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Why is it important to eat slowly and chew your food?

Eating fast

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. What you’re likely to see is hands swooping at a speed of light, shoveling and scooping,

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What’s all the fuss about genetically modified food?

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 looks like the majority of Bulgarians do

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Eating seasonal products

Winter seasonal pruducts - Pumpkin

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 ripen, and

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You are what and how you eat

You are what you eat

„Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
We all know the importance of eating well. But what does eating well really mean to you? I still see many people who don’t cook, eat healthy, buy seasonal products and enjoy food – all of which are part

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Food rules and definitions

This post is inspired by the Michael Pollan’s book “Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual”.  The book is about what to eat and what not to eat, or in other words, what and how much is good for you. A great book, you should read it! In each one of the three sections of the book,

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