Lately, I often catch myself analyzing what I eat and what I cook, and in general the food that I come across. The question for me always is why some food combinations and dishes are great tasting and true in flavour, timeless and memorable, and others could be so bland that you almost
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Winter is the time of the year when most of us remember about the healthy foods and in particular those that boost the immune system. It’s certainly the case with us and during the last week or so we’ve been researching the topic, going through massive amount of sources and publications. Why is that
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Take your time, it's all yours! Eating fast leads to a whole bunch of complications.
We all know that chewing food well helps digestion and eating less, and makes you get the most of the food you eat. Yet, go to any eatery during lunch time and observe people eating for just few minutes.
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Genetically modified tomatoes
Recently, in Bulgaria, where I live, there have been extensive debates over the changes in the law regulating the cultivation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s). The Act has caused a stir in Bulgaria, prompting parliamentary debates and public protests about lifting the country’s five-year ban on GMOs. It
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Thanks to industrialized farming and globalization, we can have just about any fruit or vegetable under the sun, at any time of year. If you think about it, most likely, the fruit or vegetable coming from the other side of the world was harvested early, meaning it didn’t get a chance to fully
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