Vegetarian diet and all its variations (f.e. vegan) provides you with plenty of health benefits, if done correctly. When on this diet, you need to pay extra attention to the following vitamins, minerals and microelements to avoid their deficiency: calcium, iron, zinc, iodine, vitamin B12, vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids and sufficient amount of protein. […]
Spinach stays always high in the list of plant-based products, rich in calcium, as it has the most calcium in this category (260mg/cup cooked). However, it’s not only about what products contain the highest amounts of calcium, but also about whether your body can use calcium from them. In the case of spinach, its high […]
According to a recent small study, regular eating a handful of dried goji berries may help delay or even prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in healthy middle-aged people. AMD happens when aging causes damage to the macula, the part of the eye that controls sharp, straight-ahead vision.
It depends on the type of your vegetables and the way you prefer to eat them. Of course, it is difficult to generalize (as we can’t compare preparing an avocado with preparing a potato), but I hope on your common sence while reading the information below on this topic.
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 immune system and our bone health.
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 and reduce the risk of developing a wide variety of (chronic) diseases, and even certain types of cancer. To compare, lycopene devours 10 times more free radicals than vitamin E!
Lycopene is a one of the most powerful natural antioxidants with many health benefits due to its capacity to fight free radicals that help reduce the risk of developing a wide variety of (chronic) diseases, such as brain aging issues, heart illnesses and even certain types of cancer. Another advantage of this natural antioxidant is […]
Cappuccino, latte, flat white, macchiato, latte macchiato – you name it! Only thinking about all these combinations of coffee and milk may already let you smile and relax for a moment. But is coffee and milk a really good combination, and how does milk influence the healthy benefits of coffee?
Drinking 1-2 glasses of red grape juice or red wine a day is scientifically proven to improve the brain health due to the bioactive components of the grapes, in particular resveratrol. Resveratrol seems to be capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier and directly protecting your brain from the harmful activities of free radicals. It is […]
Did you know that only eating brightly colored fruits and veggies is not enough to get the most healthy bioactive components, flavonoids, from them?