Piperine

Piperine is more and more often recommended by dieticians and is increasingly popular among people on a diet. It contains pepper and is a natural alternative in the fight against overweight and fat. It fights its excess in the body by inhibiting the formation of new fat cells. Below I will describe its operation and…

Acne

The biggest aspect of this disease is the effect on well-being. Often this condition causes not only skin scars, but also profound changes in the young person’s psyche. This is manifested mainly in social contacts. People who have acne feel worse than their peers who have no skin problems. What causes acne? Acne is caused…

Aloe

Aloe comes from the tropical regions of the Far East, South Africa and West Indies. It is a universal medicine. The most known aloe species are woody and ordinary aloe. We can grow it at home, for example on a kitchen window. Aloe is able to survive in extreme conditions, therefore, thanks to the will…

Salt – how to make friends with the enemy?

Sodium chloride, or table salt, is present in our lives almost every day. Salt is found in virtually every food. In our body, it is primarily responsible for water regulation and optimizes basic life functions. Unfortunately, by haste and unwise food, we often take it too much, which can be detrimental to health and the…

Coffee – healing properties and the use of coffee (part 2/2)

Coffee helps in allergy and asthma Previous results of research carried out by numerous laboratories around the world suggest that caffeine may be useful in the treatment of allergies, because it reduces the concentration of histamine – a substance involved in allergic reactions, while it is proven that in people with asthma caffeine reduces the…

Coffee – healing properties and the use of coffee (part 1/2)

Coffee has a beneficial effect on health because it has many healing properties, which is why coffee beans are highly valued by the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, among others, because they contain substances that delay the aging process of the body. Check what properties coffee has and what it found application. Coffee – care properties…

Look what you buy!

The mere mention of the presence of additives in food often raises negative associations. Can you avoid them? Are they harming us? Or maybe the opposite?   On the one hand, consumers are more likely to buy food products that are prettier, have equal shapes and uniform colors, and on the other hand they emphasize…

Vitamin C – lexicon

Greater immunity of the body, anti-cancer effect, improvement of the appearance and condition of the skin … This is only a substitute for the action of ascorbic acid – a popular vitamin C – in the body. What other properties does vitamin C have? In what products will we find it? What are the consequences of deficiency…