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Dark chocolate

Dark chocolate has several times more antioxidants than tea or red wine. And it contains substances that may help lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol levels and brain function, and help your body deal with insulin, and helps your heart. Got a soft spot for dark chocolate? Then you’re in for some good news because …

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Warm up cookies

MELOMAKARONA (Greece) Having our neighbor on this list was a must, and while making these cookies, I got serious “şekerpare” (a popular Turkish dessert) vibes. This goes to show that our cultures are closer than we think. While the Turkish version has a lemony taste, this version surprised me with how well orange paired together …

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Avicenna‘s meal

known as Avicenna, was a physician, the most famous and influential of the philosopher-scientists of the Islamic world during its golden age. Ibn Sina (980 – June 1037 CE), commonly known in the West as Avicenna, was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, philosophers, and writers of the Islamic …

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Kimchi Korean food

Kimchi, which is among the most important dishes of Far Eastern cuisine, is described as a “miracle food” by South Koreans. A secret to long life for over 90 years for Korean people, Kimchi contains vitamins, pulp, minerals and antioxidants that are quite remarkable. South Korea’s most famous kitchen chef, Shim Young-Soon, told Daily Sabah …

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Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthy eating plans that contributes to the growth of microbiota – a colony of friendly microorganisms in the human body – helping us perform various functions. Experts believe that besides combining nutrition and culinary tastes, the Mediterranean diet that includes fresh produce, grain, legumes, fish and healthy fats, …

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Brain food

We all know the things that we should and shouldn’t do to be healthy. For instance, it is a fact that we shouldn’t be smoking to have our lungs in tiptop shape and most of us know that drinking at least two liters of water a day will have our kidneys working as they should. …

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Sushi Japanese food

Sushi is a Japanese dish of prepared vinegared rice (鮨飯, sushi-meshi), usually with some sugar and salt, accompanied by a variety of ingredients (ねた, neta), such as seafood, often raw, and vegetables. Styles of sushi and its presentation vary widely, but the one key ingredient is “sushi rice”, also referred to as shari (しゃり), or sumeshi …

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Lose weight

In recent years, classical diets that fight obesity or help to reduce weight have been swapped for interchanging diets. Interchanging means that it changes or has to be modified from person to person so that they work with an individual’s own biological mechanism. These newer diets target hormones, but the downside to them is that, …

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