Recipes and diets

The combination of dry and wet fasting. The first stage passes without food and water, and the second - according to the classical scheme. It is believed that such fasting is more effective than classical and safer than dry. This combination is quite effective. In the first days, the body receives the necessary amount of water by splitting its own fats.

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Do you stay up late because of your favorite show or overtime? Then you probably know the brutal attacks of night hunger, which do not allow to fall asleep. Of course, it is best to avoid such situations. But if your appetite is not at the right time, try to satisfy it with these healthy snacks: and you will be full, and the figure will not suffer.

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The system, which promises to reduce the volume of the body, but does not imply either starvation or restrictions in the amount of food. On the contrary, you need to fill. “Food is a pleasure, it should not cause remorse,” said Montignac. Among the fans of the diet, developed by Michel Montignac (Michel Montignac), - Gerard Depardieu, Queen of the Netherlands Beatrix and other world celebrities.

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There are as many cooking options for the famous bouillabaisse as there are regions on the Mediterranean coast. Initially, this dish was prepared by fishermen who lived in the vicinity of Marseille: they were letting into the thick soup all that remained of the catch. Then the food of the poor people was tasted by the sophisticated Parisian society, and suddenly the fashionable bouillabaisses began to dignify the resourceful chefs.

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Good for honey, nuts, beans, mushrooms? Not so simple. Honey, heated above 45 degrees, becomes useless, and red beans, nuts and white mushrooms can sometimes be poison. I found out why healthy food is useful, and food - harmful. Red beans It is incredibly good in warm salads and stews, for example, in a spicy Mexican chili con carne dish - it's meat with chili, onions, tomatoes and red beans.

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A simple way to make any dish nourishing and nutritious is to add nuts to it. Here are some simple and interesting recipes with walnuts. Walnuts - a versatile product that has long been successfully used in cooking. Nuts are a traditional component of desserts. First of all, the eastern ones - baklava, nougat, sherbet, Turkish delight, churchkhela, halva.

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The colder it gets outside, the more often soups appear on my menu. Therefore, my collection of warm recipes is constantly updated. Today I would like to tell you how to cook delicious tomato soup - I recently tried it in the bar of my fitness club. Vladimir Martynov, X-fit SERVICE brand chef, shared his recipe with me.

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If you are tired of celebrating the New Year in front of the TV with a basin of Olivier, but you don’t want to completely abandon the idea of ​​getting together with friends, we suggest replacing the traditional festive dinner with a buffet table. How to plan and organize it? The format of the diner table (or buffet) is well suited for parties with a large number of guests and those occasions when an entertainment program is planned for your holiday (besides eating and watching the blue light).

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Sometimes, instead of enjoying a delicious dish in a restaurant, we get nervous and scold ourselves for what we eat. We feel guilty for again not keeping our promises given to ourselves - “not to eat sweet and flour,” “to refuse to eat after 18 in the evening”, “to eat only salad for dinner”, etc. Because of these torments of conscience, we become depressed and move away from loved ones.

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Almost simultaneously in the capital opened two vegetarian fast food cafes. Many were waiting for them: after all, tasty and cheap food, if you do not eat either meat or fish, in our city it is almost impossible. I went to explore. Loving Hut “Cozy Cabins” (approximately the name is translated from English) is a vegan cafe with a recognizable yellow logo.

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You have already learned how to make homemade lemonade, but this is not the only drink that is pleasant to cool in the summer heat. Iced tea will cope with this task no worse. Here are some original recipes from tea bakers. Tea helps fight thirst and compensate for the loss of mineral salts and vitamins.

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Nutritionists advocate for refusing sugar and baking - they only bring harm. Everyone knows about it, but not everyone can resist. However, you can easily get rid of carbohydrate dependence, if you know a few simple rules. Unlike proteins and fats, most carbohydrates have a pronounced and easily recognizable taste.

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Tuna from the jar resembles something between a fish fillet and chicken breast, and loses to both. Fresh tuna is another matter: you can’t call it “wet” or “sea chicken”. Tuna steak, even deep freezing, is not cheap, and here it is important not to miss the recipe, or rather, with the method of preparation.

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The honey season began, and it became even more difficult to choose it. How not to run into a sweetened fake, I learned from the beekeepers themselves at the honey fair in Tsaritsyn. For city dwellers like me (never in my life I did not eat honey in honeycombs) the honey fair is both an amusement park and a master class in bee products. I stocked up questions and went to chat with the beekeepers.

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"Three fists" - a power system that helps to lose weight or, conversely, to gain the missing kilos and maintain the desired weight. At the heart of a simple benchmark: at one time you can eat food volume with three of your fist. Who first started? Kiev psychotherapist and nutritiologist Oleg Tern. He set himself the goal of developing an understandable and effective system for normalizing weight - without tedious counting of calories, points and grams.

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Yes, until the New Year holidays almost a month. Nevertheless, the time for making the old Dundee Christmas Scotch cake is just enough. This legendary candied fruit and dried fruitcake was invented in Scotland - it is still customary to give it to relatives and friends in beautiful tin boxes.

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“I'm on a diet, ordering something light,” says a friend with whom we meet in a cafe. And then he nods to the waiter: "I, please, Caesar and a portion of cheese soup." Guess what she does wrong? The same question I asked nutritionists to find out which popular restaurant menu dishes are contraindicated for losing weight.

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Properly cooked "Caesar" - quite a light and healthy salad. And in this homemade mayonnaise, unlike industrial, there is absolutely nothing to worry about. Caesar Salad is officially recognized as the greatest contribution that America made in the twentieth century to world cuisine. But in general, the story cost him strange: incredibly famous and at the same time incredibly compromised.

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English nutritionists have found that bread with slices of tomatoes helps control appetite much better than normal. And I was once again glad that I can bake healthy bread at home. The most satisfying bread: with tomatoes The news about bread with tomatoes came from the University of Reading. Seventeen participants in the experiment, aged 18 to 35, were asked to rate the richness of three soft cheese sandwiches, for which they used three types of bread: plain, carrot and tomato.

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This simple salad, in general, is interesting with an original combination of chicken and red grapes. Juicy sweet pineapple flesh brings a pleasant fresh touch to the dish. Do not be lazy to cook homemade mayonnaise for filling. Shop - hopelessly spoil the taste of this exquisite light dish. Ingredients: 1200 g chicken breastless pits (extinguish and remove the skin), 2 tbsp.

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