Have you ever wondered if the tuna in your sushi is sustainable?

2022-05-22T13:16:54+02:0022 May 2022|Categories: Environment|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dear reader attracted by the irresistible memory of sushi, this article will not just talk about tuna, but it's still about you. The focus is in fact the environmental sustainability of what comes from the sea to our tables, what the British call "seafood": from swordfish to squid. The growing demand for seafood products globally, due to both the increase in the population and a change in eating habits, rappresenta una minaccia per la sopravvivenza di molte specie marine e può avere ricadute sull’intero ecosistema. However, for those like me who can't resist a plate of mussels every now and then, come [...]

Food intolerances and allergies

2021-07-14T17:18:25+02:009 July 2021|Categories: Food and Health|Tags: , , |

Very often intolerance to allergy is associated with making a mistake because the underlying mechanisms are very different. Allergy is caused by the introduction into the body of a foreign body that is not recognized by the immune system, which reacts by attacking it and thus triggering serious complications up to anaphylactic shock. Food intolerances are food-related disorders that are not caused by the immune system, as is the case with allergies. They are very common in the population and a good part suffer from them, but once we have identified the foods we are intolerant to, we can change our eating habits to get better, thanks also to [...]

Craving for dessert?

2021-06-20T16:56:24+02:0020 June 2021|Categories: Food and Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How many times after lunch, even if you ate a whole plate of pasta, feel that hole in your stomach, precise for a piece of cake, or a little chocolate? And how many times, with all the good intentions of following a decent diet, try to deceive yourself by eating some fruit? And how many times then, after fruit, give in and also eat any chocolate, finger, candy you are standing in front of? Eh, I'm sorry, but the brain is not deceived! Rather, better: the intestine is not deceived! In fact, you need to know there are special cells in our intestines that can tell you the difference [...]

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