Nutritional value of marinated products

Have you ever wondered what the difference between marinating and pickling is? Or what nutritional value marinated products have and is it worth eating not only for the sake of taste? We decided to take marinating under the microscope and answer these questions.  Marinating is a way of preserving food with vinegar and thermal processing….

Helicobacter pylori – what causes and how to cure it

Helicobacter pylori is a gram-negative bacterium belonging to the rods, inhabiting the surface of the epithelium covering the antrum-like part of the stomach.  Helicobacter pylori causes an infection that can have fatal health effects. According to estimates collected by the WHO, up to 70% of the population of developing countries and about 30% of the…

Twelve facts about cheese

Several dozen species of cheese are produced in Poland. A peculiar pearl on the EU cheese market is the Polish cheese of Podlasie. In addition, Dutch and Italian cheeses are also produced in Poland – their quality is also appreciated at home and abroad.  Polish consumers are most fond of cheeses produced from cow’s milk,…

Aloe and its health properties

Aloe is a medicinal plant that has been particularly appreciated by cosmetics manufacturers. Previously, it was used before folk medicine. The valuable properties of aloe have already been appreciated in antiquity. Today he is coming back to favors and it is definitely worth giving him a chance. As it turns out, aloe vera really has…

Rooibos tea – health properties

Rooibos, African rooibos (from Afrikaans rooi red, bos shrub) is an endemic plant that grows only in South Africa. Ripe, dried leaves and stems of this bush have found application in the preparation of infusions, which are often called South African red tea (rooibos tea or redbush tea).  The long green African raspberry needles are…

Hiccups – causes and treatment

Hiccups are a condition that can, in some situations, cause feelings of shame and embarrassment and some discomfort. Usually, the hiccups are not dangerous, but may be a symptom of serious health problems, which must not be underestimated. Poles have many effective ways to hiccups. Unfortunately, it will not happen without a doctor in every…

Citrulline – properties, sources and use of the amino acid

The name citrulina comes from the Latin name citrullus, which in translation means … watermelon. Citruline is rarely spoken of as an amino acid, hence the knowledge of the average consumer about it is relatively limited. It has no protein building function (it is an endogenous amino acid, that is, the body can synthesize it…

Teff – calories, nutritional values ​​and curiosities

Teff, also known as the Abyssinian grass, teff and tef is a species of cereal plant from the family of paniculate, originating in Africa. Miłosz Abisyńska has been cultivated in the Black Land for 4500 years. It is characterized by high nutritional value. Most plantations are located in Ethiopia. Flakes and flour are produced with…