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Are dried fruit healthy?

Are dried fruit healthy?

Dried fruit are healthy if eaten in moderation. They are full of fiber and antioxidants, but are also high in sugars, including fructose. Some dried fruit have a high Glycemic Load.

Are gourmet salts healthier than table salt?

Are gourmet salts healthier than table salt?

Gourmet salts, such as the himalayan salt or the celtic sea salt, are not healthier than table salt. Trace elements in gourmet salts and aluminium in table salts occur in insignificant amounts. Both should be treated simply as sodium chloride...

Coffee with milk - is it bad for you?

Coffee with milk – is it bad for you?

Drinking coffee with milk does not harm your health, but it lowers by 23% the absorption of an important antioxidant available in coffee, called chlorogenic acid. This is true if you don't experience negative side effects of coffee and milk, when...

How is margarine made?

How is margarine made?

The main components of margarines are oils usually extracted from genetically modified oilseeds. Its production is quite complex and involves several chemicals, such as pesticides.

What is margarine?

What is margarine?

What is margarine and how does it compare to butter? What are the margarine ingredients? Read about margarine history, and why it is not popular anymore.

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