Did you know that sometimes cheese is a super healthy food? We will introduce you to the most widely used type of cheese in the world and discover how it can help you in preserving good health. Cheese is a good source of high quality protein, calcium and phosphorus, also cheese is the most valuable product of milk. Ok let’s see why and which cheeses are good for health! Continue reading
The human body has a need for fluid which accounts for 70% of the body. Human can be without food for a weeks, but not without water. Water is much more than a nutrient. Water is a river that leads to physiological vital nutrients in the way of metabolism. Without water, all other nutrients are as dried sand at the bottom of dry river. Continue reading
There is no blood test that can measure the strength of survived stress. But we know from experience how it works. Stress leads to the excretion of hormones into the blood, which causes the following reactions: accelerated respiration, heart rate speeds up, sudden influx of blood to the muscles and blood is diverted from the stomach. The changes caused by stress have an impact on blood sugar and hormone levels.
Although supporters of stricter version of healthy food would not recommended chocolate, for all we know dark chocolate (after the fruit) is probably the healthiest candy that you can import into your diet. Already one or two pieces daily provide beneficial effects to the body. One study in Germany, which was followed over 20.000 people, showed that those who consumed only 7.5 grams of dark chocolate per day achieve health benefits for heart and blood vessels. Continue reading
Raspberry is rich in antioxidants and nutrients which does not lose even when it is frozen or in the form of jam. Raspberries contain anthocyanins which give them intense red color and they protect the human body from harmful effects of free radicals. Raspberries possess unique antimicrobial properties, and prevent excessive growth of bacteria and fungi. Continue reading
Since the body does not make a supply of water, you have to enter water every day in sufficient quantity to compensate for fluid loss due respiration, perspiration and during work of the digestive tract. In average, adults need from six to twelve glasses of water per day. However, in some situations the body wants more. When you’re warm the body respires, moisture evaporates and cools your skin and blood which reaches from inside the body near surface. The cooled blood returns deep inside the body and lowers the temperature.
In traditional medicine chamomile has long been recommended to calm and better sleep. Many of us were convinced that the chamomile tea is calming tea, which help to relax and causes a feeling of sleepiness when it comes time to sleep. Although studies have not confirmed a relationship between the consumption of chamomile tea and sleepiness in humans, there are animal studies that support this. Japanese study on rats whose have a disturbed sleep confirmed that the chamomile helps to sleep much better. Chamomile also has anti-inflammatory properties that may help you fall asleep if there is swelling and inflammation associated with allergies. Continue reading
Olive oil contains the same ingredients as the drug ibuprofen, says Dr. Gary B. from University in Philadelphia. People troubled by rheumatism and other inflammatory processes can drink olive oil instead of the medication, two teaspoons per day.
Cholesterol is essential for the synthesis of steroid hormones in the group which include estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. Cholesterol is required the body to produce bile salts. Cholesterol is natural component of blood, but only to certain limit which is not dangerous to health. Continue reading
In addition to sun protection products, dermatologists advise additional intake of vitamins and minerals that will improve the body’s resistance to harmful effects of exposure to ultraviolet rays from the Sun. It’s important to remember to feed your skin inside and out with water and vitamins. It will be best achieved by vitamins from fruits and vegetables or additional products. In following text you can see a list of vitamins that feed the skin. Continue reading