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Never skip your CARBS !!!

Never skip your CARBS !!!

Carbohydrates are getting lots of bad publicity because they belong to a food group where you eat the products easily, but they are: " Oh so bad for your body"  Let us start to tell you that carbs as we call them, are at the basis of the food pyramide which will provide your brain "sole food source" and muscles direct with energy. Carbohydrates consist of carbon, hydrates and oxygen and are the most important source of energy for our body. Our body consumes first the energy from carbs before it uses the energy from protein and fat. It is recommended...

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Maxime Rozestraten
Gule Wamkulu

Gule Wamkulu

  Gule Wamkulu was een geheime cultus waar onder andere rituele dansen werden uitgevoerd door de Chewa in Malawi, Zambia en Mozambique. Deze werden uitgevoerd door leden van de Nyau broederschap , een geheim genootschap van betrokken mannen. Binnen de Chewa’s traditionele matrilineaire genootschap, waar getrouwde mannen slechts een bescheiden rol speelden, boden de Nyau een mogelijkheid om een contragewicht en solidariteit tussen mannen van verschillende stammen te vormen.   Bedankt voor de geweldig mooi foto’s Joschka Woeste.       Traditie Gule Wamkulu wordt uitgevoerd in de periode rond Juli wanneer de oogst is binnengehaald, maar ook ten tijde...

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Maxime Rozestraten
Protein in the spotlight!

Protein in the spotlight!

Nowadays you find it everywhere. When you’re shopping or even on the menu’s in restaurants: the term: “rich in protein”. People are starting to understand more and more that proteins are a big part of your daily nutritions. But what it exactly does except for “building muscle?”, is something that a lot of people or not yet aware of. So, what is protein? Protein is what builds our bodies. We exist for roughly 12 kg of protein and our body replaces about 200-300 grams of the protein that is produced by our body on a daily base, in the liver...

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Maxime Rozestraten
Six scientific based reasons to eat more plant-based foods!

Six scientific based reasons to eat more plant-based foods!

  A Plant-based diet., is that a good idea? This month Veganism is in the spotlights at Yamba. Veganism is trending. Vegan tags in the supermarket for all plant-based products, more Vegan meals on the menu, many articles everywhere and even the news is now focussing on plant based diets. But what is a plant-based diet exactly? What are the pro's and cons? Is it tenable? Let us start with what a plant-based diet is all about. It is all included in the name. You eat no animal products. Not only no meat and fish, but also no eggs, milk,...

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