It is said to be the most important meal of the day, and that skipping it could lead to weight gain but is this really true? And if it is the most important meal of the day, what is then the best breakfast meal? Let’s dive straight into it! Breakfast […]
Yet another “best superfood” – are chia seeds must-have in the kitchen?
I would like to discuss the subject of super-foods a little bit more. Today we will take chia seeds and our more local counterpart – flax seeds. In what thing they are similar and what differs them? Is it really Spanish sage far superior to flax in terms of health […]
Top 5 supplements while on a ketogenetic diet
Currently, ketogenetic dieting is hot and it deserves the popularity due to its impact on weight loss. So I would like to help you out with giving a list of supplements you could, or maybe should, add into your diet to get the best results. But before we get into […]
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 […]
Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) and obesity – are those related?
Dietary supplements aimed at helping you in losing weight period are often the standard for many people who are trying to make this process happen in their lives. One of them is alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) at which there is a lot of hope that it is really able to do […]
Yerba mate – a drink of gods
In modern time obesity has become a real epidemic problem. People are constantly looking for new solutions which can help to lose weight. Of course, diet and exercise will always be the basis in this matter, however, we can often find various supplements that may work positively on us (for […]
The Best Way To Loss Fat
Anyone can tell you that dropping a few pounds is one thing, but getting super hero figure is quite another. After all, if torching that last bit of belly flab were as easy as eating donuts, the donuts guy would surely be sporting a six-pack by now. The fact is, […]
How to control your body fat?
Everyone has some body fat. Healthy levels of body fat actually improve a person’s health and appearance, but excess fat tends to increase the risk of poor health and is generally viewed as unattractive in most cultures. Excess fat accumulates in different areas from person to person, though some generalities […]
Understanding free radicals and antioxidants
What do you know about antioxidants? What do you know about free radicals? We are told that antioxidants are good for our health and reduce free radicals in our body. But really what are these ‘goodies’ and ‘baddies’. Let’s start with free radicals Free RadicalsHow do we stop the damaging […]
Big Without Fat
You want to get big? That will require a lot of heavy lifting, both in the gym and in the kitchen. The gym part is relatively simple, just not easy. Plenty of bulking programs have been published on the sport websites and forums. I suggest picking one written by a coach […]
Foods and nutrients to support healthy nails
Introduction The condition of our nails can sometimes reflect the state of our general health. If after depression of the finger nail it does not quickly return to a pink colour after turning white, it could be argued that this is a precursory sign that the individual may be dehydrated […]
Sugar – yes or no?
These terms are so widely known that we will not discover America by writing that sugar is unhealthy and needs to be restricted. It is also not a secret that even those who eat the most thoroughly as possible have an unrestrained desire for something sweet once in a while. […]
Unhealthy pancakes made healthy!
Pancakes are often associated with an unhealthy lifestyle and therefore banned from most diets. Luckily, I am here to help you implement pancakes into your healthy diet without giving in on your results! Pancakes – what’s the catch?Unhealthy PancakesThe healthier pancake.The weight loss pancake.The protein pancake.Sources Pancakes – what’s the […]
Dietary fiber and weight loss
The fact that eating products that contain fiber is very important, even a child should know. It’s also known as food fiber or roughage. This compound is one of the multi-sugars, or complex carbohydrates. It is not digested and absorbed by the human digestive tract, therefore it is not a […]
Food and nutrients to support healthy hair
IntroductionStructure of hairHair growthFood and nutrients to keep hair healthyOverconsumption of foods and nutrients that can cause hair issuesConclusionsReference Introduction The hair on our head is our crowning glory! We strive to have thick lustrous hair that looks and feels healthy. Our hair is very personal to us and we […]
What to do with Calories?
You can’t go anywhere without being confronted by calories. You go to the shop and there they are, stamped on every bottle and box. Visiting restaurants, you can find calorie counts on menus. Next day going to the gym to use your favourite treadmill and you see again calories burning […]
More muscle helps with overall health
For the most people outside the gym, the word “muscles” brings to mind image of big bodybuilders. The importance of muscle mass, strength, and metabolic function in the performance of exercise and sports, has never been questioned. However, muscles aren’t just for show. Here I will explain why. Role of […]
Rice, rice, baby! A dispute about that awesome carbohydrates source!
Rice is a source of carbohydrates, appearing in almost every diet. Not all of us are aware that there are so many of its types, differing from each other not only by the taste, but above all the properties that are important for the athlete. 1. Brown rice2. Wild rice3. […]
Water is awesome – and those reasons why
About how important health is to drinking the right amount of water probably everyone. Non-carbonated water is considered to be better than carbonated, and it is said that it is better to drink specialized sports drinks during exercise. Is it true? Get to know the opinion of experts on this […]
Diet and exercise as one of the main ways to lose body fat
In ancient times obese people were respected and their obesity was a sign of a high social status. Today, such a deviation from standards is rather considered to be a negligence as to health and appearance. It does not have to be explained that overweight people often have problems with […]
Aluminium foil – why is it worth avoiding it?
Aluminium foil is a quick and easy solution. We use it even several times a day. You will be sure to roll the sandwich to school or work, we’ll bake fish in it, and we can put it on a plate, bake cookies, and do well when preparing vegetables on […]
Who should take care of the proper glycemia?
Our brain is responsible for our feeling of hunger or satiety. The center regulating our appetite and feeling of hunger and satiety is located in the part of the brain called the sub-valley. The stimulation of one of its parts, the so-called the center of hunger, makes us look for […]
The good side of nitrates
People say a lot of bad things about nitrates contained in food. Indeed, there are some reasons to think that technologically processed meat products, rich in these compounds, can negatively affect our health. Does that mean, however, that nitrates are really bad? It turns out that it’s not necessarily true! […]
Peanut butter, not as bad as they say
Peanut butter is, unfortunately, still an underestimated product that in some places holds a bad opinion. Often, women on a diet only notice the calories of a product, without looking at the advantages it might have. Are peanut butters bad?How to inAre peanut butters good for diet – summary Are […]
Detox – hot or not?
Recently, an article titled Detox Delusion has been published in The Science of Biology, whose author, retired professor of nutritional biochemistry – David Bender – states that detox is just an empty marketing slogan that poses a health risk! Is detox a fiction?Detox and slimmingToxins – a novelty for humanity […]
Grass Fed Whey Protein – ecological proteins!
Among new products, protein nutrients made of milk from cows bred in an ecological way and free of antibiotics have recently appeared. Although it sounds like another marketing gimmick and a teaser only for people living “in harmony with nature” it has a deeper meaning, mainly due to the toxins […]
The matter of the right choice of beverages is very important to our general health and also to the body weight and composition. Apart from the countless number of beverages, whose consumption definitely has a bad influence on our body aesthetics, there are also those, which have distinct qualities. What […]
Diet for “hard gainers”!
There are 3 basic types of ectomorphic , mesomorphic and endomorphic construction. Determining which one we belong to greatly influences the diet and type of training we should choose. Today we will discuss the topic of diet for the ectomorphic. What to eat to have the strength and the chance […]
How to lower cholesterol?
Cholesterol plays a key role in the body, helping in the production of essential hormones and enzymes. But too high cholesterol can cause a multitude of problems, such as blockage of the arteries, which, as a result of the lack of treatment can lead to heart attack or stroke. In […]
Vitamin A – everything you need to know about it
Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that plays a very important role in our body.It belongs to the group of fat-soluble vitamins. Vitamin A – health benefitsVitamin A is responsible for correct visionIt lowers the risk of developing some cancersIt supports the immune systemAcneIt supports bone healthSummary Vitamin A – […]
Nuts – learn about their health properties
Nuts are healthy snacks that, depending on the type, have other properties beneficial to our health. We have a huge selection of nuts on our market.The most popular, such as, for example, walnuts or hazelnuts, can be bought in virtually any store.The largest selection, however, is in health food stores. […]
Ensure your liver’s longevity!
The liver is an organ that has almost innumerable functions in our body.In addition, all these functions are so distinct from each other that it is difficult to find an equally diverse body in the human body. A healthy and well-working liver is one of the important conditions for longevity. […]
Calcium deficit and its consequences !
People associate the right level of calcium mainly with healthy, strong bones of adequate density. It is a microelement, which in the general opinion is combined only with the good condition of the skeletal structure. Few people know, however, that calcium is also needed to regulate the rhythm of the […]
Alcohol and mass building or reduction – can you drink on a diet ?
Does drinking alcohol affect the size of the stomach? Read the article “Alcohol” below, and mass building or reduction – can you drink on a diet? Alcohol and mass building or reduction period – introductionAlcohol – the whole truth about the “beer belly”Why are alcoholics slim?Alcohol and mass building or […]
Food and nutrients to support healthy skin
Structure of skinSkins reflects our health and nutritional statusWhy diet is important for skin healthHydration!Omega fatty acidsIronVitaminsBenefits of supplements Structure of skin Our skin’s structure consists of several layers of different types of cells. The outer most layer exposed to the outside world is the epithelium which along with the […]
Your diet plan is probably bad!
Many women are unsuccessfully struggling with excess kilograms over years of neglect. And here comes the answer, why it is so hard to get rid of “bacon”, folds and other imperfections. Years of unhealthy eating can not be erased for a few weeks on a diet. The best bodybuilders devote […]
Easily digestible diet is often used, among others with various diseases, primarily related to the digestive system. However, it is recommended to everyone, regardless of age. What does this diet look like? What products should be served on a light-duty plate? Also check out the easy-to-digest menu for a week […]
Linseed – a power of nature!
Linseed is the common name of flax seeds. This product has recently received very positive feedback. The pepper is available in virtually every herbal store and pharmacy. However, flaxseed oil is still more widespread. many doctors and dieticians recommend to eat cold. What do the flax seeds really contain? Is […]
BMI – should we really care?
The BMI coefficient, calculated from the appropriate formula, is intended to indicate normal body mass. This indicator is only used in adults. Is it more important for the exercisers? What exactly is it? How to calculate it? Why is it such a popular hint for body mass? BMI factor – […]
Macrobiotic diet is a way of nutrition that originates from Chinese philosophy. It adheres to the principle of two Jin and Yang forces that are in balance with each other. According to her principles, the diet is part of the philosophical and spiritual system. It is expected to provide health […]
Bulletproof coffee – make sure that you do it well!
Bulletproof coffee is a morning drink that thanks to the content of the respective components can provide us with a number of positives including morning energy, concentration increase, brain activity, and feel no hunger for a few hours. Bulletproof coffee – what is it?How to prepare bulletproof coffee correctlyWe need: […]
“Don’t starve”… or maybe you should?
The interest in training at the gym, which significantly affect, for example, the improvement and aesthetics of the figure, should be associated with increasing knowledge about nutrition. And so it is more and more often that the exercisers have very good awareness of, among others, quality, degree of processing or […]
Protein-fat breakfast – hot or not?
Recently, breakfasts in the form of protein and fat have become an inherent element of a large portion of people interested in nutrition. Does their reputation have any support and it is worth introducing them into the menu? Protein-fat breakfast – why you should care?Nocebo effect ?And what about the […]
Chia seeds – the best superfood?
Intensive use of the body requires the supply of nutrient-rich products. Chia seeds, thanks to their health-promoting properties, should be included in the diet of every gym person. This product perfectly fits the needs of an active person. How do chia seeds work in the gym diet? Check our article. […]
Intermittent Fasting (IF) – breakpoint, or dead point in nutrition?
Probably you have often wondered if there is a different eating pattern than the one at fixed times? The answer is yes, and this method is called Intermittend Fasting. What is it and how does it look in practice? Read the article and find out if IF is for you. […]
The Mediterranean diet is the least controversial of all diets, the most balanced and with the most supporters – among doctors, dieticians, as well as people who value a healthy lifestyle and train at the gym. What are its main assumptions? What effects can the Mediterranean diet bring? What is […]
How to get an ABS from your dreams?
Effective training on the abdomen does not consist in repeating one exercise. So how to reasonably plan abdominal muscle exercises? Learn the basics, which include concentric and eccentric movements, providing the greatest belly hypertrophy. Practicing, remember that the shortest distance between the chest and the pelvis plays the key role. […]
Disturbances in the acid-base balance and the self-acidification of the body is a downplayed topic by the practitioners. Power trainers are in an increased risk group – often they do not realize that an increased supply of proteins and carbohydrates can lead to widespread health problems. It also translates into […]
Does the popularity of the apple diet testify to its effectiveness and high level of safety? What is the role of apples in the process of slimming? Is the apple diet an effective plan to cleanse the body and reduce body fat? Find out the answer to these and more […]
The Dąbrowska diet is a type of low-calorie diet. Strictly describes it in duration or type of products recommended and prohibited. It is also a way of vegetable and fruit detox, which would really be good for each of us. Where did the Dabrowska diet come from? Is it safe? […]