Breakfast in the morning

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Breakfast in the morning

Breakfast is the first meal of the day after several hours of fasting (usually eight). Among the three main meals of the day, it is certainly the one...

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Mineral Salts

Minerals, among all the nutrients, are inorganic substances present in nature and in plant and animal food. They are not always in the form of salt. Minerals are...

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World Heritage

On November 17, 2012, the fifth session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage of humanity registered the Mediterranean Diet in its prestigious list...

Stress and Food

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How eating lowers the risk of stress 2/2

Unfortunately, all too many people suffer from stress and this condition may lead to discomfort and even serious health problems. When dealing with stressful situations, people often resort...

Dietary Fibre

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Dietary Fibre

Plant cell residues that are resistant to digestive enzymes are referred to as “dietary fibre”. Dietary fibres provide no calories or nutritional value, but perform important functions for...

Carbohydrates

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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates (also known as sugars or glucides) are one of the macronutrients that provide energy; they are found in both cells and the blood. Carbohydrates supply about 4...

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Whole wheat pasta and bread

It is well known that, in the Mediterranean diet, the emphasis is on wholesome, unprocessed foods. When it comes to grains, they must be must whole. What is...

balanced diet

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Knowing balanced nutrition

The guidelines of food science are simple. For some of us, however, they may seem difficult to follow, even though, in the not to distant past, before the...

anti-stress food

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How eating reduces the threat of stress 1/2

Stress - from the Old French "estrece" for stricture, oppression, derived from the Latin "strictus"- literally indicates a state of mental and physical fatigue, nervous tension that can...

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Tomato sauce! Even "soffritto" (onions and herbs fried in oil) is good!

Scientific literature widely confirmed the benefits and virtues of tomato, which, thanks to polyphenols and carotenoids, provide the body with antioxidant and protective properties to contrast free radicals,...

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Raw, cooked or in pills, tomato has heart

Tomato is a cornerstone of the Mediterranean Diet, a nutritional model that highlights a precise lifestyle. The ingredients of this diet revolve around products that became a symbol...