Nutrition

Familial hypercholesterolemia – symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

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

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?

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

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 […]

Magnesium – sources in the diet

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 […]

The anabolic window – fact or myth

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 […]

Sodium nitrate (E251) – uses, safety and properties

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 […]

What properties does Jerusalem artichoke (tuberous sunflower) have?

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?

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 […]

Candida – a diet for mycosis – what to eat and avoid?

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

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

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 […]

Tomato diet

Tomato diet

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

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. […]

Resistant starch – properties and sources

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

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 – […]

Vegetable fat – what to choose?

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 – 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 […]

Mascarpone – calories, nutritional values

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

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 – 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 […]

Buckwheat flour – nutritional properties

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 […]

What and how to use green barley?

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 […]

How to suppress your appetite?

How to suppress your appetite?

Hunger haunts you and you don’t know how to tame it? Are you afraid that you won’t stand it, you will burn up your pantry supplies and your diet will be no more? We come to the rescue! Our tips will help you reduce your appetite, so you could easily […]

Evening hunger pangs

Evening hunger pangs

Evening hunger pangs are known to most people who have ever been on a slimming diet. If we do not feel hungry all day and eat little, while in the evening we catch up with the whole day of eating, after some time we may have problems with extra weight. […]

Diet and beautiful skin

Diet and beautiful skin

What you eat not only translates into how you feel – but also how you look like. And this applies not only to your figure but also to your complexion. To make it look young and radiant, you don’t have to use expensive creams or expensive treatments. All you need […]

Corn oil – an American treasure?

Corn oil – an American treasure?

Corn oil is widely considered an oil with numerous health properties. Meanwhile, the ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids in corn oil is very unfavourable. Excessive amount of omega-6 in the diet intensifies inflammatory processes and increases the risk of many diseases. Check the properties of the corn oil. […]

Brussels sprouts – why kids shouldn’t hate them!

Brussels sprouts – why kids shouldn’t hate them!

Brussels sprouts resemble a small cabbage, but despite its miniature size, it matches its larger cousin in terms of nutritional properties and values. Brussels sprouts, which were formed from the intersection of kale and cabbage, have, among others anti-cancer fertility improving properties. Check what health effects Brussels sprouts have! Brussels […]

Mostly common carbohydrate – starch

Mostly common carbohydrate – starch

Starch is a plant substance that belongs to the group of carbohydrates. Naturally occurring starch is a nutrient that provides complex carbohydrates in the diet. After proper processing, it is widely used in the industry. Check what properties starch has and what products it is present in. Starch – propertiesStarch […]

Protein-fat breakfast vs Carbohydrate breakfast

Protein-fat breakfast vs Carbohydrate breakfast

Protein-fat breakfasts are gaining more and more attention and are replacing the classic breakfast rich in carbohydrates. They are indicated especially for people who have problems with carbohydrate metabolism, blood sugar levels, after a meal they feel drowsy or have a problem with the fat loss despite using a diet […]

Romaine lettuce in your diet!

Romaine lettuce in your diet!

Roman lettuce is a kind of lettuce known for its being the main ingredient of Caesar salad. It is easily available, you can buy it in supermarkets, grocery stores and local markets. Romaine lettuce not only gives meals a unique taste but is also rich in nutrients. Check the properties […]