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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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