Serotonin regulates many brain func tions and behaviors. Such disorders as attention deficit, hyperactivity, bipolar disease, schizophrenia or impulsive behaviors are connected to the improper serotonin level. Vitamin D and Omega-3 fatty acids supplementation demonstrates a beneficial effects in all the above mentioned disorders.Source: Vitamin D and Omega-3 fatty acids […]
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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 […]
Are instant products healthy?
Instant food has become very popular and widely accessible. In response to the lack of time and fast pace of life we reach for easy replacements of normal food. But do we know what exactly what instant products are and how are they created? Are they healthy? Is it worth […]
High protein food, or something to replace protein supplements
In sports that include strength, high amounts of protein in the diet is essential. It allows for the regeneration and building of muscles as well as their protection against catabolism during the reduction. Protein most often comes from meat, eggs and dairy products, but in many cases we have to […]
Natural substances with anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects
Do we always have to take Ibuprofen or other painkillers when we experience pain? What natural substances can be as effective as analgesics? It turns out that we do not always have to reach for meds right away. In today’s article I will present some natural substances with anti-inflammatory and […]
Supplementation even with little doses of vitamin K2 counteracts osteoporosis
The research from the year 2013 proved that supplementation with vitamin K2 in the form of MK-7 counteracts the decline of bone density and strength among women after menopause. The research lasted 3 years and was accomplished by 233 women. Vitamin K and osteoporosis – clinical studyVitamin K and osteoporosis […]
7 properties of Saw Palmetto
Saw Palmetto has found its application in supplementation due to a range of interesting properties this plant represents. However, before we enumerate all pro-health features, it is worth mentioning about the origin and utilization of the plant. What Saw Palmetto is actually?Saw Palmetto as pupport in the fight with impotenceSaw Palmetto […]
Constantly on antibiotics? Try vitamin D for immunity boositng!
Do you constantly suffer from colds? Does persistent cough bother you, especially when you lay in bed trying to sleep? Do you take a ton of antibiotics, and the contents of your drawer looks like the pharmaceutical magazine? According to swedish immunologists, supplementation with vitamin D increases the body’s immunity. […]
Cat’s claw – a cure for inflammation
Many people, even without realizing it, suffer from various types of problems resulting from increased inflammation in the body. Starting with skin problems such as atopic dermatitis, increased muscle soreness, rheumatic changes in joints, and autoimmune diseases that can have a significant impact on our lives. Cat’s Claw – what […]
White or red – which meat to choose?
Today, there is no doubt that you can properly balance your diet and take care of your health and shape without having to eat meat. As a rule, however, this is not the most optimal and most beneficial solution – especially when it comes to athletes, both professional and amateur. […]
Broccoli and cauliflower support the growth and regeneration of muscles
Cruciferous vegetables of the Brassica group, which broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage are a part of, contain a significant amount of secondary metabolites: the glucosinolate and myrosinase enzyme. In the process of shredding or later chewing the vegetables, glucosinolates are transformed into isothiocyanates, such as sulforaphane. Sulforaphane protects against cancerEffect on […]
Ridiculously cheap supplement, which prolongs sleep and facilitates falling asleep
Magnesium, even in its cheapest and worse-absorbing by our body version, i.e. in the form of magnesium oxide, improves sleep quality. It is cheap, has no side-effects and its effectiveness was proven in the study carried out by the researchers from Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Teheran, Iran. Magnesium […]
Vitamins, their bioavailability and changes during storage, baking and boiling
In connection to storing various products (temperature, pH, access to light, etc.) and their technological treatment (baking, boiling etc.), the content of vitamins in these products changes. What also changes is their bioavailability due to chemical alterations of compounds contained in a given product. In this post, I will present […]
When to take probiotics?
Answering the question whether it is better to take probiotics before, after or during the meals is not as easy as it may seem. It is visible for example in the descriptions on the probiotics’ packages. Certain producers declare that probiotics should be swallowed during the meals, other claim that […]
How to organise meals for work and school
Keeping a healthy and balanced diet is not so easy at the beginning (or cheap), but with time you can get into a rhythm, organise everything and it can work out well. It’s important to want to do it. It’s worse if you’re a student, especially if you don’t have […]
PQQ wiki – what is it, which PQQ is the best and why you should use PQQ
The liver is the largest gland of our body and, at the same time, the organ of exceptional importance in life. The liver, also described as a chemistry laboratory of the body, deals primarily with the processing of virtually all chemical compounds, either from the environment or from our tissues. […]
Brazil nuts and their properties
Nuts are probably the most nutritious, healthy products and are definitely the basis of a well-balanced diet. Unfortunately, a lot of people still believe the myth that they are too fatty and have too many calories to be considered as a permanent component of a light menu. Today, we will […]
Curcumin – a natural alternative to painkillers!
Curcumin is a polyphenolic compound with a broad pro-health effect, naturally occurring in turmeric. It is mainly attributed to anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and cardioprotective properties. As it turns out, turmeric is also indicated as an alternative to painkillers. And this aspect of the effectiveness of curcumin was examined by researchers from […]
High doses of biotin may cause reversal of progressive disability in multiple sclerosis!
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory-demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. Currently, MS is considered an autoimmune disease. It consists in the breakdown of axons and damage (demyelination) of myelin sheaths of neurons, oligodendrocytes and microglia cells by the host’s immune system. This causes serious disturbances in the […]
Bone fractures – vitamin help
We’re at risk of breaking practically any bone. However, some areas of our skeletal system are more likely to break. For example, during a fall on slippery ground a typical break occurs in the wrist area. The bones start healing in this area after 4 weeks. However, the femoral neck, […]
Supplements for nursing mothers
Pregnancy and childbirth considerably weaken the woman’s body, which can manifest itself in deficiencies. In addition, the milk of the nursing mother lacks the appropriate amount of nutrients if the mother lacks them in her body. This can not be underestimated, because the composition of food greatly affects the growth […]
Vilcacora (Cats Claw) strengthens immunity, fights viruses and fungi, promotes cancer treatment
Vilcacora is commonly known in traditional Peruvian medicine. Heals from digestive ailments, arthritis, wounds, and even cancer. Today, it’s one of the most popular herbs sold in the USA. Vilcacory research Vilcacory’s research began in 1970 and has so far been carried out by scientists from Peru, Germany, Austria and […]
Healthy chocolates with peanut butter
Today I introduce another great recipe, this time they are delicious chocolates with peanut butter. These chocolates work great when you crave candy. You can do more and keep it in the freezer, it’s a great snack for kids (we know what they eat and we protect them from excessive […]
Goji berries – a way to longevity?
Berries of life, fruit of longevity. Goji berries are a vine fruit. Are they actually conducive to a healthy and long life? Known for thousands of years The Mongolians and Tibetans have had goji bushes for more than 5,000 years. A strong red color, pleasant taste and incredible nutritional value […]
Banana muffins with almond butter
Kitchen teaches creativity! We often throw strongly ripe fruit while we could make good use of them. You have no idea how to use ripe bananas? Be sure to try this recipe! Ingredients: 2 eggs 2 ripe bananas half a glass of rice flour half a cup of buckwheat flour […]
More and more protein in food products
Current trends of pro-health actions aim at the improvement of health by dietetic support. It means that there is a growing interest in nutritious products that are supposed to constitute an element of physical effort support, but not only. These products need to be highly nutritious, which is related mainly […]
Deviation from diet routine – is it a reason to panic?
Fat Thursday, holidays, birthday, carnival party… a great time for getting away from daily problems, for social events, but also for culinary delights, not always fitting in our diet. We have certain goals related to our body – spring is coming, then summer and we would like to present ourselves […]
Extraordinary bioflavonoid – naringenin
Bioflavonoids are plant compounds occurring primarily in citrus fruit. Their positive influence on the functioning of the human organism has been confirmed by many scientific studies. Among dietary supplements containing bioflavonoids, naringenin is frequently encountered. Where does the popularity of this active ingredient come from? Naringenin for health… Similarly to […]
What oil is the healthiest for frying?
What should we use for frying? Sunflower oil, rapeseed oil, olive oil, or maybe coconut oil or lard? Frying in high temperatures, within 180°C changes the molecular structure of fat, which reacts with oxygen from the air, forming lipid peroxides and aldehydes. This oxidation also occurs in room temperature, just […]
Advantages of PF breakfast
We know that P+F type breakfast is really popular right now. I myself personally prefer this approach with several important factors that I will give below. The issue of not denying the standard thought of “porridge with fruit must be a fundamental element of the morning diet” is clear if […]
My opinion about Walden Farms products
Walden Farms – some people love their products, others can not even look at them. I use WF products as an addition to coffee on lazy Saturday breakfast. Some stole my heart right away, but there are several which I am not even able to swallow, such as .: peanut […]
Instant M-Z protein bars
The easiest rule to making these bars is that you add whatever you can find, because every person needs to sort out their kitchen cupboards sometimes! Below is the basic recipe: 100g of protein supplement 50g of oatmeal 50g of nuts 50g of dried fruits 60g of dark chocolate 50ml […]
To drink or not to drink cow’s milk?
As you know, I’m not a fan of dairy products, especially cow’s milk from the store – I try to avoid it. Mainly it comes to lactose and the sugar in it, a very high percentage of adults do not digest lactose – because they do not have the lactase […]
Vitamin D reduces acne
The Korean study published in the journal PLoS One in 2016 dealt with the influence of vitamin D on common acne. Acne and vitamin D level The level of vitamin D was tested in 80 people suffering from acne. Deficits were detected in 48,4% of patients with acne and only […]
Levorotatory vitamin C
There exists a very weird and unnecessary myth around vitamin C. I have explained this many times in the comments, but I would like to get it right in the post. Vitamin C is L-ascorbic acid. The letter “L” stands for the isomer with the relative configuration L. Naming it […]
Protein omelette cheesecake
Today, a typical protein omelette, without raisins, perfect for people on a low carb diet. The omelette tastes really similar to a cheese cake, hence the name. Preparation of this omelette seems extremely easy, however, experience shows that frying it in a way it keeps its solid shape is not […]
How to bake protein muffins
Preparation time: 30 minutes Ingredients: (12 pieces) 2 mashed ripe bananas Serving of a protein supplement ½ glass of dried cranberries 1 glass of oatmeal 1 glass of rye flour ¾ glass of skimmed milk (0,5%) 1 egg, 2 egg whites 3 tablespoons of rapeseed or coconut oil Half a […]
More about Lactose
Some time ago I discovered that I don’t react well to lactose (like 60% of adults in Poland, apparently!). I eliminated dairy completely, but after a while my body started demanding it. Additionally, there came the matter of compensating for the deficiencies caused by the lack of dairy products in […]
Because you are, what you eat! 9 rules of a healthy diet.
It is well known that a diet is more than half the battle in the struggle for a beautiful figure. Do you want to eat healthy without losing your spirit, and more importantly – not go crazy? Implement 9 principles of healthy eating into your life, and you will be […]
Birch sugar, an alternative to white sugar?
Birch sugar, also called xylitol, is probably the healthiest alternative to white sugar. Acquired in a completely natural way from a birch bark, it has a lot of benefits and health properties. I started changing by eating habits by completely eliminating white sugar from my menu. It also included colourful […]