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…

Anemia – types and dietotherapy

Anemia is a condition that is characterized by a decrease in hemoglobin (a protein contained in red blood cells that transports oxygen), a hematocrit (ratio of the volume of red blood cells to the volume of blood) and the total number of red blood cells – erythrocytes. The causes of anemia are most often associated…

Sage and its health properties

Sage salvia (Salvia officinalis) is a plant originating from the regions of the Adriatic Sea. Its name derives from the Latin word salvus, which means health. It is grown on rocky, arid and sunny areas on the Adriatic, but also throughout Europe, and even in Africa and North America. In Poland, sage cultivation was initiated…

Herring – calories, nutritional values ​​and curiosities

Baltic herring is one of the most popular marine fish species available in Poland. Baltic herring is a subspecies of herring (oceanic) herring (Latin: Clupea harengus). Herring is a small fish whose body is elongated and covered with large scales. The spine’s back is darker than the silver torso and has a gray or dark…

Can you gain weight from diet?

Did you know that the rates of obesity in society have increased when supermarkets receive products marked with the term low-fat? The problem of obesity has increased due to the misconception of consumers that if the product contains fewer calories, then it can eat more. Consumers’ knowledge derived from product labels and advertising of producers…

Why is it worth giving up some breakfast cereals and muesli

Increasingly, following the trend for healthy eating, we want to choose nutritious, low-calorie cereal breakfast products. We suggest ourselves and the manufacturers’ information on the packaging that contains the slogans fit, healthy, nutritious breakfast, high fiber and vitamins, crunchy, crunchy, the best for breakfast. In addition, on the packaging you can find photos of lean,…

Facts and myths about vitamin C

Vitamin C is a way for many of us to strengthen the body, which is why we most often reach for it in the period of weakened immunity, eg during the autumn and winter weather or spring solstice. Does taking vitamin C when we have a cold actually affects a faster recovery process? When can…

Oat groats – calories, nutritional values ​​and curiosities

Oat groats are made from oat grains. One can distinguish oat groats from whole grains – oat barley and ground porridge grits (broken), which is made of grains separated into several small parts. Oat groats are less known than the often selected kinds of groats – barley, millet, buckwheat, or couscous, but due to its…

Allergy to fish – sources, symptoms and treatments

Fish are a healthy product, however, like some vegetables and fruits, they can cause allergies. An allergic reaction is caused in children and adults by parvalbumin – a protein found in fish. Fish allergy is the most common in countries where fish is a basic element of regional cuisine. Fish allergy occurs in about 2%…