Fast food vs. slow food

The modern realities have made us learn to live in a constant hurry. We work several hours a day, and most of the daily activities are done on the run and in stress, we put up late, get up early, order food to take away … A shared family dinner or dinner eaten with friends…

Good and bad carbohydrates

Although in recent times there is widespread fear of the so-called with coals, it is known that some are less and others a more desirable ingredient in our diet. Although in simple simplification, simple sugars are considered bad, and too good – complex, in practice this division is not always hit. There are at least…

Good and bad carbohydrates

Although in recent times there is widespread fear of the so-called with coals, it is known that some are less and others a more desirable ingredient in our diet. Although in simple simplification, simple sugars are considered bad, and too good – complex, in practice this division is not always hit. There are at least…

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…

Fructose is a poison (part 2/2)

Fructose, after getting into the liver, is quickly converted into glycogen. That is why sports drinks contain fructose and only in the case of athletes practicing endurance disciplines, it makes sense to use them – during enormous efforts, eg after running a marathon, glycogen stores in the liver are exhausted, and fructose allows them to…

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…