There are not that many people who don’t like chocolate. It not only tastes good and makes us feel better but it can be healthy
There are not that many people who don’t like chocolate. It not only tastes good and makes us feel better but it can be healthy
To use or not to use a vinegar to improve our health is yet a difficult question to answer. Scientists are still looking for a
All of them seem to have the same effect on our body. At least, according to a recent study. The study investigated how the powerful
It’s all about the digestion. Our body digests roasted bread easier than fresh bread.
I think that people suffering from diabetes, can right away give an answer to this question without even thinking about it. Nevertheless, see this information
As we know, eating meat may increase our risk of cancer, depending on how we prepare it. Why? Because the level of heat regulates the
Carrots are the beautiful non-starchy vegetables with plenty of fiber, beta-carotene, calcium and vitamin K, which are important for our eye health, our skin, our
Both product groups provide us with an abundant amount of phosphorus. Don’t get this wrong. Our cells need phosphorus to function well. Moreover, phosphorus is
As we know, tomato has lycopene, one of the most powerful natural antioxidants with many health benefits due to its capacity to fight free radicals
According to a recent study, appr 10% of coronary heart diseases could be avoided by timely preventing iron deficiency. The study examined the data from
The real coffee lovers might not understand those who enjoy their cup of decaf coffee. In one way or another, decaf coffee is scientifically proven
We know that cocoa, the pure form of chocolade, is an excellent superfood as it is packed with flavanols (antioxidants) that protect our cells from
Ever heard of a fruitarian diet? It is one of the most restrictive diet choices available, which consists of 55% to 75% of raw fruit,
What can be a better motivation to eat healthy than knowing how much minutes exactly certain foods add to or steel from your life and
A ketogenic diet (a very-low-carbohydrate, modest in protein, and high in fat diet) seems to promote our health and fight various chronic diseases, including overweight,
We are already aware that our diet shapes our gut microbiome, which has a great influence our health. For example, a low variety of foods
According to a recent study, strength training for your breathing muscles just 5 minutes every day lowers blood pressure and improves your heart health at
Whey protein in different forms is very popular nowaways due to its health benefits in performance nutrition (helps enhance weight loss and improves lean muscle
Glaucoma is a blinding eye disease that damages the optic nerve, often caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye. As a result of
We already know that, in general, women with menopause at an earlier age have a higher risk of heart disease. But what is ‘an earlier’
Why would you be interested to use red qunoia drink? Actually, it can a functional drink with a lot of health benefits, if made and
Eating a lot of meat, especially processed ones, and products with refined sugars can raise your cholesterol and increase a risk of heart disease. To
Poor diet is a leading risk factor for chronic diseases, such as overweight, diabetes, and heart and blood vessel disorders. The logical question is then
We know the common advice of living long and healthy. By saying ‘living long’ normally we understand living till 85-95 years old. But what about
Cancer is a terrifying disease, when single cells become cancer cells and begin to divide uncontrollably almost anywhere in the body. The transformation of single
Kefir is a natural fermented product with great potential of being a functional drink due to its probiotic properties and health-promoting bacteria that may help
Traditional vegetables in the Southern Africa are African nightshade (Solanum retroflexum Dun) and non-headed Chinese cabbage (known as pak choi). Both of these types of
It seems that we can! According to a recent small study, it is possible to reverse your biological age by 3.23 years in just short
Too much stress is harmful and even worse if it comes from several aspects of your life, such as personal high-stress life events (think of
Why is the ability of our body to burn fat so important for us? Because it helps us stay healthy by maintaining good metabolic health
You have most probably heard of circadian rhythm and its crucial role in our physical wellness and mental wellbeing. If you don’t follow and nourish
Pillcam is a capsule of the size of a fish oil pill with a tiny camera. It allows more people to undergo cancer investigations quickly
Did you know that our genes are responsible only for about 10-35% of aging process and longevity? The remaining percentage is determined by our environment
Cappuccino, latte, flat white, macchiato, latte macchiato – you name it! Only thinking about all these combinations of coffee and milk may already let you
Have you ever thought why wine with your favorite cheese (or other fatty foods) tastes even better? A recent small study provides an answer.
Beans are a rich source of polyfenols that help us to stay healthy. At least, if you know, how to increase their content, as it
We know that sugar is one of the biggest enemies for our health. We try to replace it with available alternatives to achieve the same
We need magnesium for almost every single process in our body. For example, magnesium is needed to make proteins, and everything in our body is
Salt is a condiment that almost anyone in the world can’t miss in the kitchen. Its chemical characteristics have made salt an ideal tool to
As a matter of fact, they do. A recent study compared the published research (23 studies) comparing the calories and nutrients of elderly people with
There are different risk factors in our lifesstyle that increase our chance to become ill. Take breast cancer, for example. Of course, your genetics play
If you are talking about healthy aging, then you most probably talk about biological aging. There is even an apart science field about that, the
Yes, you can! According to a recent study, people, who have increased levels of unique microorganisms in their gut, the gut microbiome, while aging, have
Omega-3 fatty acids: who doesn’t know about them! They help to reduce inflammation in our body and help our brain and our heart to stay
You probably already know that people who are more conscientious (responsible, organized and capable of self-control), tend to live longer and have a 40% decreased
If you are a woman over 60 and don’t have a good appetite, your muscles will most probably loose their strength because of the poor
Are you suffering from high cholesterol levels? Try to make some lifestyle changes! According to a recent large Chinese study, having a healthy diet will
According to a systematic review of 17 studies, there is no evidence to support an enhancing effect of a ketogenic diet on physical performance of
High blood pressure is a common health problem that comes with age. In the past decades a lot of studies have been conducted to find
If you have a normal weight (BMI: 18.5 to 24.9) in your 30s, don’t be afraid to gain a few extra pounds in your 50s.
The answer to this question is not that simple. It depends on the climate of the country you live in (think of Spain, the Philippines,
Do you feel yourself according to your calender age? If not, than maybe it’s your biological age. So far scientists have identified 5 measures to
Eat eggs or avoid them to support heart health is a scientific debate for the last couple of years. It depends on how many eggs
We choose a diet depending on our goals to achieve. According to a recent study, if your goal is to loose some weight or lower
According to a recent Japanese study, you can, keeping in mind the different effects of green tea and coffee on your health. The researchers analyzed
Have ever noticed that you feel yourself better, more energized, less stressed and faster in loosing extra weight in a particular season every year? There
We know that whole (unrefined) grains are good for us. They are high in fibre, vitamins and minerals and have a positive influence on our
They both can protect you against the sun damage. For sunscreens that is clear. But grapes?
Beetroot juice has become increasingly popular recently due to its positive effects on heart health and sport performances. It has high concentrations of nitrate, which
According to a recent study, almost 75% of healthy Australians aged over 70 years use supplements either daily or occasionally. The investigated supplements were fish
What do you do when you have bleeding gums? Do you just ignore it? Or do you make a direct appointment with your dentist? Or
Have you ever thought about the reason, why our skin looses its volume while getting older?
There is a big debate between scientists whether the moon phases can affect our mood, our health and our sleep. A recent study claimes to
According to a recent small study, people with lactose intolerance can enjoy probiotic yoghurt if it is fortified with specific lactase-positive bacteria, namely Lactobacillus acidophilus
Sunlight is good … if limited. We need it to make our own vitamin D to stay healthy. But too much of it can cause
We all know that whole grains such as rice, wheat and oats are healthy because they are rich in dietary fiber with a lot of
According to a recent study, our genes are partly responsible for our food choices. Researchers analyzed food questionnaire responses from 2.590 female twins of age
We already know that the amount of alcohol and frequency of drinking have an influence on our health. But did you know that the worst
Too little protein intake is one of the reasons of malnutrition and frailty in older adults (65+). The current recommended dietary allowance (the RDA) for
Goji berries belong to superfood because of their wide range of health benefits, from supporting the immune system to anti-aging effects. We all are familiar
Green tea is packed with a lot of antioxidants, mainly catechins. Do you know what is wrong with that?
Previous research has already shown that a significant difference between the upper (systolic) blood pressure measurements in the two arms is a sign of a
Older adults aged 60+ need more amino acid leucine than young people to stay healthy and energized. Moreover, leucine is important for the general health
To make our life easier, the food industry produces a large variety of the pre-packaged food. Think, for example, of breakfast cereals, canned broth and
Water-based exercises like swimming and aqua-aerobics are an excellent way to stay fit for people over 55 years old without putting strain on the joints.
According to a recent UK study, people’s current stay of health can predict disability in 5 years’ time. The researchers studied various bloodstream biomarkers from
If you use stevia daily and have some unexplainable gut problems, try to avoid stevia for a few days. Maybe it is causing your gut
The omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA play an important role in regulating the immune system and fighting chronic inflammation. According to a small American
According to a recent study, 30-40 minutes of physical activity each day is roughly what it takes to balance 10+ hours of sitting still. Physical
According to a recent study, people who eat dried fruit are generally healthier than those who don’t.
No matter what diet you choose, you need to be aware not only of its benefits but also of its risks. A recent large UK
Lifestyle changes can help you to age healthy. But what if I tell you that there is an oxygen treatment that can reverse the normal
Vegans know very well that they have to supplement their diet with vitamin B12 to stay healthy. Remarkably, they may also be deficient in the
There is a preliminary scientific result that food plays an important role in overall health. It is all about chilli pepper and its capacity to
Recently rice lovers were warned that their favorite product accumulates up to 10 times more toxic arsenic than any other grain. The maximum concentration has
Did you know that only eating brightly colored fruits and veggies is not enough to get the most healthy bioactive components, flavonoids, from them?
Your first reaction on this post might be: of course, fruits are healthy! And you are right if you eat them unprocessed or minimally processed!
Did you know that people who have in their diet tea, apples, berries, chocolate and other products rich in flavanols (a type of polyphenol), could
Did you know that intolerances to chemicals, foods and drugs impact 8%-33% of people, who are not even aware of it?
Did you know that raw veggies and fruit can be a source of dangerous bacteria that will make you sick? These bacteria can be found
According to a small Norwegian study, high-fat fermented dairy products, especially cheese, cause less inflammation than non-fermented dairy products.