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

Vitamin K2 for a healthy heart

Studies have shown that the majority of the western population suffers from a deficiency of vitamin K2. Is this fact related to heart disease? The main cause of myocardial infarction is the formation of atherosclerotic plaque, and calcium is the main constituent of atherosclerotic plaques. Why calcium is deposited in the blood vessels and how to counteract this phenomenon? 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

Special properties of white mulberry

White mulberry has been used in natural medicine for hundreds of years. In Chinese medicine, it is used to lower fever, treat cough, and lower high blood pressure. Rich in nutritional values are all parts of this plant: fruits, leaves, twigs and bark. There are even dietary supplements that contain mulberry extract. However, specialists say that dietary supplements are much less effective than natural herbs. 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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