Stevia is a zero-calorie natural sweetener that is extracted from the leaves of the homonymous plant. In its natural form, stevia has a sweetening power 10/15 times higher than normal table sugar, while in its white powdered form, it can become 70 to 400 times sweeter than refined sugar.
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Variable amounts of sulfur dioxide are added to the red wine you drink. This ingredient is added in various foods, such as dried fruit. If you think not to ingest sulfur dioxide because it is not mentioned among the ingredients on the label, take a closer look! It is indicated with the initials E220.
Between Christmas lunch and New Year's Eve dinner, we can only hope that some benefactor has given us an annual membership to the gym! While we have the opportunity to dispose of excess calories, the planet cannot do the same with the harmful emissions produced during the holidays.
In the East, sustainable kiosks are spreading offering ecological drinks such as barley grass juice. This juice also arrived in Italy. The discovery comes from Yoshihide Hagiware, a Japanese scientist and doctor who found a mine of well-being in barley grass juice. Studies began in the 1970s and today it can be said that: barley grass has the double the calcium contained in milk, double the potassium contained in wheat, 7 times the vitamin C contained in oranges, 30 times the vitamin B complex contained in milk, 5 times the iron in spinach, more than 70 enzymes, including 'now known antioxidant SOD (Superoxide dismutase), one of the secrets, now revealed, of the eternal youth of Hollywood stars and many Olympians.
If you think that tap water is good to drink, and that doing without plastic bottles is a good thing for the environment, the L’Abbiamo Imbroccata project! is the one for you. The initiative, in full swing in the Milan and Province area, is funded by the Cariplo Foundation with the aim of encouraging the consumption of mains water (as an alternative to bottled water) not only at home, but also at work ( in the office, in the canteen, etc.) and during free time (in a restaurant, trattoria, etc.).
What are GMOs? According to what was reported by Futuragra, an association that supports the use of GMOs (genetically modified organisms), Italians have very little knowledge of this topic, not to mention the regulations governing the cultivation and use of GMO foods. Despite this misinformation, about two out of three Italians claim to be absolutely against GMOs.
Traditional crops have beaten GMOs. In Bihar, record yields of rice were recorded without the use of GMO seeds and the use of herbs. Bihar is located in the south of Nepal and is one of the poorest states in India, it is here that thanks to the commitment of local farmers it was possible to transform a scarcely productive land into a real "white mine". 22 tons of harvest for each hectare of land cultivated.
Do you intend to produce quality eggs and meats on your own to eat with family or friends? Of course, managing a chicken coop is a solution to ensure a healthy lifestyle and to never miss the freshness of the simplest foods on the table and traditional. Here are some helpful tips for running a chicken coop.
Calorie is the unit of measurement of the energy released by the various nutrients. The calorie is - at the same time - the unit of measurement of the energy expenditure of the various functional processes of our body, therefore, for an energy balance that aims to maintain a constant weight, the calories ingested must be equal to the calories expended by the body.
Philippe Meynard, the mayor of Barsac, has well thought of distributing hens to the inhabitants of his city to reduce the production of waste. The idea of the French mayor is to adopt an organic and natural lifestyle by promoting values such as self-production.Lovers of good wine know Barsac for the production of sweet white wines such as Chateau Climens and Chateau Contet, both of assimilated controlled denominations ai Sauternes, for everyone else, Barsac is a wine-growing village in southwestern France with about 2.
In our Column on Laying Hens we have already dedicated a space to the feeding of these animals, today we will talk specifically about feed. More and more people are deciding to start a very small chicken farm, sometimes consisting of only 4 or 5 birds, this is to start the self-production of eggs and be really sure of the healthiness of the foods that are brought to the table.
Know the beer. Since we learned that the 2013 edition of Orticola will be 'warmly' supported by AssoBirra, we have set out to deepen our knowledge of this drink and have collected a lot of basic information. On the history of beer, on how beer is made, on how beer is served and also on the curious relationships between beer and gardening, today the passion of 8 out of 10 Italians according to statistics.
Ecological nutrition means feeding on products that have zero packaging, a sustainable production chain and are produced locally. The British Ministry of Agriculture has calculated that the cost paid by the company for the transport of food amounts to 9 billion pounds. The study only looked at food produced in England, without calculating imported food!
Comes from South Asia, it is called basella and is a sort of spinach rich in vitamins and with multiple beneficial properties. It is thanks to its characteristics that basella is beginning to spread also in Italy. Basella, geographical notes Basella is a low calorie vegetable, rich in calcium and vitamins.
In our homes, the food sector is one of those where the greatest waste occurs, more than energy. Every day we throw away large quantities of food because it goes bad or because it has expired. It starts with bread and ends with cheeses and vegetables forgotten in the fridge. The first rule for correct food shopping is not to be tempted by "stocks", a significant reduction in spending will not give space to waste.
To obtain the organic label, a farm must go through a period of a couple of years, defined as the "period of conversion to organic farming". In this article we have explained all the procedures necessary to access organic certification, today we will talk about the agricultural techniques that distinguish the organic brand.
The organic eggs come from an organic farm ... or rather from small farms, in open spaces, small fields and with "natural" food from organic farming. How to understand the difference between organic eggs and conventional eggs? Organic eggs, identification code To understand the origin of the eggs just check the brand (by law, eggs must be marked!
Medicinal herbs can be used in the kitchen, as spices to flavor foods, in the preparation of herbal teas or synthesized in the production of liqueurs, supplements, food, cosmetics, drugs, etc. Depending on the regulations, a herb can be "officinal" in one country and not another: it is an exclusively procedural term and indicates those herbs included in official lists (pharmacopoeia), which can be used by pharmaceutical laboratories, regardless of whether or not these plants have medicinal properties.
Honey can be defined as a 100 natural product given that there is no human manipulation in the production ........ only flowers and bees! But honey can also be organic. Here are the characteristics of organic honey. Organic honey, the regulations In the production of organic honey, certain legal regulations must be strictly observed.