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Michel asks: Visit Russia for work soon. Diet requires a low gluten and no bread and avoid toxins, I know Russia food is bread often and salty unhealthy, what to do?
Expert's answer:
In grocery stores in Russia, you can find quite a wide range of food products and I think you will be able to find the products that fit your diet.
Ash asks: Do packaged foods in Russia have nutrition labels on the back?
Expert's answer:
On the back of packaged food products in Russia you can see the following information: the calorie content in 100 grams of product, the proportion of protein, fat, carbohydrates and the composition of the food product.
ROSLY asks: Can you name few muslim restaurants and their locations in Kazan city centre? Thanks
Expert's answer:
I found the following article with the info about restaurants offering Halal menu located mainly in the center of Kazan. You can use this service to translate the article from Russian if necessary.
John Alessio asks: I am a nutritionist and will be visiting Orenburg. Can you tell me if I would have access to whole grain products, nuts, beans, fish, organic eggs, and of course, a wide variety of fruits and vegetables?
Expert's answer:
It will not be a problem as Orenburg like other large cities of present day Russia has several supermarkets offering a considerable amount of various food products including the ones you have mentioned in your question. Just ask the locals about the location of the closest one.
jacqueline asks: What is the regular everyday food eaten in Russia on any given day?
Expert's answer:
The food eaten by Russians varies depending on the season, income level and other factors by among the typical dishes are various soups (including borscht, fish, mushroom, pea soups and others), pelmeni (meat dumplings), potatoes dishes, kotlety (cutlets), vareniki, a variety of rigatoni, various sausages, apples, tomatoes, cucumbers, tea, coffee.

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