The rapid development of the supplement market has meant that today we have a huge selection of products that we can use strictly for our purpose. What’s more, individual components are often combined into multi-component formulas, saving our time and, above all, money. One of such formulas is the recently […]
Vitamin-mineral complex NEW RANKING 2021
Nowadays, we rarely have the opportunity to eat a healthy meal rich in vegetables and fruits. We are swallowing vitamins and minerals, often guided only by the price of a given complex. Can vitamins and mineral supplements improve sport performance?Do vitamins and minerals supplements work?What vitamins and minerals supplements should […]
Vitamin D and Omega-3 fatty acids regulate serotonin level.
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 […]
Vitamins C and E – large doses
Vitamin C and vitamin E – large doses in endurance sports and losing weight Antioxidants in trainingActions in physically active people Antioxidants in training Common availability and omnipresent promotion of the need to use vitamins with antioxidant properties makes people use them in large doses. Not always, however, more means […]
Folate, folinic acid and 5-MTHF – selection of supplements at MTHFR
It’s good to know that our scientific knowledge about vitamin B folate has undergone significant changes over the past 10 years based on some astounding scientific studies. We have learned that the biologically active and naturally occurring forms of folate – L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) and 5-formyltetrahydrofolate (folinic acid) are much more […]
Vitamin D helps in dealing with breast cancer !
Currently, cancer is less often a lethal sentence. We are slowly approaching times where cancer will start to be treated as a type of chronic illness. Thanks to better detection and with the help of new drugs, we are able to control cancer more effectively. However, this does not change […]
Vitamin D deficiencies – are you in the group of increased risk?
There are some groups of people, who have higher-than-average needs for vitamin D. They are elderly people, people with darker complexion, people who live away from the equator and those who deal with certain ailments. Elderly peoplePeople with dark complexionResidents of countries far from the equatorPeople with diseases which decrease […]
Vitamins for her and for him – does it matter?
Everyone probably saw many advertisements that spoke about special vitamins for one of the sexes. And there is the “perfect calcium” for ladies, and there is the “perfect magnesium” for men. Let us not kid ourselves, most of the vitamins and minerals can be accepted by all of us and […]
#2 Supplements review – Apollos Hegemony Vitamin D3
In the first entry, we presented a study of Fish Oil on the actual content of EPA and DHA and the amount of heavy metals. The results can be checked here. In this article we will present a study of another product – Vitamin D3 on the content of cholecalciferol. […]
Different faces of vitamin B12 – characteristics of individual forms
B12 is one of the most important vitamins circulating in our body. It is worth mentioning, however, that vitamin B12 is not a single substance and it is present in several forms, including cyanocobalamin, methylcobalamine, hydroxocobalamin and adenosylcobalamin, which show some differences. Let’s look at the properties of each of […]
Calcium, phosphorus, parathyroid hormone and vitamin D – basic information
Deep down in the darkness of calcium and phosphate management and the hormones associated with it requires some information in the field of physiology (the science of the proper functioning of the body), which is below. How it worksDisorders of calcium and phosphate economy and their symptomsDisclaimer How it works […]
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 […]
Niagen – wonderful vitamin
Nowadays, when we live in a world of processed food and are surrounded by various types of xenobiotic, we are unable to fully control the quality of food we eat, the water we drink or the air we breathe. Many of us are wondering about supplementation that would greatly regenerate […]
Diet and other factors affecting skin condition
Skin, although it feels delicate and sensitive, has a very responsible function in our body. Its main tasks include, first of all, protection from external factors – mechanical, biological and chemical. It is also the first barrier for bacteria trying to reach us from the outside and the secretory properties […]
See which supplements you should take, to make your exercise results be even better!
The key to a slim figure and good mood is not just regular exercise and a healthy, balanced diet, but also supplementation. See which ones are worth taking to enjoy a healthy and good form! AntioxidantsOmega-3 fatty acidProtein supplementBCAA Amino AcidsGlutamineA set of vitamins strengthening hair, skin and nails Antioxidants […]
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. […]
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. […]
Treating MS with high doses of vitamin D– Cicero G. Coimbra
Doctor Cicero Coimbry’s presentation for the members of the House of Chamber in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, concerning the treatment of multiple sclerosis with high doses of vitamin D. August 2013. Cicero G. Coimbra, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine and Neurology Lab of Neuropathology & Neuroprotection, head Associate Professor of […]
High Doses of Vitamins Fight Alzheimer’s Disease
High Doses of Vitamins Fight Alzheimer’s Disease High Doses of Vitamins Fight Alzheimer’s DiseaseWhy Don’t Doctors Recommend high dosages of vitamins?Details of clinical study regarding using high dose of vitaminsClinical study regarding using high dose of niacin – receptionNiacin’s side effects. Is Niacin safety? Scientific sources regarding niacin safenessNiacin intake […]
What really causes kidney stones and why vitamin C does not?
Swedish research, the results of which were published in JAMA Internal Medicine in March 2013 proved the relationship between forming kidney stones and vitamin C supplementation. More than 23.000 Swedish men took part in the study, who were observed for the period of 11 years. Among 2% of these men […]
Vitamin C lowers the level of cortisol – the stress hormone
As early as in the year 1999, during the meeting of the American Chemical Society it was said that vitamin C lowers the level of cortisol, while discussing the research carried out on rats and speculating that a similar influence may also be visible on humans. Vitamin C and cortisol […]
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 […]
Niacin protects against Alzheimer’s disease
Niacin may protect against Alzheimer’s disease and the decline of cognitive functions caused by aging processes. Study regarding Niacin actions related to Alzheimer’s diseaseResults of the studyPathogenically low RDADoubtful role of tryptophanNiacin – nicotinic acidConclusionRead more:Source Study regarding Niacin actions related to Alzheimer’s disease In the doctor MC Morris’s report […]
Does vitamin C cure cancer?
Vitamin C in vitro (in test-tube) shows toxic effects against certain kinds of cancer cells, but not for healthy cells1,2,3. It stems from a bit different, more voracious metabolism of a malignant cell and is called selective cytotoxicity. A few well-known mechanisms are engaged in a potentially anticancer effect of […]
Vitamin B12 – do you really supplement it in the right way?
Why is vitamin B12 so important? Your daily requirement for vitamin B12 is 2.4 mcg. Do not let this relatively small number fool you – it’s not so easy to get it, and it’s even harder to use it properly. B12 activity is closely related to folic acid and vitamin […]
Vitamin D deficiency in the elderly people
In the December edition of the Nutrients magazine, the results of German scientists’ research on a significant amount of vitamin D deficiency in the elderly population (over 65) were published. This study analyzed data from 1079 participants, aged 65 to 93, from the Cooperative Health Research study in the Augsburg-Age […]
How does vitamins become active?
At the moment when we take vitamins (whether in supplements or in food) our body transforms them into active forms that can be assimilated. Only in this way can they fully use their beneficial effects. Vitamins are activated in a variety of chemical processes, such as methylation – it consists […]
Basics of nootropics, part 3 – what’s good for your well-being?
Who of us would not like to feel good? Well, all our activities are aimed at improving the well-being – building relationships with people, work to get finance for the realization of dreams, entertainment, which gives us a smile. Often, however, these activities are so intense that fatigue paradoxically gives […]
Methylfolate and the effectiveness of antidepressants
The disturbing trend in the development of depression in a developed society means that the topic of treatment of this condition is often raised. The most commonly used drugs are those from the SSRI group, and many people complain about the lack of satisfying effects or the need for multiple […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Why is it worth eating trout?
Poles do not eat fish often, much and willingly. Statistically, Poles eat 12kg of fish a year, while the Norwegians eat 46kg and the Portuguese eat 60kg. If Poles eat fish, they are most likely to be: Pollock, Norwegian salmon, sprat and mackerel. Our Polish trout is underestimated. It is […]
Nicotinamide fights MRSA infection in a few hours
As the Oregon State University reports, a study from 2012 suggests that nicotinamide (vitamin B3, in the form of niacin) may be able to fight certain staphylococcus infections resistant to antibiotics. The study was carried out both on laboratory animals, as well as with the use of human blood. High […]
Research on niacin that caused panic
In 2014 in the headlines of many western newspapers and websites there appeared warnings against serious toxicity of niacin, which put a question mark over its safety and sense of usage as a cardiac drug. There have also appeared many researchers, who strongly concluded that niacin is harmful and various […]
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 […]
Boost your immune system – Tips and tricks to fight diseases and strengthen your immunity!
An illness will often make us lose our training sessions, as our priorities change. Instead of working out, we are lying in bed with a handkerchief in hand. Let’s end this! Today I will tell you about a few tips how to increase immune system and keep yourself in a […]