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
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. […]
Sucralose E955 – is it really a healthy alternative to sugar?
Sucralose is an artificial sweetener – a derivative of sucrose (table sugar), in which three hydroxyl groups have been replaced by chlorine. This substitution makes sucralose about 600 times sweeter than sugar. This sweetener is not digested nor metabolized in 85% and is excreted in its native form. The remaining […]
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?
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 […]
Why is it worth eating oatmeal? What is their nutritional value?
In oatmeal, we can find a treasury of B vitamins, which are needed for the proper functioning of the brain. Besides, they are a source of vitamin E, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, iron and folic acid. It should also be mentioned that they are a good protein source for vegans. Among […]
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 […]
Fructose intolerance – symptoms and diet in fruit sugar intolerance
Fructose intolerance is a type of food intolerance that occurs in two varieties. One is an inborn fructose intolerance, otherwise known as fructosemia, associated with a mutation in the gene that codes the enzyme necessary to metabolize fruit sugar. The second type of intolerance is the syndrome of incorrect absorption […]
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?
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
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 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
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 […]
Wild rose – properties and use of wild rose fruits
The wild rose is a wealth of active ingredients with medicinal properties. It is characterized by a very high dose of vitamin C with a strong antioxidant effect. It has been shown that eating 2-3 fruits a day allows us to cover the demand for vitamin C. Its content depends […]
Apple juice – is it healthy? What properties does apple juice have?
Apples and apple juice are among products of high nutritional value. In England, it is said that by eating one apple a day we keep a doctor away. There is a lot of reason for this because apples provide a lot of the nutrients that determine their healing properties. In […]
Does alcohol make you fat? How many calories does alcohol have?
The relationship between drinking alcohol and gaining weight has long been known. The complex mechanism of this phenomenon results not only from the calorific value of the alcohol itself but also from its specific metabolism and wrong decisions usually made in a state of being drunk. Excessive alcohol consumption is […]
The most dangerous diets
There are many varieties of fasting diet. There are, for example, those which consist of drinking liquids only and not eating solid food at all. Others, on the other hand, allow different products to be introduced gradually. As a rule, a hunger strike causes weakening of the body, slowing down […]
Acidic yet healthy!
The first reports about rhubarb and its properties come from China before 2700 BC. However, there will be no mention of the history of this vegetable, where it came from or who discovered it. After all, its impact on health is more important and definitely more worthy of being emphasised. […]
Home-made remedies for allergies
We talk about an allergy when a substance that is actually completely harmless causes an incorrect reaction in our immune system as if it encounters a harmful substance. The symptoms of allergy can be very different. Allergy is called atopy – it is inherited from ancestors, especially in the first […]
Mask that brightens the skin and reduces wrinkles after only 7 days
Oatmeal has many uses, today we present a recipe for a lightening mask. The mask consists of only 3 ingredients – oatmeal, honey and lemon. Skin maskComponentsPreparation Skin mask It takes a few minutes to prepare and the effects can be seen after only 7 days of regular use. The […]
How can we naturally reduce blood sugar levels?
Ensuring proper blood sugar levels is important if we want to enjoy good health now and in the future. It is worth knowing which food products will naturally help us with this. Learn about the beneficial effects of plant foods! In order to ensure the correct level of blood sugar, […]
How to take care of your liver
It has a positive effect on health, the body’s defence mechanisms and, of course, makes it possible to get rid of unnecessary kilograms. This diet has many benefits for the whole system, as it effectively cleanses the body. Liver – natural storageWhat damages the liver?Why to try liver diet? A […]
Apple vinegar – application
Apple vinegar is an example of how a health-enhancing product can be owned without significant financial outlay. Apple vinegar in cultureBenefits of apple vinegarContraindications Apple vinegar in culture In England, there is even a growing belief that regular consumption of at least one apple a day will have the effect […]
Bee pollen and putty
Winnie the Pooh is known by all children and every gourmand enjoys sweet honey. What else do we owe to bees? You will find out by reading this article. Unrivalled bee pollen characteristicsWhy is it so important?Bee putty (Propolis) – the whole pharmacy in the hiveSummary Unrivalled bee pollen characteristics […]
Cleansing the body with nettle
Hated in childhood. She is associated with pinching, burning and blistering on her skin. We still treat nettle as a nuisance weed. The undervalued plant contains a lot of medicinal and nutritional compounds. It is worth looking at it from a different angle and see the benefits that nettle offers […]
Water retention – use those 5 methods to get rid of it
The retention of water in the body can be a nasty nuisance, especially during the winter. At this time of year, the body accumulates water with increased intensity. Excess of water in the body is usually a result of insufficient hydration because the body protects itself against dehydration. Therefore, during […]
Peelings for exfoliation of the skin
In everyday life, our skin has to struggle with the adverse effects of various external factors such as sun, wind and frost. Lack of proper care often leads to skin problems such as discolouration, acne and dilated pores and dryness. Therefore, in addition to daily protection with cream, lotion or […]
Very often we use expensive, sophisticated formulas for various ailments. Meanwhile, it turns out that help can come unexpectedly from products that cost nothing and are nearly always by your hands. This is the case with ice packs. Ice compresses act locallyCold compresses are used forSummary The beneficial properties of […]
The carnations, which we use mainly in winter for cakes and pickles, actually come from hot tropical countries. The dried flower buds of cloves are not only an exceptionally aromatic spice but also an ingredient of many medicines. Inconspicuous in appearance and very intense in taste and smell – cloves […]
Acai berries – a purple source of health and beauty
Acai berries are small, inconspicuous, inkjet-coloured fruits, which hide inside a true wealth of the best nutritional values. They have become a promise of health and beauty ever since they started to be known in the world. What is more, it is not just a marketing scam, but a completely […]
Golden grains protect the health
The small grains in which the power of protection against many serious diseases is enchanted are well known to each of you. You have certainly heard of linseed. It is one of the most easily accessible and very cheap products, so its properties are not appreciated. FlaxseedNutrients in flaxseedFlaxseed as […]
Beets – cleansing properties
You want to be beautiful like Aphrodite – eat beets! It is said that the Greek goddess of love already knew their charity and she owed her beauty to the roots of this vegetable. After all, Aphrodite is a woman for whom every man has lost his head – if […]
Free radicals – what is it?
If you live in constant run and stress, eat everything or anything, smoke cigarettes and often save yourself with the painkillers – be careful! You are exposed to a massive attack of free radicals. What are free radicals?Free radicals versus antioxidantsExcess of free radicals in the body – what causes […]
Insomnia – how to fight it?
Insomnia is one of the diseases of civilisation in the 21st century. We have statistically more stressful situations during the day than our ancestors, we live in a constant hurry and work in different shifts – all this is not conducive to a regular daily routine that would facilitate rapid […]
Orange – the fruit of life
Once a symbol of luxury, today a natural first aid kit is available for everyone. Orange is a real vitamin-mineral bomb. In winter and early spring, when it is particularly difficult to get fresh seasonal fruit, oranges can help us protect ourselves from the cold and add the necessary energy […]
A raspberry range of possibilities
In summer they taste in the best way when fresh. Cocktails, ice cream and various desserts based on them are extremely popular. In winter and autumn, we enjoy juices and jams. And when we get cold, it is best to have tea with raspberries to warm us up. Raspberries, apart […]
Detoxifying massage with honey
This sweet delicacy in the colour of gold was known for its healing properties already in ancient times. The unique combination of nutrients in honey makes it easily absorbed by the body and the enzymes contained in it activate biochemical reactions in the body and bind toxins. The honey massage […]
Periwinkle and its effects
It is considered to be an attribute of philosophers, in some countries it is a symbol of virginity and is adorned with wedding bouquets. On the other hand, it is planted on graves as a symbol of eternity, immortality and paradise. It was a plant of the goddess Venus. However, […]
The body can be detoxified in many ways. Pharmacological dietary supplements can be used, but undoubtedly one of the safer methods of removing toxins is natural cleansing of the body with herbs, for example. Few people are aware of the beneficial effects of such plants as field horsetail, dandelion or […]
The forerunner of juice therapy, Dr Norman Walker, considers fresh vegetables and fruit to be the primary source of ingredients. To make it easier to assimilate them, it is worth taking an interest in making homemade fresh juices. We must add that it is really worth it because they are […]
Properties of red tea
Known in China since 1700 BC. Interestingly, in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) red tea could only be consumed by the Emperor. It was produced in caves in small quantities, forbidding even ordinary mortals to taste the emperor’s drink. How is this tea rarity obtained?Red tea ingredientsRed tea impact on our […]
Is Green tea really healthy?
The Chinese have known for centuries the wonderful properties of green tea. Check how much health you can gain by changing your habits a little bit. Green tea originGreen tea benefitsHow do we make green tea?Summary Green tea origin The cradle of green tea is China, where it is drunk […]
Vitamins on a plate
Most often, when we lose weight, we only care about weight loss, and not whether we provide the body with the necessary amounts of vitamins and minerals. If we are not careful, we will lead to serious health problems. Dietary sources of nutrientsSources of beta-caroteneSources of vitamins C and ESources […]
There are many different treatments based on coffee, its whole, ground beans as well as already brewed grounds, which do not need to be thrown away. Before starting to experiment with coffee, it is worth answering the question of what we expect, to find the right method of application and […]
Until recently, life without meat was widely regarded as a quirk. Today it is gaining a wide range of supporters, which is still growing. Soy is the greatest substitute for meat products. Vegetarians know this perfectly well, so they have gone crazy with soy. Soy fashionWhy soy?Soy – the enemy […]
Onion – rich in valuable ingredients
Onions are often underestimated and disliked especially by children due to acids, which after separation cause unpleasant tearing and pain of eyes. However, this reason should not discredit this vitamin-rich vegetable, which is a natural source of vitamins A, B1, B2, C and PP. Onion in folk medicineBenefits of onionsOnions […]
Walnuts – a healthy snack for the brain and better digestion
We all love snacks – they are fast to prepare and rather tasty. Also, they can be healthy and rich in valuable nutrients. Exactly! By choosing wisely and consciously, you can provide your body with beneficial vitamins and microelements. There are plenty of snacks, so which one to choose? I […]
Lying is unhealthy
According to Dr Anita E. Kelly of the University of Notre Dame, telling the truth can greatly improve everyone’s health. She has carried out research to see if lying has an impact on our health. It turns out that it is. Study overviewResults of studySummary Study overview The experiment was […]
How to take care of your health?
Taking care of health is not only about physical exercises or sports. True health can only be maintained by evenly caring for all three spheres of human life, physical, emotional and spiritual. It’s really about keeping a balance between these elements. If we neglect even one of them, there is […]
What is neurosis?
Neurosis, otherwise known as neurotic disorders or anxiety disorders, are mental disorders that have very different symptoms. A neurosis is any disorder of the normal functioning of a person that results in a mental struggle (intrapersonal conflict). Neurosis as diseasesNeurosis origin and developmentTreatment of neurosis Neurosis as diseases The neurosis […]