Alzheimer’s disease is nowadays one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases. It results in loss of nerve cells in the brain, leading to memory impairment and orientation disorders. The disease most often affects people over the age of 65. A New Hope in the MIND dietTen principles for a healthy […]
Paleo diet – what does it consist of? What should we not eat on this diet?
The Paleo diet aims to imitate as closely as possible the diet of the Paleolithic man. Paleo diet – we eat lean meat and fishPaleo diet – eggs, seeds and nuts, and forest fruits are valuableWhat are the benefits of the paleo diet?Paleo diet – contraindications Paleo diet – we […]
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, […]
How to start losing weight?
The decision to start losing weight often comes surprisingly easy. For some people, the critical look at the mirror is enough, for others health is the main concern, and for others simply the desire to fit into the clothes in the lower size. While the decision itself is not a […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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 […]
The best diets during the menopause
For many women, menopause is a difficult time, which usually falls between 45 and 55 years of age and is associated with a gradual loss of fertility. Numerous physical and hormonal changes taking place in the body often translate into a worse mental state. However, the menopause is not only […]
Tasty, shapely, ripe tomatoes from the bush are a wonderful feast for our palate. On a summer sunny day we can enjoy them in the garden. There are many ways to prepare them and they help us lose weight! You can lose as much as 2 kg in a week! […]
Eat soup and lose weight
Eating soup is conducive to health and maintaining a healthy figure, so the soup diet is a sensation. It allows you to lose up to 9 kg in a week. Check the rules of the soup diet! Soup diet – where does it come from?Soup diet – rulesSoup diet – […]
ABS diet for a flat stomach – rules and effects
The ABS, or Abdominal Body System, the diet was created for men, but it has proven to be a very effective way to get a flat stomach and slim waist for women too. What is the ABS diet all about – the rulesThe ABS diet – 6 meals a dayHow […]
Diet and beautiful skin
What you eat not only translates into how you feel – but also how you look like. And this applies not only to your figure but also to your complexion. To make it look young and radiant, you don’t have to use expensive creams or expensive treatments. All you need […]
Brussels sprouts – why kids shouldn’t hate them!
Brussels sprouts resemble a small cabbage, but despite its miniature size, it matches its larger cousin in terms of nutritional properties and values. Brussels sprouts, which were formed from the intersection of kale and cabbage, have, among others anti-cancer fertility improving properties. Check what health effects Brussels sprouts have! Brussels […]
Jam – your sweet friend in the kitchen!
Jams are known and liked by many of us. The assortment of jams is unusually wide – we have single-fruit ones, multi-fruit ones, low or high in added sugar content. Choosing good quality jam is really difficult. Check how many calories jam have and other interesting things about it! How […]
How to get the best nutrition if you have to stay home for a prolonged period of time
Some individuals or families find that sometimes they have to stay home for a prolonged period of time. At times like this, if other people are in the same situation it is easy to panic shop and hoard products in the house, just in case the supermarkets are not able […]
Diet to support your thyroid glands!
Hypothyroidism causes metabolic disorders and this is why diet is so important in the treatment process. To improve metabolism you should mainly increase iodine consumption. How should a hypothyroidism diet be composed? Diet in hypothyroidismHypothyroidism diet and iodineHypothyroidism diet – banned productsHypothyroidism diet at its basis Diet in hypothyroidism The […]
Millet flakes in the diet
Millet flakes have many properties, they do not contain gluten, they provide valuable B group vitamins and minerals and are a good source of energy. They can be used to make nutritious breakfast or eaten between the main meals as the addition to light desserts. Millet flakes are most often […]
Diet for cholesterol
When your cholesterol level is out of the norm, the first thing you should do is change your diet. Often, the results improve after just 3 months of using the anti-cholesterol diet. What to eat to lower your cholesterol? Why is cholesterol dangerous? An anticholesterol diet is a powerful weapon […]
Getting blood sugar level back in order!
How to include products which lower the blood sugar level in your daily diet? We will show it today! This way you will regulate your glucose level and avoid diabetes. Why we need a good blood sugar level?Vegetables effectively reduce blood sugar levelsPeople with elevated sugar levels should eat cerealSpices […]
What is the best diet to take care of your nervous system?
The MIND diet is a diet that aims to improve brain and nervous system function. It shows promising results in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, which affects many elderly people. The MIND diet not only affects the mind but also has health-promoting effects in other areas. It is also easy […]
Omega diet principles
The omega diet consists of consuming healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which are found among others in fish, some oils, green vegetables and poultry. Omega-3 fats protect our heart and reduce the risk of cancer, but unbalanced consumption of healthy fats can cause obesity and cardiovascular disease. Check out what a […]
Why you should eat more bananas?
Bananas are fruits that contain many minerals and numerous vitamins. Bananas are primarily a treasury of potassium, which is why people struggling with hypertension should reach for them. Bananas will also help children with ulcers and diarrhoea. However, banana peel is a proven way for warts, mosquito bites and teeth […]
Eating well over the festive period
It’s not difficult to over eat and drink at Christmas and the new year period. We are faced with temptation everywhere from tubs of discounted chocolates in the supermarket, mince pies, Christmas cakes and puddings, to an array of alcohol which tends to lend itself to Christmas such as spiced […]
Ketogenic diet – a low carbohydrate diet
The ketogenic diet is included in high-fat and low-carbohydrate diets. If you want to feel extremely light and feel great, turn off carbohydrates from your daily menu and replace them with fat. This method is used, among others in the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy in children. What’s ketogenic diet?Ketogenic (ketogenic) […]
Understanding the Low FODMAP diet
I’m writing from experience. Not from following the low FODMAP diet for myself, but doing it for my 16-year-old daughter. This means I am living and breathing it and cooking or preparing FODMAP friendly meals. This has been a challenge. As a nutritionist it goes against everything I believe in […]
The Mediterranean Diet: What is it and why is it good for us?
Anyone interested in their diet, health and wellbeing may have heard a lot about the Mediterranean diet. Anyone who has experienced some health issues for example high blood pressure, stroke or stroke risk and diabetes, and have received dietary advice may also have heard about the Mediterranean diet. The Mediterranean […]
What is IIFYM?
IIFYM is becoming a very famous abbreviation, but what does it mean and why is it so popular? Read all about this specific way of eating in today’s blog! IIFYM in nutshell IIFYM stands for ‘If It Fits Your Macros’ and simply said it’s a principle in which you do […]
White cheese (curd) – types and storage methods
White cheese (cottage cheese) can be tastiest when it is medium-pressed and smooth in cross-section. Too soft contains too much whey. Clumped, mealy or porous white cheese indicates that the curd has overheated. Fresh cottage cheese should have a slightly sour taste, and flavour cheese – a clear taste and […]
Steam cooking – the healthiest way to prepare food
Steam cooking is the healthiest way to prepare food. During traditional cooking, some valuable nutrients pass into the water we pour out. Steaming allows you to keep maximum amount of vitamins and minerals. Steam cooking – what is it actually?Steam cooking – what can you cook with steam?Steam cooking – […]
Orange juice – nutritional properties. Is it really that healthy?
Orange juice has numerous properties and nutritional values. According to the Institute of Food and Nutrition, a glass of 100% fruit juice (200 ml) can replace one of the daily portions of fruit. Check what properties orange juice has and how to choose the good ones in the store. How […]
Bran – types and properties
Bran is the seed husk remaining after grinding cereal grains. Bran is the most valuable part of the grain that has many properties and nutritional values. Bran should be especially appreciated by people with diabetes and high blood cholesterol. They should also be included in the diet of overweight and […]
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 […]
Top 5 supplements while on a ketogenetic diet
Currently, ketogenetic dieting is hot and it deserves the popularity due to its impact on weight loss. So I would like to help you out with giving a list of supplements you could, or maybe should, add into your diet to get the best results. But before we get into […]
Understanding free radicals and antioxidants
What do you know about antioxidants? What do you know about free radicals? We are told that antioxidants are good for our health and reduce free radicals in our body. But really what are these ‘goodies’ and ‘baddies’. Let’s start with free radicals Free RadicalsHow do we stop the damaging […]
Big Without Fat
You want to get big? That will require a lot of heavy lifting, both in the gym and in the kitchen. The gym part is relatively simple, just not easy. Plenty of bulking programs have been published on the sport websites and forums. I suggest picking one written by a coach […]
Foods and nutrients to support healthy nails
Introduction The condition of our nails can sometimes reflect the state of our general health. If after depression of the finger nail it does not quickly return to a pink colour after turning white, it could be argued that this is a precursory sign that the individual may be dehydrated […]
Dietary fiber and weight loss
The fact that eating products that contain fiber is very important, even a child should know. It’s also known as food fiber or roughage. This compound is one of the multi-sugars, or complex carbohydrates. It is not digested and absorbed by the human digestive tract, therefore it is not a […]
Food and nutrients to support healthy hair
IntroductionStructure of hairHair growthFood and nutrients to keep hair healthyOverconsumption of foods and nutrients that can cause hair issuesConclusionsReference Introduction The hair on our head is our crowning glory! We strive to have thick lustrous hair that looks and feels healthy. Our hair is very personal to us and we […]
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 […]
Diet for “hard gainers”!
There are 3 basic types of ectomorphic , mesomorphic and endomorphic construction. Determining which one we belong to greatly influences the diet and type of training we should choose. Today we will discuss the topic of diet for the ectomorphic. What to eat to have the strength and the chance […]
Food and nutrients to support healthy skin
Structure of skinSkins reflects our health and nutritional statusWhy diet is important for skin healthHydration!Omega fatty acidsIronVitaminsBenefits of supplements Structure of skin Our skin’s structure consists of several layers of different types of cells. The outer most layer exposed to the outside world is the epithelium which along with the […]
Easily digestible diet is often used, among others with various diseases, primarily related to the digestive system. However, it is recommended to everyone, regardless of age. What does this diet look like? What products should be served on a light-duty plate? Also check out the easy-to-digest menu for a week […]
Macrobiotic diet is a way of nutrition that originates from Chinese philosophy. It adheres to the principle of two Jin and Yang forces that are in balance with each other. According to her principles, the diet is part of the philosophical and spiritual system. It is expected to provide health […]
“Don’t starve”… or maybe you should?
The interest in training at the gym, which significantly affect, for example, the improvement and aesthetics of the figure, should be associated with increasing knowledge about nutrition. And so it is more and more often that the exercisers have very good awareness of, among others, quality, degree of processing or […]
Protein-fat breakfast – hot or not?
Recently, breakfasts in the form of protein and fat have become an inherent element of a large portion of people interested in nutrition. Does their reputation have any support and it is worth introducing them into the menu? Protein-fat breakfast – why you should care?Nocebo effect ?And what about the […]
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. […]
The Mediterranean diet is the least controversial of all diets, the most balanced and with the most supporters – among doctors, dieticians, as well as people who value a healthy lifestyle and train at the gym. What are its main assumptions? What effects can the Mediterranean diet bring? What is […]