Healthy Lifestyle

3 dietary changes your body will thank you for

3 dietary changes your body will thank you for

Replace white bread with whole-grain breadChoose brown rice, pasta, and groatsReplace sweets with nutsSummary Replace white bread with whole-grain bread Whole grain bread, which is made from whole wheat flour, is much healthier than white bread due to properties such as: higher content of dietary fiber, which cleanses the intestines […]

Apple cider vinegar – a magical way to lose weight?

Apple cider vinegar – a magical way to lose weight?

Apple cider vinegar is one of the varieties of vinegar that you can prepare yourself. Natural medicine has long seen in it more than a food additive or preservative. According to the preliminary research, apple cider vinegar helps not only with weight loss, but also improves the appearance of hair […]

Xylitol – sugar for healthy teeth and strong bones

Xylitol – sugar for healthy teeth and strong bones

Birch sugar, as xylitol is sometimes called, was discovered at the end of the 19th century in Finland. It is produced from the bark of Finnish birch trees. Although it looks and tastes nearly identical to regular sugar, the similarity ends there. Xylitol is a so-called sugar alcohol. These compounds […]

Wheatgrass – rich in chlorophyll

Wheatgrass – rich in chlorophyll

Health-conscious people know that for several years there has been a worldwide trend for drinking vegetable drinks, especially green smoothies. All green plants are also getting more popular, from spinach to kale and chlorella. Wheatgrass – the approximately two-week-old leaves (i.e. young leaves growing directly from the embryo) of the […]

Bladderwrack – small algae with great possibilities?

Bladderwrack – small algae with great possibilities?

Bladderwrack, or Fucus vesiculosus, is an alga found on the coasts of the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, as well as in the Baltic Sea. Due to its high iodine content, its consumption is recommended mainly for people with thyroid dysfunctions, but its presence in the daily diet is not always […]

Chokeberry – an underestimated treasure of nature

Chokeberry – an underestimated treasure of nature

This close cousin of the rowanberry hides a treasury of vitamin C, B vitamins, beta carotene, vitamin E, fiber, copper, manganese, and iodine, as well as a wealth of anthocyanins, which give it its dark color. Chokeberry – a rejuvenating fruit?Anthocyanins – purple heart healerIn defense against dementia and on […]

The healthiest drink is the cheapest one!

The healthiest drink is the cheapest one!

Bottled water is perceived as the cleanest and best one to choose. We spend a lot of money on it, carry a lot of heavy bottles, and inevitably litter the environment with plastic waste. But have you ever wondered if it is the optimal way to drink water? A long […]

Pregnancy and cold – how can you help yourself in natural way?

Pregnancy and cold – how can you help yourself in natural way?

Honey and propolisBlack elderberryRaspberry Honey and propolis Honey has been recognized by the World Health Organization as a valuable cough reliever. It is a sweet, viscous liquid with a pretty complex chemical composition. It contains carbohydrates, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and flavonoids – compounds that show various health-promoting effects. Moreover, […]

3 healthy snack ideas for work

3 healthy snack ideas for work

The versatile, healthiest snacks are – naturally – fresh vegetables and fruits. The easiest way to prepare vegetables as lunch at work is to cut up carrots, peppers (in different colors!), celery, radishes, or whole cherry tomatoes. Fruits can be chosen seasonally, and all year round apples, pears, bananas, oranges, […]

Hemp seeds – protein not only for vegans

Hemp seeds – protein not only for vegans

Hemp seeds are usually a waste product in the production of hemp grown for hemp fiber. They are available unshelled (usually designed fish and bird feed) and shelled, which is most often consumed by us. They can be added to pasta, salads, smoothies, and homemade baked goods. Hemp treasureWhat vitamins […]

Baobab – superfood straight from the tree of life

Baobab – superfood straight from the tree of life

Baobab is one of the most famous African trees. It is also extremely long-lived – a thousand-year-old tree is not unusual and there are some which are estimated to be around 3000 years old. For most of the year, its branches remain leafless, which is why it is often referred […]

A fertility-boosting diet

A fertility-boosting diet

Healthy fats – avoid trans fats, get unsaturated fatty acidsGood carbohydrates – choose whole grain productsValuable protein – get it from plant foodsFolic acid – eat green leafy vegetablesIron – preferably from fruit and vegetables Healthy fats – avoid trans fats, get unsaturated fatty acids Trans fats, contained in hardened […]

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 […]