Vitamin E is actually not a single, specific substance, but rather a group of chemical compounds. The demand for it depends on age and gender. Young children need about 6 mg, men 10 mg, and women 8 mg (if they use hormonal contraception, this dose should be higher). Elderly, who […]
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 […]
What vitamins does a man need?
Understandably, our bodies’ requirements are different, depending on many factors. They depend on our lifestyle, type of work, and physical effort connected with it, as well as our size. It turns out, however, that we also consume vitamins at a different rate and in different proportions. This variation is mainly […]
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 […]
Whey properties – cheap and great source of proteins!
Whey thanks to its nutritional properties is very popular, especially among athletes. Whey supports the functioning of the digestive system, but also positively affects the condition of the skin and hair. Because of the latter it is often used externally in the form of lotions. Whey – compositionWhey propertiesWhey powder […]
Proper supplementation during pregnancy
Have you just had your first checkup and found out you’re pregnant? Or perhaps you are a relative who would like to take the best possible care of a pregnant woman. From the following text, you will learn what supplements are necessary for pregnant women, what to supplement and what […]
Stimulate your immunity
Are you tired of lying in bed and checking your temperature every hour? After all, each of us knows that even a slight increase in body temperature can cause us a lot of inconveniences. How to stimulate immunity to avoid diseases as much as possible? What is immunity?Causes of impaired […]
Vitamin B12 – a cobalt ally
You’ve probably heard about vitamin B12 more than once. Maybe you don’t eat meat or eat only a little of it and someone has mentioned that you may be at risk for a deficiency of this vitamin. Or maybe you suffer from anemia and your doctor has suggested that it […]
Nitric oxide benefits
Although initially, no one expected nitric oxide to have a beneficial effect on the human body, recent studies show that its discovery has helped to understand how a specific group of diseases occur, and thus how to effectively fight or prevent them in the first place with the use of […]
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. […]
Methionine, an underappreciated amino acid
Methionine is an essential yet one of the most underestimated amino acids, which functions resolve mainly around homocysteine, an amino acid that in excess increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis. This is one of the diseases that certainly should not be underestimated. Moreover, we should always be […]
Magnesium Taurate – A form of magnesium adapted to your heart
Magnesium is an essential mineral for maintaining good health. It is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body. It is essential for healthy bones, heart, muscles and the proper functioning of the nervous system. It also helps the body metabolize energy and balance blood sugar and blood pressure […]
Magnesium – the miracle mineral!
Are you getting enough magnesium? The answer is probably not! 40% of men and 70% of women are not getting enough of this essential mineral, with magnesium deficiency on the rise. What’s so great about magnesium?Why are so many of us not getting sufficient amounts?Signs of magnesium deficienciesMagnesium absorptionMagnesium – […]
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 […]
And once again about magnesium!
Magnesium improves the work of grey matter in the brain and helps prevent heart disease. Magnesium deficiency gives symptoms that are not very specific and that’s why many of us are not aware of it. Everything upset you, you sleep badly and sometimes you get cramps? Or maybe you complain […]
Vitamins for lactating and pregnant women
There is no doubt that an appropriate dose of vitamins will not only help us fight various diseases but will also improve and ensure proper and balanced development of our body. What are the characteristics of supplements for pregnant women?Ingredients necessary in a pregnant woman’s diet What are the characteristics […]
It is obvious that a well-fitted and balanced diet consists not only of the right nutrients, containing of the right amounts of protein or carbohydrates. It also means that vitamins and minerals, whose presence is crucial for optimal health of our bodies. Each vitamin has some specific properties that allow […]
Dietary supplements for children
In the diet of every child, there are some important nutrients that are responsible for optimal body development. Unfortunately, even a well-balanced diet can often prove to be insufficient in many important vitamins and minerals. And deficiencies of many nutrients in the body of a young person can lead to […]
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 […]
Chaga – the power of nature!
The immunity system is our natural barrier against infections and microorganisms. Inonotus obliquus – known as Chaga – has long been used in traditional medicine as one of the strongest immunomodulating substances. In this article, we will explain its benefits for the body and the additional properties of this interesting […]
#21 Supplements review –Apollo’s Hegemony Zinc Bisglycinate
Zinc is one of the most important minerals in our diet. There is no doubt about it. Its adequate supply in our diet determines, among other things, the optimal response of the immune system, the proper condition of the skin, balanced blood glucose levels, and – which will be particularly […]
Young barley – a natural weight loss remedy!
Young barley has been gaining popularity over time especially for people who want to lose weight. The history of green barley dates back to ancient times. In historical times, it was served very often among the Romans. At present, it can be found in various forms, including juices, powders, and […]
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 […]
Moringa – an ancient plant with modern uses
Most of today’s medicines are found due to the natural discoveries of our ancestors. For hundreds of years, nature has provided an opportunity to extract medicines from plants. This has led to various forms of plants being the most effective and yet least processed form of medicine. In addition to […]
Curcumin – natural anti-inflammation drug
Curcumin – infoHow to take curcumin? Curcumin – info Regular use of curcumin reduces inflammation and blood sugar levels. Researchers studied 117 people diagnosed with Metabolic Syndrome to test the effects of curcumin on inflammation. Some participants took 1 gram of crushed curcumin daily, while the other part received placebo […]
Best Vitamin C sources
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is an ever hot topic that is constantly up due to frequent news of more and more potential health properties. Many people pay attention to providing it in sufficient amounts both with food and with supplements. While supplying vitamin C with supplements makes it easy to […]
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 […]
Berberine – a new weapon in the fight with excessive weight
Proper functioning of glucose metabolism in our organism is dependent mainly on the effective activity of insulin, which is influenced by such aspects as obesity, diet, drugs and lifestyle we lead. In supplementation there appeared a new weapon in the fight with insulin-resistance, the development of which leads to diabetes […]
Why magnesium is so important in daily supplementation?
Magnesium is the second most common micronutrient in human cells. It helps regulate the activity of over 300 enzymes and plays a role in various processes taking place in the body, including metabolism, fatty acid and protein synthesis; muscle control, electrical impulses, energy production and elimination of toxins. Lyme diseaseMagnesium […]
When to take magnesium – in the morning or evening?
As is it well known – a dietary supplement does not just have to be different kinds of protein. Nowadays, this market is incredibly developed, and products strictly for athletes can even be found on supermarket shelves. That’s why it is sometimes worth finding out more about other supplements as […]
Magnesium deficiency? Testosterone deficiency!
Magnesium supplementation is inherent part of sportsmen diet. It fulfill over 300 functions inside our organism! That’s why its necessary to maintain proper health and metabolic homeostasis of our body. In addition proper magnesium level is conditional for appropriate condition of muscles, bones and joints! It is suspected, that it […]
Why do we combine magnesium with vitamin B6?
One of the most commonly used dietary supplements is magnesium. Intensive lifestyle, stress, abusing coffee, alcohol, and tobacco – all this leads to deficiencies of this mineral. It is quite common in the modern diet, however, it is often difficult to compose it in such a way so as to […]
Zinc – an universal part of supplementation
Zinc – general information Zinc is a chemical element belonging to the group of transition metals. This microelement is one of the compounds necessary for survival. It was discovered in China or India before 1500 BC. A well-known compound of this element is ZnO (zinc oxide also called zinc white), […]
#20 Supplements review – MZ-Store Isolate
When we buy a protein supplement, we trust the information in the product description on the website or we peek at the label to make sure how much protein can be found in it. As we all know the label will accept anything, but to show the quality of our […]
EAA and BCAA amino acids – what they are and how they work
Amino acids are one of the basic dietary supplements for athletes and all physically active people, but also one of the most important building blocks of our tissues and organs, which ensure the efficient functioning of the whole body. Depending on lifestyle, including physical activity, the demand for particular amino […]
Magnesium – sources in the diet
Magnesium is one of those minerals that become the biggest problem when it comes to providing it with natural food. According to research, around 85% of people in Poland have significant shortages of magnesium. These deficiencies are often associated not only with worse disposition at work, school or training, but […]
Tryptophan for sleep and good mood – effects, opinions, dosage
Tryptophan is an essential amino acid. That means that the body cannot produce on its own and has to be supplied with food. Its main properties consist in enhancing the functioning of the nervous system, and its deficiency manifests itself in decreased energy and bad mood, and may even lead […]
Melatonin – the sleep hormone – what is it and how does it work?
The pineal gland is a unique organ in terms of both evenness (as one of the few organs of the human body occurs “alone”), and is located at the top of the head. In ancient times it was considered to be an element enabling man to contact the afterlife. Today […]
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 […]
Acerola – the best natural source of vitamin C
Acerola is a wonderful plant, which originates from the Canary Islands. It is worth learning more about its properties, as it has a very wide application effect. It is recommended during colds and flu season, supports the immune system, and is also used in cosmetics as it improves the condition […]
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 […]
Berberine relieves symptoms of acne vulgaris
Barberry (B. vulgaris) is a plant widely used in herbal medicine for millennia. The main chemical compound that determines the effect of barberry is berberine – an alkaloid with a strong anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and hypoglycaemic activity. Berberine for skinStudy reviewSummary Berberine for skin As it turns out, berberine is also […]
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 […]
Sodium Butyrate – effects, indications and dosage
Butyric acid, or sodium butyrate, has gained popularity in recent years not because of fashion, which often spoils the world of supplements and dietetics, but because of the prevalence of gastrointestinal diseases. It has been successfully used to treat not only unwanted symptoms, but more importantly to support treatment of […]
Caffeine to boost your workout
Personally, I don’t live a day without a cup of coffee, yes, I might be a little addicted which isn’t very healthy, but maybe I have found myself an excuse for my coffee habits. Many studies show that caffeine can have a positive impact on your workouts! In a previous […]
Berberine: A natural antidepressant
Berberine, as we can hear in its name, is the main active ingredient of ornamental and medicinal berberis. The berberine is rich in the roots and bark of this plant, and because it is an alkaloid with antibiotic properties, it has long been used to treat these two herbal raw […]