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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 fruit juices healthy?

Are fruit juices healthy?

There are 6 reasons why fruit juices are not healthy, contrary to what is believed. These negative effects outweigh the health benefits derived from the nutrients of fruit juices.

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.

Is fructose bad for you?

High fructose consumption from processed foods produces negative effects in the human body, leads to metabolic syndrome, obesity and increases the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.

Is too much fruit bad for you?

Is too much fruit bad for you?

There are no studies showing a limit for daily fruit intake. Increasing the amount of fruit consumption improves health, but you should always leave room for other food groups for a balanced diet.

What are healthy carbs

What are healthy carbs?

Healthy carbohydrates can be defined as unrefined carbohydrates that have a low impact on blood sugar levels, are low in fructose and high in dietary fiber. The list of healthy carbohydrates includes whole vegetables, fruit and legumes.

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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