Tuna nutritional value, mercury content and histamine

Tuna is a low calorie fish with high protein content and high nutritional value.In tuna meat, however, there is methylmercury, which is toxic to humans, which is why women who are pregnant and breastfeeding should pay special attention to too much tuna consumption. Tuna is a large predatory fish that lives in sea areas mainly with warm waters. Different species of tuna live in the…

Nutritional value of the product on the packaging new rules on labels

The information placed on the food must be visible, indelible and in a font size of at least 1.2 mm. On December 13, 2016, new regulations regarding labels on products were introduced in Poland and other European Union countries. They oblige producers to provide food packaging with information on its nutritional value. The new regulations enter into force on the basis of the Regulation of…

Fashionable food products – trends in nutrition in 2018

The list of fashionable food products in 2018 contains news from the healthy food market. There is clearly one trend of niche fascinations pervading the mass consciousness, which is observed in the form of huge popularity among others goji berries, chia seeds or coconut oil. In 2018, they have the chance to join them jackfruit (fruit of bread tree), sorghum, teff, kombucha or kimchi. 1.…

Teatox what is tea detox and is it safe?

Teatox, or tea detox, is a recently fashionable method that is supposed to help cleanse the body of toxins and slimming.The treatments offered by the producers usually last 14 or 28 days, and for optimal effect they should be combined with the feeding plan.Deciding on teatox, you must be aware that simply drinking teas will not cause loss of body fat.You should also carefully check…

How to neutralize phytic acid in cereal flakes and nuts?

Phytic acid is a natural component of grains of cereals, nuts and seeds of legumes.It is indispensable in the process of plant growth, but for man it is an anti-nutrient substance, because it inhibits the absorption of mineral components from food into the bloodstream.Which products contain the most phytic acid and how to neutralize it? Phytic acid is classified as anti-nutritional substances, substances found in…

Yacon – a healthy fruit for diabetics. Healing properties of yacon syrup

Yacon is a plant originating from South America, which has also been grown in Europe for a long time now.Yacon produces sweet fruit in the form of tubers that can be used to produce syrup.Yacon syrup is a healthy replacement for sugar with a lower calorie content.In addition to the sweetening properties, it has a pro-health effect on the human body. Yacon is a plant…

The role of the brain in controlling appetite

For the sensation of hunger and satiety and control of appetite are responsible selected areas of the brain that work closely with neuropetides and hormones.Nutritional behaviors depend on the instinct associated with survival, but also on environmental factors.So, read what affects our appetite. Recent research shows that the appetite and preferences of food are affected not only by well-known mechanisms, but also by genetic mutations…

Cinnamon – healing properties

Cinnamon is a spice that has many healing properties – it is a proven remedy for slimming, cellulite and acne.It will also help during colds and stomach problems.Check what else cinnamon and cinnamon oil have. Cinnamon, or the ground bark of the Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamonum cassia), is a spice whose properties are appreciated above all during the Christmas season.Many of us can not imagine Christmas…

Buttermilk properties and nutritional value

Buttermilk is a fermented milk drink and a by-product of butter production.It is low calorie and easy to digest.Thanks to the presence of lactic acid and lactic acid bacteria, it supports the beneficial intestinal flora.Buttermilk is also a good source of calcium and lecithin.You can drink it as a refreshing drink or use it as a component of dishes, for example, cakes and soups. Buttermilk…

Anti-inflammatory diet principles and a list of anti-inflammatory products

Anti-inflammatory diet is a diet plan that aims to calm down the ongoing chronic inflammation in the body, and thus prevent many diseases, whose source is chronic low-intensity inflammation (including diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease).Read what the principles of anti-inflammatory diet are and find out what foods to include and which are not recommended to consume. The anti-inflammatory diet is based on products…

The satiety index facilitates appetite control

The satiety index (IS) is an index describing the satiety after eating a portion of a food product with a specific calorific value.It has been developed as a tool to help overweight and obesity.Choosing products with a high satiety index is intended to help you follow a low-calorie diet and prevent hunger pangs. Food with a high satiety index contains protein or fiber and water,…

Fat burners slimming pills, accelerating fat burning

Burning fat is supposed to accelerate diet pills containing fat burners, i.e. the so-called fat burners.How do they work?By increasing body heat (thermogenesis) during physical exercise.Which supplements actually accelerate fat burning? Pharmaceutical shelves bend under the weight of preparations intended to support slimming.Each of them tempts with catchy slogans and innovative ingredients.Which supplements to speed up fat burning are worth trying because they have a…

Check how many calories have vegetables!

How many calories do vegetables have?Very few contain their green cucumber, much more – peas and beans. A table of calories contained in vegetables will allow you to check how caloric are those products that should form the basis of our diet.So check how many calories have vegetables – among otherscauliflower, potatoes, carrots, onions or beets. The calorie table – vegetables largely proves that vegetables…

A diet for thinking and a good memory of what to eat to improve brain function!

Over 40 years ago, scientists have proven that there is a close relationship between mental abilities and the supply of vitamins and minerals to the body. Over 40 years ago, scientists have proven that there is a close relationship between mental abilities and the supply of vitamins and minerals to the body.Intellectual performance depends on the right diet.How to eat to improve memory and concentration?What…

Spring detox – diet and movement. How to effectively cleanse the body?

After winter, you feel tired, tired, you lack energy.A few centimeters arrived at the waist.Are you wondering if you should decide to cleanse your body?How to improve its metabolism?See ways for effective spring detox – diet and simple exercises. Should each of us purify ourselves, decide on nutritional detox? If we do not have major health problems, our diet is varied, and regular bowel movements,…

ABS diet for a flat stomach – rules and effects

The ABS diet, or Abdominal Body System, was created for men, but it proved to be a very effective way for a flat stomach and a slender waist for women.The ABS diet is based on the balance of energy balance.It becomes important to lose fat for building muscle.Only then you can get rid of unnecessary fat if your stomach is not completely empty.Abstaining from food…

Diet strengthening hair and nails about which vitamins and minerals do you have to take care of?

Weaker hair and nails tend to break.It is a reaction to the lack of certain nutrients in the daily diet.What to eat to strengthen hair and nails?Check what vitamins and minerals you need to take care of to enjoy strong, healthy hair and nails. Nails and hair first of all need a diet rich in protein, minerals and vitamins, especially A, E and group B.…

Accessories useful during weight loss

Observing the rules of the reduction diet and the training schedule to be quite challenging for someone who has not previously paid too much attention to nutrition and was not interested in physical activity.Fortunately, there are ways to make slimming easier.Anyone who prepares to switch to a reduction diet should get useful accessories.These types of products can be divided into those that are useful during…

Fiber types, occurrence and role in the body

In a healthy diet you can not miss the right amount of dietary fiber, which reduces the risk of many diseases and helps digestion, and as a result helps you maintain a slim figure.Fiber is often talked about, but this topic is rarely discussed.Many people do not know what types of fiber are in which products can be found and how exactly it works. Pectin…

What do fat burners contain?

There is no doubt that the proper diet plays the most important role in slimming.However, the fight against overweight also counts on physical activity and supplementation, which complements the diet.Among the supplements supporting weight loss are fat burners, ie preparations containing substances that accelerate the reduction of adipose tissue.Such supplements may contain various ingredients. Supplements with conjugated linoleic acid The most commonly used ingredients are…

Obesity in Europe and methods of fighting overweight in European countries

Over the last thirty years, there has been an almost two-fold increase in the number of obese Europeans.Although this problem affects all countries, there are some differences between the percentage of obese people in particular countries.These discrepancies result from the eating habits and lifestyle that the inhabitants of European countries have. Czech Republic and traditional cuisine The country that has the highest percentage of obese…

Pasta – the element of a reduction diet or the enemy of a slim figure?

Among the food products, which often give up people seeking to reduce their weight, there is pasta.Eliminating it from the menu is related to the belief that carbohydrates are responsible for the increase in weight.Many specialists draw attention to the negative consequences of giving up one of the macronutrients, recommending caution in the use of low-carb and low-fat diets.Pasta does not belong to products that…

Carrots and apples in the reduction diet

Carrots and apples are on the menu of many slimming diets.It is believed that these vegetables and fruits are an ally of a slim figure, and at the same time contain many valuable nutrients for health.Is it really? Carrot In 100 grams of carrots, there are only 41 calories, and at the same time 2.8 grams of fiber, which helps to keep a slim figure.According…

Why is it worth eating artichokes?

Artichoke is a vegetable that has not yet gained much popularity in Poland, but it is often eaten in many other countries, especially in Italy.Maybe soon artichokes will appear more often on Polish tables, because more and more people are aware that their consumption is beneficial for health and body shape. Artichokes are plants from the Asteraceae family that are grown primarily in the warm…