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.
Eggplant is a beautiful vegetable with plenty of antioxidants like vitamins A and C, but also polyphenols, which protect our cells from damage. So what is the best way of preparing eggplants to maximize their polyphenol content? To answer this question, a recent study investigated 4 different cooking methods of eggplants, namely baking, boiling, frying, […]
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 to have the similar health benefits as the coffee with caffeine because of its hundreds other healthy chemical compounds. Coffee also seems to have a protective effect on the liver, […]
According to a recent small study, older adults with mild cognitive impairment might benefit from moderate-to-vigorous intensity aerobic exercise training, just in 1 year. The study showed that the training was able to improve cardiorespiratory fitness, cerebral blood flow regulation, memory and executive function (f.e. planning, prioritizing, decision making). Because of these significant improvements, the […]
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 used correctly. According to a recent study, if red quinoa drink is fermented with bacteria L. plantarum and B. longum, it can be even used as probiotics to restore the […]
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 vegetables contain healthy benefits (such as phenolic compounds, with antioxidant properties) and higher levels of calcium and iron than raw spinach.
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?
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 with these small dry red berries and their amazing taste. But did you know that there are also black goji berries that are even more healthy? At least, if you […]
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. But do these exercises have the same health benefits for our heart as other types of exercise in a gym do? A recent small UK study looked for an answer […]
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 prolong life and reduce deaths, especially from cardiovascular diseases or cancer.