Mom, do not stress the child!

New research shows that adequate nutrition in pregnancy reduces the level of stress hormone in a child and modifies genes responsible for the production of these hormones later in life! If stress paralyzes you and makes you sick, you may have a grudge against your mother – this is the conclusion from the scientific publication…

Vitamin B12 for stress and fatigue

Vitamins are a group of organic chemical compounds that differ not only in the structure but also in the human body. Despite many differences, all have one thing in common – they are necessary for the proper functioning of the body of every human being. Among the whole range of these compounds is cobalamin –…

Why sleep is so important?

You do not need to be a great expert on the subject to know that sleep plays an extremely important role in our lives. We can easily notice that its lack translates into our worse well-being, tiredness or lack of concentration. However, not everyone knows that sleep deprivation has much more impact on us. It…

Cortisol – friend or foe?

¬†We usually associate cortisol as a bad hormone, which slows down slowly, builds muscle tissue, and regenerates. However, it is necessary for the proper functioning of our body. Cortisol is a steroid hormone that prepares the body to fight stress associated with illness, trauma, and fear – it raises sugar in these situations, increases the…

Are you still hungry after eating?

Have you ever eaten a pretty decent meal and feel like you did not eat anything? What makes you feel unwell? Lack of satiety … can labyrinth disorders be the cause? Leptin is secreted into the blood via adipocytes (fat cells). Colloquially, it is called the satiety hormone and is responsible for causing a feeling…