THE TRUTH ABOUT CELLULITE – KRYPTONITE TO MODERN PEOPLE?

WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT: Is cellulite a taboo theme? Society and the demands/expectations to be perfect. What exactly is cellulite? Illness, skin disorder or a cosmetic problem? Cellulite as a symptom of underlying disorders – microcirculation problems or degenerative changes of the connective tissue. Microcirculation problems – symptoms, when to see a doctor? Degenerative changes…

BEHIND THE SCENES OF FOOD LABELING

SHORT ABSTRACT: What are the differences between the labels organic, “green”, eco, bio and natural? The three main reasons for purchasing organic products are concerns related to health, product quality, and environmental protection. When we are talking about the “organic” labels, we must differentiate between “organic”, “made with organic (specified ingredients)” and “100% organic”. “Green…

SALAD DOESN’T ALWAYS MEAN HEALTHY

SHORT ABSTRACT The word “salad” comes from the Latin word “sal” which means salt. This is so, because the main ingredient in the dressing was salt. Today, salads are served and eaten at any point during a meal and can be served cold or warm. Each culture has its philosophy as to why they serve…

IS FRENCH DIET AND STYLE THE MOST TRENDING THING NOW?

SHORT ABSTRACT: The French diet is traditional and mostly unprocessed. People eat meals at a table, not while walking, driving or watching TV. French people eat small portions and appreciate quality over quantity. The French like drinking red wine and eating a dessert. Paris has been a fashion capital since the 17th century. The French…

FOOD ADDITIVES – ARE YOU SCARED OF THE LETTER E?

SHORT ABSTRACT: Food additives have been used for centuries. We still use some of the old preservation materials and we have the same aims – to make the food look good, edible and enjoyable. The manufacturing methods, however, have changed. Definition of food additives. According to the Council Directive 89/107/EEC, a food additive is defined…