Health

Metabolic Syndrome

How to Prevent Metabolic Syndrome Using the Mediterranean Diet

October 10, 2014

Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is a group of conditions characterized by high blood pressure, abdominal obesity, and elevated LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Glucose levels may also be elevated making the body more resistant to the effects of glucose. As a result of the elevated levels in the body, systemic inflammation is also a problem […]

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Water flushes toxins

February 24, 2014

It has a beneficial effect on the organism which is saturated with food, so you have to drink at least two liters a day! You’ll feel better! During the festive days, you have surely forgotten about water. But now, when you want to get rid of all the toxins accumulated due to overeating, water is […]

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How to rejuvenate our skin

May 7, 2013

The skin accounts for 2 square meters of our body and it is the mirror reflection of the first signs of ageing. The production of cells decreases over time, the epidermis gets thinner, the cells retain less water, the skin loses elasticity, wrinkles appear and facial lines become deeper. We grow old, that is, we […]

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How to fight endometriosis with food

May 7, 2013

According to the statistics, 15 percent of women experiencing gynaecological problems suffer from endometriosis. This condition may appear with the first signs of puberty and may last until menopause or later. It is important to know that there is no a readymade solution but there are plenty of ways to relieve the symptoms. The symptoms […]

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A dog for a healthier heart

April 1, 2013

Did you know that people who own a dog have a lower blood pressure and total cholesterol level and a faster rate of recovery after a heart attack compared to people who do not have a dog? In general, people who have some sort of a pet are less prone to depression, especially at a […]

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Smoking damages your heart

April 1, 2013

Smoking is most definitely the greatest risk factor in many diseases, coronary diseases included, and all methods you decide to undertake to quit smoking are worth the effort. Did you know that female smokers at any age have twice as high a risk of heart attack? According to the data by the World Health Organization, […]

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Mediterranean diet makes our eyes healthy and young

April 1, 2013

What do our eyes, the windows of our soul that enable us to enjoy our life, tell us? If you eat two large-size boiled carrots a day, you will make up for your dose of vitamin A. Our grandmothers were right when they said, “eat a carrot for better eyesight”, though they probably did not […]

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Vitamin D – a shining star of modern nutritional science

April 1, 2013

An insufficient intake of vitamin D in teen age increases the risk of heart diseases and diabetes Until recently we have only spoken of vitamin D as a nutrient needed to better absorb calcium. We have often called it “the sun vitamin” but we have never really un¬derstood how important it was. Today, this vitamin […]

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PCOS-polycystic ovary syndrome

April 1, 2013

Around 7 percent of women in the world have reported to suffer from some of the following symptoms – constant fatigue, excess body hair, excess weight, irregular or a complete lack of periods, acne and skin problems and mood swings. These are all known under the name of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This syndrome is […]

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The Mediterranean Eating plan

April 1, 2013

Today we are overloaded with different nutrition advices, products….and most of them are claiming to be the right one for you. We must be careful when choosing which one to apply in our everyday life. But always keep in mind that the only program suitable for you is the one taking into account your individual […]

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Renal Disease Diet

February 12, 2013

Kidney failure means the kidneys are unable to filter out toxins from the bloodstream and dispose of them through urine. Waste originates from food and drink. In most cases, kidney failure develops slowly over time (so called chronic disease) and some individuals might develop a complete kidney failure (end stage renal failure) which requires dialysis. […]

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Antioxidant found in grapes may protect against Alzheimer’s disease

February 12, 2013

A new research has shown that a natural antioxidant found in grapes may protect against Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia and it affects about 24 million people worldwide. Now scientists at the Mount Sinai Medical School in the United States discovered that chemicals called polyphenols can prevent the creation […]

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Liver diseases diet

February 12, 2013

Liver, as an organ, is subject to many diseases caused by external provocatives, way of life, or they arise as the effect of some patological processes in organism, products of which are metabolised in liver, and damage it that way. Most frequent liver diseases are: acute and chronical viral hepatitis (caused by viris type A, […]

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Influence of probiotics on our health

February 12, 2013

Our health starts in intestines (immunity, skin health, organs health and the absorbed vitamins and minerals). Ideal ratio of intestinal flora is 85% of „friendly“, good bacteria and 15% of decay bacteria. Unfortunately, nowdays many people have reverse ratio which leads to perturbnce of balance in organism. The effect of intestinal disbiosis is autointoxication i.e. […]

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Diet and depression

February 12, 2013

Food selection is often determined by current emotional state, and vice versa: the food we often eat influences our mood. It is obvious that people, since the beginning of written history, have represented the opinion that food influences emotions and behaviour. For example, Chinese medicine names garlic as medicine for depression, and ancient Egyptians believed […]

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