Leek or pearl - a two-year-old herbaceous plant of the Onion subfamily. The birthplace of culture is Western Asia, from where it came to the Mediterranean. Interestingly, from ancient times leek was in ancient Egypt one of the most important vegetable plants. It was also cultivated in ancient times in Rome, Greece.
Avocados have recently filled grocery stores and shelves in large chain stores. Few people know about the real benefits of superfood and leave the beautiful emerald fruit intact. Even fewer people know that avocados are a fruit that fell into the Guinness Book of Records (1998) due to its high nutritional and energy value.
Bioflavonoids are a class of antioxidant nutrients that are sometimes called "vitamin P". General characteristic Strengthening the beneficial properties of vitamin C, bioflavonoids prevent the breakdown of ascorbic acid in the body. Back in 1935, it was proved that the extract obtained from the zest of lemon is many times more effective against scurvy than pure vitamin C.
Diabetes treatment is certain therapeutic procedures and pharmacological agents that are aimed at normalizing the metabolic processes in a patient with diabetes, stabilizing blood glucose levels, insulin sufficiency and minimizing the symptoms of the disease.
Valine belongs to the group of amino acids with a branched molecule structure. These substances make up approximately 70 percent of all proteins in the human body. However, this amino acid is not produced by the body, so it must be supplied with food or dietary supplements. General characteristics In 1901, the German chemist Emil Fischer, by hydrolysis of proteins, first isolated valine from casein.
Star anise (Illicium) is an evergreen tropical shrub belonging to the family of Schisandra crops. Due to the peculiar shape of the fruit (stars), the plant received the second name "star anise".It is used in culinary, confectionery and bakery industry (as a spice), as well as in traditional medicine, cosmetology and aromatherapy (as a therapeutic ingredient).