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Vegetables? No, thanks!

They basically have just advantages. They contain plenty of vitamins, mineral salts and fibre. They are healthy and non-fattening. However, according to the research results obtained by experts from Uniwersytet Medyczny of Białystok (Medical University of Białystok)  almost 40 percent of children eat too few of them. Their diet is based mainly on meat, snacks rich in calories as well as huge amounts of sweets.  Their parents seek help with their friends, dieticians or in the Internet.  How can youngsters’ eating habits be changed?

My child doesn't want to eat vegetables at all, nothing else but meat. As for fruit, it's a little better…I'm worried that he doesn't get enough vitamins…, my 4-year-old daughter doesn't like vegetables. I tried mixing them, hiding in the food…alas, I achieved nothing… There are plenty of such entries on internet forums, just as there are many fussy kids. Dieticians and doctors keep reminding us that children need to consume 5 servings of vegetables, fruit or juice daily to develop properly. This dose provides an optimal amount of vitamins and minerals needed for the body. Still, vegetable consumption among children constitutes a major problem. All that begging, convincing, numerous attempts do not bring any good results. Then, how to encourage a child to eat vegetables?
 

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Discovering the secrets of colours of vegetables and fruit

The wealth of vitamins and a unique palette of colours, colourful products appetizingly served on a plate are not just a matter of aesthetics. It appears that depending on their colours, natural snack foods contain different nutrients, which in turn play different roles in our bodies. What do colours tell us?

Everyone of us would like to enjoy good health and a slim figure for long years. We must know, however, that our bodies cannot function properly if we don't provide them with adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals. Meanwhile, a casual shopping of colourful vegetables and fruit may give us an excellent and helpful tip. Thanks to their colours we can learn what nutrients we can find in different products.

Buy healthily and wisely

Everyday shopping usually involves haste and impatience. We tend to reach to the store shelves for the already-known products. Some of them have been recommended to us, it is acting on impulse that we chose others. Rarely do we read labels and mysterious abbreviations on packagings are not much revealing. However, the type of food we put into a shopping basket affects our physical condition and health in the long term. For this reason, it is best that these seemingly trivial choices are not accidental.

Stores offer such a large variety of products that for an average Joe to choose the right juice or bread can become a serious dilemma. A healthy lifestyle trend, which came to us from the West, made us more willing to reach for eco and fit products. Producers, knowing the preferences of clients, make tempting promises that the goods are of the highest quality, with no preservatives and 100% natural. In proportion to the number of superlatives and declarations there rises the price on the package as well. Then, how to buy healthily and not to overpay? Which products are best to chose and which should be avoided?

Health straight from your vegetable garden

Nothing tastes as good as a freshly picked tomato, a juicy pepper or a crunchy cucumber. Vegetables from your own garden it's not only a unique flavour but also a guarantee that you reach for well-proven products. Still, given the climate we live in, to longer enjoy our own vegetables, we have to create the right conditions for their cultivation. Everyone can do this and one hour a day is just enough for a proper cultivation. Let's explain step by step how to start  protected cultivation, what we need to know about it and what good practice there is to follow.

It would be a mistake to think that home vegetable gardening is the exclusive domain of experienced gardeners. In fact, what you have to do is to learn a little, ensure an adequate cultivation site and follow a few simple rules. In this short guidebook we will share with you a few tips on what to start with, what vegetable tunnel to use and how to look after the crops.