Olive oil: Good or bad?

Olive oil: Good or bad?

Recently, people are interested to know how specific foods and a balanced diet promote health. The prevention of chronic disease such as heart disease and cancer is of major concern.  As part of this trend, healthy eating especially the Mediterranean diet are becoming more popular. The Mediterranean diet is known for the high consumption of olive oil which has so...

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Cinnamon

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is one of the most important spices used daily all over the world. It contains vital oils and other derivatives that give it an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anticancer, and other capacities. Cinnamon also has many activities against neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. Traditionally, ancient people used it for medicinal and health reasons, and recently, science proved...

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Cumin’s many benefits

Cumin’s many benefits

What is cumin?  Cumin originated in Egypt. Ancient Egyptians used it both as a spice and as an element in preserving mummies. It comes from the dried seed of a plant known as Cuminum cyminum, which is a member of the parsley family. Cumin is one of the most popular spices and is commonly used in many different cuisines. It is...

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أهمية الغذاء في الحماية من التلوث

أهمية الغذاء في الحماية من التلوث

يحتل لبنان أعلى المراكز بالنّسبة لدرجة التلوّث البيئي. فحسب دراسة جديدة أعدّت في العام 2019, حصل لبنان والعراق على أعلى معدلات تلوّث لتاني أوكسيد النيتروجين في الشرق الأوسط. ولا بدّ أنه أصبح أكثر تلوّثاً الآن, وخاصة بعد الحرائق التي التهمت غابات الجبل اللّبناني, و حرق الإطارات من قبل بعض المتظاهرين خلال ثورة 17 تشرين الأول التي نعتزّ بها. فنحن نساهم في...

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