Alzheimer’s disease is nowadays one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases. It results in loss of nerve cells in the brain, leading to memory impairment and orientation disorders. The disease most often affects people over the age of 65. A New Hope in the MIND dietTen principles for a healthy […]
Paleo diet – what does it consist of? What should we not eat on this diet?
The Paleo diet aims to imitate as closely as possible the diet of the Paleolithic man. Paleo diet – we eat lean meat and fishPaleo diet – eggs, seeds and nuts, and forest fruits are valuableWhat are the benefits of the paleo diet?Paleo diet – contraindications Paleo diet – we […]
Donuts – how many calories do they have? How to get rid of donut calories?
Donuts are known almost all over the world and depending on the region they may differ in filling (or lack thereof) and how they are called. Although they were eaten already in ancient times, they have undergone quite a revolution and those that we eat today in no way resemble […]
Pasta is healthy! Check what you don’t know about it
Pasta on the market today can come in many different shapes and colors. They are made not only of wheat flour but also of corn and rice flour. Real, homemade pasta or ready-made from a bag?Caloric or not?For the healthy body Real, homemade pasta or ready-made from a bag? Although […]
The sweet potato – more than a sweeter potato?
of South and Central America. It can have different shapes (spherical, oval, oblong), colors (ranging from white, cream to orange, or even purple), and sizes. They can weigh up to 5 kg. It is suitable for the production of flour, flakes, or alcohol. Carbohydrates such as starch and simple sugars […]
Macrobiotic diet – philosophy in the kitchen
Diet basics The basis of the macrobiotic diet is to maintain a balance between cooling (or yin) and warming (or yang) foods. The first group includes very sweet foods or milk, the second – fish and spices. The basis for the division of products is their pH, cultivation method, color, […]
Amaranth – a plant of the modern human
Amaranth, although known to mankind for centuries, still remained in the shadow of wheat and slowly began, wrongly, to pass into oblivion. Hardly anyone has heard about it, even less knew what a wealth of vitamins and nutrients it contains, and probably no one has even thought about using it […]
Asparagus – high in fiber, low in calories
Asparagus is classified as a perennial plant and can grow almost anywhere in the world. A single young shoot can reach up to one and a half meters in height. White asparagus is the most common and readily available type of asparagus. Green and purple ones are much less common. […]
Familial hypercholesterolemia – symptoms, diagnosis, treatment
Familial hypercholesterolemia means the pathologically elevated levels of cholesterol in the blood often develop in people burdened with ischemic heart disease or diabetes. In addition to genetic predisposition (primary form), the disease can also appear as a result of the patient taking medications (such as diuretics or corticosteroids). It often […]
Coffee with vital mushrooms – Mushroom Coffee
If you are one of those people who love the aroma of strong, black coffee in the morning or seek its support for your mental productivity during the day, it is very likely that you will be interested in an adaptogenic version of coffee from Apollo’s Hegemony, which has been […]
How to start losing weight?
The decision to start losing weight often comes surprisingly easy. For some people, the critical look at the mirror is enough, for others health is the main concern, and for others simply the desire to fit into the clothes in the lower size. While the decision itself is not a […]
How to eat better in 5 steps
Eating better, what does that mean? Eat less? Eat more? Eat fancy meals? The art of proper nutrition is to provide our body with all the substances it needs using a possibly moderate calorie content. It’s much better then to replace intaking 2000kcal of sweets and highly processed products with […]
Zinc – what role does it play in our body and where to look for it?
Zinc is a mineral component that our body needs very much. It uses it, inter alia, to fight infection and cell production, but also to heal wounds. Zinc deficiency is quite common and it is necessary to maintain good health. If it is too little, it can result in the […]
Magnesium – sources in the diet
Magnesium is one of those minerals that become the biggest problem when it comes to providing it with natural food. According to research, around 85% of people in Poland have significant shortages of magnesium. These deficiencies are often associated not only with worse disposition at work, school or training, but […]
Coffee and caffeine and theirs benefits for an active person
Coffee is a widely used drink, due to the stimulation of the nervous system and an aroma that is extremely attractive for some people. Many people can not imagine starting the day with “a small black one. Can coffee affect our sports performance? Caffeine – basic informationCaffeine and weight lossCaffeine […]
The anabolic window – fact or myth
The anabolic window is the time immediately after training when the body uses the nutrients most effectively. A meal consumed during the anabolic window ensures proper muscle regeneration and enables faster muscle growth. Muscle growthCarbohydrates after trainingWhen to eat protein after training Muscle growth Every active person who wants to […]
The healthiest vegetables – which ones are worth eating?
Turnip It has a characteristic pungent taste. Thanks to the substances contained in it have anti-cancer properties. It is excellent for people who want to lose weight. It facilitates digestion and is often a cure for constipation. Turnip cleanses the body of toxins, supports metabolism and acts as an anti-inflammatory […]
Pancreatic diet – what should the diet plan look like when you suffer from a diseased pancreas?
The pancreas is a gland that has two basic functions in the body – it secretes digestive enzymes and produces hormones that regulate blood glucose levels. A diseased pancreas is an increasingly common phenomenon associated with unhealthy lifestyles. When to use pancreas diet?The pancreas diet – rulesDiet for pancreas – […]
Semolina – what it is, properties and uses
Semolina is a coarse flour or fine groats. It is obtained by grinding grains of durum wheat (durum wheat). It is used to make pasta and couscous. Initially, it was grown in Asia – in the Middle East and China. With time, it also began to be harvested on other […]
Sodium nitrate (E251) – uses, safety and properties
Sodium nitrate is an inorganic substance, the sodium salt of nitric acid (V). The sum formula is NaNaO3. The appearance of sodium nitrate Sodium (V) nitrate is in the form of white fine crystals, has no odour and is characterized by a salty-bitter taste. It dissolves well in water. Chile […]
GAPS diet – goals, stages, recommended and contraindicated products
The GAPS Diet is a diet plan developed by Natasha Campbell-McBridge, as a result of her many years of work with people suffering from schizophrenia, autism, ADHD, depression and other neurological and psychological disorders. GAPS stands for Gut and Psychology Syndrome. GAPS is a response to the increasingly widely accepted […]
What properties does Jerusalem artichoke (tuberous sunflower) have?
Jerusalem artichoke, otherwise known as Helianthus tuberosus or tuberous sunflower, is a plant originating from North America. What does tuberous sunflower look like?What can we find in Tuberous sunflower?Tuberous sunflower and slimmingJerusalem artichoke and cleansing the body of toxins What does tuberous sunflower look like? Its edible parts are underground […]
Egg diet – is it healthy and effective?
An egg is an excellent source of complete and easily assimilable protein. It contains all the essential amino acids, which our body can not produce by itself and therefore they must be provided with diet sources. Egg protein is considered to be a reference protein, i.e. a reference for determining […]
Low Glycemic Index Diet – principles and effects of a low-glycemic diet
The Glycemic Index (GI) is an indicator of the rate at which sugar levels increase after consumption of a product, compared to the rate at which sugar levels increase after eating an identical portion of carbohydrates in pure glucose. The Glycemic Index, therefore, classifies products according to how blood glucose […]
Radishes – properties, nutritional values, health-promoting effects
Radish (Raphanus sativus L.) is a very popular plant. The season for radishes lasts from spring to autumn most commonly. The plant reaches 15-50 cm. It has a strongly coarse root, which – depending on the variety – can have violet, red, white or black colour. Radish – overviewRadishes – […]
Candida – a diet for mycosis – what to eat and avoid?
The most common cause of mycosis and yeast of the body are Candida fungi. The presence of a certain amount of yeasts in the large intestine is a normal state, but their extensive hypertrophy is a disease state and may even lead to systemic mycosis. How does Candida infection manifest […]
What to eat for potency? Diet for increasing libido
The causes of libido problems can be plenty. Cardiovascular diseases – hypertension and atherosclerosis – are often the source of problems. Sometimes neurological disorders, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, hormonal disorders, psychological problems, as well as medications (in heart disease, hypertension, depression) are to blame. Diet for libido – what to avoid?What […]
The best diets during the menopause
For many women, menopause is a difficult time, which usually falls between 45 and 55 years of age and is associated with a gradual loss of fertility. Numerous physical and hormonal changes taking place in the body often translate into a worse mental state. However, the menopause is not only […]
How to cook rice and different types of groats?
The first fundamental mistake that can be made when preparing rice or groats is to cook them in bags. This is most often chosen by people who are comfortable and lack basic knowledge about the amount of water needed to cook this type of grain optimally. Cooking rice in a […]
Tasty, shapely, ripe tomatoes from the bush are a wonderful feast for our palate. On a summer sunny day we can enjoy them in the garden. There are many ways to prepare them and they help us lose weight! You can lose as much as 2 kg in a week! […]
Health properties of juices
While standing in a supermarket, I read information about ingredients on the label. I check whether the products I eat are healthy and how much food additives they contain. I’m not the only one who does this. Many people try to shop thoughtfully. They pay attention to what they eat. […]
Grain coffee – composition and properties. Is Grain coffee healthy?
Grain coffee has always been viewed as a cheaper and poorer alternative to regular coffee. Is it right? What is the composition of grain coffee and is it healthy? Grain coffee – historyGrain coffee – compositionGrain coffee – nutrientsGrain coffee versus regular coffeeGrain coffee – properties Grain coffee – history […]
Resistant starch – properties and sources
Resistant starch is a carbohydrate that is resistant to digestive enzymes and passes unchanged into the large intestine. It is a breeding ground for the development of beneficial intestinal bacteria and has many health-promoting functions. Resistant starch – what is it?There are four types of resistant starch (RS).Resistant starch as […]
Eat soup and lose weight
Eating soup is conducive to health and maintaining a healthy figure, so the soup diet is a sensation. It allows you to lose up to 9 kg in a week. Check the rules of the soup diet! Soup diet – where does it come from?Soup diet – rulesSoup diet – […]
What to eat to have a better memory? 12 products worth including in the menu
Memory weakens with age but it doesn’t have to be that way. It is worth exercising, and the diet should include products that, due to the nutrients they contain, are natural boosters for the brain. Brain needsFood for memory Brain needs The brain constantly receives and processes millions of information, […]
Artificial meat – properties, how is it made, is it healthy?
Artificial meat, meat from the test tube, meat from the laboratory – it will soon be widely available and will successfully replace meat of animal origin. What distinguishes artificial meat? Artificial meat – how is it made in the laboratory?Artificial meat vs real meatArtificial meat – the vegetable equivalentThe market […]
Vanilla – properties and health benefits
Vanilla is one of the most expensive spices in the world. Its high price is due to origin and properties. Vanilla gives a unique and unique taste and aroma, which is why it is widely used in the kitchen. Check what other properties vanilla and vanilla oil obtained from it […]
How many vegetables and fruits can you eat in one day?
We can talk endlessly about the benefits of vegetables and fruits. We should eat them several times a day, taking care of their variety, because they are a source of vitamins, minerals and fibre. You can’t practically overeat fruits and vegetables, but some of them need to be limited. Check […]
Mayonnaise – properties, calories. Which one to choose? Which is the healthiest?
Mayonnaise is one of the most common additions to dishes. Store shelves buckle under the jars of mayonnaise. But which one to choose? Which type of mayonnaise is the healthiest one? Does home mayonnaise have the same properties and nutritional value as store mayonnaise? How many calories does mayonnaise have? […]
Healthy breakfast – what to eat and what to avoid?
A healthy breakfast is the most important meal of the day and should not be missed. It is therefore worth taking care to eat breakfast, even when we do not have time in the morning. In just a few minutes you can prepare a healthy and nutritious breakfast that will […]
Vegetable fat – what to choose?
Vegetable fats have a great influence on our health. We can choose from olive oil, linseed oil, rapeseed oil and many, many more. See what properties vegetable fats have and which one is the most suitable for you. Fats under attackVegetable fats are the healthiestThe perfect way – a mixtureRefined […]
Parmesan – fatty treasury of healthiness
Parmesan cheese is a very hard cheese obtained from cow’s milk. It is hard to imagine Italian cuisine without its characteristic flavour. Check what nutritional values parmesan cheese has, how many calories it has and what is its use in the kitchen. Parmesan in nutshellWhat does the production process of […]
Tomato juice – health properties and nutritional values
Tomato juice is a scientifically proven food used, among others. for slimming and relieving hangover symptoms. It strengthens the immune system and lowers cholesterol, as well as regulates digestion and supports the action of the eyes. Tomato juice has many health and nutritional benefits while being low in calories. Therefore, […]
Mascarpone – calories, nutritional values
Mascarpone is an Italian curd cheese that is widely used in the various dishes around the world. Mascarpone is characterized by a creamy, sweet taste, which is why it is the base of cakes and desserts, although it will also work well as an addition to dry dishes. Check what […]
Crème brûlée – calories and nutritional values
Creme brulee is a delicious French dessert served both hot and cold. Crème brûléehas a unique flavour, which is due to its creamy base and a crispy caramelized layer. Check how this dessert looks like in the more diet-friendly version. Crème brûlée – what’s the flavor?Crème brûlée – is it […]
Chicory – health properties and application
Chicory is mainly added to salads, but it tastes equally good when stewed or baked. Although it appears brittle and inconspicuous, it is an excellent source of vitamins, potassium, iron, magnesium, copper, zinc, and folate. Additionally, chicory is perfect for people who are slimming, because it has little calories. How […]
Pancakes – with apples and more. Calories, nutritional values
Pancakes are pancakes made of dough, usually yeast, slightly fried in fat. The most popular are apple pancakes, which can be made with or without yeast, e.g. with carbonated water or kefir. Pancakes with the addition of bananas or cheese are also very popular. Check how many calories the pancakes […]
Buckwheat flour – nutritional properties
Buckwheat flour is gluten-free, so its properties and nutritional values should be appreciated by people on a gluten-free and vegetarian diet. In addition to being gluten-free, it has a low glycemic index, which is why it has been used to balance a blood sugar level. Also, buckwheat flour is a […]
ABS diet for a flat stomach – rules and effects
The ABS, or Abdominal Body System, the diet was created for men, but it has proven to be a very effective way to get a flat stomach and slim waist for women too. What is the ABS diet all about – the rulesThe ABS diet – 6 meals a dayHow […]
What and how to use green barley?
Recently, young green barley has gained great popularity as a preparation supporting weight loss, whether in the form of green powder for the preparation of cocktails or in the form of dietary supplements in capsules or tablets. But does green barley really help you lose extra weight? In what other […]