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A revolution in the country sushi

In the West it is considered unfashionable he who does not eat sushi and sashimi, or raw fish, who is not following a healthy Japanese diet. However, the Japanese themselves, who had never recognized red meat – but in reality simply could not boast of its presence – not to mention the milk and cheese, change your diet. They become meat eaters!

Sounded the alarm yesterday, the National Japanese fishing Agency, published the results of an in-depth study on the culinary predilections of inhabitants of the Country of the rising sun. And here what data have been published over the last 40 years, consumption of fish decreased by 20% and there is a constant tendency to decrease. In addition, if at the beginning of a new phenomenon manifested itself not obvious, it is now possible to say that the consumption of meat in two or three generations will increase the average height of Japanese children will watch their parents from above downwards, and grandchildren will have to bend over to see the grandparents. In 2005 we had achieved a balance between consumption of meat and fish: 12.6 kg of meat per year per person 12.7 kg fish. But already there are concerns that in 2006, for which there is no accurate statistics, meat consumption has already Continue reading

The Medicinal plants of Korea

HERBAL MEDICINES USED IN EASTERN MEDICINE

The great popularity of Eastern medicine among medical workers and population and the successful application of its best advances in modern healthcare have resulted in the need for its further study and possible use in medical science and practice.

Many generations of the Korean people for thousands of years been used to treat illnesses and to maintain health methods of Eastern medicine, due to ancient traditions and the rich variety of medicinal plants with diverse medicinal properties.

Medicinal plants used in Eastern medicine, contain large quantities of diverse substances with a wide spectrum of biological activity, providing a restorative and tonic effect and contributes to maintaining a physiological balance the body and improve metabolism.

It should be noted that medicinal plants used in Eastern medicine, very rarely have unwanted side effects.

In this regard, currently the world is experiencing a constantly growing interest in Oriental medicine techniques and notes the extension of experimental research in this area.

With the broad use of highly efficient and previously well-established drugs from the Arsenal of Eastern medicine is not always achieved Continue reading

Tea traditions of the world
One Russian artist of the XIX century said that it is impossible to feel and understand the world, if not to drink strong fragrant tea. Today this drink is one…

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Korea. Holidays - the website's Forum
Holidays love all the people on earth. Koreans can appreciate them because, despite having, at first glance, a "sufficient" number of holidays (nine public holidays), at loss of them at…

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The Japanese and their weirdness
Everyone knows that the Japanese are very easy people and the authors of the most strange, incredible and crazy ideas. Alas, our mentalities are so different from each other, that…

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