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…

Why is it worth eating raspberries?

Raspberries belong to fruits that are distinguished not only by their unusual aroma and exceptionally pleasant taste, but also by having a high pro-health value. Unfortunately, in the fresh form, they are only available for a relatively short period of the year, hence it is worth using this time well and filling them with food….

Plants that fight cancer?

Cancer is not a new phenomenon, it was already described in V / IV in BC by Hippocrates (460-370 BC) 1 Contrary to popular beliefs and “knowledge from the Internet has not been able to prove that vitamin C fights cancer. Perhaps administering vitamin C may be helpful in chemotherapy. In 2012, there were 8.2…

Cytron (citron) as a medicine

Cytron (citron, citrus medica L. fruit) is quite rare in commerce, although it can be grown in Europe. Descriptions of the use of citron are found in Persian medicine. It was already described in 1773 in the pages of Qarabadin-e-kabir (the great pharmacopoeia). Citron juice can be a remedy for migraine headaches.  __ Here you…

Rowanberry health properties. Preparations from rowan

Fresh rowan fruit – due to the content of parasorbic acid – can cause vomiting and diarrhea.Preparations from the popular rowan, or common rowan, have a lot of vitamins and substances that help to overcome constipation and bloating. See when to collect rowan for preserves. Preparations from popular rowan, or common rowan, have a lot…

Lemon – healing properties and nutritional values

How much vitamin C does lemon have? And if you eat lemon, you can strengthen the body’s resistance to colds, flu and seasonal infections? Lemon stimulates the secretion of digestive enzymes and digestive processes, accelerating the self-cleaning of the body – an important component of slimming diets. Although lemon is not a queen of vitamin…

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…

Foods that boost immunity

In the fall-winter period, it is especially easy to catch an infection, such as cold or the flu. Therefore, it is very important, especially in this period, to pay special attention to prophylactic actions. Without any doubt, one of the essential factors influencing immunity is a diet, ensuring proper level of the organism’s nourishment. If…

How To Protect Joints?

Taking care of joints is one of the key tasks in case of physically active people, but not only them. Protection of joints should be important to each of us, due to the fact that damaging joints may exclude us from physical activity for a very long time. Good condition of our joints is incredibly…