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Whole Food Supplements

  • Posted on July 29, 2016 at 8:32 pm

Whole food supplements is currently a topic of worldwide interest. A profusion of evidence has recently come to light suggesting that ordinary synthetic multivitamin supplements may be hazardous to your health. Goran Bjelakovic, a respected scientist from the University of Copenhagen, headed up a massive meta-study that looked at the results of 67 placebo-controlled trials previously undertaken to determine the effects of vitamin and anti-oxidant supplements on longevity.

In the end, the study combined observations of 232 000 test subjects. By using such a large population sample, a study can become much more powerful with regards to spotting large-scale trends and overcoming human bias.

The results of the analysis, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, were nothing less than shocking. Looking at patients with diabetes, heart disease and lung cancer, as well as healthy, normal individuals, there was no apparent benefit to taking popular fractionated supplements like Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Selenium, or beta-Carotene. In fact, the results went in the opposite direction – there was an increased chance of death (16 percent) amongst Vitamin A users, a 7 percent higher death rate amongst beta-Carotene users, and a 4 percent mortality increase in Vitamin E users. Beta-Carotene and Retinol, promoted as anti-carcinogenic agents, may promote lung cancer. That’s right – pills marketed as helping you towards a longer, healthier life are

Cooking Basics for Beginners

  • Posted on July 26, 2016 at 1:44 pm

When it comes to cooking, it is important to keep in mind that everyone started somewhere. I do not know of a single person who was born with a wooden cooking spoon and ready to go. There is a lot of learning that must be done in order to become a prolific cook and then there is always room for improvement. Not only do you need to begin with the basics when it comes to cooking but you almost need to begin again when learning to cook a new cuisine such as Chinese, Thai, or Indian food.

The steps to clean fish spines

  • Posted on July 26, 2016 at 11:21 am

PRESENTING fish dishes for your child, the most comfortable when in the form of fillets or without thorns. Although initially difficult, fillet can be learned well through practice. Practice makes perfect, right?

Fish-fillet could have been processed in a variety of dishes. For your child, it is certainly easier for them to eat rather than hindered thorns.

Consider the steps raised fish spines, the following:

1. Make sure the fish must be fresh. Clean the fish entrails so when mem-fillet, fish meat can be cut properly. Kaip Use a clean cloth or paper towel to remove moisture fish so that the fish is easily cut.

2. Put the knife in between the fins and tail. Make a straight cut down through flesh and bone. Exhaust fins and tail.

3. Starting from the tip of the head, cut with a knife along the backbone slowly. Cut the ribs to separate the pieces of fish fillets.

4. Cut thin fillets of fish stomachs. Besides good to eat, also cooked faster than other parts of fillet fat and richer.

5. Place the blade on the tip of the tail in between the skin and meat. Run knife along slowly with a fish fillet knife position slightly tilted down and one hand on the skin of the fish to be cut.

The Road To Fitness

  • Posted on July 24, 2016 at 3:37 pm

For most of us, choosing to be fit is more a test of will than a one time decision. Being “fit” covers a change in our lifestyle much more than just embarking upon a new exercise or diet program. For me, the choice came about 15 years ago. I was about 24 years old when friends of mine convinced me to start going to the gym as a group. At that time, I knew I didn’t really like the way I looked, so I thought it would be a good idea. How hard could it be? Well, it didn’t take long before I knew the answer to that question.

What Do You Know About Sealers

  • Posted on July 22, 2016 at 1:53 am

Food Savers and Safety Measures

If there is a great way to increase the shelf life and extend the flavors of food is by using vacuum sealers. Most people tend to use these vacuum sealers but lack the necessary information on safety precautions. Food might end up spoiling even if you use the best food savers around if you do not follow the necessary safety measures. Understanding the necessary safety measures is the first step that needs to be followed when it comes to using vacuum sealers. Even then, vacuum sealers procedure in saving food should be understood.

What benefits come with vacuum sealed foods. The most important way that these vacuum food savers work is as follows. They prevent the occurrence of oxygen in the packaged food. Food will be saved if there will be no oxygen that is always necessary in stirring up the spoilage reaction. The bacteria that need oxygen to survive will not be able to grow. This will make sure that many of the signs of food spoilage will either show after a very long period or might never show at all. It will take fats a long time to become rancid. Food will not smell bad after a short time. There will be too much time needed for food to change color.

Even though limiting the oxygen access of bacteria is the main method here, it is important that you understand that other bacteria can still survive without the use of oxygen. Some bacteria will still destroy your food if it is not tore in the right way. The foods with very high moisture content should be looked at well. Vegetables, meat, dairy products, cooked food, vegetables and fruits are the perishable foods that ought to be looked at well in terms of storage. These kinds of food rarely stay stable at room temperature. If there is need the food should always be refrigerated as much as possible.

It is important that the following food safety measures are followed in as much as food saving is in question. Another way that can fasten the spoilage of food is by leaving perishable vacuum sealed food at room temperature for a long time. A refrigerator set at around thirty to forty degrees Fahrenheit will be the best option. Otherwise for vacuum sealed food that will need to be stored for a very long period, they will be kept in the refrigerator at less than zero degrees. For any perishable food stored out of the refrigerator for more than two hours, the only solution is throwing it away. It is important that your food saving machines, your hands and utensils are always clean.

Storage records should always be kept. If you do not have the storage records of a given stored food, it is highly recommended that you throw it away.

Source: https://yummyhabits.com/2016/07/12/4-quick-tips-for-eating-healthier/