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Cumin and its benefits
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Cumin and its benefits

Cumin is a spice with many benefits. In this blog, we will explore the origin or cumin and its different uses.  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...

The Pollution Diet
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The Pollution Diet

We live in a polluted environment. Lebanon ranks as one of the most polluted areas in the Middle East, as shown by a recent study in 2019. Along with Iraq, Lebanon has the highest levels of nitrogen dioxide. Moreover, the environment must have become more polluted especially after the massive fires that devoured the Lebanese...

by November 23, 2019November 23, 2019
Unhealthy diets, the world’s biggest killer
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Unhealthy diets, the world’s biggest killer

According to WHO, more than half of worldwide deaths were due to the top 10 causes, which include ischemic heart disease, stroke, COPD, lung cancer and diabetes, in addition to mental disease like Alzheimer’s and dementia, road injuries and communicable disease like diarrheal disease and tuberculosis. The top 5 causes of death can be prevented...

Coconut Oil: good or bad?
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Coconut Oil: good or bad?

Coconut oil seems to be very catching these days. There are many controversial opinions about it. Some researchers say that is good for the health while others say that it is pure poison. I am going to give you few facts about this oil and leave you to decide after reading this post. The bad...

by November 12, 2018December 28, 2018
Tamarinds
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Tamarinds

Tamarind is a leguminous tropical tree. It has pods inside which are few large seeds with sticky sour pulp. The  pulp becomes more sour as it dries. It can add a strong flavor to your dishes, alone, diluted or mixed with sugar. It makes a great base in many sauces and marinades, tenderizes meat, and...

Impressive benefits of eggs
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Impressive benefits of eggs

Benefits of eggs  1.Better nails and hair:  Eggs are rich in biotin that helps maintain strong hair and nails. However, you should cook them well to activate the biotin absorption.  2.Incredibly Nutritious: Eggs are one of the few foods that are rich in many nutrients together (13 essential nutrients) including: Vitamins A, B6, and E,...

Tips to add legumes to your diet
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Tips to add legumes to your diet

This blog is mainly to show the importance of plant based proteins and their many benefits to health. Many people believe that proteins are only present in animal products. The truth is that many plants have a good amount of proteins especially legumes. Legumes are grown for their grain seed  or pulse for human consumption...