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WHY IS CAVIAR SO POPULAR?

Everybody hears the word caviar and they automatically have flashes of cocktail parties, big events and tiny golden eggs. How is caviar actually popular? Who eats it? How often? In medieval Russia, the peasants living by the rivers of the Caspian basin fished and ate sturgeon roe. Sturgeon is the fish whose eggs (a.k.a. roe) are used as caviar. They are only lightly salted so that they don’t spoil immediately. Russian Czars and Mongol khans discovered the refined taste of caviar and started indulging on it on a daily basis. It was not until the middle of 19th century that caviar spread throughout Europe. The aristocracy across Europe quickly accepted caviar as a fancy trademark of their majestic events. This...

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CAVIAR AS AN APHRODISIAC?

Ah, caviar, the ancient delight, renowned for its magical taste and its capability to seduce anybody who tries it. Black pearls from the cold rivers that run into vast seas and oceans, caviar is not just tasty but also prestigious and often considered as a luxurious meal.

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CAVIAR AND HEART HEALTH

People that consume fish have better heart health. This is unanimously agreed upon. It is well established that unsaturated fatty acids from fatty fish play an important role as they are essential for the normal functioning of our bodies.

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CAVIAR AND CHOLESETROL

Cholesterol just might be the enemy number one when it comes to healthy cardiovascular system. Because of this there is a growing interest to find out which food has more and which less of it.

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