Healthy Lifestyle

Agave syrup – overrated sugar substitute

Agave syrup – overrated sugar substitute

Is agave syrup healthy? We can find it on the shelves of natural food stores, it is considered an excellent substitute for unhealthy sugar, a natural product produced using traditional methods, ideal for diabetics because it has a low glycemic index. It is used by many people who are careful […]

A diet for people with obesity who have problems with the heart and circulatory system

A diet for people with obesity who have problems with the heart and circulatory system

Obesity carries a serious risk of complications for the cardiovascular system. People suffering from heart and circulatory system diseases – hypertension, atherosclerosis, heart defects or heart failure – should especially take care of a proper diet. Slimming, i.e. weight reduction, in their case must be consulted with a doctor. Overweight […]

Pistachios – nutritional properties

Pistachios – nutritional properties

Pistachios are distinguished by their properties and nutritional value compared to other nuts. First of all, they are the only ones that contain carotenoids – lutein and zeaxanthin – which support the work of the eyes and reduce the risk of macular degeneration. Moreover, of all the nuts, pistachios contain […]

Avocado oil – health properties

Avocado oil – health properties

Avocado oil is one of the healthiest oils in the world and even hs an actual drug status for arthritis in France. Researches confirm other health properties of avocado oil – it positively affects eyesight and skin condition, lowers cholesterol, and prevents gum disease. It also has many uses in […]

The quality of fatty acids in fish oils

The quality of fatty acids in fish oils

Almost everything has been said and written about fish oil and omega-3 fatty acids. There is, however, an issue that is very often overlooked. Indicator of the quality of the fish oil is not only standardizing the content of EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and correspondingly low content […]

What to eat to avoid constipation?

What to eat to avoid constipation?

Satisfying hunger is one of the basic human needs. Yet, how we do it depends only on us. We can prepare our own meals, we can also use a wide selection of ready-made dishes. We should remember that our diet should contain all the necessary nutrients, proteins, carbohydrates and fats, […]

Which herbs to use for fragile blood vessels?

Which herbs to use for fragile blood vessels?

The fragility of blood vessels, manifested, among others frequent bruising has many causes. What are the preconditions to bruising? How to counteract them? How to treat bruises naturally? Fragile blood vesselsBruises and hematomasHow to treat bruises?Why these particular herbs for bruising? Fragile blood vessels Cracking and fragility of small blood […]

Lemongrass and lemon verbena – to improve immunity

Lemongrass and lemon verbena – to improve immunity

Verbena and lemongrass are becoming more and more popular. And not only because of its refreshing lemon aroma, but above all – thanks to their health-promoting properties. What properties do these plants have? How are they used? LemongrassLemon verbena For years known and used in the perfumery and cosmetics industry, […]

Acerola – a huge source of natural vitamin C

Acerola – a huge source of natural vitamin C

Until now, lemons were treated as the leaders in the race of Vitamin C content, but it is the acerola fruit that is the greatest treasure of this vitamin. In comparative studies on the content of vitamin C in both species, acerola is spectacularly victorious. Acerola fruitsWhy is Vitamin C […]

Herbs for oral inflammation?

Herbs for oral inflammation?

Inflammation within the oral mucosa is a very painful problem that makes basic actions eating and drinking very difficult. Then we are looking for a preparation that will alleviate discomfort and reduce that inflammation. It is then worth reaching for herbs that alleviate these ailments. Which of them work best? […]

How to treat cystitis? Recommended herbs

How to treat cystitis? Recommended herbs

One of the most troublesome infections that practically all of us may encounter is cystitis, which is called also an urinary tract infection. This disease is most often the result of the presence of bacteria in the urinary tract, and what is more, due to the anatomical structure of the […]

Kidney stones

Kidney stones

It usually develops in people between thirty and fifty years old, more often touching men than women. At the initial stage, it gives practically no symptoms, and alarming signals appear only when the stones make it difficult or completely block the outflow of urine. We are talking about kidney stones, […]

Excessive sweating – intimate yet troublesome issue

Excessive sweating – intimate yet troublesome issue

Excessive sweating is a rather embarrassing problem – unfortunately, it affects the vast majority of the population. There are various ways to avoid unpleasant odours, especially from the armpits and intimate areas. Many people seek help in antiperspirants or frequent washing. It is worth knowing, however, that there are vegetables […]

Compulsive eating – how to deal with it?

Compulsive eating – how to deal with it?

By definition, compulsions assume behaviours that are highly difficult to resist. When we eat compulsively, we often deceive ourselves alongside doing it. To begin with, answer honestly the question you eat, because you are hungry, or maybe instead of hunger you feel sadness and a kind of internal coercion? Is […]

4 best flavoured water recipes

4 best flavoured water recipes

Self-made flavoured water is a universal drink that quenches thirst, let us feel refreshed and hydrates the body. It is believed that for optimal hydration from the inside, we should drink about two litres of water per day. Flavoured water is not only delicious but also very healthy. It is […]

What to do when a child wants to be fit obsessively?

What to do when a child wants to be fit obsessively?

Young people attach great importance to their appearance. Unfortunately sometimes, caring for a slim figure turns into obsession. Eating disorders are a problem that affects many teenagers. Parents often do not know what to do when slimming becomes their child’s obsession. Therefore, it is worth explaining when and what action […]

What to do to feel light and beautiful?

What to do to feel light and beautiful?

Diet affects not only the appearance, but also our well-being. After all, everyone prefers to feel light and healthy than having a feeling of heaviness, which we usually get alongside an incorrectly arranged menu. 5 meals Eating five meals a day is a recipe for a beautiful figure and well-being. […]

What to drink during the heat

What to drink during the heat

The heat pouring from the sky, the ubiquitous heat, shortness of breath that makes you sleepy, and the constant feeling of thirst are the picture of summer in its most hostile version. Temperatures exceeding 30 degrees Celsius can be dangerous for people with reduced resistance to such unusual atmospheric conditions […]

Dermatomyositis – how to deal with it?

Dermatomyositis – how to deal with it?

Rheumatic diseases are perceived mainly as problems of the musculoskeletal system, which result from incorrect postural habits or progressive ageing process which lead to spoiling changes in the musculoskeletal system. As it turns out – this is not always the case. An example of that would be a health state […]

Taking care over your hands

Taking care over your hands

Dry and damaged hands are a problem for most women, especially currently because of the need for intensified hands disinfection. Our hands are damaged by many factors of temperature change, washing or cleaning agents, as well as poor quality soaps with which we wash our hands every day. Proper hand […]

Proper digestion as a way for a better mood

Proper digestion as a way for a better mood

Digestion begins practically as fast as the food enters your mouth. Of course, this process consists of many factors directly interacting with each other, but it is worth remembering that proper eating is the easiest way to avoid discomfort in the form of abdominal pain, bloating, heartburn or constipation. The […]

Castor oil – a dangerous remedy!

Castor oil – a dangerous remedy!

Castor oil is obtained from the seeds of a highly poisonous plant, and its valuable properties are used in both the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. Do you dream about beautiful hair, skin and nails? Do you want to forget about constipation? Discover the beneficial effects of castor oil! How is […]

Training in the time of office work!

Training in the time of office work!

If you work in an office (even home one!) and spend most of your time behind a desk in front of a computer, you certainly know the feeling of discomfort and even pain that occurs especially in the neck and back areas. About 8 hours spent practically in the same […]

The best home remedies for wrinkles!

The best home remedies for wrinkles!

We always want to look as beautiful as possible – young and vigorous. But the ageing process of the skin is inevitable, and its most common symptom is a reduction in the elasticity and firmness of the skin, on which wrinkles appear. There are many treatments and cosmetics (which can […]

Back pain? Check how can you deal with it!

Back pain? Check how can you deal with it!

Back pain sometimes attacks suddenly and it is not quite clear what is causing it, and there can be plenty of causes, unfortunately. Carrying heavy things, the poor technique of exercises, congenital defects – all this can be a reason for terrible back pain, which does not allow us to […]

Skin regeneration after the winter

Skin regeneration after the winter

The spring period has begun, and we are increasingly showing the more of our bodies. However, sometimes we are not satisfied with our appearance. The cause of the poor condition of the skin is winter – wearing thick sweaters, improper at this time of year, a large temperature difference between […]

How to correctly store food in the fridge?

How to correctly store food in the fridge?

We usually don’t pay too much importance to how we store food in the fridge. Many people think that low temperature is enough for food to remain fresh and retain their full nutritional value and good taste. Unfortunately, this is not true. It is therefore worth explaining how to properly […]

Beautiful skin during pregnancy

Beautiful skin during pregnancy

During pregnancy, the skin becomes very sensitive. You can feel every scar or skin damage even more due to the increased sensitivity of the nervous system. During pregnancy, you can not use certain substances and cosmetic procedures. This is because there are hormonal changes in your body that you cannot […]

Why do we get fat tissue?

Why do we get fat tissue?

The most laconic answer to this kind of question is that we eat too much and we burn too little. The whole issue of overweight and obesity could only remain in the sphere of aesthetics and fashion, were it not for the fact that this phenomenon has an ever-wider reach […]

Stop biting your nails!

Stop biting your nails!

Nail-biting is often caused by neurosis, which is why it’s so difficult to get rid of this habit. People who bite their nails often cannot unlearn this because it becomes an uncontrolled behaviour. Before starting the fight against biting nails, buying bitter varnish or chewing gum instead of nails, you […]

Dealing with the cellulite

Dealing with the cellulite

Cellulite is the real bane of modern women’s self-confidence. Even to 80 per cent of women said that they had to fight cellulite at some point of life. How can we make that fight against cellulite to be more effective? What is cellulite and where does it come from?The next […]