Vitamins are organic compounds that the body needs in small quantities for maintaining normal functions such as metabolism and immunity. Like all micronutrients, they must come from the foods you eat as they cannot be produced by the body or are produced in insufficient quantities.
Which nut is the best one? Surely, some of them contain better or more nutrients and are more beneficial than the others. How to make the right choice among almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, pine nuts, pecans, Brazil nuts, macadamia nuts, walnuts, cashews, and many others?
I discovered this amazing spice in Jordan. A very popular ingredient and widely used in the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines, sumac (sometimes spelled as “sumach”) is an amazing spice which is used to season not only fresh salads but also meat, fish and even hummus! It has a bit of a saltiness so you can actually use it instead of salt. Branded recently as a “black gold” due to its pretty dark purple color (sometimes it can be of a lighter brick red shade) and amazing health properties, it is a berry that grows on a wild bush.
We regularly hear about new magic foods that appear on the market from time to time and are thought to have enormous health benefits. Most of the time these are recently “rediscovered” foods that were used by indigenous people of South America (or you can pick another continent or a country: South America, India, China, Mongolia, Russia, etc.) in the past but have been long forgotten. Or, they were always available but have been failed to be noticed for one reason or another until now if not for some recent lucky scientific discovery.
Nut lovers, I have very good news for you. Nuts are not just a delicious snack, but they also help to prolong lives!
It is impossible to discuss all interesting topics related to nutrition in one relatively short article. Therefore, this article will focus on some key aspects of nutrition, while our upcoming articles will discuss individual topics in more details, which will hopefully help you with leading a healthy lifestyle.
Today in our Health section I want to introduce you to foods which naturally help you work towards having a fuller, shinier, thicker and better-looking hair. You have probably heard of many or all items on this list. But knowing how they work for our hair might take these ingredients to another level after you read this article.