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The fight for seafood


We’ve said it many times in different posts and forewords to recipes: we love seafood! We adore everything coming from the sea – fish, clams, mussels, oysters, shrimps, prawns, lobsters, crayfish, crabs… you name it! And I often catch myself wondering: “Can I live on fish only?” The answer is, definitely yes. However the other

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Immune boosting foods


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


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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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

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Eating seasonal produce


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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