Olive

Olive already settled in Polish homes permanently. This is probably due to the Mediterranean diet, which is considered the healthiest in the world. Despite the consumption of large amounts of fat by the inhabitants of Mediterranean countries, the percentage of people with cardiovascular diseases is negligible. All this thanks to monounsaturated omega-9 vegetable fats, which…

Nuts

Nobody needs convincing to the unique taste of nuts. They add flavor to dishes and are a full-blown snack. In addition to the taste, their consumption brings many health benefits. Already in the early 1990s, scientists began to wonder what makes people who regularly eat nuts less likely to have heart disease and stroke, although…

Maximize effects of training

Strength training aims to gradually increase the loads of the muscular and skeletal systems, which leads to improvement of their strength, strength, muscle development and bone density. To maximize the effects, also the diet of the training person should be properly balanced. What is the most important thing in the diet of a person who…

Health effects of work at night shifts

Proper nutrition becomes a real nightmare for those for whom the time of breakfast usually falls at the time of dinner. Unfortunately, quite a lot of people work on night shifts and often ask a question on how to deal with maintaining a diet in such a situation. Impact of nocturnal changes on mental health…

A meal during training?

Most people who are not marathon runners do not know that you can also eat during training. Sometimes it is even necessary for the preservation of energy and health during the competition. A meal during training – for whom The meal during training is intended primarily for long-distance runners. During long hours of running or…

Antioxidants

Everyone knows that a high content of vegetables and fruits in the diet, as well as other nutritious plant products, can limit oxidative stress and many diseases associated with it. This is due, among other things from the content of antioxidants that fight free radicals and protect our tissues from damage. Although fruits and vegetables…

Diet first!

Diet – a term that torments most athletes. What? How? How much? Some people find it difficult to understand that it is enough to eat a healthy diet. Do not clog yourself with sweets. Try to cook yourself instead of eating fast food. Of course, this rule applies to people who train recreationally. And what…

Sugar- root of all evil?

Sugar, like salt, is sometimes called white death. It may seem like a lot of exaggeration. Are you sure? Is it sugar that is responsible for the pandemic of obesity in the world? How to reduce its consumption and whether we can control it consciously? Is sugar the same evil? Everything seems to indicate that…

Leptin

Obesity is undoubtedly one of the most dangerous diseases of civilization. The number of obese people is increasing year by year at an alarming rate. This makes scientists more and more often wonder about its causes. It turns out that often it is not just the intake of too many calories and poor will to…

Superfoods

For some time there has been a fashion for healthy eating. We pay more attention to what we eat, how our food affects our bodies, which products harm us, and which, on the contrary, help us maintain health, shape, and well-being. The superfoods belong to the group of the second, beneficial products for us. Shelves…