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Spring cleaning of the organism

Saturday, March 24, 2012

After a long winter, when our diet lacks fresh fruits and vegetables, may appear unpleasant symptoms such as chronic fatigue, headaches, depression and low immune system. Use the spring to fill the body with vitamins and minerals, clean it of toxins and get ready for next year.


Although the detoxification of the body can do in any season, spring is the best time for it. In nature, spring is a time of awakening, renewal and growth. Rhythm of our body is connected with the rhythm of nature.
For our body spring is also the time of regeneration and renewal.Because this is a perfect time for cleansing the body.

Detoxification in 5 easy steps

Cleaning the body does not have to be complicated. Follow these simple instructions and soon you will feel full of energy.
First Fruit
Consume as much fruits. And any form - fresh, dried, frozen or in juice - fruit will bring energy and vitality.
Second Water
Drink more water! Water is vital to our health because it plays a role in all physiological processes of the organism. Water is an essential part of any detoxification diet. Drink 8-10 glasses of spring or purified water each day. The water helps eliminate toxins from the body, improves metabolism, mood and skin appearance.
Third Greens
Vegetables - especially green vegetables (broccoli, kale, spinach) - is rich in vitamins and minerals, improves the immune system, cleanses the body of toxins and with all it contains very few calories! Eat it as you can - in raw form, stewed or steamed, in salads or homemade green juices.
4th Whole grains and legumes
Whole grains and legumes are excellent sources of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, protein and dietary fiber.Include in your diet wild or brown rice, whole-grain bread, couscous, bulgur, buckwheat, integral pasta, different kinds of beans, lentils, chickpeas.
5th Lemon
Lemon is the ideal food for detoxification because it helps eliminate toxins from the body. Start your day with a glass of warm water to which you have squeezed half a lemon. Immediately you will feel better, and after a while you will notice that you have more energy and lose pounds.

What is recommended during the detoxification diet?
Rest! Rest is very important for the regeneration of our body. Before you go to sleep. During the detox, I need you at least 8 hours of sleep.
Gently exercise. Walking, yoga, tai chi, stretching, breathing exercises a beneficial effect on body detoxification.Avoid exhausting exercise.
Spend more time outdoors, walking and breathing fresh air. Oxygen is an essential element of life. Fresh air enhances energy and vitality, and negative ions, which are found in nature, have a positive effect on our health.
Change the way you prepare food. Instead of fried and baked foods you eat more fresh fruits and vegetables.Try steaming - for this type of cooking the food remains the most vitamins and minerals. Make homemade juices of fruits and vegetables.

What should you avoid during the detoxification diet?
- During the cleansing of the body do not consume alcohol, coffee and soft drinks.
- If you can not live without cigarettes, reduce them to a minimum.
- Avoid processed foods, margarine, refined oils, white sugar, flour smoothly.
- Do not eat heavy, fried and fatty foods.
- Avoid stress.

Use ecologically grown foods
If possible, a child during detoxification using ecologically grown foods, available in health food stores. Foods grown in the traditional manner, contain pesticides and other toxic substances and therefore are not suitable for detoxification.

Diet plan

Using the guidelines, we have given in this article, you can compile your own diet plan. It is important to use food, suitable for detoxification and avoid "forbidden" foods.
Here you can find an eating plan, which itself often use:

Immediately after getting up
Drink 2 cups of lukewarm water with lemon.
The green pulp juice (see recipe below).
Snack (if desired)
Fruit or dried fruit with nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, etc.). Fresh fruit you can eat as much as you want.But do not overdo it with dried fruit and nuts because they contain lots of calories.
A large plate of salad, cooked cereals or legumes, cooked vegetables seasoned with olive oil
Snack (if desired)
Fruit or dried fruit with nuts.
The green pulp juice or a glass of milk with biscuits integral

Mushy green juice recipe

The green pulp juice is an ideal meal - a tasty, nutritious and ready in 2 minutes! Try it and you might become part of your daily diet.
- 1 banana
- 300 ml of lukewarm water
- 100 g berries (fresh or frozen)
- 1-2 list of cabbage
- Optional - teaspoon brown sugar
All ingredients in blender and grind for 1-2 minutes. Juice drink immediately in small sips. This amount of juice is enough for one meal for one person.
Forest fruits can be substituted with any other fruit (except watermelon and melon), kale - with spinach or any other green vegetables, and brown sugar with honey or maple syrup.
The juice can add a handful of almonds or hazelnuts (soaked overnight).
How to make delicious and healthy breakfast in 5 minutes

Leek is healthy for the lungs

Although the use of leeks in our kitchen very often, because it improves the taste of many dishes, which are little known medicinal properties of vegetables. Unlike onions or garlic, leeks are used whole - not only as a spice, but as an independent vegetables.
Is rich in nutrients and medicinal substances - contains a large amount of minerals and vitamin C and essential oils with sulfur. These oils have a beneficial effect on the respiratory system, digestive system, kidneys, liver, blood and blood vessels. At the same time of the encourages oil and the smell of leek, which is quite specific and off-putting to many people. When using the recommended use of leeks and white stems and green leaves.

Effect of leek
- The increased thyroid recommended warm compresses of cooked leeks.
- Leeks helps with coughing, coughing and has a beneficial effect on hoarseness, pneumonia and asthma.
- Reduces the increased amount of uric acid, cholesterol and blood fats.
- Leeks improves blood circulation and helps with atherosclerosis and inflammation of veins.
- It improves the appetite and encourages the work of the digestive system and bowel.

Honey and Cinnamon cures most diseases

The fact that a mixture of honey and cinnamon cures almost all ills.
Honey is produced in every corner of the world and is easy to obtain.
Scientists confirm that the honey is very effective in treating many diseases.


Heart disease
Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder. Spread it on bread instead of jam, and eat it regularly for breakfast. This will reduce the level of cholesterol in the arteries and prevent heart attacks.

In a glass of hot water mix two tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Drink it morning and evening. With regular consumption can cure even chronic arthritis.

Infection of the gall bladder
In a glass of warm water mix two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey. Drink it every day. This will destroy the germs in the gallbladder.

Mix two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of cinnamon in a large glass of tea. When you drink, the cholesterol level will be reduced by 10% within two hours.

If you suffer from colds, take one tablespoon of honey with ¼ spoon of cinnamon. Take it for three days in a row. This will solve the common cold, chronic cough and sinus congestion.

Pain in stomach
Honey combined with cinnamon will cure stomach pain. Take it regularly in order to weed out a stomach ulcer.

The immune system
Daily intake of honey and cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protects the body from bacteria and viruses

Spanish doctors have discovered that honey contains natural ingredients that kill viruses and protect against the flu.
Weight Loss
Boil honey and cinnamon powder in a glass of water. Drink it every morning on an empty stomach half an hour before breakfast. With regular consumption, helps lose weight, even a very fat people.
Residents of South America every morning rinse your mouth with warm water mixed with one teaspoon of honey and cinnamon. This helps to keep breath fresh all day.

How to freeze fruit?

Friday, March 23, 2012

Apple puree. Apple puree cook for his own recipe, add vitamin C, cool, pack and place in freezer.


PEACH AND APRICOT. Choose only healthy and fully ripe fruits. Each fruit peel and halve. Immediately place in a jar, cover with medium thick or thick syrup and add the C-vitamin.Immediately freeze.

OF BERRIES, blackberry, raspberry, currant. Wash them in cold water and pat dry. Freeze without any additives, or with a thick syrup or swill Esano only with sugar. At 1 1/2 part of fruit add 2 part sugar and stir gently until the sugar dissolves. Freeze.

Sour and sweet cherry. Remove the seeds. Pour over them a thick syrup, which have added vitamin C, or just sugar. For 1 liter of fruit add 2 part sugar. They are a combination of cherry and cherry mixed.

Prepare vegetables in vinegar

Vinegar, which will use for storing vegetables should be in the ratio 2: 1 w. 2 to 1 l of water and vinegar, and salt to taste. If using acetic essence, then take the 1 liter water 1/2 dl acetic essences and 10 g of salt.


Cucumbers in vinegar. Beautiful young and healthy cucumbers that have stem wash, then drain well. Then they popara boiling water, drain, arrange on a clean cloth and dry thoroughly. Arrange cucumbers and dry well washed jars II. The place is clean and cucumbers into small sticks cut horseradish, dill tops, etc. acic beans and bay leaf. particularly boil water with salt and sugar. At 2 l of water comes a pro. teaspoon salt, 1 cube of sugar and a few peppercorns. When water boils well, add the vinegar, allow to cool and pour over cucumbers. Bottle tie parchment paper and place on the air and cool place.

Pickling cucumber on the old fashioned way. Choose the smaller, solid and intact cucumbers. Cut them petelj will each cucumber and wash with a soft brush. Put them in cold water in which alum has to stop is about 2 hours.Then drain the cucumbers and arrange them on a clean cloth to dry well. Arrange dried in a well-washed and dry jars. Put the cucumber that small hot pepper, peppercorn, bay leaves, seeds, etc., and which acic and cleaned garlic clove aka. Pour over cucumbers diluted vinegar to which they add 3 vel. tablespoons of salt, and prokuhaj well, then chill. Make sure that the vinegar covers the cucumbers well. Jars tie Pergame ntnim paper and leave in a cool place.

CUCUMBER SALAD FOR. Larger Peel cucumbers and cut into slices as a salad. Them well with salt. Clean the same amount of ports. Cut into slices and salt well. Salted cucumbers and onions and leave to stand for several hours. Then drain them well, mix and fill their jars. When placing the cucumbers and onions in the jars, put between them and a lot of grain mustard. The full jar, fill with weaker boiled and cooled charm. Jars tie the parchment paper and place in a cool, dry place.

GREEN SALAD tomato, cucumber, onion and PEPPER. In a jar of 5 l take the 5 kg of vegetables, every kind of the same amount. Green tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers wash. Peppers, cut the stems, remove seeds and veins angry. Tomatoes, remove stems. Luk clean. Cut all the vegetables separately in slices - which in addition peppers cut into strips. Vegetables Odvoj eno and directed and allow to stand for several hours and. Then drain vegetables by hand, again all for yourself and arrange in rows in a jar, but do not push and pour slowly than.Make sure the jar is not fully charged. Carefully pour the hot vinegar which, and made so that in 2 l of water add 3 tablespoons of salt, a few laurel leaves, 2 Feb. tablespoons of peppercorn, 2 Feb. tablespoons mustard and 2 in the grain pro. tablespoons octane essences. Jars immediately tie the parchment paper or plastic wrap, cover and tablecloth, and when cool, store in a cool, air-space.

SALAD BABURA cut. Pretty healthy, meaty peppers cleaned of seeds and veins, and cut into thick strips. Posal and leave to stand 2 to 3 hours. Then they hand a little squeeze. Place peppers cut into one larger or several smaller jars and pour the vinegar of acetic essence. Jars tie the parchment paper and place in a cool, dry place.

Pickled peppers ("horned") In this way, use the pickling peppers are long and pointed. Well wash them, dry them, cut them in half and stem in two or three of stabbing with a needle. Stack them vertically in a large wide-neck bottles. Put the peppers a little peppercorn and a little grated horseradish. The full jars pour a little salted, and the taste of vinegar diluted with water, boiled and cooled. Jars tie parchment paper or plastic wrap and place in a cool, dry place.

Pickling hot pepper. How to store acidic "horned" peppers, so you can save and pepperoni. Peppers in a small stack of wide neck jars.

Spicy TOMATO P-PEPPER. Get healthy, beautiful, round tomato-peppers, wash them, dry them and cut them in half will petelj. Arrange them in large jars. Via peppers put some mustard in grain. Place the peppers on top of two crossed sticks to the pepper is not swimming. Pepper, and poured cold vinegar to prepare so that the amount of 3 l of water add 10 grams of granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon salt, boil, cool and add so much to be the essence of acidic medium. Jars tie parchment paper and place in a cool, dry place. This is a sufficient quantity of vinegar in a jar of 5-6 l.

BOILED PEPPER. For cooking use a fleshy, yellow peppers. Wash, Cut in half, remove seeds and veins to them and leave to drain. While the peppers drain, made of vinegar which will cook em. The amount of vinegar in this recipe is responsible for about 50 peppers. In a large bowl put 2 liters of water, 1 liter of vinegar, 15 grams sugar, 15 grams of salt, two fine-part oil, 10 grains of pepper, and cook well on the stove. In the vinegar starts to boil, place the cleaned peppers and cook them for about 15 minutes. Remove the peppers and put in ane warm up jars, vinegar j j oš Edna Boil, then cool it and pour over peppers, to be well covered. Jars tie parchment paper or plastic wrap and leave in a cool dry place.

PEPPER Stuffed ŽELJE. For nadjevanje take big meaty peppers. For 50 to prepare the peppers for about 5 kg of cabbage. Wash peppers, drain, cut off their eyelids to clean the stem and the seeds and veins. Wash the greens, clean the outside leaves and cut out or scrub into thin strips, as a salad. Season with salt and let stand for about 2 hours to let the water. Then hand it drain well, add it and about 2 grams mlj evenog pepper, a little vinegar, a glass ulj and 2-3 cloves of garlic finely kosanog aka. Mix well and fill peppers, but not to tip. Arrange peppers in a large wide-neck bottles, so stand up straight. Put the peppers cleaned and cut in sticks of horseradish and a few peppercorns. Boil the vinegar is milder, a little ga posal and cool. It Pour the peppers to be well covered. Put one finger on top of oil. Jars tie the parchment paper and place in a cool, dry place.

Peppers for stuffing. Peppers who is leaving you for stuffing ati e must be peppers, fleshy ij ednake size. Well wash them, dry them, remove them and clean the lid of the seeds and veins, as the stuffing. Cleaned peppers and poured boiling water, cover the lid and leave in water for 2 minutes. Remove peppers from water and redajte them on a clean white stolnj even with a hole down is, well drained and dry ede. Arrange peppers in a vertically extensive warm glass jar. Such stored pepper Pour boiling thick cooked tomato juice. Jars tie a double parchment paper. Wrap a blanket and let them do so on the second day. The next day, put the jars in a cool, dry place. It is best to get along peppers in jars or less, to be dished out for a meal. Cook the tomato juice to boil, ripe tomatoes cut into small pieces, place in pan and cook until tomatoes become soft. Then strain through a sieve or in a special extractors. Strained juice back into the pan and cook stirring constantly until thick.

PEPPER fried in oil. For frying, use a little hot, long peppers. Well wash them, dry them and stabbing with a needle. In a large pan, pour in a fine oil, the bottom is covered. In heated oil, place peppers, holds about as much, and fry them to be pretty rosy on both sides. Arrange roasted peppers in jars in rows wide throat. Between the lines put pepper, to taste, finely kosanog parsley leaves, garlic, the bay leaf, some peppercorns and salt.When you fill the jars, pour over peppers in oil to those that have burned me. Leave them covered until the second day, and then to top up mild wine vinegar. Jars tie the parchment paper and place in a cool, dry place.

Ground red pepper with horseradish. Choose healthy, fleshy red bell peppers, wash them well, and dry, clean the stems, sj emenj and vessels. Grind them in a machine mlj evenj e mesa. In a large bowl with a thick-bottomed put mlj Evene pepper and pour fine ulj e. The ratio is 5 kg paprika, 1 1/2 a del ulj. Put on stove and cook over low heat. While stewing stir often. Paprika is over when you drag a wooden spoon across the bottom of the vessel bottom stays clean. Remove peppers from the heat and let cool. Add the salt and vinegar to taste, ie. If you want to be salty and sour. Clean the horseradish (5 pcs. Medium), scrub it and immediately add the paprika. Mix well, place in small jars to 2 fingers below the rim of the jar. Allow to stand until the second day, then put on the ground about 1 finger pepper oil. Jars tie the parchment paper and allow to dry and cool place.

AJVAR OD MODRIH eggplant and BABURA. For the preparation of ajvar use healthy and ripe eggplants and peppers. Ratio: 50 bell: 5 large eggplant. Pepper, bake in the oven. More hot, clean the skin and stems, and seeds from peppers. Grind them meat grinder, and then zakiselite posal to taste, add the minced garlic and pepper to taste. In a large bowl place the bottom of the large 2-3 tablespoons of fine oil, heat it and then put him on eggplants and peppers. Lightly fry and stir often until they are well roasted, ie. that when pulling spoons at the bottom of the container bottom stays clean. Put the chutney into clean hot jars and dry. In each jar leave 2-3 fingers of empty space. On ajvar pour fine oil for 1 finger. Jars tie the parchment paper, cool and leave in a cool dry place.

SAVING GREEN TOMATO AND LUČICA. To save a very small take and maintain a healthy green tomatoes and onions as such (the port). Tomatoes, remove stems and chop the onions clear. Both wash and dry thoroughly.Arrange in rows in smaller jars, add a little pepper in grain and grain mustard. Pour the diluted, salted boiled and cooled vinegar. Jars tie the parchment paper and place in a cool, dry place.

Mushrooms in vinegar. To take a small store and maintain healthy mushrooms. Clean thoroughly and wash, leave small round, large raspolovite. Boil them in salted water for about 10 minutes. Then, wring the water.While the mushrooms drain, cook diluted vinegar that you add a little salt, some peppercorns, 2-3 cloves and 2-3 bay leaves. SASP drained mushrooms in hot vinegar and cook briefly. All together, cool and place in clean jars wide throat. Tie the jar with cellophane and leave in a cool dry place.

OLD WAY OF COOKING TOMATO. Wash ripe tomatoes, clean the stems and rot. Cut them into pieces and place in large bowl with a thick bottom. Add a couple of sweet peppers, a little parsley and celery leaves, a few heads cleaned and cut onion. All together, cook until the skin separates from the tomatoes. Thus, cooked tomatoes and propasiraj, you get the juice without the skins and seeds. Preferably, after pureeing tomatoes and strain through a sieve. Tomato juice back into the container by Tran that will wash. Cook stirring, until the juice is not ukuha half the amount. The bottles in which to save the day before the juice Wash and completely dry inside and out.Before you pour the juice into them, should be a good warm up. Still hot pour the juice into bottles using a funnel. The filled bottles immediately close the wet pieces of hose that inflates well over the opening and tie a thick thread or rubber band. After that big basket or crate pan em blanket or eiderdown. Put in hot-filled bottles, taking care not to touch. Basket and bottle cover with another blanket or eiderdown. Thus sterilization is performed, ie. destroying fungi and bacteria. A sign of failed sterilization is tense and drawn hose to the bottle opening. The bottles leave by 24 hours, and then put them in a dark, dry place. Bottles and view every week and if you notice mold in juice, open the bottles, juice and boil carry on as already described. Hoses for the closing of bottles purchased from butchers. To use, cut them in sufficiently large pieces and wash in warm water, not hot.

Soon after COOKED TOMATO JUICE. Mature healthy and fresh tomato mince meat grinder. Strain them through a sieve to remove seeds and skins. In the strained juice Put the sugar and salt. At 10 l of juice put 2 tablespoons salt and 4 tablespoons of sugar. Cook in a pan with thick bottom, about 45 minutes from the time the juice boils. Still hot pour the juice into a clean dry bottle, close the wet hose, stack bottles in basket lined coat, cover and allow the other to stand up to another day. Store in dark and cool place. Detailed instructions from the moment when the juice is poured into the bottles you have in your recipe: old method of cooking tomatoes.

Tomato juice SA salicylates. Ripe fresh and healthy tomato wash, cut into chunks and puree the extractors. The resulting juice mixed with salicylates. For 1 kg of tomatoes put 1 g salicila. Pour juice into perfectly clean and dry bottles. Bottles close the wet hose, tie the end and save the dark and cold place.
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Types of whole grains

In most cases in our kitchen we use integral rice and wheat flour entirely.
But on the shelves of health food stores there are so many kinds of cereal, that we forget about that and we know nothing, so avoid them.
Learn more about whole grains and their healing properties.
Begin to cook diversified, delicious and healthy!


In this list we included plants that do not officially belong to the family of cereals, but because of their nutritional properties are very similar grains.

Gluten-free grains are marked by using the "gluten free".

First Dinkel
Krupnik, Dinkel or wedding is one of the oldest grains, originating from Asia. It is mentioned in the Old Testament.
Dinkel contains more protein than wheat, unsaturated fats, vitamins A, C and B complex, minerals (calcium, selenium, cobalt, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, copper) and fiber.
Helps to combat anemia, a laxative and tonic. Has a pronounced antioxidant activity. Beneficial effects for skin rashes and allergies, neurodermatitis, rheumatic disease and high cholesterol.
To enhance its beneficial effects, it is recommended to be used in proklijalom form.
In the shops you can find bran, semolina, couscous and spelled flour. Spelt is used for making bread and pastries, beer and childcare. Fried and ground grain spelled used as a substitute for coffee.
Dinkel is easily digested, so it is suitable for feeding the sick, elderly and children.

Second Amaranth

Amaranth, or pigweed, is one of the healthiest grains.
Such as quinoa and buckwheat, amaranth is considered to be pseudo-grain (technically this plant are not grains).
Research confirms that amaranth are among the oldest grains in the world.
Its origin is Central and South America. With the systematic extermination of these people lies-bleeding is almost completely gone.
It is rediscovered pigweed. Modern nutrition he attaches great significance.
Amaranth contains high protein and lysine were more likely than other grains.
The ability of biological assimilation of its protein is higher than that of milk, soybeans, barley and wheat.
Stir the special in that it does not contain gluten. Amaranth is rich in minerals (calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium). The amount of calcium in the Amaranta exceeds the one that contains milk.
Amaranth grain can cook as well as other cereals. His flour can be mixed with wheat flour and used for making bread.

Third Millet
Millet is a gluten free cereal, which comes from the East. Its origin is not completely known, but certainly cultivated in China thousands of years ago.
In the Middle Ages millet was popular in many parts of Europe and was considered an excellent substitute for meat.
It could be kept in storage for many years - even up to twenty years.
Venice of the Genoese siege saved thanks to the judgment preserved in their warehouses.
Grain of millet is very starchy and it can be compared with corn.
Millet is an excellent source of protein, vitamins A and B and minerals - especially iron, magnesium, phosphorus and silicon.
Due to the high content of salicylic acid millet is considered a cosmetic preparation - excellent work on the nails, skin, hair and tooth enamel.
Millet purifies the body, a balance, regulate digestion and boost immunity. It is recommended in cases of increased physical and mental effort, pregnant and lactating women.
Millet is a fast and easy to prepare. He is sweet and grain, which makes it delicious. These grains do not contain gluten, but may be mixed with wheat flour and used to make bread and pasta.

4th Quinoa
Quinoa is an ancient South American plant, and one of the oldest grains in the world. Cultivated in the Andes before the year 5000.
The Incas recognized this food as a source of strength and endurance. They called it "Inca gold" and "mother grain".
Quinoa is rich in high-quality protein and contains all the essential amino acids. It is particularly rich in lysine, which participates in the processes of growth and tissue healing.
Since quinoa contains the minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and copper. From vitamins - thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folic acid, vitamins A and E. It is rich in fiber and carotenoids.
Quinoa helps with migraines, improves heart and blood vessels, reduces cholesterol and blood pressure, prevent allergies and asthma.
Before cooking, rinse the quinoa because of her shell contains saponin - a natural bitter substance. Wash and strain the quinoa and then cook it like pasta (in a large pot with plenty of water) such as rice or steamed (in a ratio of 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa).

5th Kamut
Kamut is an ancient grain, a close relative of today's hard (durum) wheat.
Kamut grain is slightly curved in the middle and 2-3 times higher than conventional varieties of wheat grain.
Upon nutrient value, kamut is also superior. It contains 20-40% more protein, more fat, amino acids, vitamins and minerals.
The flavor is sweet to him which is why this cereal called "sweet wheat".
Due to the high energy value of kamut is particularly suited for physically active people and athletes.
People allergic to gluten showed 70% less sensitivity to kamut. Therefore, kamut between allergic nicknamed "the wheat you can eat."
Kamut can be used for breads, cakes, pancakes and many other recipes, which are normally used wheat. Since Kamut can prepare couscous and pasta.

In many civilizations barley has been known since 12000 years ago. It is one of the oldest plants used by man for his food.
However, today the use of barley in human nutrition is shrinking. Now for most of the barley reminds us just for a beer.
Barley is very nutritious. It is rich in starch, proteins, sugars, fiber, minerals (calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, silica) and vitamins A, B1, B2 and B5.
This cereal purifies the body of toxins, has diuretic properties, stimulates milk production, stronger bones, rejuvenate the body and cleanses the blood vessels.
Barley can be used in soups, cooked dishes (like rice), and breakfast in the form of flakes.

7th Oats
Today, the oats used primarily for livestock feed, but in the past had great significance in human nutrition.
The Chinese know oats are thousands of years ago and used it as the ancient Romans and other peoples of antiquity.
Today, oats are still used in large quantities in Russia, Scotland and Ireland. Known poridž prepared from oats cooked in a very low temperature.
Oats is one of the most nutritious grains. Its calorific value is over 400 calories per 100 grams.
This grain is rich in protein, fat and fiber. It contains a large amount of minerals (calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium) and vitamin group B.
Oats strengthens the body, increases body heat, regulating metabolism, helps with anxiety and depression.
The oat grain growth hormone is present together with large amounts of calcium. Because oat is the ideal food for young people in development and pregnant women.
Oats are used in many preparations for body care. Clean your skin, it softens, hydrates, soothes and protects.

8th Tef
Tef is a tiny grain, which grows in Ethiopia.
Tef contains more calcium and iron than other grains. Tef is a good source of phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, and thiamine.
This cereal contains 8 essential amino acids and is an excellent source of protein.
Mix flour with real tefa famous engineers - bread, which etiopčani eat every day.
Tef is gluten free grains and therefore is suitable for people allergic to gluten.
From tefa you can make porridge and add flour in its breads and pastries.

9th Corn
Corn is truly a wonderful plant. Growing rapidly and its edible grain becoming more before sazore. Grows almost "I" - his breeding does not require much effort.
Corn originates from South America, where it is considered a divine plant.
Corn contains carbohydrates, proteins, unsaturated fats, vitamins and many minerals (iron, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium).
This grain has a diuretic, nutritious and refreshing properties. Stimulates the liver and kidneys. Is active in the thyroid gland, slowing down her work. It is recommended in cases of nervousness and irritability. Strengthens the heart, blood vessels, muscles and bones.
Fresh corn kernels may be in the form of a clip to cook or bake.
Corn flour is made polenta, pasta, bread and cakes. Corn can be eaten in the form of popcorn or cereal, which are eaten for breakfast.
In contrast, you might think, popcorn is one of the healthiest snacks. Provided that in its preparation do not use large amounts of oil, not cooking it in the microwave and do not make it from GMO corn.

10th Rye
Rye is traditionally considered a poor food product, but not like that. Rye is food with significant nutritional properties: carbohydrates, proteins, minerals (iron, phosphorus, calcium), vitamins (groups B and E). It is rich in fiber and lysine.
This cereal purifies the body, invigorating effect, prevents bowel disease and sclerosis, stimulates circulation, slows the aging of blood vessels.
Rye is particularly suitable for people exposed to the intellectual stress, pregnant women, nursing mothers and the elderly.
Rye can be used in the form of whole grains, but more often uses her meal. Fried and ground rye grain can replace coffee.
Can be used rye flakes, which are great for breakfast, preparing for muesli or in addition to creams and soups.

11th Buckwheat (buckwheat)
Although it does not belong to the family grain, buckwheat is a composition and method of use related grains.Buckwheat origin is Asia, and today this plant is grown mostly in Russia.
Buckwheat is a very balanced food. Extremely rich in valuable protein substances. It contains vitamin B, P and E, minerals (calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, copper) and nonessential amino acids (lysine and tryptophan).
Buckwheat strengthens the body and increases body heat, making it suitable primarily for the winter season.
Because of its tonic action buckwheat is especially recommended for athletes, pregnant women, nursing mothers and young people in developing countries.
Buckwheat purifies the body, protects the blood vessels, preventing kidney and sexual organs.
From crisp buckwheat grain in Russia is preparing a fine mash. Method of cooking pulp is similar to cooking rice and steamed.
Of a mixture of buckwheat and wheat flour makes the bread.

12th Millet
Sorghum, or sorghum, a grain used for human and animal food. Its origin is Africa, and now this popular cereal in India, Africa and China.
Sorghum is rich in iron, potassium and phosphorus. Of the vitamin include thiamine and niacin. Sorghum is a good source of protein and fiber and contains no gluten.
Sorghum is as good as the prevention of heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, obesity and allergies.
Since you can make sorghum porridge, its flour is used for making bread and cakes. With a small amount of oil in the wok, you can prepare expanded sorghum - a healthy snack, similar to popcorn.

13th Rice
Rice, after wheat, the second most popular cereal in our kitchen.
In the East, rice is the dominant plant cover and even 80-90% of the diet of Asian nations.
Eating whole organism rice provides the necessary carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins (especially B group), minerals (calcium, iron, phosphorus), and enzymes.
This cereal has anti-allergic effect is given that does not contain gluten, it is easy to digest.
Rice has a beneficial effect in the case of hypertension, colitis and stomach problems. It must not be used by diabetics, because the digestion of rice starch converted into dextrose, but not to glucose.
In addition to grain, rice is used in the form of flakes and flour. Flakes, which are obtained by crushing grains of rice, can be used for light and healthy breakfast. Integrated rice flour can be used for the preparation of bread and cakes.

14th Wheat
Wheat is the most commonly used cereal in our kitchen.
This plant was originally grown in Asia and Africa, and it is assumed that the old more than 17,000 years.
There are two types of wheat: soft and hard (durum).
Soft wheat is used for making bread, cakes and pastries, while hard - for making pasta.
Wheat has amazing nutritional properties. This cereal contains everything we need for life - proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and enzymes.
If you only had to eat wheat, you just experienced, but also healthy. Provided that you use it in an integral form.

Caution - pseudo integral products
With increased interest in healthy foods, the great multitude of pseudo-integral products - particularly bread and flour.
As a whole, the plants a "reintegrated" meal - a mixture of refined flour and bran, which is to try restoring what had been destroyed. It has nothing to do with real flour.
To distinguish between the right flour can be as follows:
Reintegrated into the white flour with lots of dark spots, while the right flour evenly and has an amber color.

Where to buy?
Most whole grains on this list can be found in health food stores.

Whole grains are very healthy. Scientists regularly use their link with reduced risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and many cancers.
Because these grains include in your menu and eat delicious and healthy!

Citrus against toxins and viruses

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

During the holiday season too, we have enjoyed in the fat and sweet foods, so we Viennese expert in nutrition, prof. Hademar Bankhofer, it is recommended to intensify cutrusnog fruit intake in order to purify the body. However, this is not the only health benefits of citrus. Here are some reasons to lemon, orange and mandarin, which often appear on your menu.

-Citrus fruit reduces cholesterol, lowers blood pressure and prevents inflammation. According to the Viennese professor, mandarin, for example, contain the nutrients that relieve pain in muscles and joints.
- It has been shown to prevent infection and lime have antibiotic properties.
- Oranges us not only supplying large quantities of vitamin C, which is good for stress and very important during this holiday season when we are in contact with many people and therefore at greater risk of getting sick, but through them, our body gets the fiber that are necessary for healthy digestion.
- Even in passive smokers using nicotine inhalation of smoke in the body destroy large amounts of vitamin C.For this reason Professor Bankhofer all persons in its immediate vicinity are smokers, it is advisable to eat two oranges to be compensated to mention the loss of vitamin C.
- I oranges and grapefruit contain large amounts of pectin, a soluble fiber, which helps the body to rid itself of toxic substances from alcohol, cigarettes and coffee. Pectin absorbs these harmful substances and eliminates them through the intestines out.

A delicious and healthy breakfast

How to make delicious and healthy breakfast in 5 minutes?

Morning is your favorite part of the day? You're not alone.

For many of us means getting up early morning, rush to work, save the children from school or nursery ...
In addition, it is necessary to do something for breakfast. To make it easy, gentle and - if possible - healthy.
In addition to lack of time is almost impossible.

Fortunately, several thousand people worldwide have already solved this problem. For a delicious breakfast smoothie drink of green leafy vegetables and fruits, which are usually called "green smoothie" or green pulp juice.

The green pulp juice is light and healthy. Will love the all members of your family, and was finished in just 5 minutes.

The green pulp juice - what is it?

Victoria Boutenko, author of "Green Health" believes that the green leafy vegetables are the perfect food for man.

Green vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, chlorophyll and amino acids, which are the basic building blocks of protein. That's all we need for health.

But eating raw vegetables is not as easy - to reach its valuable components, it must be well chewed. In addition, the specific taste, it's hard to eat lots of vegetables in raw form.

Because Victoria has made ​​the experiment, which has become a real discovery in the world of healthy food lovers. Victoria has decided to "mask" the smell of green leafy vegetables and fruits smiksati all in a blender turned out to delicious and easy smoothie.

Thanks to its discovery can now enjoy a delicious meal, which has an incredible effect on health.

The green pulp juice is ...
tasty and easy
full of vitamins, minerals and fiber
quickly prepare
can drink it all family members
improves your skin, hair and nails
provides the necessary energy and refreshment
encourages natural weight loss
improves mood
gives the body the necessary nutrients
prevent cell aging and cancer
normalizes digestion
improves memory, mental clarity and concentration

Is it healthy - to mix fruits and vegetables?

You have heard that combine fruits and vegetables is healthy. But why?

This is because the fruit is easily digestible, while most vegetables it contains starch that is digested more.
Because of combining incompatible foods such food stay longer in the stomach, which can cause fermentation, bloating, gas and sometimes constipation.

But to this rule there is one exception and that is green leafy vegetables. It contains no starch and can be easily combined not only with fruit, but also with any other type of food.

Victoria Boutenko writes that green leafy vegetables should be placed in a special category. Professionally speaking, it is not even vegetables.

"Because it considered vegetables, many people mistakenly applied to the green leafy vegetables are the same rules that apply to the starchy vegetables. Green leafy vegetables are the only food that is easily digested with any other type of food. Green leafy vegetables, stimulates production of digestive enzymes alkalizes and body, which is so important. "

Therefore, do not worry enjoy your glass of green shakes of fruits and vegetables!


No matter how you prepare it seemed strange shakes with raw vegetables and fruit, simply Overcome your doubts and go into the preparation of this healthy beverage.

Already after one cup of green juice, you will become "addicted" to this delicious and nutritious smoothies.

To prepare the green juice, you will need a good blender, it does not prepare the Kettles. It is best to use organic fruits and vegetables.

Start by making green shakes with this simple recipe:
1 banana
300 ml of water
100 g berries (fresh or frozen)
2-3 leaves of spinach
1 tablespoon brown sugar or maple syrup (optional)
All ingredients in blender and grind for 1-2 minutes. Drink the juice immediately, a small sip. This amount of juice is enough for one meal for one person.

With this recipe you just can not go wrong: tastes great, and it will grow fond of children.

Forest fruits you can substitute any other fruit (except watermelon and melon), spinach - kale, lettuce or other leafy green vegetables.


Do not step on a recipe. Try other recipes to taste rich flavors of fresh fruit and vegetables.


For these recipes you can use any kind of salad: iceberg, butter lettuce, endive etc..
Preparation is the same: insert all into a blender and grind until smooth.

Blueberry smoothies and salads
1 small head lettuce, cut into cubes
1 ripe banana
1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup mango
1 1/2 cups water
Frape of cherries and lettuce
1 small head lettuce, cut into large cubes
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 cup mango
1/2 cup pitted cherries
1 1/2 cups water
Shake the lettuce and strawberries
1 cup strawberries
2 bananas
1/2 head lettuce
1 1/2 cups water

Spinach has the mildest flavor than other types of green leafy vegetables. Therefore if you are new and the preparation of green shakes, especially if you have kids - start with the spinach!

Begin with 1-2 handfuls of spinach. Once you are comfortable, increase the amount of up to 4-6 handfuls.

Chocolate smoothie with spinach
1 large banana
150-200 g of fresh spinach
2 dates, pitted
1 cup blueberries
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
5 ice cubes
1 1/2 cups water
Tropical smoothie with spinach
1 large banana
1/4 avocado
150 g fresh spinach
3/4 cup pineapple
3/4 cup mango
1 tablespoon coconut milk (optional)
1 tablespoon agave syrup
1 1/2 cups water
Spinach with blueberries and strawberries
1 large banana
1 cup blueberries
1/2 cup strawberries
150 g spinach
1 1/2 cups water

You might think to shake cabbage is disgusting taste. You'd be wrong.

Prepare smoothies incredible flavor and color with these simple recipes.

When preparing the cabbage juice, first grind in a blender and cabbage water. Then add the other ingredients and grind for another 1-2 minutes.

Pink smoothie with cabbage
3-4 cups green cabbage, cut into cubes
1 1/2 banana
1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
1/2 cup raspberries (fresh or frozen)
1-2 tablespoons maple syrup or agave
2 ice cubes
1 1/2 cups water
Chocolate smoothie with cabbage
1-2 cups of cabbage
1/2 cup almonds
7 pitted dates
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 cup water
7 ice cubes
1 banana
Frape cabbage with blackberries
3-4 cups green cabbage
2 bananas
1 cup blackberries
1 cup blueberries
1 tablespoon maple syrup or agave
4 ice cubes
2 cups of water.


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