The senselessness of a gluten-free diet has been proven

Only 1 percent of the world’s population suffer from the infamous gluten intolerance, but a gluten-free diet is, for some reason, practiced by a much larger number of people. Let’s talk about the concept Gluten is a proteinaceous substance contained in cereal grains, and it’s insoluble in water. When wheat flour is rinsed with cold water, the gluten it contains swells, but the starch component forms pellets that are suspended in the ...

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The 5 Most Common Exercise Program Myths

We hear a lot of "rules" about exercise programs. The problem is that many of them aren't rules at all, they're just myths and misconceptions. Here are the top five: 1. A Good program is a balanced program It sounds sensible, but it's actually not true. A good workout plan isn't necessarily about balance. It's about addressing individual needs and helping you reach your own unique goals. You’ll excel in what you ...

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Sex Therapy To Treat Erectile Dysfunction

Sex therapy is a very important method for treating erectile dysfunction. Let’s discuss it here. In medicine, sex therapy is a consultation with a sex specialist. A therapy course includes 5-20 consultations and each lasts for an hour. A patient comes for a consultation once every 1-2 weeks. The most important element of this therapy is not the consultation itself but the tasks the patient needs to do, including: reading books about sex; ...

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How Can Fats Be Harmful?

One of the most serious horror stories related to food chemistry involves trans fats. Here, chemist Sergei Belkoff describes extensively why trans fats are so dangerous. Fats are a necessary, energy-rich and delicious food component. Today, however, their content in the food we eat is excessive — and it’s not just the quantity that matters. The qualitative composition is also important. At the beginning of the last century, soybeans arrived in ...

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Fast and Slow Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are a group of organic compounds representing one of the nutrients necessary for the body, as well as amino acids (proteins) and fatty acids (fats). Carbohydrates are detrimental for our body. They transform the energy we use for our everyday activities. Carbohydrates, however, can be distinguished by a variety of criteria, including nutritional value, structure and specifically the time it takes to break down food to the components in the ...

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Corn Oil

Corn oil is made from corn germ seeds. It’s transparent yellow in color and its taste is neutral and odorless. This is a product suitable for cooking (frying) and can also be used for baking, making vegetable sauces and in salad dressing. In most cases, corn oil is suitable for a healthy diet, as well for consumption by children. Production Methods and Composition Corn oil has properties similar to soy. It contains ...

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Alternative Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction

Many people prefer to use complementary or alternative medicine therapies to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This can include such things as herbal remedies and nutritional complements. Some men choose only alternative treatment for erectile dysfunction, while others combine clinical and alternative treatments. However, before you start using any new remedy, remember to consult your doctor and discuss all the details of the treatment. Understanding alternative treatments for erectile dysfunction in men Nutritional ...

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10 Eco-Friendly Hotels

An eco-friendly hotel is an option for tourists choosing both a comfortable stay and a responsible approach to the environment. These hotels are built with organic materials which reduce damage to the surrounding nature, provide visitors with clean water, a menu of locally produced foods, and are often found in protected areas. The Brando, Tetiaroa (Private Island) Island Brando in French Polynesia is actor Marlon Brando’s eco-dream brought to life. It’s on ...

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