Dietary fiber has the ability to bind cholesterol in the digestive tract. Eating foods rich in dietary fiber means that cholesterol does not enter the bloodstream. This is the first step in lowering cholesterol. The second step is to provide the right amount of polyunsaturated acids in the diet. Omega 3 acids directly reduce LDL cholesterol. Read more
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
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
When you hear “natural”, you automatically think that it is safe. However, even natural and organic food supplements or herbs may have unwanted side effects. Both used alone and in combination with other medicines should always be approved by the doctor. Read more
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
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
Chocolate lowers blood pressure, is healthy for the heart, and brings even more benefits. However, not all types of chocolate have beneficial properties. More popular types of chocolate have no positive effect on your health. Read more
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.