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.
Here is information about gluten. Is it harmful or harmless? And what if gluten sensitivity caused by something else, for example — fructan?
Cabbage proves to be an extremely beneficial vegetable, but it’s often ignored. There are many reasons why it must be added to your meals on a regular basis, and here we are going to take a closer look at this marvelous yet forgotten vegetable.
Ever since the 1950’s, people in the West were taught that dietary fat should be avoided, since it leads to obesity. New research, however, shows a totally different picture: “good” fats not only don’t make you gain weight – they are essential to your health!
Chicken feet (also called chicken claws) are not quite popular in most of the European countries nowadays but are very often cooked in such countries as China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, etc. Not everyone dares to try this exotic dish considering what the chickens do with their feet. Even fewer people know about the health benefits that chicken claws offer.
Knee joints are like indispensable pillows for our bone system. Each knee joint works as a buffer for cartilage. Synovial fluid has important functionality; with its help we are able to move our bones over as well as around each other. This is the essential reason why it is necessary to take care of them.
As the vitamin supplement industry flourishes and keeps on expanding, more and more people decide to swallow their morning pills in their wish to provide their bodies with enough resources. Yet such practices may not always be beneficial: taking supplements is a thing that must be treated with great care. And here is why.
While mental health issues are being gradually destigmatized, it is still unclear to many what exactly mental illnesses are, what kinds of those exist and if there is a way to prevent them. However, scientists are progressively uncovering the facts about them, making it possible for us to at least take some precaution measures in order to decrease probability of developing mental problems. What are the latest news in the field?
With 10 billion people expected to inhabit the Earth by 2050, the need to find alternative sources of high value protein is getting more and more urgent. Cattle and poultry are quite difficult to grow, which determines its high price and failure to supply everyone with nutritious meals. As the population is growing, researches are striving to find unconventional protein types that can make a good substitute for meat protein.
Although fish is considered to be part and parcel of any healthy diet, it seems like not all fish species fit this definition. One of such species is tilapia, a kind of fish with controversial reputation and a price which makes it difficult to resist the temptation to buy it. Let’s take a closer look at what nutrition it can provide and what lies behind its popularity.
Both honey and cinnamon are amazing products, whose benefit to human health has been known for thousands of years. Consumed together, they create a synergetic positive effect that makes this combination one of the “must-haves” for the health-conscious public.
It is stated in most studies that vegans live longer than meat eaters. This article will have a look at some studies that tried to figure out if the given statement is really true. In fact, there are two major factors that urge people to become vegans: health and the care of people for the environment. Veganism means refusing to eat meat, eggs, dairy products and anything that comes from animals.