Decrease cancer risk

The lymphatic system, or lymphoid system, is an organ system in vertebrates that is part of the immune system, and complementary to the circulatory system. Our body is composed of different systems ruled by a governing system that allows all the others to work seamlessly. This overarching system is called the immune system. The immune […]

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Pottery kebab

Pottery kebab

The pottery kebab , is the most renown dish of the Cappadocia region. The traditional pottery kebab is made using an Avanos pot. Avanos, set on the banks of the Red River is the “pottery village” of Cappadocia. Prepared using only beef, tomatoes, capsicum and onions, with the addition of a mixture of herbs, the

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Food Addiction

Food Addiction

Some studies demonstrate that salt, sugar and fat cause addictions, which are thought to be the main reason of growing obesity rates worldwide. It means we now have another excuse for a diet that the majority of us start one day and quit the other day. It is also reported that the addictive desire for

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Chickpea wrap

The chickpea (Cicer arietinum) is an annual legume of the family Fabaceae, subfamily Faboideae.  The chickpea wrap, a traditional taste of the southeastern city of Gaziantep, is becoming the preferred alternative to meat wraps with its distinct flavor and affordable price. More local citizens are buying chickpea wraps in the city, which is known for its

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We are what we eat

always had a thing for casual places in London that are organic but still delicious and make you feel at home. A new place has opened in Nişantaşı where I experienced the exact same ambience. The place, which is the fifth branch of Plus Kitchen, has a mission. The greatest failing I see in Turkish

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Traditional lemonades

Lemonade is one of the most modernized treats of Turkish culture. Lemon was the main ingredient of sherbet in the Ottoman era and continues to be in modern Turkey as well, due to being a source of vitamins and its cool, sour taste. Numerous places now offer this traditional beverage in different flavors and presentations

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