What is collagen Collagen is a filamentous protein that forms the basis of connective tissue. It is one of the key components of joints, bones, tendons, hair, skin, nails and teeth. Collagen protein also forms the walls of veins, arteries and capillaries. The collagen content in the skin reaches 70% – it provides it with […]
Oils, which are considered fats, are an integral part of cooking. They appear in everything from salad dressings to marinades, and are especially useful for searing, frying, grilling, or sautéing protein. But fats and oils are not one-size-fits-all. Oils are a product of an extraction and pressing process. Oil comes from seeds and nuts, like […]
What is Omega-3, Omega-6 unsaturated fatty acids and why do we need them so much? First thing to remember is that Omega-3, Omega-6 acids are not synthesized by the body on their own, and only come with food. Fatty acids are a part of the base of cell membranes and are vital for the normal […]
While there’s no such thing as zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without having to worry about packing on the pounds. According to nutritionist Dr. Lisa Young, these foods generally fall into one of two categories: non-starchy fruits or vegetables. Young says there are few reasons why you won’t gain weight from eating these […]
“It is hard sometimes to determine the difference between the two kinds of oil while cooking or tasting food, but both of them have different nutritional content, physiological and chemical properties,” said Arthi Raguram Oils form an essential part of the everyday diet as they are widely used to prepare different kinds of dishes, from […]
Let’s add the last bright hues to the outgoing October menu. Keeping warm deliciously with Biateca
Time to cook with love!Creamy tomato soup with herbs and garlic will envelop you in warmth on a cold winter day.
Refreshingly healthy zucchini pasta with mild pesto sauce.
Delicate hummus with yoghurt and refreshing herbs that will become a light and tasty protein addition to your table.