Inmunidad

Are we going to sit around with our mask on, waiting for a vaccine? My grandfather used to say that “common sense is the least common of the senses.” We are living in a highly “medicalised” society and it seems that our immune system can only be boosted via drugs and supplements. My question is, just as the…

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Celeriac is the root of a type of celery, from the Mediterranean area and northern Europe, but it is quite unknown in Spanish cuisine. It is also known by its French name (celéri). It differs from the common celery (from which the stem and leaves are mainly used) in that its bulbous root is used,…

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“If I don’t drink milk, what do I have for breakfast?” This is the key question at my cooking classes. The answer is easy. The best way to give  your body energy in the morning is to have complex carbohydrates and avoid the glycemic index roller coaster. How to avoid the sugar rush? Include the…

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This is a protein-rich dish (indeed, protein!), full of minerals (e.g. magnesium, essential for calcium to penetrate the bones and prevent osteoporosis). YIELDS: 2 | PREPARATION: 5 min. | COOKING: 20 min. | DIFFICULTY: low INGREDIENTS -HALF COURGETTE -A QUARTER OF HOKKAIDO PUMPKIN -4 TBS. DRY COCHAYUYO SEAWEED -MIRIN (TO TASTE) -SHOYU (TO TASTE) -GINGER (TO…

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Now that autumn is coming but summer still holds, here is a somewhat exotic recipe. George Ohsawa and Aveline Kushi already talked about taro, a very popular tropical crop in the French Polynesia and a natural source of iron and calcium. I have used it to achieve a creamier consistency, since it is very starchy.…

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There is a universal law: everything changes. We can see it now around us. Although the leaves on the trees have not browned yet, it feels like the end of a cycle. It’s the end of summer, it’s late summer. I would like to tell you about this stage and how it influences our energy,…

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Can we see how nature provides us with the necessary foods to help us make balance with each season of the year? Eating according to “natural laws”, i.e. local, organic and seasonal produce, it makes sense we will be much more in balance with the environment. Now, if we have tropical fruit, sugar, ice cream and…

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In this new post I´d like to look again at the ancient Theory of Five Transformations of Eastern and Chinese medicine. Since spring is already here, let us talk about Tree Energy within the 5 Transformations cycle. INTRODUCTION In spring it is important to discharge excesses accumulated during the winter (more quantity of food, fattier, saltier and more baked…

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Presenting this delicious cake for your guilt-free Sunday evening cravings. It is quite nutritious, with natural sweetness from the apples and the carrots. You won´t have to resort to sugar or other artificial sweeteners that ruin your sense of taste and your pancreas. On the other hand, if you use rice or almond drink or…

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There is stillness in the air. Everything is “silent” and latent. Waiting. The energy of winter is dormant waiting for spring. It is a stable energy, which flows like water. But, within that calmness already lies the potentiality of the resurgence of life. In winter we must take special care with our kidneys and bladder.…

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