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 […]
Diet after stroke – What should a patient after an ischemic stroke eat?
Ischemic stroke, which is also referred to as cerebral infarction, is the result of abnormal cerebral circulation. It results in damage to neurons, or brain cells, as they are not supplied with oxygen and glucose by the blood supply during the stroke incident. Causes and consequences of strokeWhat should a […]
Herbs for cholesterol – which one to choose?
What is cholesterol? How does it affect the body? Such questions people face nearly every day when talking about a healthy lifestyle. We hear a lot about diseases related to cholesterol levels, including its excess in the body. Can we actually influence the amount of this substance in the body? […]
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 […]
How to take care of your liver
It has a positive effect on health, the body’s defence mechanisms and, of course, makes it possible to get rid of unnecessary kilograms. This diet has many benefits for the whole system, as it effectively cleanses the body. Liver – natural storageWhat damages the liver?Why to try liver diet? A […]
A diet for people with obesity who have problems with the heart and circulatory system
Obesity carries a serious risk of complications for the cardiovascular system. People suffering from heart and circulatory system diseases – hypertension, atherosclerosis, heart defects or heart failure – should especially take care of a proper diet. Slimming, i.e. weight reduction, in their case must be consulted with a doctor. Overweight […]
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 […]
What to eat to decrease triglycerides level?
You keep an eye on your cholesterol, but do you care for triglycerides level? You don’t have to eat fat to have an elevated level of them. Even eating common sweets regularly can lead to such an issue. Today we present a diet that will keep triglycerides level intact. When […]
Should we be afraid of trans fats?
Trans fats, or hardened vegetable oils, are considered the most harmful type of fatty acid. Their high consumption promotes the development of, among others type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis. In addition, trans fats reduce fertility and can be harmful to pregnant women and the growing baby. Where do trans fats […]
Heart disease is one of the world’s most pressing health issues, accounting for nearly a third of all deaths worldwide. Keeping your ticker in tip-top shape is critical for your health; you can function without some organs but your heart isn’t one of them. Most imporant factors regarding hearth healthIncrease […]
Cholesterol: Why it’s important to keep levels under control and how diet can help you achieve this
What do you know about cholesterol? I’m guessing that you have heard about it in the press, from a family member or colleague, from your GP. There has been a lot of discussion about cholesterol and how it is important to keep your cholesterol levels low and how best to […]
Thing about cholesterol
October is National Cholesterol Month. For many, the word cholesterol conjures up images of fat-clogged arteries and heart attacks. Perhaps you’ve been told that you have high cholesterol and need to take medication to rectify this or maybe a family member has suffered a heart attack or stroke and you […]
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 […]
Phytosterols for proper lipidogram
Elevated blood cholesterol is not good. It contributes, for example, to myocardial infarction, atherosclerosis of blood vessels or coronary diseases. Phytosterols are an effective way to avoid these types of problems and to effectively lower cholesterol in the body. Their source is, among others vegetables, oils and nuts. How exactly […]
Coconut oil and cholesterol
Coconut oil in recent times has become one of the most desirable oils among active people and those who care about their figure. We have quickly appreciated its properties, but also the fact that this unrefined beautiful smells, has a good price and does not change the taste of dishes, […]
Pregnenolone part 1 – father of the steroid hormones
There is no doubt that an efficient hormonal system depends on good health. Unfortunately, hormonal imbalances are increasingly common in women as well as in men, and at an earlier age nowadays. This can be mainly attributed to problems with well-being and fertility, but the effects of hormone deficiency or […]
Hormonal changes related to age
Hormones – who doesn’t have some problems with them? The thing is, that with increasing life span, there can be still many more problems with appropriate hormonal balance. Why does our body doesn’t want to cooperate with us in that matter? Check our today’s article to know why! Approach of […]
What kind of groats are the healthiest?
In short The healthiest of groats is quinoa – contains high quality proteins and fats (including mono and polyunsaturated fatty acids beneficial for health). In it we can find a lot of vitamins (including B1, B2, B4), a lot of phosphorus and magnesium. Amaranth is the second in terms of […]
Fat in the athlete’s diet – how much and in what form?
Why does fat play such an important role in the diet of athletes and people losing weight? Can I reduce the amount of fats to minimum when I am on a reducing diet? And when I am trying to build muscle mass, should I eat only more proteins? In this […]