Culinary specialties

What properties does Jerusalem artichoke (tuberous sunflower) have?

What properties does Jerusalem artichoke (tuberous sunflower) have?

Jerusalem artichoke, otherwise known as Helianthus tuberosus or tuberous sunflower, is a plant originating from North America. What does tuberous sunflower look like?What can we find in Tuberous sunflower?Tuberous sunflower and slimmingJerusalem artichoke and cleansing the body of toxins What does tuberous sunflower look like? Its edible parts are underground […]

Resistant starch – properties and sources

Resistant starch – properties and sources

Resistant starch is a carbohydrate that is resistant to digestive enzymes and passes unchanged into the large intestine. It is a breeding ground for the development of beneficial intestinal bacteria and has many health-promoting functions. Resistant starch – what is it?There are four types of resistant starch (RS).Resistant starch as […]

Vegetable fat – what to choose?

Vegetable fat – what to choose?

Vegetable fats have a great influence on our health. We can choose from olive oil, linseed oil, rapeseed oil and many, many more. See what properties vegetable fats have and which one is the most suitable for you. Fats under attackVegetable fats are the healthiestThe perfect way – a mixtureRefined […]

Parmesan – fatty treasury of healthiness

Parmesan – fatty treasury of healthiness

Parmesan cheese is a very hard cheese obtained from cow’s milk. It is hard to imagine Italian cuisine without its characteristic flavour. Check what nutritional values parmesan cheese has, how many calories it has and what is its use in the kitchen. Parmesan in nutshellWhat does the production process of […]

Chicory – health properties and application

Chicory – health properties and application

Chicory is mainly added to salads, but it tastes equally good when stewed or baked. Although it appears brittle and inconspicuous, it is an excellent source of vitamins, potassium, iron, magnesium, copper, zinc, and folate. Additionally, chicory is perfect for people who are slimming, because it has little calories. How […]

Buckwheat flour – nutritional properties

Buckwheat flour – nutritional properties

Buckwheat flour is gluten-free, so its properties and nutritional values should be appreciated by people on a gluten-free and vegetarian diet. In addition to being gluten-free, it has a low glycemic index, which is why it has been used to balance a blood sugar level. Also, buckwheat flour is a […]

French treasure – camembert cheese

French treasure – camembert cheese

Camembert cheese comes from France and is one of the most famous French cheeses in the world. It is valued for its elastic consistency and intense taste and aroma. In addition to taste, camembert cheese has many health benefits. Where Camembert cheese came from?Benefits of CamembertShould you eat camembert?How to […]

Coeliac disease and gluten

Coeliac disease and gluten

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition, caused by a reaction to gluten, a protein found in grains such as barley, wheat and rye. The answer for treatment might seem simple but treating coeliac disease is much more than just steering clear of gluten. Coeliac disease suffers face a number of […]

Detox – hot or not?

Detox – hot or not?

Recently, an article titled Detox Delusion has been published in The Science of Biology, whose author, retired professor of nutritional biochemistry – David Bender – states that detox is just an empty marketing slogan that poses a health risk! Is detox a fiction?Detox and slimmingToxins – a novelty for humanity […]

Chocolate for weight loss?

Chocolate for weight loss?

Almost everyone loves it! It is tasty, sweet, melts in the mouth and perfectly improves humor. Chocolate is one of the most popular and favourite of all sweet delicacies. However, we often have to give it up when we’re trying to get in shape or are on a healthy diet. […]

Why it’s worth eating olives?

Why it’s worth eating olives?

Olives are associated mainly with Mediterranean cuisine. Not without reason. Both olive oil and olives are an integral part of it. Olives work great with white cheeses (especially in salads), as an excellent snack, and a great addition to sandwiches, pizzas, meat dishes and fish. Olives are not only tasty […]

How to stop eating at night

How to stop eating at night

Night time is dedicated to sleep and rest.  It’s not a good time to satisfy your appetite and eating snacks. Unfortunately, some people have a problem trying to refrain from eating at night, which results in gaining weight. If you also happen to go on night time adventures to the […]

Salt, harmful or not?

Salt, harmful or not?

Salt is the most infamous seasoning in the world. Recommendations such as “limit the salt intake” or “avoid salt” are common and commonly accepted. Some people even came up with the “salt phobia” and will not add salt even to the blandest tasting meal. Salt guidelines. How much salt shoudl […]

Broccoli and cauliflower support the growth and regeneration of muscles

Broccoli and cauliflower support the growth and regeneration of muscles

Cruciferous vegetables of the Brassica group, which broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage are a part of, contain a significant amount of secondary metabolites: the glucosinolate and myrosinase enzyme. In the process of shredding or later chewing the vegetables, glucosinolates are transformed into isothiocyanates, such as sulforaphane. Sulforaphane protects against cancerEffect on […]

Curcumin. Super spice…?

Curcumin. Super spice…?

What is curcumin?Health BenefitsBioavailability, absorption and metabolism of curcuminCurrent use and clinical trialsReferences: What is curcumin? Curcumin is the pigment found in the spice turmeric which gives it the yellow colour. Approximately 2% of turmeric is curcumin, and it is not readily consumed unless turmeric is added to the diet […]

The best ways to boost your metabolism

The best ways to boost your metabolism

I will tell you about some daily habits that can boost your metabolism to burn fat. Those easy tips and tricks will help you to lose weight and bring you closer to your goals. Let’s get started! Get started in the a.m. – Protein-fast breakfast will boost your metabolism!Make some […]

Calories trouble

Calories trouble

We have a problem with something that you can neither see, taste, nor smell. It’s about calories, which we eat on average a lot more than 730,000 a year. Calories – an eternally up-to-date topic dealt with by growing masses of slimming people around the world. Although more and more […]

Bacon as superfood?!

Bacon as superfood?!

In recent years, breakfast, in which lightly scratched eggs are served with well-burnt, crispy bacon, began to be perceived as a meal with at least innocuous and even health-promoting properties. What’s more, the number of propagators of such assumptions has recently started to grow, and on Instagram, the #fit has […]

Low carb cheese pizza!

Low carb cheese pizza!

Something for pizza fans – cheese pizza, whose cake I use in many recipes for substitutes of flour dishes. I use coconut flour for its preparation, but I assure you that you do not feel the sweet taste of the coconut in it. Cheese, appropriate spices and additional ingredients give […]