Piperine

Piperine is more and more often recommended by dieticians and is increasingly popular among people on a diet. It contains pepper and is a natural alternative in the fight against overweight and fat. It fights its excess in the body by inhibiting the formation of new fat cells. Below I will describe its operation and…

Body detox

Diets detoxifying the body (differently detoxifying diets or detox) are very popular among both sexes. They are attributed to the effective elimination of accumulated toxins in the body and weight loss. Does the hunger cleanse the body, and if so, how? What should you pay attention to while starving yourself? Detoxing the body – what…

Carob

The first mention of carob consumption dates back to the times before Christ. Still, many of us did not deal with this product, and its use in the kitchen is a mystery. What is carob, what are its properties and why is it compared to cocoa? I invite you to the text. Karob – what…

Sugar

Currently, sugar production in the world reaches 10 million tons. It is known that this is a product harmful to our health, therefore it is recommended to limit its consumption. Many people therefore turn white sugar into brown (reed), but is it actually a healthier replacement? History of cane sugar production Cane sugar began to…

Starch

Like starch and cellulose, starch is a polysaccharide resulting from the condensation of glucose molecules. However, in contrast, starch is not a chemically homogeneous compound. Its molecules form two main fractions – unbranched amylose and branched amylopectin. Both have specific properties and perform different functions in the digestive process. Starch is found only in plant…

Pitaya

Pitaya known as dragon fruit appears more often on our plates as an ingredient of an exotic fruit salad, delicious low-calorie ice-cream or a spectacular cocktail. Where is the pitaya from? Why is it called the dragon fruit? What are its health properties and use in the kitchen? The origin of the dragon fruit Pitaya,…

Gotu Kola

In ancient China, Gotu kola because of its pro-health properties was called the elixir of life. Today, it is known in modern medicine as a medicine for many civilization diseases. What is extraordinary in gotu Koli? Where does it come from? Who can use it and who can harm it? Gotu kola – origin Gotu…

Watermelon

Although watermelon is not a fruit of Polish origin, it is extremely popular with us. It owes its popularity to the sweet taste and the fact that it perfectly quenches thirst. The increase in the consumption of watermelons is noted in particular during the summer. That’s when we feel like it. In addition to the…

Vegetarianism

Few people are aware of the fact that there are several varieties of vegetarian diets that differ significantly. Nevertheless, as we all know, the vegetarian diet consists mainly of eliminating meat dishes from our daily menu. What types of vegetarian diets can we distinguish? For what reasons do people decide on this type of diet?…

Proteins

Protein is one of the basic energy and building components of not only man but also every plant. Proteins constitute about 20% of the dry matter of the human body. This article describes what the protein is, what its functions, sources are and what are the consequences of excess and deficiency of this ingredient in…