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Why and how much protein

Protein is vital for the body, especially when it comes from fish, chicken, legumes and dry nuts. Protein helps, among other things, to maintain muscle mass, to strengthen bones, to strengthen the immune system, to reproduce tissues and organs of the body, especially after injuries, and finally to reduce hunger! Yes, protein helps us feel full and not look for sweets and snacks after eating. The recommended daily intake is 0.8 grams of protein for each kilogram of body weight. If, for example, one weighs 70 kilos, he needs approximately 56 grams of protein per day. As an example, 100 grams of chicken breast contains 31 grams of protein, 100 grams of salmon fillet 22 grams and 100 grams of low-fat...

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Body Mass Index (BMI)

  BMI (Body Mass Index) is important as it is widely regarded that your chances of having a longer and healthier life are improved if you have a healthy BMI. If your BMI is high, you may also have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, as well as other metabolic diseases such as hypertension, high cholesterol and heart disease. Relationship of BMI with diabetes Research shows strong links between a high BMI and type 2 diabetes, with the risk of the condition rising with each increase in BMI. Data studies A review of over 12,000 people in the United States, published in 2014, showed that people with a BMI of 25-29.9 had a 50% increased risk of diabetes compared to...

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Our fresh by Shak Vasiliou

One of our primary goals at Familychef is to deliver the freshest ingredients.  We believe quality meals start from high quality ingredients and more importantly from fresh ingredients. That is fresh greens, vegetables, fruits, meat, poultry and fish.  This is the reason we deliver the same day only if an order is placed before 08:00 am.  At 8 am,  we calculate our needs and communicate with our suppliers to source the specific products.  We have selected top rated suppliers based on quality, food safety and professionalism to handle our orders in such a short notice without sacrificing quality.  By 11 am,  fresh ingredients are in our food lab and handled as dictated by ISO 22000, the international standard for Food Safety. 

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At Familychef our priority has always been and will be the health of our customers offering all fresh ingredients from trustworthy sources sharing the same vision. With the coronavirus, we have applied the following additional measures for both ours and your protection:  1. The production team is washed every 15 minutes with anticeptic gel and wears gloves that changes often. 2. Surfaces are frequently sprayed with an antibacterial cleaning liquid and then wiped off with a paper towel discarded in a plastic bag.   3. Suppliers do not enter the lab but are received at the lobby of the lab by a staff member wearing gloves. 4. Fresh ingredients are washed even more thoroughly. 5. During delivery, if order was paid...

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