Donuts are known almost all over the world and depending on the region they may differ in filling (or lack thereof) and how they are called. Although they were eaten already in ancient times, they have undergone quite a revolution and those that we eat today in no way resemble […]
Pasta is healthy! Check what you don’t know about it
Pasta on the market today can come in many different shapes and colors. They are made not only of wheat flour but also of corn and rice flour. Real, homemade pasta or ready-made from a bag?Caloric or not?For the healthy body Real, homemade pasta or ready-made from a bag? Although […]
The sweet potato – more than a sweeter potato?
of South and Central America. It can have different shapes (spherical, oval, oblong), colors (ranging from white, cream to orange, or even purple), and sizes. They can weigh up to 5 kg. It is suitable for the production of flour, flakes, or alcohol. Carbohydrates such as starch and simple sugars […]
Amaranth – a plant of the modern human
Amaranth, although known to mankind for centuries, still remained in the shadow of wheat and slowly began, wrongly, to pass into oblivion. Hardly anyone has heard about it, even less knew what a wealth of vitamins and nutrients it contains, and probably no one has even thought about using it […]
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 […]
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 […]
Semolina – what it is, properties and uses
Semolina is a coarse flour or fine groats. It is obtained by grinding grains of durum wheat (durum wheat). It is used to make pasta and couscous. Initially, it was grown in Asia – in the Middle East and China. With time, it also began to be harvested on other […]
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 […]
How to cook rice and different types of groats?
The first fundamental mistake that can be made when preparing rice or groats is to cook them in bags. This is most often chosen by people who are comfortable and lack basic knowledge about the amount of water needed to cook this type of grain optimally. Cooking rice in a […]
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 […]
Artificial meat – properties, how is it made, is it healthy?
Artificial meat, meat from the test tube, meat from the laboratory – it will soon be widely available and will successfully replace meat of animal origin. What distinguishes artificial meat? Artificial meat – how is it made in the laboratory?Artificial meat vs real meatArtificial meat – the vegetable equivalentThe market […]
Vanilla – properties and health benefits
Vanilla is one of the most expensive spices in the world. Its high price is due to origin and properties. Vanilla gives a unique and unique taste and aroma, which is why it is widely used in the kitchen. Check what other properties vanilla and vanilla oil obtained from it […]
How many vegetables and fruits can you eat in one day?
We can talk endlessly about the benefits of vegetables and fruits. We should eat them several times a day, taking care of their variety, because they are a source of vitamins, minerals and fibre. You can’t practically overeat fruits and vegetables, but some of them need to be limited. Check […]
Healthy breakfast – what to eat and what to avoid?
A healthy breakfast is the most important meal of the day and should not be missed. It is therefore worth taking care to eat breakfast, even when we do not have time in the morning. In just a few minutes you can prepare a healthy and nutritious breakfast that will […]
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 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 […]
Tomato juice – health properties and nutritional values
Tomato juice is a scientifically proven food used, among others. for slimming and relieving hangover symptoms. It strengthens the immune system and lowers cholesterol, as well as regulates digestion and supports the action of the eyes. Tomato juice has many health and nutritional benefits while being low in calories. Therefore, […]
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 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
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 […]
Gingerbreads – are they suitable only for Christmas Eve?
Gingerbreads are cookies with a characteristic spicy taste and smell. Gingerbreads are the most popular during the Christmas season – holiday, spicy gingerbreads are often hung on Christmas trees. Check how many calories gingerbread have and how to make them in the diet version. Gingerbreads originGingerbreads – wheat, butter cinnamon […]
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 […]
The herbs and spices you should have in your cooking toolkit (Part 1)
As Brits we are getting better at trying new foods and developing our palates’ to taste various herbs and spices. Most of us enjoy a curry or maybe some Chinese or Thai food, but it could be argued that in general we don’t choose to eat food that is overtly […]
How to eat mushrooms so that they are not hard to digest?
How to eat mushrooms so that they are not hard to digest? First of all, you need to know which dishes can be combined with them and which will additionally burden the digestive system. The form in which mushrooms are consumed is also important (sauces, soups, marinades, fried mushrooms, cooked […]
Good fats… Bad fats… Confused? Read on…
What is a ‘good’ fat? What is a ‘bad’ fat? You would be forgiven for being confused. We are constantly bombarded with advice and guidance on what type of fat we should or shouldn’t be eating, even whether we should be eating fat at all! This article will try to […]
Sugar – yes or no?
These terms are so widely known that we will not discover America by writing that sugar is unhealthy and needs to be restricted. It is also not a secret that even those who eat the most thoroughly as possible have an unrestrained desire for something sweet once in a while. […]
Rice, rice, baby! A dispute about that awesome carbohydrates source!
Rice is a source of carbohydrates, appearing in almost every diet. Not all of us are aware that there are so many of its types, differing from each other not only by the taste, but above all the properties that are important for the athlete. 1. Brown rice2. Wild rice3. […]
Aluminium foil – why is it worth avoiding it?
Aluminium foil is a quick and easy solution. We use it even several times a day. You will be sure to roll the sandwich to school or work, we’ll bake fish in it, and we can put it on a plate, bake cookies, and do well when preparing vegetables on […]
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 […]
Alcohol and mass building or reduction – can you drink on a diet ?
Does drinking alcohol affect the size of the stomach? Read the article “Alcohol” below, and mass building or reduction – can you drink on a diet? Alcohol and mass building or reduction period – introductionAlcohol – the whole truth about the “beer belly”Why are alcoholics slim?Alcohol and mass building or […]
Your diet plan is probably bad!
Many women are unsuccessfully struggling with excess kilograms over years of neglect. And here comes the answer, why it is so hard to get rid of “bacon”, folds and other imperfections. Years of unhealthy eating can not be erased for a few weeks on a diet. The best bodybuilders devote […]
Chia seeds – the best superfood?
Intensive use of the body requires the supply of nutrient-rich products. Chia seeds, thanks to their health-promoting properties, should be included in the diet of every gym person. This product perfectly fits the needs of an active person. How do chia seeds work in the gym diet? Check our article. […]
Intermittent Fasting (IF) – breakpoint, or dead point in nutrition?
Probably you have often wondered if there is a different eating pattern than the one at fixed times? The answer is yes, and this method is called Intermittend Fasting. What is it and how does it look in practice? Read the article and find out if IF is for you. […]
When most people hear diet, they immediately think about a bunch of healthy foods including smoothies. But what exactly are smoothies, why are they healthy and what is one of the healthiest smoothies? You will read all about it in today’s blog! Firstly, we need to know what we are […]
Are instant products healthy?
Instant food has become very popular and widely accessible. In response to the lack of time and fast pace of life we reach for easy replacements of normal food. But do we know what exactly what instant products are and how are they created? Are they healthy? Is it worth […]
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?
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
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 […]
Diet for mesomorphics
One of the basic steps in planning your first diet is to define your own type of build and predisposition. According to a slightly older and quite imprecise but still used theory W.H. Sheldon in 1940 can distinguish three somatotypes classifying the type of body structure according to certain physical […]
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 […]
How to recognize dehydration?
When in summer the temperature outside is much higher and the sun is warming up, it’s much easier to dehydrate the organism than during the other seasons. It can be particularly dangerous to exercise under such conditions if we do not take care of the body’s needs for fluids. The […]
Lunch meats in a diet – is it necessary to eliminate them?
Everyone who knows basic dietary rules realizes that increased supply of protein is a fundament for building muscles, their protection and better regeneration. Therefore, one could conclude without any doubt, that it is one of the first steps in changing our eating habits. Many people introduces to their diets simple […]
Rapeseed Oil – Good or bad? 4 myths about rapeseed oil.
Everyone always said that rapeseed oil is bad. True? Since the very beginning, rapeseed lost the battle for a place on the dietary shelves – instead, we can find olive oil or coconut oil there. But did we rightly turn our backs on it? Or, on the contrary – should […]
What to drink during workout? Hydration rules during exercise.
What to drink during workout – mineral water or maybe isotonic drink? Should we start hydrating during exercise or a few hours before? What should runners drink during training and what people training at the gym? Get to know the answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding hydration during […]
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 […]
White or red – which meat to choose?
Today, there is no doubt that you can properly balance your diet and take care of your health and shape without having to eat meat. As a rule, however, this is not the most optimal and most beneficial solution – especially when it comes to athletes, both professional and amateur. […]
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
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…?
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 […]
8 things you should eat before and after training
Training is a unique effort for the body. To properly use this time, it is necessary to eat a proper pre-workout and post-workout meal. Otherwise, not only will we not get satisfactory results, we can even harm ourselves. Pre-workout mealWhy pre-workout meal is important? Is pre-workout meal necessary?Pre workout meal […]