Turmeric, spice or medicine?

In the western world turmeric is known mainly as an oriental spice, but in some regions it is considered a natural source of health. For several thousand years turmeric has been used in traditional Chinese medicine and Indian Ayurveda. Are the turmeric’s health properties confirmed by scientific research? How to use turmeric to achieve eternal health? What is the difference between turmeric extract and the powdered spice available in the grocery store? Read more

Controversial acai berries

It has been loud about acai berries for a long time. This Brazilian fruit from Amazon can be bought in almost every store around the world. Açai berries are famous for alleged health properties that are widely promoted by those who favor mass consumption of this fruit. The fact is that acai berries are the basis of the diet of the inhabitants of the Amazon jungle. Are they also an indispensable component of the diet for residents of more civilized regions? Read more

The whole truth about palm oil

Trans fats are a long time are “on the carpet”. Their impact on health is widely accepted. Unhealthy fats are replaced by other, “healthier” products, including palm oil. However, recently, palm oil has also been heavily criticized. What is the truth? Palm oil is harmful or beneficial to health? Palm oil is added to many food products. Therefore, it is useful to be aware of what are the properties of palm fat.

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