Antioxidants in food – natural protection

What are antioxidants?  Antioxidants (or antioxidants) are designed to fight free oxygen radicals. Free radicals are a very active form of oxygen that often reacts with the cell’s DNA causing damage to it. As a result, the body is aging faster and is exposed to the development of civilization diseases, such as cancer, atherosclerosis or…

The best food for summer tomatoes

Specialists have long recommended the consumption of large amounts of fruit and vegetables as part of a healthy diet, because they are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. Recent studies suggest that an ordinary tomato has some additional advantage – a high content of a compound called lycopene, which reduces the risk of many…

Healthy food

There is no doubt that the diet of the majority of the population is wrong.We make many mistakes through faulty habits, bad traditions and bad tastes.We have insufficient knowledge about rational nutrition.All these omissions and negligence lead us to the rapid growth of diseases such as diabetes, obesity, atherosclerosis, hypertension, and cancer. All this is…

5 portions of fruit and vegetables in practice

Educational and promotional campaigns, actions in schools, TV spots … All these activities have meant that today almost everyone knows about the necessity of eating five portions of fruit and vegetables every day.Still, this does not translate into eating habits, and most of us eat about three servings a day.How to include five servings of…

7 vegetables that affect the reduction of body fat

Vegetables in the reduction diet are at a premium. They are rich in vitamins and minerals, which promotes our health and helps the body to function properly. Among the many generally available vegetables, however, you can distinguish those that exceptionally well affect the reduction of body fat and will be reliable allies while slimming.  …

8 portions of vegetables and fruit prolongs life!

High intake of vegetables and fruit is one of the foundations of a healthy diet, which was recommended and confirmed, among others, by developing in 2016 by the Institute of Food and Nutrition – The New Pyramid the principles of proper nutrition and physical activity. The reason for the changes are increasing at an alarming…

Why is it worth eating fruits and vegetables?

Everyone knows that you should eat a lot of vegetables and fruits for health. There is another reason why you should do it. Researchers at the University of St Andrews in the United Kingdom who published the results of their research in the American Journal of Public Health claim that eating a large amount of…