Healthy Lifestyle

Chicory – see why it’s worth trying it!

Chicory – see why it’s worth trying it!

Lactucin and lactucopicrin are two substances mainly responsible for peculiar, bitter taste of chicory. However, they not only determine the specific taste of the vegetable. Their presence makes our appetite better, and the liver secretes more bile. The more of it, the better the digestive system works, at the same […]

What and how to eat during weight loss diet?

What and how to eat during weight loss diet?

The first question during the weight loss diet recurs like a boomerang – what to eat on the reduction? How to lose weight effectively and, most importantly, long-lasting without yo-yo effects? How to get rid of troublesome body fat? VegetablesHealthy sources of fat for cookingHow to eat during weight loss?Dietary […]

Migraine as the most common neurological disease

Migraine as the most common neurological disease

Many people confuse a migraine with a traditional headache. Unfortunately, this can be highly misleading. Migraine is a neurological disease, during which a headache is only one of many symptoms, as it is often accompanied by other ailments. As migraine is nowadays a quite frequent phenomenon, particularly in women, and […]

How does gut dysbiosis affect immunity?

How does gut dysbiosis affect immunity?

The importance of the gut microbiota in the development of immunity no longer surprises anyone. There are about 70% of immunocompetent cells in our gastrointestinal tract in the form of so-called GALT or, in the simplest language, gut-associated lymphoid tissue. Proper bacterial colonization of the gastrointestinal tract is essential for […]

Which magnesium should you choose? – The best forms of magnesium!

Which magnesium should you choose? – The best forms of magnesium!

Magnesium is a supplement that’s been recently extremely promoted in marketing. Every now and again, new advertisements are created, ensuring an ever greater biorecision, bioavailability and absorption. As you know, however, ads are not always compatible with the actual state of affairs and emphasize the positive features of the product, […]

Do you need Magnesium?

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 […]

Herbs for cholesterol – which one to choose?

Herbs for cholesterol – which one to choose?

What is cholesterol? How does it affect the body? Such questions people face nearly every day when talking about a healthy lifestyle. We hear a lot about diseases related to cholesterol levels, including its excess in the body. Can we actually influence the amount of this substance in the body? […]

Insulin resistance – how to treat it?

Insulin resistance – how to treat it?

Briefly, insulin resistance is nothing more than low tissue sensitivity to insulin. It can be present despite apparently normal blood glucose levels. Insulin is the hormone responsible for regulating blood sugar levels. Diagnosis of insulin resistanceMechanism of insulin resistance developmentDiagnosis of insulin resistanceHow to treat insulin resistanceSummary Diagnosis of insulin […]

Cortisol – fight or flight?

Cortisol – fight or flight?

Cortisol, or hydrocortisone, is a glucocorticosteroid hormone produced in the adrenal glands, specifically through the striatal layer of the adrenal cortex. The synthesis and secretion of cortisol are under the control of corticotropin or adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), produced by the pituitary gland. In turn, the generation of ACTH is dependent […]

How to count the glycemic index of food?

How to count the glycemic index of food?

When shopping for food, we repeatedly hear about the glycemic index. Warned by nutritionists and doctors, some of us underestimate its importance, choosing products that are not necessarily healthy, but those that best satisfy our appetite. It can be hypothesized that this approach may be the result of a lack […]

Roll out your pain!

Roll out your pain!

Achieving your dream figure and constant improvement of your performance depends not only on diet but also on regular physical activity. An important part of training is not only the correct and intensive execution of exercises included in the training plan but also the optimal regeneration after the workout. During […]

Refeed Day

Refeed Day

Have you been on a weight loss protocol for a few months? In the beginning, the weight was falling off nicely until you reached the stagnation, you continue to eat well, you continue to train, but the weight won’t budge? Your motivation is decreasing day by day, and so is […]

How to protect yourself from smog?

How to protect yourself from smog?

The level of pollution in our cities is unfortunately constantly increasing. There are many reasons for this and while we should start from ourselves to start implementing environmentally-friendly behavior into our lives. Yet it is difficult to force everyone to do so, so we have to take care of our […]

What to eat to improve the health of joints

What to eat to improve the health of joints

Joints, the structure that connects two bones and allows movement of our skeleton, is a component that is gradually damaged and weakened due to physical activity training and aging. Articular cartilage is a delicate tissue that covers the surface of bones, creating a smooth, elastic structure additionally moistened with joint […]

Most commonly spread myths about healthy lifestyle

Most commonly spread myths about healthy lifestyle

Aerobic training is harmful when training to increase strengthRunning with weights increases calorie burnFresh fruit is better than frozen fruit Aerobic training is harmful when training to increase strength Nothing could be further from the truth! Running does not have a negative effect on your musculature, provided that you do […]

Berberine – a new weapon in the fight with excessive weight

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 […]

Use a watch to lose weight

Use a watch to lose weight

Hunger and time A natural indicator of the need to provide the body with energy is the feeling of hunger. It has always been a need that man has tried his best to fulfill because it could determine is actually alive. How is it now? You can buy fast food […]

Bloating – how to get rid of it

Bloating – how to get rid of it

Do you often feel bloated? Relax! You are not the only one who has this problem. Flatulence is among the most common digestive problems faced by hundreds of people every day. Some are bothered by the look of their abdomen, while others are more concerned with the feeling of fullness […]

Workout without breakfast

Workout without breakfast

Fasting workouts are quite common nowadays. These types of workouts are said to improve weight loss effort effects. Many trainers also recommend running workouts right after waking up without eating anything. According to scientific research, it turns out that this practice does not make much sense from a physiological point […]

Caffeine increases the effectiveness of oxandrolone ?

Caffeine increases the effectiveness of oxandrolone ?

Once (in the 1980s), caffeine abuse by athletes was illegal. The situation changed in 2004 – caffeine stopped being placed on the list of banned substances. According to the WADA regulation of 2019, the use of caffeine Bupropion, caffeine, nicotine, phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine, pipradrol and synephrine is quite legal, these substances […]

Coconut – why you should eat it

Coconut – why you should eat it

Coconut is a fruit that grows on a tree called coconut palm found in tropical climates along the shores of seas and oceans. Interestingly, coconut fruits spread very easily. For example, after falling into the water, once the fruit reaches even the most remote land it can easily germinate on […]

Fatigue and tiredness – dietary errors and poor diet

Fatigue and tiredness – dietary errors and poor diet

There are many reasons why fatigue occurs. It may appear periodically – usually at the beginning of autumn and spring. It sometimes occurs at the time of increased intellectual or physical effort, which can be accompanied by sleep deficiency. However, if the state of sleepiness and fatigue persists for a […]

Drinking yeasts

Drinking yeasts

Yeast belongs to the Saccharomyces Cerevisiae family. They are commonly called beer yeast, food yeast or baking yeast depending on how they are used, but it is the same type of single-celled organism. They carry out alcoholic fermentation by living in media that contain simple sugars. Drinking yeast – what […]

Okra – what it is, properties, health benefits

Okra – what it is, properties, health benefits

The Abelmoschus esculentus or okra is a plant belonging to the mucilaginous family. It is native to the African continent, which makes its cultivation requirements relatively high. It enjoys high temperatures and plenty of sunlight. In other parts of the world, it is cultivated under covers in greenhouses or tunnels. […]

What reduces blood sugar levels?

What reduces blood sugar levels?

Glucose is a monosaccharide which is a basic energy material for cells. Its proper concentration in the blood determines all life processes. Glucose is obtained from food or produced in the body through glycogenolysis or gluconeogenesis. It is distributed to the body cells with the blood flow. The correct level […]

Fried dishes – why are they unhealthy?

Fried dishes – why are they unhealthy?

The presence of adequate amounts of fat in the daily diet is extremely important for the proper functioning of the body. Fats are a concentrated source of energy. Some vitamins are also soluble in them. Some essential fatty acids are also needed for optimal organism health. Fats in the kitchen.Why […]

Diet for the liver

Diet for the liver

The liver is the largest of our organs, weighing almost two kilograms. It resembles a modern chemical plant, whose task is to absorb and neutralize various poisons in the body. During the day, the liver produces about a litre of bile, thanks to which we digest fats. Functions of liverLiver […]

Diet for oily skin

Diet for oily skin

There is a close relationship between the condition of the skin, hair and nails and the diet. Nutrient deficiencies are first and foremost revealed by the deterioration of these structures. Nutrients that significantly affect the skin includeDiet for oily skin – what to avoid?What to eat in a diet for […]

What flushes out vitamins and minerals from the body?

What flushes out vitamins and minerals from the body?

The modern diet, also often called a western diet, consists mainly of acid-forming products, i.e. meat, dairy products, cereals and highly processed food. However, the consumption of vegetables and fruits, which have an alkaline effect in the body, is not sufficient. Acid or alkaline production of food depends on the […]

Vegetable drinks – a healthy way to hydrate your body

Vegetable drinks – a healthy way to hydrate your body

What can you replace milk with? Plant-based drinks can be a notable alternative here. They are deliberately not called milk because the name was reserved for mammalian mammary gland secretions. Why should we bother?Properties of plant-based drinksAloe vera – juice or drink?Kvass – a substitute for cola drinks?Birch sap – […]

Sodium hypochlorite – application, properties

Sodium hypochlorite – application, properties

Sodium hypochlorite is an inorganic compound, the sodium salt of hypochlorous acid belonging to the category of alkali and chlorine derivatives. Its chemical name is sodium hypochlorite (I). The sodium hypochlorite formula is in the form of NaOCl. It is obtained by saturating an aqueous solution of sodium hydroxide, i.e. […]

Diet for endometriosis

Diet for endometriosis

Endometriosis, also known as endometrial hypertrophy, is a disease in which the cells of the uterus mucosa (endometrium) are located outside the uterus in the abdominal cavity. The most common symptom of it is heavy menstruation because the cells outside the uterus at the right stage of the cycle start […]