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. […]

If I ask you to name only 1 vitamin, which is commonly present in all vegetables, you would most probably say “vitamin C”. And you would be right. Our body needs vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, to be able o.a. to absorb iron, boost your immunity and protect your memory and thinking abilities […]

Essential oils are widely used in aromatherapy to improve our mood, and lower anxiety or depression. Inhaled essential oils are immediately taken up into the brain and therefore have a direct influence on brain functioning. However, it wasn’t clear which types or what dose would produce the optimal results. Until now. A recent study investigated […]

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 and without sarcopenia. Sarcopenia is a condition, which is characterized by the loss of muscle mass and strength, as a result of aging.

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 oil, glucosamine, ginkgo, coenzyme Q10, calcium, zinc, vitamins B, C, D and E, multivitamins, and Chinese or herbal medicines.

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 do you just brush and floss your teeth more carefully twice a day? Anyway, I think you want to know why you have bleeding gums. It could be because of […]

Vitamin C and E can lower your risk for Parkinson’s According to a recent Swedish study, people who eat food with high levels of vitamin C and E, may lower their risk for Parkinson’s disease by 32%!

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!