Lifestyle and, nutrition, in particular, can have a significant impact on migraine attacks. Here are some scientific facts about the relation between nutrition and migraine.
Whole cereal grains are a good source of protein amoung vegan products. But do you know which one of them has the most protein available to our body? And here I’m not talking about a single generic value of protein on nutrition label of the product, but about the highest digestibility of the protein that […]
Ever heard of the LIFE diet? It’s a nutrient dense whole food plant-based diet. It includes drinking one 32-ounce (or 946 ml) LIFE smoothie every day, eating at least 5 ounces (or 142 gr) by weight of dark green leafy vegetables in salad or cooked vegetables per day, and limiting consumption of whole grains, starchy […]
A recent Dutch study found a relationship between diet, behaviour and brain activity in children with ADHD.
Nowadays garlic is a “must-have” in our kitchen to fight various viruses, that become especially active in autumn. The health benefits of garlic are wide, starting from antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant and anticancer effects and ending by enhanced immune system and increased longevity. So, how do you need to use garlic in your dishes to achieve […]
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 required to activate most of the B vitamins from food, which are involved in our energy metabolism. In fact, almost all of the energy from food is transfered into phosphorus-containing […]
Fenchol, a natural compound found in basil (but also in eucalyptus leaves, wild celery, nutmeg, aster flowers, and citrus fruits), seems to reduce neurotoxicity in the brain. In this way it might protect the brain against the accumulation of the toxic amyloid-beta protein, related to Alzheimer’s.
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, with almost no evidence of health benefits. But fruit is good, you might argue. And you are right if fruit is eaten in moderate amounts. Fruits provide us with fructose, […]
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 its impact on the environment? A recent study made this knowledge possible! The study evaluated 5.853 foods based on the developed 15 dietary risk factors for health and 18 environmental […]
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 on the daily basis, leads to a low microbiome diversity that has been linked to overweight, diabetes and dementia. Another example is a western diet that causes high inflammation levels […]