The food industry has long realized this, and for many years it has created different artificial chemicals in order to sweeten without calories.
But nature had already offered us such a product: it is called stevia.
Some fruits have proteolytic enzymes. Pineapples have bromelain, papayas have papain, kiwis have actinidin and figs have ficin. These enzymes break the bonds between the amino acids and therefore help in protein digestion. As they can be in small amounts in foods, there are also supplementation options.
If you do not digest the well the meat, try eating pineapple after or during the meal. Maybe you will digest better. The supplementation is also an option.
Potentially all foods can be considered functional foods, since all can have a specific effect in our body. But the designation of "functional food" is given to natural or processed foods that have specific components in sufficient quantities to be effective in maintaining health and reducing the risk of disease. See some examples and be critical in your choices.
Our diet is often not diversified, because we don’t want to bother about discovering new products and find its use. Thus, we show you the Amazake so your desserts may be different from today onwards.
The Amazake is a traditional japanese drink which can also be marketed in cream. It has simple sugars resulting from the fermentation process and is an original and natural way to sweeten your dishes.
Innovate and try amazake!
The omega 3 fats are essential to the functioning of our body. They are predominant parts for the maintenance of optimum health.
The linolenic acid (ALA) is a fat that our body cannot produce and must be necessarily consumed through diet or supplementation. From this fatty acid others are produced (EPA and DHA), which are not always in the needed quantities.
Do this Quiz and find out if you need to increase your intake of omega 3.
repeated muscular activity promotes the release of endorphins.
Endorphins interact in the brain and provide feelings of well-being. Endorphins are analgesic, sedative, improve depression and sleep quality.
jog, work in the garden or even to do crochet or hand knits for a few hours
brings you back serenity and cheerfulness.