Nutrition

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Jam – your sweet friend in the kitchen!

Jam – your sweet friend in the kitchen!

Jams are known and liked by many of us. The assortment of jams is unusually wide – we have single-fruit ones, multi-fruit ones, low or high in added sugar content. Choosing good quality jam is really difficult. Check how many calories jam have and other interesting things about it! How […]

Bread – are you gaining fat from it?

Bread – are you gaining fat from it?

Bread is a food product baked from a dough consisting of flour, water and salt. The dough is then loosened using a biological method using the products of yeast or sourdough metabolism. Wheat, gluten-free or maybe whole wheat bread? Find out which type of bread suits you the best and […]

Diet to support your thyroid glands!

Diet to support your thyroid glands!

Hypothyroidism causes metabolic disorders and this is why diet is so important in the treatment process. To improve metabolism you should mainly increase iodine consumption. How should a hypothyroidism diet be composed? Diet in hypothyroidismHypothyroidism diet and iodineHypothyroidism diet – banned productsHypothyroidism diet at its basis Diet in hypothyroidism The […]

Millet flakes in the diet

Millet flakes in the diet

Millet flakes have many properties, they do not contain gluten, they provide valuable B group vitamins and minerals and are a good source of energy. They can be used to make nutritious breakfast or eaten between the main meals as the addition to light desserts. Millet flakes are most often […]

Diet for cholesterol

Diet for cholesterol

When your cholesterol level is out of the norm, the first thing you should do is change your diet. Often, the results improve after just 3 months of using the anti-cholesterol diet. What to eat to lower your cholesterol? Why is cholesterol dangerous? An anticholesterol diet is a powerful weapon […]

Getting blood sugar level back in order!

Getting blood sugar level back in order!

How to include products which lower the blood sugar level in your daily diet? We will show it today! This way you will regulate your glucose level and avoid diabetes. Why we need a good blood sugar level?Vegetables effectively reduce blood sugar levelsPeople with elevated sugar levels should eat cerealSpices […]

Which fruits support fat burning?

Which fruits support fat burning?

Did you know that some fruits have slimming properties that stimulate the body to burn fat and help to improve digestion? Fruits supporting slimming include for example grapefruit, pineapple and papaya. Fruits in healthy diet Fig opuntia – suppresses hunger Grapefruit – stimulates fat burning Papaya – helps remove toxins […]

Underestimated treasure of Mother Earth – potatoes!

Underestimated treasure of Mother Earth – potatoes!

For some, potatoes are considered worthless and fattening. In fact, potatoes contain few calories, but a lot of vitamins (especially vitamin C and beta-carotene), minerals, fibre and protein. You just need to know how to prepare them so that they don’t lose their nutritional value. Potatoes and dietPotatoes full of […]

Should you drink milk?

Should you drink milk?

Milk has very high nutritional value – it contains crucial vitamins and mineral elements that are responsible for the proper functioning of the body. However, despite this, its properties arouse much controversy around it. Let’s check if the milk is healthy! What is milk?Basic milk compositionWhat is lactose?Lactose Intolerance – […]

Omega diet principles

Omega diet principles

The omega diet consists of consuming healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which are found among others in fish, some oils, green vegetables and poultry. Omega-3 fats protect our heart and reduce the risk of cancer, but unbalanced consumption of healthy fats can cause obesity and cardiovascular disease. Check out what a […]

Why you should eat more bananas?

Why you should eat more bananas?

Bananas are fruits that contain many minerals and numerous vitamins. Bananas are primarily a treasury of potassium, which is why people struggling with hypertension should reach for them. Bananas will also help children with ulcers and diarrhoea. However, banana peel is a proven way for warts, mosquito bites and teeth […]

What to mix with Oatmeal?

What to mix with Oatmeal?

Shovelling in a bowl of oatmeal every morning can be a healthy choice, but even with the range of extras, you can add to your bowl, after a while your taste buds crave a change – and perhaps more texture. All grains offer a unique taste, texture, and nutrition profile.QuinoaBrown […]

Coeliac disease and gluten

Coeliac disease and gluten

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition, caused by a reaction to gluten, a protein found in grains such as barley, wheat and rye. The answer for treatment might seem simple but treating coeliac disease is much more than just steering clear of gluten. Coeliac disease suffers face a number of […]

Ketogenic diet – a low carbohydrate diet

Ketogenic diet – a low carbohydrate diet

The ketogenic diet is included in high-fat and low-carbohydrate diets. If you want to feel extremely light and feel great, turn off carbohydrates from your daily menu and replace them with fat. This method is used, among others in the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy in children. What’s ketogenic diet?Ketogenic (ketogenic) […]

Understanding the Low FODMAP diet

Understanding the Low FODMAP diet

I’m writing from experience. Not from following the low FODMAP diet for myself, but doing it for my 16-year-old daughter. This means I am living and breathing it and cooking or preparing FODMAP friendly meals. This has been a challenge. As a nutritionist it goes against everything I believe in […]

What is IIFYM?

What is IIFYM?

IIFYM is becoming a very famous abbreviation, but what does it mean and why is it so popular? Read all about this specific way of eating in today’s blog! IIFYM in nutshell IIFYM stands for ‘If It Fits Your Macros’ and simply said it’s a principle in which you do […]

5 Meal timing myths

5 Meal timing myths

I often hear and see people ‘running’ to their protein shake the moment they finish their workout. ‘I need to get immediately protein inside me before the anabolic window closes!’ is what they often say. And others try to eat every 3 hours to ‘keep the metabolism working’. But is […]

Should I be drinking celery juice?

Should I be drinking celery juice?

Everybody is talking about celery juice. It is dominating our social media. Instagram influencers and wellness gurus have been recommending celery juice amid claims of it being an all-healing elixir that will change our lives for the better. So let’s take a look at this stringy-vegetable which is having its […]

PFC – toxic substances in food packaging

PFC – toxic substances in food packaging

PFC or perfluorinated organic compounds are substances often used in the production of paper food packaging, including French fries in fast food. PFCs have the ability to penetrate food products and accumulate in the human body. They can be very dangerous to health. PFC or perfluorinated organic compounds are substances […]

Bran – types and properties

Bran – types and properties

Bran is the seed husk remaining after grinding cereal grains. Bran is the most valuable part of the grain that has many properties and nutritional values. Bran should be especially appreciated by people with diabetes and high blood cholesterol. They should also be included in the diet of overweight and […]

Incredible strength

Incredible strength

Everyone wants to be strong. Not being intimidated by physical tasks that would terrify a mere mortal, knowing you could defend yourself or loved ones if necessary, being seen as a superhero by adoring children. Here are my key steps to follow to get stronger. I don’t claim these to […]

Kiwi is the superfood?!

Kiwi is the superfood?!

Today’s text will be focusing on the interesting subject of super-foods. In previous articles we have already mentioned that we often look for rare, foreign fruits and vegetables, we focus only on the new, “innovative” products on the market with (susceptible) miraculous properties, forgetting the easily accessible and slightly neglected […]