Nutrients and supplements, and diet – does one make sense without another?

One must realize that by cultivating all kinds of physical activity we create an increased demand for macro and micro nutrients. The demand of a physically active person for nutrients is higher than that of a sedentary and less active lifestyle.. Accelerated by regular physical activity and proper nutrition, metabolism guarantees more effective use of nutrients that we eat. It should be remembered that the…

Gainer versus a natural meal – the whole truth

One of the intensively advertised products on the market of supplements and supplements are gainer preparations. The different types of composition differ from each other, but the most common contain mainly carbohydrates 60-80%, protein 20-40%, MCT oil, vitamins, minerals and small amounts of various metabolic activators like creatine, glutamine, carnitine, dibencozide, inosine, taurine etc. . Browsing the ads in magazines and catalogs of supplements and…

Basics of supplementation – useful information

Like many manufacturers – so many recommendations on the use of suplements and nutrients. What exactly do different forms of supplements differ from each other? How to consume supplements to give the best effect? In this topic we will address very often asked questions about supplements and nutrients, especially among new lovers of strength sports. What is the difference between powder, capsules and tablets? The…

Supplements – the necessary basis or unnecessary expense?

There are plenty of supplements to the diet on the market, and each of them is characterized by a different action. Manufacturers provide visible results during their use. Are they right or is it just a marketing game? Is it necessary to take supplements? And what’s more – is it necessary? Do all supplements give a clear feeling of their effect? Below you will find…

Training plan increasing testosterone levels

Testosterone levels reach a maximum level of about 30 minutes after exercise and return to baseline one hour after the end of training. Studies show that there are 3 basic factors that maximize post-workout growth in testosterone, training large muscle groups, using heavy weights, and using short breaks. The training plan below contains all three factors. Increase in testosterone levels after training The level of…

Exercises in pregnancy – is it safe?

Are you protecting yourself and the fetus while being physically inactive? Is exercise safe during pregnancy? Already some time ago, it began to be instilled that each pregnant woman should avoid physical exercise and stay in place throughout its duration. It was supposed to protect the fetus and the pregnant woman herself, but recent research indicates that it is not. Exercises for pregnant women have…

Diet and supplements on the first steroid cycle – the basics

You need to know about one thing – your metabolism will be significantly accelerated on the cycle. This means that you are no longer subject to the rules that you have been sticking to while preparing your diet. Assuming you weigh 90kg, you’ve eaten about 180-200 grams of protein, 500 grams of carbs and 60 grams of fat a day. 3000kcal is a good amount,…

Vanilla and vanilla sugar

Vanilla sugar is a flavoring addition to various types of baked goods and desserts: vanilla sugar is a very popular ingredient of cakes in Europe, especially in Poland, Germany and Hungary. Beyond Europe, it is almost unknown and hard to get in. It should be noted that the” vanilla “sugar we buy in stores is actually vanilla sugar, which has little to do with vanilla…

Fish food during pregnancy, should fish and seafood disappear from the future mother’s diet?

Eating pregnant fish unexpectedly has become a controversial issue.” Fish contain valuable fatty acids, but sometimes also harmful mercury. “So eat or not eat?” Wonder the confused future mothers. Of course, eat! Just choose them carefully beforehand. Pregnant women are advised to eat fish, because they are an extremely valuable source of nutrients, above all fatty acids from the omega-3 EPA and DHA, which we…

Propolis (bee kit) – properties, application, price

Propolis has many properties, which is why it has been widely used in medicine.In addition, drops, tincture, ointment or pills with propolis have good reviews among people who use this type of preparations. What kind of health action does propolis have? Can children use it? What is it? price and is the pharmacy the only place you can buy it? Propolis (bee putty) is a…

Tofu – nutritional properties

Tofu – what is it? What has the properties and nutritional values? How to eat tofu? What’s the taste? Where to buy tofu and what is the price? These are the most common questions about tofu, which is a type of curd, obtained from soy milk. Tofu is rich in protein, calcium and phosphorus, as well as phytohormones, which reduce the risk of cancer, alleviate…

Which milk is best for a child?

When buying milk for a child, you should not be guided by the caloric content or fat content and whether the milk contains all the vitamins and minerals necessary for the developing organism. I care about the figure, that’s why I buy skim milk.” I heard that it is worthless, so it may be better to drink milk drinks – is there a great choice?…

Is it worth eating mushrooms?

Is it worth eating mushrooms?” Chanterelles, mushrooms, boletus, kites – Poles like mushrooms, know them and often collect them. Are they just tasty or healthy, rich in nutrients? Forest mushrooms are appreciated only by some nations, and in some countries, such as Scandinavia, Austria and Belgium, no one will even bend over a beautiful, healthy boletus, where there are sufficient substitutes for forest fungi –…

Carcinogenic food – which products increase the risk of cancer

Scientific research suggests that alcohol, red meat, excess protein and fat, especially animal animals, increase the risk of cancer, and also carries a diet rich in salted products, sugars and highly processed carbohydrates. Check what you do not eat (or at least limit), not to get cancer. At the end of the 1970s, the idea that the diet had something to do with cancer was…

Glucose-fructose syrup and health

Glucose-fructose syrup is commonly added to foods as a sweetener, in order not only to give a sweet taste, but also to increase the attractiveness of the product by improving consistency, aroma and color, but excessive consumption of products containing glucose-fructose syrup is a health risk. Why is glucose-fructose syrup harmful? Glucose-fructose syrup is a sweetener obtained in a technological process mainly from corn starch,…

Spelled and spelled flour – properties, nutritional values

Spelled wheat, also known as a spear, is a rich source of B vitamins. Spelled wheat, also known as a spikelet, is a rich source of B vitamins – riboflavin, niacin and thiamine, as well as iron, manganese, copper and an amino acid called tryptophan. In addition, spelled compared to ordinary wheat contains more protein. Spelled is an ancient wheat variety that has been forgotten…

Sorbitol – properties and application

Sorbitol is a sweetener that is commonly added to industrially produced foods, especially products for people suffering from diabetes, naturally found in some fruits, such as plums, pears, apples.” It is also used in the production of cosmetics. What properties does sorbitol have? Is it safe for health?   Properties and use of sorbitol Sorbitol belongs to the group of sugar alcohols (polyols), occurs in…

Resistant starch – properties and sources

Resistant starch is a carbohydrate that is resistant to the action of digestive enzymes and in unchanged form passes into the large intestine. This is a medium for the development of beneficial intestinal bacteria and has many health-promoting functions.The benefits of consuming resistant starch are, among others, reducing the risk of developing cancer of the large intestine, lowering blood sugar and cholesterol levels and better…

Diet for Autumn

Autumn’s diet introduces a change of decoration on the plate: colorful, warm soups and boiled vegetables substitute for salads. The autumn diet is supposed to be more caloric and more substantial than in the summer, check what to eat so as not to let fall coldness and infections The autumn diet should provide healthy calories and coddle your taste. In autumn, when the temperature drops,…

What do we know about the Glycemic Index (IG)?

Find out what is the diet based on IG. You will use this knowledge not only to fight with unnecessary kilograms, but also to take care of your health. New miracle diets are coming up all the time, but will it be possible to repeat the success of Low IG? What is it about? Read more and trust professionals!   The glycemic index concept was…

Eat healthily without any effort

You do not have to weigh the food and get tired over the plate with the calculator. See some simple ways to choose the right amount of food and control your diet effortlessly.   Eat less salt, vegetable hardened fat, trans fat, fast food, saturated fat, sugar and products containing it, white flour products. So avoid sweets, confectionery, salty snacks, white bread, sweetened drinks.  …

I feel like a small fish!

The average Pole during the year eats about 14kg of fish, and their largest consumption falls on the period of Christmas and Lent. The fish is tasty and very nutritious. We eat them too much!   Nutritional value of fish Fish is a source of wholesome and easily digestible protein. Oily marine fish contain a lot of fatty acids from the omega 3 family. Fish…

Negative effects of using monodiet

Nowadays, many people expect a convenient and quick way to quickly lose pounds. One of them are monodiets, which consist in arranging a menu based on just one macronutrient. Thanks to this, you can consume your favorite product in unlimited quantities. What about reason? Placing a balanced diet requires more knowledge and some information that will help me change my eating habits, which takes more…

Why is it worth eating seasonal, local fruits and vegetables ?

Late spring and summer is a great opportunity to include larger amounts of vegetables and fruits in the daily menu. These warm months are the period when we have access to the richness of various colorful gifts of plants. Vegetables and fruits are also an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, which multivitamin tablets can not replace. The most important principle in the theory of…