by AgroWeb on April 6, 2017

5 Healthy Carbs You Should Eat and be in shape

In addition to being delicious, carbohydrates are essential for proper functioning. Carbohydrates supply our cells with glucose, which gives us energy for both brain power and to fuel our muscles. With that said, there’s a difference between refined carbohydrates—white breads and pastas, cookies, and candy—and unrefined carbs that you’re consuming in their healthiest, most...

by AgroWeb on April 18, 2017

White vs Wholemeal Bread

Bread has been consumed by humans since prehistoric times. Evidence suggests that early man made flatbread from starch extracted from plant roots by spreading it on a flat rock and cooking it over a fire. When agriculture was practiced later, the roots were replaced with grains. The most common grain used in making the flour for bread is wheat, but rye, barley, durum, and corn flour is also being...

by AgroWeb on November 29, 2016

Chinese vegetables treated with antibiotics wear EU logo

International bodies have recently called for antibiotic manufacturers to make their supply chains public, and for antibiotics manufacturers to face the same scrutiny as other polluting industries. Worldwide, there is currently a growing crisis of resistance to antibiotics. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), ‘antimicrobial resistance’ (AMR), as it is known, poses an &...

by AgroWeb on September 6, 2016

Albania among top 5 countries most at risk from pollution

Among all other problems and issues, uncertainties and concerns, a new ‘killer’ is threating Albania, a silent killer. This is how pollution is called because the very air we breathe, the water we drink and the food that we eat are all affected by pollution. Albanians cannot be isolated from the effects of a polluted environment. Yes, even though Albanian citizens are aware of that, ...

by AgroWeb on November 30, 2016

Which Bread Works Best For Your Body

The bakery is perhaps the most visited shop ever, especially in Albania. It offers plenty of popular choices to all consumers who like white bread, rye bread, multigrain bread, spelt bread, wholegrain bread, yeast free rye-wheat bread, buns, rolls, sesame bread, round flattened village loaf, and so many others. Albanians are among the biggest bread consumers in the world. When it is lunch time or...

by AgroWeb on November 12, 2015

Processed Meat Consumption Still Strong in Albania

Just how much of danger does the processed meat in Albania pose? Is it a matter of quality or quantity? Should it be trusted or questioned? Too many doubts are cast on the World’s Health Organization declaration that processed meat in fact causes cancer. The first ones to react to the declaration were various media outlets, including AgroWeb, spreading the information to make the public ...

by AgroWeb on October 27, 2015

Eating After the Processed Meat Panic

The world has literally freaked out by the latest news on carcinogenic risk of processed meat. It is the kind of meat which is defined by the WHO as “meat that has been transformed” by way of “salting, curing, fermentation, smoking,” or any other means to enhance the flavor or preserve it for a longer shelf life. That means bacon, hot dogs, sausage, beef jerky, canned meat ...

by AgroWeb on October 26, 2015

Processed meat do cause cancer

The verdict of the World Health Organization that the processed meat might cause cancer has created quite some turmoil on the worldwide media. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), just 50g of processed meat a day less than two slices of bacon, can increase the chance of developing colorectal cancer by 18%. The report also added that red meats were "probably carcinogenic" but...