Banana instead of sports drink?

Bananas have long been a favorite snack for athletes because they contain large amounts of potassium and other nutrients, and at the same time they are easy to take with them for training. Now it turned out that they have even more advantages.   Research conducted at the Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab in…

Smart drugs – improve the functioning of the brain

Nootropics are substances that improve both the brain and the nervous system. These preparations are increasingly finding supporters not only among the sick, but healthy people who are subjected to excessive intellectual effort. Are “smart drugs” really safe and beneficial to our body? More in the text below. What is piracetam? Piracetam is a nootropic…

Foods that care about hormonal management

The diet has a great influence on how the human body functions. Adequate nutritional choices ensure hormonal balance, increase physical and intellectual performance, and make skin and hair look healthy and beautiful. It is hormones that control well-being, digestion, libido, metabolism and appearance. If you do not eat properly, your body will not be able…

Why you should eat nuts?

Eating nuts reduces two of the five markers of the metabolic syndrome (a group of factors that increase the risk of heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and strokes), confirms the new scientific work. The metabolic syndrome is diagnosed when the patient has three of the following risk factors for low levels…

Why is it worth to drink green tea

Research has proven that green tea has an amazing amount of antioxidants and whole layers of antioxidants. The Chinese know the health properties of green tea from antiquity. She treated her with headaches, rheumatism, depression and many other diseases. In Poland, this tea is also gaining popularity and more and more people are drinking. What…

Cholesterol and diet

What exactly is cholesterol, what functions does the body perform and what diet should be introduced so as not to worry about the deterioration of health? Familiarize yourself with the following article – cholesterol and diet!

Gluten

Being on a gluten-free diet has become extremely popular in recent years. For some people, complete elimination of gluten from the diet is necessary from the health point of view. Many people avoid gluten because it’s now fashionable and they think that thanks to this they lose weight or simply identify a gluten-free diet as…

What are the sources of magnesium and why is it so important?

“Magnesium source” – this or similar piece of information can be found on many food products. But do you know why magnesium is so important and what role does it play in your organism? And most importantly: do you know where to take it from? Check if these products are present in your diet.  …

Disease – when to work out and when to let go?

You’ve caught a common cold, have allergy or stomachache? In the majority of cases, a break in workouts will be the most reasonable, but it’s not always necessary. Find out when to unconditionally quit training and when to continue.   Runny nose It may be a weak reason to get out of workout. We often…

Sauna as regeneration after training?

The beneficial effect of saunas has been known for a long time. It’s an important part of biological regeneration. Sauna can have a positive effect on our health, well-being and promote better regeneration. However, it’s important to remember that improper use of sauna will have the opposite effect. A brief history of sauna Sauna is…