This close cousin of the rowanberry hides a treasury of vitamin C, B vitamins, beta carotene, vitamin E, fiber, copper, manganese, and iodine, as well as a wealth of anthocyanins, which give it its dark color. Chokeberry – a rejuvenating fruit?Anthocyanins – purple heart healerIn defense against dementia and on […]
Creatine – an ally in building muscle mass. Is it safe to take creatine?
What is creatine?How does creatine work?Is creatine safe?Where to find creatine? What is creatine? Creatine is an organic compound made of protein fragments. It consists of three amino acids – arginine, glycine, and methionine. It is found primarily in our muscles – this is as much as 98% of the […]
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 […]
Thistle – for the liver and beyond!
Thistle for liver and detoxificationThistle for weight loss and a beautiful complexionThistle – how to take it? Thistle for liver and detoxification Milk thistle owes its medicinal properties to silymarin. This is a complex of flavonoids (specifically, flavonolignans, mainly silibinin), which is found in the greatest quantity in the husks […]
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, […]
Chia seeds – ancient treasury for the modern population
Chia seeds – how long have they been known? The Aztecs were probably the first to use them. Primarily because of the feeling of satiety that is maintained after eating them. Modern research has shown that suppressing hunger for a longer period of time is not their only advantage. The […]
The healthiest drink is the cheapest one!
Bottled water is perceived as the cleanest and best one to choose. We spend a lot of money on it, carry a lot of heavy bottles, and inevitably litter the environment with plastic waste. But have you ever wondered if it is the optimal way to drink water? A long […]
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 […]
Pregnancy and cold – how can you help yourself in natural way?
Honey and propolisBlack elderberryRaspberry Honey and propolis Honey has been recognized by the World Health Organization as a valuable cough reliever. It is a sweet, viscous liquid with a pretty complex chemical composition. It contains carbohydrates, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and flavonoids – compounds that show various health-promoting effects. Moreover, […]