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

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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

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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

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It’s all about the digestion. Our body digests roasted bread easier than fresh bread.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Cappuccino, latte, flat white, macchiato, latte macchiato – you name it! Only thinking about all these combinations of coffee and milk may already let you

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Have you ever thought why wine with your favorite cheese (or other fatty foods) tastes even better? A recent small study provides an answer.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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They both can protect you against the sun damage. For sunscreens that is clear. But grapes?

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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

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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

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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

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Have you ever thought about the reason, why our skin looses its volume while getting older?

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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

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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

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Sunlight is good … if limited. We need it to make our own vitamin D to stay healthy. But too much of it can cause

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Green tea is packed with a lot of antioxidants, mainly catechins. Do you know what is wrong with that?

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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According to a recent study, people who eat dried fruit are generally healthier than those who don’t.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Did you know that only eating brightly colored fruits and veggies is not enough to get the most healthy bioactive components, flavonoids, from them?

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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!

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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

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Did you know that intolerances to chemicals, foods and drugs impact 8%-33% of people, who are not even aware of it?

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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

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According to a small Norwegian study, high-fat fermented dairy products, especially cheese, cause less inflammation than non-fermented dairy products.

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