Turmeric, spice or medicine?

In the western world turmeric is known mainly as an oriental spice, but in some regions it is considered a natural source of health. For several thousand years turmeric has been used in traditional Chinese medicine and Indian Ayurveda. Are the turmeric’s health properties confirmed by scientific research? How to use turmeric to achieve eternal health? What is the difference between turmeric extract and the powdered spice available in the grocery store? Read more

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

Flaxseed reduces cholesterol

Linseed has been used for thousands of years as an ingredient of a healthy diet and for medicinal purposes. However, the scientific world is skeptical about the health properties of this plant because there are no research results that would clearly confirm the benefits of linseed. Is it true only what has been proven in accordance with scientific standards? Read more

Which products lower cholesterol?

Most of us treat food as a pleasure. We associate food with social meetings and a nice time with family and friends. On the other hand, we know that an inadequate diet leads to an alarmingly high level of cholesterol and is now a real scourge. Making conscious changes in your diet can lower your cholesterol. Fresh fruit and vegetables, whole grains and good fats are part of a healthy diet. What to eat to lower cholesterol? Read more

The whole truth about palm oil

Trans fats are a long time are “on the carpet”. Their impact on health is widely accepted. Unhealthy fats are replaced by other, “healthier” products, including palm oil. However, recently, palm oil has also been heavily criticized. What is the truth? Palm oil is harmful or beneficial to health? Palm oil is added to many food products. Therefore, it is useful to be aware of what are the properties of palm fat.

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Controversial acai berries

It has been loud about acai berries for a long time. This Brazilian fruit from Amazon can be bought in almost every store around the world. Açai berries are famous for alleged health properties that are widely promoted by those who favor mass consumption of this fruit. The fact is that acai berries are the basis of the diet of the inhabitants of the Amazon jungle. Are they also an indispensable component of the diet for residents of more civilized regions? Read more