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HOW TO MAKE SAUERKRAUT IN A JAR?

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HOW TO MAKE SAUERKRAUT IN A JAR?

Sauerkraut is a popular form of lacto-fermented food traditionally made in Eastern Europe. It is abundant in natural probiotics and calcium, antioxidants, electrolytes, and high amounts of vitamin B, C as well as a good source of fibre. Fermented foods support gut health, ease digestion and provide relief from heartburn.  Photo: Jeremy Keith What you need: 2-3 jars (about 1L) thoroughly clean/scalded (including cap), 1 white cabbage (about 2kg) kosher salt (40g=2 spoons) You can also add 2 carrots and chosen spices e.g. bay leaf, garlic (2-3 cloves), cumin (1/2 teaspoon), mustard seeds (1/2 teaspoon), turmeric. Choose rather a compact cabbage...

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How to stay healthy in the time of pandemic

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How to stay healthy in the time of pandemic

As we have been forced to stay at home worldwide regarding coronavirus threat we still should, even more, at this time, watch the way we live daily to maintain our wellbeing.  We can actually use the high pressure to implement healthy changes like those recommended by the World Food Programme (WFP)'s nourishment professionals.  1. DRINK enoughThe body is constructed from about 75% water. The average drinking referral is eight glasses of liquid per day. As we are much less energetic during lockdowns, as well as may not feel as thirsty, it is necessary to establish reminders to ensure we drink sufficiently.You can add slices of cucumber,...

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How to get relief of a dry caugh in bedtime

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How to get relief of a dry caugh in bedtime

This home-made mixture can help to ease a dry cough in bedtime. All 4 ingredients are natural, cheap and the preparation will take a minute. 

 

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Brown and gold flaxseed (linseed) - what is a difference?

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Brown and gold flaxseed (linseed) - what is a difference?

Golden flaxseed (linseed) contains less fat and provide fewer calories while being more abundant in protein. The taste of the golden seeds is more natty and mild versus earthier flavour of the brown ones. The gold colour suits most of the baking products and is easier to incorporate to any dishes.

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Polyphenols in foods and their health benefits.

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Polyphenols in foods and their health benefits.

Polyphenols are beneficial substances in lots of plant foods that can be grouped into flavonoids, phenolic acid, polyphenolic amides, and also other polyphenols.
They may boost digestion, brain function, and regulate blood glucose level, as well as protect against blood clots, heart problem and certain cancers.

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