In a very important recent scientific study, the researchers from the Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine investigated a bidirectional relation between sleep and physical exercise. So far, mainly the influence of exercise on sleep was studied. Here, the researchers extended their interests: they looked at the issue, how sleep […]
Offal – potential disadvantages and advantages
For many people the mere sight or slogan “offal” is not associated very well. As a rule, it is not the taste of these products, but rather the mental block before eating the internal organs such as liver, heart, stomach or tongue. Why should they be included in our diet […]
Piracetam – improve your brain capacity!
Nootropic drugs are a group of substances intended to stimulate the metabolism of the central nervous system (CNS) metabolism, which is supposed to result in the activation of such mental processes as the level of consciousness, perception and memory phenomena. What Piracetam is?Mechanism of Piracetam’s action in the bodyTherapeutic use […]
Diet and other factors affecting skin condition
Skin, although it feels delicate and sensitive, has a very responsible function in our body. Its main tasks include, first of all, protection from external factors – mechanical, biological and chemical. It is also the first barrier for bacteria trying to reach us from the outside and the secretory properties […]
Constantly on antibiotics? Try vitamin D for immunity boositng!
Do you constantly suffer from colds? Does persistent cough bother you, especially when you lay in bed trying to sleep? Do you take a ton of antibiotics, and the contents of your drawer looks like the pharmaceutical magazine? According to swedish immunologists, supplementation with vitamin D increases the body’s immunity. […]
The most important tips concerning building muscle mass
Is it hard for you to gain mass? Do you constantly have problems with pushing your weight up? Don’t you see the effects of your hard trainings at the gym, even though you do your best and your diet is under control? The content of the below article will undoubtedly […]
Protein, protein, how much should we consume per day?
Protein is an important part of any healthy and balanced diet. It’s an essential ingredient for the growth and regeneration of all types of body tissues, including muscles, organs, and the immune system. It helps in digestion, stimulates hair and nails to grow, regulates blood coagulation and transports nutrients and […]
Cat’s claw – a cure for inflammation
Many people, even without realizing it, suffer from various types of problems resulting from increased inflammation in the body. Starting with skin problems such as atopic dermatitis, increased muscle soreness, rheumatic changes in joints, and autoimmune diseases that can have a significant impact on our lives. Cat’s Claw – what […]
Cool down – a way to improve regeneration
Beginning the journey with strength training, we read a lot about the proper training techniques, using specific movements so that they would be safe for the joints and wouldn’t harm our silhouette. We also read everything related to preparing our body for a training session, or in other words supporting […]
What really causes kidney stones and why vitamin C does not?
Swedish research, the results of which were published in JAMA Internal Medicine in March 2013 proved the relationship between forming kidney stones and vitamin C supplementation. More than 23.000 Swedish men took part in the study, who were observed for the period of 11 years. Among 2% of these men […]
Bulletproof coffee – check if you’re doing it right!
Bulletproof coffee is a morning beverage which, thanks to its contents, should supply us with a bunch of positive effects, such as morning energy, increased concentration and brain function, as well as settling our hunger for a few hours. What is bulletproof coffee?What does bulletproof coffee contain?Benefits of bulletproof coffeeHow […]
Vitamins, their bioavailability and changes during storage, baking and boiling
In connection to storing various products (temperature, pH, access to light, etc.) and their technological treatment (baking, boiling etc.), the content of vitamins in these products changes. What also changes is their bioavailability due to chemical alterations of compounds contained in a given product. In this post, I will present […]
TRAINING ON VACATION – SHOULD WE TRAIN AND HOW TO DO THIS DURING HOLIDAY?
Holiday season is coming and probably many people who train regularly ask themselves how to keep in shape and train while on vacation. Are training sessions necessary? Or maybe is it better to get some rest? Certainly we may combine pleasure and utility and do a training in one of […]
Pumpkin-coffee pancakes with roasted apple
For chilly days, I recommend these tasty, fluffy pancakes with oatmeal (for me they’re gluten free), pumpkin, cinnamon, coffee and apple. I warn you that they are very filling, and from my 50g W portion I made three fat pancakes:). Together with other additions, such as nuts, cottage cheese, peanut […]
Deviation from diet routine – is it a reason to panic?
Fat Thursday, holidays, birthday, carnival party… a great time for getting away from daily problems, for social events, but also for culinary delights, not always fitting in our diet. We have certain goals related to our body – spring is coming, then summer and we would like to present ourselves […]
Extraordinary bioflavonoid – naringenin
Bioflavonoids are plant compounds occurring primarily in citrus fruit. Their positive influence on the functioning of the human organism has been confirmed by many scientific studies. Among dietary supplements containing bioflavonoids, naringenin is frequently encountered. Where does the popularity of this active ingredient come from? Naringenin for health… Similarly to […]
What oil is the healthiest for frying?
What should we use for frying? Sunflower oil, rapeseed oil, olive oil, or maybe coconut oil or lard? Frying in high temperatures, within 180°C changes the molecular structure of fat, which reacts with oxygen from the air, forming lipid peroxides and aldehydes. This oxidation also occurs in room temperature, just […]
Advantages of PF breakfast
We know that P+F type breakfast is really popular right now. I myself personally prefer this approach with several important factors that I will give below. The issue of not denying the standard thought of “porridge with fruit must be a fundamental element of the morning diet” is clear if […]
My opinion about Walden Farms products
Walden Farms – some people love their products, others can not even look at them. I use WF products as an addition to coffee on lazy Saturday breakfast. Some stole my heart right away, but there are several which I am not even able to swallow, such as .: peanut […]
Instant M-Z protein bars
The easiest rule to making these bars is that you add whatever you can find, because every person needs to sort out their kitchen cupboards sometimes! Below is the basic recipe: 100g of protein supplement 50g of oatmeal 50g of nuts 50g of dried fruits 60g of dark chocolate 50ml […]
Is Eating Raw Eggs Safe and Healthy?
Eggs are full of proteins, easily assimilated by the body. Eggs are the only food product that contains all the essential amino acids. I mean those, which the human body cannot produce. Egg white is considered a perfect source of proteins and is used to measure the proportions of amino […]
Vitamin D reduces acne
The Korean study published in the journal PLoS One in 2016 dealt with the influence of vitamin D on common acne. Acne and vitamin D level The level of vitamin D was tested in 80 people suffering from acne. Deficits were detected in 48,4% of patients with acne and only […]
10 Rules of Fitness
Sticking to the recommendations of a healthy diet, regular exercise, enough sleep, and taking the time itself in an era of continuous race and haste often seems impossible to us. The good news is that you do not need to change everything in one minute. To be honest with you, […]
How to fry a steak properly?
Meet, steaks, game! Today we are presenting to you a simple recipe for a fantastic steak that always works. We guarantee you that if you have not fried steaks this way – you will not want to fry them differently anymore! The following recipe is inspired by Gordon Ramsey, especially […]