How does obesity affect cholesterol?

Obesity can be described as a modern plague, because it affects a very large part of society and has an adverse effect on the entire body. The immediate cause of obesity is too much calories provided in food in relation to the body’s needs. One of the consequences of obesity is the increase in cholesterol in the blood. How to deal with this problem? Read more

Antioxidants improve the functioning of the circulatory system

Consumption of fruit and vegetables is attributed to beneficial health effects. This is mainly due to the antioxidant activity of certain fruits and vegetables. Of particular importance is the fact that certain plant polyphenols have the ability to suppress damages in the blood vessels, which are the result of the destructive action of oxidants. This results in the improvement of the lining of the blood vessels and significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Read more

Do dietary supplements work comprehensively?

The market of dietary supplements has been developing rapidly for several decades. Over 70% of adults aged 18 to 54 use dietary supplements and this phenomenon has an upward trend. Almost 100% of people using dietary supplements have general confidence in the safety, quality and effectiveness of these preparations. Dietary supplements are usually targeted at specific ailments, which is why we take a few or even several kinds of them. Or maybe there are dietary supplements that work comprehensively on all diseases? Read more

What is inflammation?

Inflammation is usually seen as a negative phenomenon, which should be eliminated. However, the facts are that inflammation is the body’s response to fight infection or to get rid of damaged tissue and is needed to regain the health of damaged tissues. If the immune system is healthy, any damage to the body is naturally cleared of damaged cells, and the repair mechanisms contribute to tissue rebuilding. Read more

Physical activity improves the functioning of the immune system

The body’s defense system protects us against external threats – bacteria, viruses, protozoa, fungi, toxins – and internal threats, which may include, among others, tissue damage or degenerate cells (cancer cells). The proper functioning of the immune system is a basic condition for a long life in health and harmony. Is regular physical activity beneficial to the immune system? Read more