Bladderwrack, or Fucus vesiculosus, is an alga found on the coasts of the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, as well as in the Baltic Sea. Due to its high iodine content, its consumption is recommended mainly for people with thyroid dysfunctions, but its presence in the daily diet is not always […]
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Creatine – an ally in building muscle mass. Is it safe to take creatine?
What is creatine?How does creatine work?Is creatine safe?Where to find creatine? What is creatine? Creatine is an organic compound made of protein fragments. It consists of three amino acids – arginine, glycine, and methionine. It is found primarily in our muscles – this is as much as 98% of the […]
Thistle – for the liver and beyond!
Thistle for liver and detoxificationThistle for weight loss and a beautiful complexionThistle – how to take it? Thistle for liver and detoxification Milk thistle owes its medicinal properties to silymarin. This is a complex of flavonoids (specifically, flavonolignans, mainly silibinin), which is found in the greatest quantity in the husks […]
Macrobiotic diet – philosophy in the kitchen
Diet basics The basis of the macrobiotic diet is to maintain a balance between cooling (or yin) and warming (or yang) foods. The first group includes very sweet foods or milk, the second – fish and spices. The basis for the division of products is their pH, cultivation method, color, […]
The healthiest drink is the cheapest one!
Bottled water is perceived as the cleanest and best one to choose. We spend a lot of money on it, carry a lot of heavy bottles, and inevitably litter the environment with plastic waste. But have you ever wondered if it is the optimal way to drink water? A long […]
Asparagus – high in fiber, low in calories
Asparagus is classified as a perennial plant and can grow almost anywhere in the world. A single young shoot can reach up to one and a half meters in height. White asparagus is the most common and readily available type of asparagus. Green and purple ones are much less common. […]
Baobab – superfood straight from the tree of life
Baobab is one of the most famous African trees. It is also extremely long-lived – a thousand-year-old tree is not unusual and there are some which are estimated to be around 3000 years old. For most of the year, its branches remain leafless, which is why it is often referred […]
Chlorella – an algae that help cleanse the body
Chlorella caused a huge interest in the scientific world just after the Second World War. The mass production of chlorella was seen as a solution to the problem of imminent famine with the increase in the population after the war. Eventually, however, as a result of improved crop yields, chlorella […]
A fertility-boosting diet
Healthy fats – avoid trans fats, get unsaturated fatty acidsGood carbohydrates – choose whole grain productsValuable protein – get it from plant foodsFolic acid – eat green leafy vegetablesIron – preferably from fruit and vegetables Healthy fats – avoid trans fats, get unsaturated fatty acids Trans fats, contained in hardened […]
Chicory – see why it’s worth trying it!
Lactucin and lactucopicrin are two substances mainly responsible for peculiar, bitter taste of chicory. However, they not only determine the specific taste of the vegetable. Their presence makes our appetite better, and the liver secretes more bile. The more of it, the better the digestive system works, at the same […]
Maltodextrin – the result of the starch hydrolysis process
How many of us, when checking the labels of the food products we buy, come across previously unknown names of chemical compounds? Science and technology are developing at the speed of light, not only providing us with a new portion of knowledge but also creating modified products, having more convenient […]
Migraine as the most common neurological disease
Many people confuse a migraine with a traditional headache. Unfortunately, this can be highly misleading. Migraine is a neurological disease, during which a headache is only one of many symptoms, as it is often accompanied by other ailments. As migraine is nowadays a quite frequent phenomenon, particularly in women, and […]
Vital mushrooms and their properties
Very often we are talking about a more natural approach to improve health. Then, we suggest supplementation with herbal supplements. However, we should never forget about another natural source of healthy substances – mushrooms. Mycotherapy is otherwise a field of medicine focused on treatment with the use of various fungi. […]
How does gut dysbiosis affect immunity?
The importance of the gut microbiota in the development of immunity no longer surprises anyone. There are about 70% of immunocompetent cells in our gastrointestinal tract in the form of so-called GALT or, in the simplest language, gut-associated lymphoid tissue. Proper bacterial colonization of the gastrointestinal tract is essential for […]
Which magnesium should you choose? – The best forms of magnesium!
Magnesium is a supplement that’s been recently extremely promoted in marketing. Every now and again, new advertisements are created, ensuring an ever greater biorecision, bioavailability and absorption. As you know, however, ads are not always compatible with the actual state of affairs and emphasize the positive features of the product, […]
Do you need Magnesium?
Magnesium plays a role in many biochemical reactions in the body, many of which are directly related to muscle function and protein synthesis. Yes, most people don’t get anywhere near enough magnesium, and the problem is amplified in hard training athletes and muscle heads. To make matters worse, magnesium is slowly […]
Insulin resistance – how to treat it?
Briefly, insulin resistance is nothing more than low tissue sensitivity to insulin. It can be present despite apparently normal blood glucose levels. Insulin is the hormone responsible for regulating blood sugar levels. Diagnosis of insulin resistanceMechanism of insulin resistance developmentDiagnosis of insulin resistanceHow to treat insulin resistanceSummary Diagnosis of insulin […]
Vitamin A – a point of deficiency for the whole world
Vitamins A – is a group of organic chemical compounds, which are classified as retinoids. The largest known compound from the group of retinoids is retinol. These substances have important functions in our body as essential nutrients and help to dissolve fat-soluble vitamins in their solvents. Where does Vitamin A […]
Vitamins are chemical compounds, whose presence in the human body ensures and supports the proper functioning of our body. There is no doubt that a diet rich in vitamins not only positively affects the body but also helps to achieve the desired figure. It is probably not necessary to make […]
15 health benefits of Lion’s Mane (Hericium Erinaceus)
Hericium Erinaceus (Lion’s Mane) is an edible mushroom that has many health benefits. It is a nootropic superfood that can modulate the immune system and provide many other health benefits. In this article, you will find 15 proven potential benefits of using Lion’s Mane and how this mushroom can improve […]
Coffee with vital mushrooms – Mushroom Coffee
If you are one of those people who love the aroma of strong, black coffee in the morning or seek its support for your mental productivity during the day, it is very likely that you will be interested in an adaptogenic version of coffee from Apollo’s Hegemony, which has been […]
Citrulline – a amino acid that supports workouts
Bodybuilding isn’t just about increasing muscle mass, it’s also about improving your body’s overall shape. If you follow an intensive training plan combined with an optimized diet, your muscle fibers should be ‘repaired’ on an ongoing basis after they are damaged. Unfortunately, muscle soreness often leads to a reduction in […]
Have you been on a weight loss protocol for a few months? In the beginning, the weight was falling off nicely until you reached the stagnation, you continue to eat well, you continue to train, but the weight won’t budge? Your motivation is decreasing day by day, and so is […]
How to eat better in 5 steps
Eating better, what does that mean? Eat less? Eat more? Eat fancy meals? The art of proper nutrition is to provide our body with all the substances it needs using a possibly moderate calorie content. It’s much better then to replace intaking 2000kcal of sweets and highly processed products with […]
Zinc-rich foods – what food is rich in zinc?
Zinc is an element involved in many metabolical processes. As a component of enzymes, it participates in the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Also, it affects the proper functioning of the immune system, so it strengthens immunity and prevents the development of various infections. Zinc is also known to […]
Strength – why it’s important and how to build it
Whether you want to have the muscular physique of a bodybuilder, whether you want to jump high because you play basketball, run fast because you train short-distance running – strength is crucial factor that can significantly affect your actual performance. Types of strength The basic division of strength can include […]
Use a watch to lose weight
Hunger and time A natural indicator of the need to provide the body with energy is the feeling of hunger. It has always been a need that man has tried his best to fulfill because it could determine is actually alive. How is it now? You can buy fast food […]
Bloating – how to get rid of it
Do you often feel bloated? Relax! You are not the only one who has this problem. Flatulence is among the most common digestive problems faced by hundreds of people every day. Some are bothered by the look of their abdomen, while others are more concerned with the feeling of fullness […]
Iodine – a marine element
Iodine is certainly associated with the sea, and not without reason. It is there, in the coastal regions, where we can find the most of it. Iodine is a constituent of air, water, soil, and living organisms, it belongs to microelements and its presence in our body is very important […]
Synergy of supplements, part 3 – Caffeine and theanine
Asking a group of people about the most pleasant part of the morning, certainly the answer will be… coffee. And no wonder, because the caffeine contained in it effectively changes the morning mood, which may not be too radiant especially before going to work. The characteristic coffee aroma fuels the […]
Stimulants Battle Royal! Main competitor – caffeine!
In this article, we will discuss five substances most often compared to caffeine. We hope that thanks to this our readers will get full knowledge about the effects of caffeine and the awareness of how it falls in comparison with other substances. Caffeine as stimulant – overviewCaffeine vs L-Theanine: the […]
Caffeine versus other stimulants!
In this article, we will discuss five substances most often compared to caffeine. We hope that thanks to this our readers will get full knowledge about the effects of caffeine and the awareness of how it falls in comparison with other substances.At the beginning, however, we would like to ask […]
Caffeine increases the effectiveness of oxandrolone ?
Once (in the 1980s), caffeine abuse by athletes was illegal. The situation changed in 2004 – caffeine stopped being placed on the list of banned substances. According to the WADA regulation of 2019, the use of caffeine Bupropion, caffeine, nicotine, phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine, pipradrol and synephrine is quite legal, these substances […]
MSM – The sulphur compound in which we pin our hopes for health
MSM, or methylsulfonylmethane, is an organic sulfur compound. It can be found in conventional food in small quantities, but it is much more commonly found in dietary supplements, especially those dedicated to the prevention of injuries or during rehabilitation from injury. In today’s text, I would like to take a […]
Glutamine – what it is, properties, effects,
Glutamine is one of the so-called conditionally essential amino acids. Its supplementation is recommended during intensive workout load because its loss from muscles can be too high during this time, which will result in a negative effect on the functioning of the body. Glutamine supplementation accelerates regeneration and has an […]
The anabolic window – fact or myth
The anabolic window is the time immediately after training when the body uses the nutrients most effectively. A meal consumed during the anabolic window ensures proper muscle regeneration and enables faster muscle growth. Muscle growthCarbohydrates after trainingWhen to eat protein after training Muscle growth Every active person who wants to […]
How to run to lose weight? The main thing is regularity
The bottom line is to run regularly. It is worth to set training days in your week, which will be permanently included in our training schedule. For this purpose, you can work with a trainer, who will set a training plan and will show you how to run to lose […]
The healthiest vegetables – which ones are worth eating?
Turnip It has a characteristic pungent taste. Thanks to the substances contained in it have anti-cancer properties. It is excellent for people who want to lose weight. It facilitates digestion and is often a cure for constipation. Turnip cleanses the body of toxins, supports metabolism and acts as an anti-inflammatory […]
Pancreatic diet – what should the diet plan look like when you suffer from a diseased pancreas?
The pancreas is a gland that has two basic functions in the body – it secretes digestive enzymes and produces hormones that regulate blood glucose levels. A diseased pancreas is an increasingly common phenomenon associated with unhealthy lifestyles. When to use pancreas diet?The pancreas diet – rulesDiet for pancreas – […]
Slow jogging – slow running – running workout for beginners
Slow jogging, as the name suggests, is a slower running workout that is more like walking than running. Jogging alone, where the average speed is about 6 to 6.5 km per hour, is already considered slow running. Moving more slowly (4 to 5 km per hour) is referred to as […]
Spring water – for babies and for weight loss – which water is the best?
documented underground water resources and is chemically and microbiologically clean. The chemical composition of spring water may be subject to minor geological changes. According to independent studies, there are no big quality differences between spring water and tap water. However, the mineral composition of tap water depends on where it […]
What is plyometric training
Under the influence of plyometric training occurs the adaptation of muscles to work in a larger range of motion, so that increases the motor characteristic, which is flexibility. Plyometric training is a set of specific exercises that develop muscle power, thereby increasing the parameters of acceleration and jumping. The combination […]
GAPS diet – goals, stages, recommended and contraindicated products
The GAPS Diet is a diet plan developed by Natasha Campbell-McBridge, as a result of her many years of work with people suffering from schizophrenia, autism, ADHD, depression and other neurological and psychological disorders. GAPS stands for Gut and Psychology Syndrome. GAPS is a response to the increasingly widely accepted […]
Egg diet – is it healthy and effective?
An egg is an excellent source of complete and easily assimilable protein. It contains all the essential amino acids, which our body can not produce by itself and therefore they must be provided with diet sources. Egg protein is considered to be a reference protein, i.e. a reference for determining […]
Low Glycemic Index Diet – principles and effects of a low-glycemic diet
The Glycemic Index (GI) is an indicator of the rate at which sugar levels increase after consumption of a product, compared to the rate at which sugar levels increase after eating an identical portion of carbohydrates in pure glucose. The Glycemic Index, therefore, classifies products according to how blood glucose […]
Fructose intolerance – symptoms and diet in fruit sugar intolerance
Fructose intolerance is a type of food intolerance that occurs in two varieties. One is an inborn fructose intolerance, otherwise known as fructosemia, associated with a mutation in the gene that codes the enzyme necessary to metabolize fruit sugar. The second type of intolerance is the syndrome of incorrect absorption […]
Diet for oily skin
There is a close relationship between the condition of the skin, hair and nails and the diet. Nutrient deficiencies are first and foremost revealed by the deterioration of these structures. Nutrients that significantly affect the skin includeDiet for oily skin – what to avoid?What to eat in a diet for […]
What flushes out vitamins and minerals from the body?
The modern diet, also often called a western diet, consists mainly of acid-forming products, i.e. meat, dairy products, cereals and highly processed food. However, the consumption of vegetables and fruits, which have an alkaline effect in the body, is not sufficient. Acid or alkaline production of food depends on the […]
Skinny fat – what is a skinny fat figure?
Skinny fat is a term for people who look very good in their clothes, while underneath the clothes there are jelly-like thighs, cellulite and flabby body. Skinny fat is said to be a skinny fat when a slim person has low muscle mass and disproportionately high-fat content. When this proportion […]
What to eat for potency? Diet for increasing libido
The causes of libido problems can be plenty. Cardiovascular diseases – hypertension and atherosclerosis – are often the source of problems. Sometimes neurological disorders, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, hormonal disorders, psychological problems, as well as medications (in heart disease, hypertension, depression) are to blame. Diet for libido – what to avoid?What […]