Fasolada, a typical Greek recipe

Fasolada is a traditional Greek dish that has some good properties for the human organism. It concentrates in its interior a good amount of essential nutrients, which contributes to reduce the risk of deficiency. In addition, it is a very tasty dish. It is not difficult to prepare, so we...

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Why drink ginger and lemon tea at night?

Why drink ginger and lemon tea at night?

As is well known, ginger and lemon are essential foods for health. For a long time this combination has been used to treat respiratory problems. However, the combination of this citrus and root can be beneficial if ingested at night. So if you do not know what it is, here...

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Is it good to eat pineapple during pregnancy?

Is it good to eat pineapple during pregnancy?

Eating pineapple during pregnancy, as part of your three to four daily servings of fruit, is healthy and recommended. You do not run any risk and in return you receive vitamins and minerals that will help you in your pregnancy. In general, fruits such as oranges, mangoes, strawberries, bananas or...

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Is it healthier to take saccharin or stevia?

Is it healthier to take saccharin or stevia?

Whether it is to control blood sugar levels or to control weight and shape, sweeteners are a very common alternative to sugar. Both saccharin and stevia are calorie-free sweeteners that, as far as recommended, are healthy substitutes for sucrose. In powder, in liquid… saccharin has always been the substitute product...

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Five iron-rich foods to make sure we don’t lack iron in our diet

Five iron-rich foods to make sure we don’t lack iron in our diet

Iron is a mineral of great importance for our organism, essential for preventing nutritional anaemia and useful for the proper oxygenation of every cell in the body. Speaking of food, there are two types of iron, the one found in plant foods called non-heme iron which is absorbed to a...

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When to take protein shakes and why

When to take protein shakes and why

We can sum up the issue of protein shakes very simply: if you drink one, nothing will happen to you, absolutely nothing. Does that mean they don’t work? Are there so many self-suggested people in the world? If so, why do some elite athletes take them? Is there a conspiracy?...

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Are there foods that may be causing you to overeat without you realising it?

Are there foods that may be causing you to overeat without you realising it?

In addition to providing the body with energy, foods can have different effects depending on their components. Thus, some are very satiating and effective in calming hunger while others may be causing you to eat more without you realising it. When we eat a food, our digestive system takes it...

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What are the properties of spelt: health benefits and contraindications?

What are the properties of spelt: health benefits and contraindications?

Spelt or spelt wheat (Triticum spelta) is a type of wheat that has gained much fame in recent times due to its nutritional properties and the increase in the consumption of breads and other products made from spelt wheat. However, the use of this type of wheat dates back to...

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Healthy recipes for teenagers

Healthy recipes for teenagers

Adolescents are at the stage of greatest growth in life. Therefore, a healthy diet will allow them to achieve an adequate weight, have a good school performance and avoid the development of diseases. So it is essential that at home you facilitate the consumption of healthy foods, preparations and snacks,...

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