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

A natural source of vitamin K

A few years ago, the view was that vitamin K was involved mainly in the blood coagulation process. Currently, we know many other functions that this vitamin fulfills in the body. Vitamin K is responsible inter alia for healthy bones, prevents the mineralization of calcium and phosphorus in the blood vessels and the development of cardiovascular diseases. What are the natural sources of vitamin K? Read more

Pomegranate fruit prevents atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a disease that involves the buildup of deposits on the inner walls of the arteries. Atherosclerotic plaques are a combination of bad cholesterol that is oxidized, and other substances, including calcium and blood components that stick to the artery wall. As time passes, the artery gradually narrows, and eventually it can even completely clog. There are completely natural substances that help clean the arteries from atherosclerotic lesions. 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