Healthy Lifestyle

Vegetarianism and veganism for seniors

Vegetarianism and veganism for seniors

Is a vegetarian or vegan diet suitable for the senior? Vegetarianism and veganism belong to the group of restrictive diet, albeit restrictive and requiring very high awareness of the needs of your organism. Can the elimination of animal products from the senior’s diet have a negative impact on their health? […]

Broccoli – properties and nutritional values

Broccoli – properties and nutritional values

Broccoli has unique health properties. Among other things it protects against cancer, stomach ulcers, anaemia, and also have a beneficial effect on the functioning of vision and regulate blood sugar, which is especially important for diabetics. All thanks to the content of vitamins, minerals and sulforaphane – a powerful antioxidant. […]

Does Lard have a place in a healthy diet?

Does Lard have a place in a healthy diet?

Lard has a high caloric value is a highly concentrated source of fat, saturated fatty acids, cholesterol, so it should be avoided by people with heart disease, overweight, obesity and hypercholesterolemia. However, non-hydrogenated lard, compared to hardened vegetable fats, does not contain trans fatty acids, it is also characterized by […]

Nitrates and nitrites – should we be afraid?

Nitrates and nitrites – should we be afraid?

Nitrates are found mainly in vegetables as a result of the use of fertilizers, and nitrites – in meat preparations, where they are used as a preservative against botulism. Nitrogen compounds can also be supplied with drinking water. Excessive amounts of nitrogen compounds in food is dangerous to health and […]

8 Tips You MUST to Know!

8 Tips You MUST to Know!

I’m often asked for basic tips and simple information that can be digested quickly and applied just as quickly, so here are a few tips that bodybuilding from all levels can use to build muscle and lose fat Goal setting.Never sacrifice form to lift more weight.Follow well-periodized training program.If you […]

New Year New You !

New Year New You !

Happy New Year! Have you made any new year’s resolutions? It is that time of year when many people take stock of their lives and maybe take on new challenges for the upcoming 12 months. After a period of over indulgence in many aspects of our lives, we tend to […]

Why losing weight is so hard?

Why losing weight is so hard?

Do we make weight loss harder it should be? Isn’t it just as simple as Food in moderation (calories in vs calories out) and a decent amount of exercise, that sounds easy but to the people I’ve spoken it, it’s much more challenging? 9 Reasons why losing weight is harder […]

Habits in your life

Habits in your life

Whether you’re an elite bodybuilder or a couch potato, you have the same amount of self- discipline. How is that possible? The difference lies in which habits you’re disciplined. The deal about habitsSo here’s the first part of your weekly “assignment.”Don’t give up! The deal about habits Elite bodybuilder is […]

Goldenrod honey – medicinal properties and application

Goldenrod honey – medicinal properties and application

Goldenrod honey is extremely valuable and rare honey. It owes its healing properties to goldenrod flowers. Has bactericidal, diuretic and antispasmodic effect. Find out what is the use of goldenrod honey. Goldenrod honey is made of goldenrod flowers. Goldenrod, also called mimosa or golden virgin is a highly valued plant. […]

Heart-healthy eating

Heart-healthy eating

Heart disease is one of the world’s most pressing health issues, accounting for nearly a third of all deaths worldwide. Keeping your ticker in tip-top shape is critical for your health; you can function without some organs but your heart isn’t one of them. Most imporant factors regarding hearth healthIncrease […]

How to stay healthy when flying

How to stay healthy when flying

Adventuring into the unknown, packing your bags and leaving the routine behind! You’ve been planning this trip of a lifetime for months so the last thing you want is to get ill. Unfriendly environmentSo first things first is to make sure you are prepared before flying:Next up. The flight. Unfriendly […]

To avoid migrene, use the proper diet!

To avoid migrene, use the proper diet!

An anti-migraine diet can help people who are struggling with migraine headaches. Migraine attacks can be caused by some foods and alcohol. There is also hunger on the list of triggers. A good migraine diet can therefore reduce the incidence of attacks. Check what migraine you can eat and which […]

Apple a day keeps the doctor away!

Apple a day keeps the doctor away!

Apples and their healing properties were already known around 6500 B.C. in the region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, where they come from. These fruits rich in numerous vitamins were also a delicacy of the ancient Romans and Greeks. The nutritional value of apples is not uniform […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, is a far cry from just feeling a little bit tired. It’s a debilitating and difficult to diagnose condition that can impact a person’s entire life. Chronic illnesses can take an enormous toll on health, making them some of the most […]

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, isn’t a disease in and of itself, however it is one of the primary risk factors for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death worldwide. An estimated 26% of the world’s population has hypertension, around 920 million people, and […]

Is exercising while pregnant the way to go?

Is exercising while pregnant the way to go?

Recently I came across an article regarding exercise and pregnant women. This made me think, there haven’t been many blogs on this website talking about pregnancy and exercise, so why not talk about that today? Is exercise while being pregnant safe? Are there certain sports you cannot do or exercises […]

Eat your way to healthy skin

Eat your way to healthy skin

Our skin is the largest organ in our body; with a total area of approximately 20 square feet. The primary function of the skin is to act as a barrier, protecting us from environmental elements; variations in temperature, chemicals, micro-organisms etc. It contains a network of nerve cells that respond […]

Organic on a budget

Organic on a budget

One of the most common excuses people have for not eating healthy is that healthy food costs too much particularly organic food that is often priced slightly higher than comparable conventional food. But eating healthy and organic does not have to break the bank, especially if you follow these helpful […]

Post Workout Carbs

Post Workout Carbs

Carbohydrates are the preferred energy food source for the human body. All the carbs we eat are converted into the only type of sugar that circulates in the blood, namely glucose. Yet the body is capable of using other sources of energy. For example, the lactate produced as a result […]

Carbohydrates – myths and legends

Carbohydrates – myths and legends

 Carbohydrates were at the height of their popularity during the mid-90s. When “fat-free” became the desired state, people turned to carbs instead. Consumers soon learned that a high carb diet wasn’t so healthy either. Today, between marketers who promote packaged carbs as “heart healthy” and fitness “experts” who espouse that […]

Injury Free Body

Injury Free Body

This is crucial information for every active person because strength training can not only prevent injuries in the first place but also ease your symptoms if you do have a joint injury that causes some chronic pain. How? Muscles support and stabilize joints. R.I.C.E waySo how do you exercise while […]

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 […]

Chicory – health properties and use

Chicory – health properties and use

Chicory is added primarily to salads and salads, but it also tastes stewed or baked. Although it seems fragile and inconspicuous, it is an excellent source of vitamins, potassium, iron, magnesium, copper, zinc and folic acid. In addition, chicory is ideal for people who are slimming, because it has a […]

Muscles save lives!

Muscles save lives!

If you ever have to undergo surgery, your muscle mass can significantly affect your recovery. Study caseWhat’s conclusion? Study case Jeroen Van Vugt, a Dutch doctoral student from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, conducted an interesting study on a group of 206 people with an aggressive form of colorectal cancer. […]

Iron in your body

Iron in your body

It’s no secret that iron helps keep the blood oxygenated, which equates to improved energy and recovery. Iron also has a role in enhancing fat burning, as it’s involved with the production of the amino acid L-carnitine, which transports fatty acids into the mitochondria of the cell to used more […]

Empty Stomach Cravings

Empty Stomach Cravings

Researchers have discovered that you are more likely to crave bread and other carbohydrates when you are hungry. Have a habit of skipping meals? Study shows that people who sit down to eat after an overnight fast are more likely to ignore protein, fats and vegetables and head straight for […]

Fro-Yo Should You Or Not?

Fro-Yo Should You Or Not?

The latest incarnation of the frozen yoghurt trend seems to defy standard business logic. These shops, where the décor of bright, happy hues is matched only by the spray of toppings – kiwi! Fruity Pebbles! Something random and chewy! – has whet consumers’ appetites for indulgent fun. Especially when that […]

What food additives should you avoid

What food additives should you avoid

Turning a dull meal into something deliciously irresistible, food additives work by bringing out flavour, adding texture and changing appearance of our food, from colour to consistency. It’s easy to understand why food additives are used. Why should we care?Which food additives are harmful?Food additives that cause cancer Why should […]

Are stretchmarks inevitable during pregnancy?

Are stretchmarks inevitable during pregnancy?

While some say ‘tiger stripes’ should be proudly worn after giving birth, it’s understandable that most mums-to-be desperately search the web for answers on how to prevent stretch marks. Various lotions and oils promise the world claiming to protect your skin, but do they actually work? How do stretchmarks form?How […]

Organic food – why you should buy it?

Organic food – why you should buy it?

Organic food is more valuable than conventional versions – this is confirmed by a lot of research. Organic fruits and vegetables contain fewer pesticides and carcinogenic heavy metals, and more vitamins than conventional ones. In contrast, organic meat has less fat and more protein than that of animals of factory […]

Green Tea: Can it help with weight loss?

Green Tea: Can it help with weight loss?

Take a look at most of the weight loss supplements available on the market and you’ll often see green tea listed on the ingredients. It’s gained huge popularity as an all-round health elixir in recent years, as well as being touted to burn fat and help aid with weight loss. […]

Thing about cholesterol

Thing about cholesterol

October is National Cholesterol Month. For many, the word cholesterol conjures up images of fat-clogged arteries and heart attacks. Perhaps you’ve been told that you have high cholesterol and need to take medication to rectify this or maybe a family member has suffered a heart attack or stroke and you […]

Migraines – more than just a headache

Migraines – more than just a headache

If you are one of the billion migraine sufferers worldwide then you know just how debilitating they can be. Understanding this common condition has perplexed scientists for centuries with the exact cause still unknown. What is migraine?What are the symptoms?What’s the difference between a headache and a migraine? What are […]

And once again about fibre!

And once again about fibre!

Are you filling up on fibre? Or are you, like most of us, not getting enough? Fibre is a hot topic in the world of nutrition at the moment and it’s not hard to see why. We all know that fibre is good for keeping us regular but research has […]