It is a well-known fact that consumption of different oils influences our body in different ways. From the very childhood we are taught that fish oil is a perfect means that is able to heal every disease and prevent our body from getting old. But is it really so?
The issue of whether vitamin supplements are safe is a controversial one. However, it appears that a vitamin D3 supplement is among those few extra sources which can be recommended, because it proves not only to benefit bones, as it was previously thought, but also can help repair damage to blood vessels resulting from hypertension and other factors.
Inflammatory processes occurring in the body can be associated with a variety of reasons, but they certainly affect the quality of life. High temperature, pain, and swelling are the main symptoms of almost any inflammation. These symptoms signal you that your own immune system is resisting an infection in the body. But sometimes your body needs some help to fight with this infection effectively.
We want to lose weight but do not want to take a lot of effort, we do not want to spend hours in a gym and we do not want to feel exhausted after it. We believe that it is impossible to lose weight without losing liters of sweat. But we are mistaken. There are various methods of losing weight that can bring you pleasure. One of these methods is eating fruits.
Everyone knows about the problems gluten can create, and yet only 1% of people actually have celiac disease. Many others think they are just gluten-sensitive - but in most cases it's not true.
When it comes to sports and performance, almost every athlete wants to support his or her body with something that can help restore its resources and provide energy. Sports drinks seem to be a better or even more professional choice, but researchers say good old water is still much better. And here is why.
As the vegan movement grows, ever more extreme forms of it appear, including people who only drink juices or eat all their food raw. However, sproutarians may have gone the furthest.
Let’s be honest: not all of us like healthy food. Drinking alcohol is another ingredient of a standard modern lifestyle. However, you might want to reevaluate your passion for gin and tonic: according to a recent research, those who consume bitter food are more likely to prove to be psychopaths.
It' amazing how simple veganism seemed exotic just some years ago; since then, vegans have gone much further, inventing such dietary fads as eating raw. They state that cooking destroys the "vital force" in food - but what does science say?
Lavender distillation is used to produce lavender oil, one of the most popular essential oils in aromatherapy. Its range of medical usage can vary from treating alopecia areata, or hair loss, to reducing preoperative anxiety. What is more, dried lavender can be an ingredient which can be used in calming lavender lemonade!
A recent wave of anti-soya publications claim that we should immediately stop eating this popular legume - and especially stop giving soya milk to babies - do to the risks of phytoestrogens. But what are they?
As variety of lifestyles gradually becomes bigger and more visible due to technological achievements of humanity, more people start considering various changes to their own ways of doing things, including dietary preferences. What are the possible reasons for people to switch to dairy-free diet, what are its pros and cons and what substitutes for milk can one find?
Blooming fields of yellow rapeseed are among the most beautiful natural scenes. Yet, some experts claim that rapeseed (canola) oil is bad for you. Do those yellow flowers really hide danger?
This happens every week to most of us: we find moldy, expired, stinky things in our fridge, throw them away, then go buy new stuff that eventuallly goes moldy. Can we break the vicious circle?
“Organic food” is a phrase that makes us think of healthy food and healthy lifestyle. But is such food really healthy? What do we know about “organic food”?
As the Earth population is getting older, with certain countries experiencing the problem to a greater extent than others, the need for a solution to avoid deaths following choking arises. In Japan, food manufacturers seem to have developed an approach that enabled them to introduce choke-proof food that is easier to swallow and does not cease to be mouth-watering.
Cancer is a disease that appears unexpectedly and sometimes with no evident reasons. But two years ago World Health Organization in the cancer report named what products can cause cancer.
It is no news that healthy eating is beneficial for your body. Yet changing your eating habits in accordance with nationally recommended diets can also benefit the environment to a great extent. A new study showed that developed countries recommend diets which are both healthy and kind to the environment, whereas less developed countries may have NRDs that contribute to pollution.
It's that amazing time of the year again when we prepare for a week-long cooking and eating marathon! There is no need to get stressed - our tips will help you prepare in advance and make your festive meal a total success.
Consuming a couple of cups of coffee per day is very common, but the concerns about the safety of such a practice have been there for quite a long time. Last month was fruitful in terms of new researches which proved that drinking coffee is not just safe: it’s beneficial for health, as it may help reduce the risk of heart failure and strokes, lower the risk of suffering from liver disease, and even halve the risk of death for those suffering from HIV/hepatitis C.