Watermelon

Although watermelon is not a fruit of Polish origin, it is extremely popular with us. It owes its popularity to the sweet taste and the fact that it perfectly quenches thirst. The increase in the consumption of watermelons is noted in particular during the summer. That’s when we feel like it. In addition to the…

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…

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…

Vitamin D – a vitamin of life

Vitamin D is called the vitamin of life, because it is crucial in the functioning of many organs of our body and without it it is impossible to preserve health. Despite the fact that it can be obtained from food and the sun through synthesis in the skin, up to 90% of the population of…

Detox with vitamin E

The detoxification process is extremely important for the human body. Thanks to it, our body can get rid of unnecessary and harmful metabolic products, and extend its vitality. This is the role of vitamin E – a group of chemical compounds that are delivered to our body along with food. What are the additional benefits…

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…

VITAMIN B12 – properties, occurrence and dosing of vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is a compound, the health properties of which are hard to overrate. Vitamin B12 soothes nerves, increases immunity to stress, prevents anemia and improves appetite. Moreover, it may decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and mental diseases. Check out some other properties of vitamin B12, where it may be found and how…

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3 has been described in many publications. In recent years its deficiencies were constantly discussed, which are currently taking the size of epidemy, causing many long-term side-effects. It was concluded that the most effective way of increasing its concentration is supplementation. However, it turns our that this procedure requires proper support. Those who decide…

Vitamin K2

Vitamin K2, similarly to all compounds that are hidden under the term “vitamin K”, takes part in the process of blood coagulation. For many years it was attributed only this one role. However, studies prove that vitamin K2 is also responsible for healthy bones, prevents calcification of vessels and the development of circulatory system diseases….