Forskolin – properties, applications and dietary supplements with Indian nettle

The market of dietary supplements offers us newer and newer weight loss supplements. Although the vast majority are not worth investing in, there are those that can actually help you reduce body fat and improve your overall well-being. One of them is forskolin contained in the Indian nettle. What are the properties and application of this plant compound and what health benefits can be derived…

5 myths about carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are quite often identified with sugar, which entails negative connotations, when we talk about them. The fact that sugars belong to the group of carbohydrates does not mean that when hearing the word “carbohydrates”, we need to imagine only white sugar and the whole range of negative consequences resulting from its excessive consumption.   Additionally, it has become very popular to exclude carbohydrates from…

Advancing in the gym, how to control it?

Gym training, which is additionally supported by the appropriate diet, is intended to bring us the appropriate effect in the form of changes to our figure as well as changes in exercise parameters. It should also be remembered that when starting an activity, we are forced to wait for an adequate amount of time to allow the adaptive process of the nervous system or the…

L-Carnitine – Effects, Dosage, Side Effects

When the mid-1980s came, L-carnitine started a real revolution in weight loss community. Later it was noticed that not only did it help burn fat, but it also contributed to endurance and improved regeneration. For years, interest in this dietary supplement has remained high. Discover the effects, dosage and side effects of L-Carnitine! Where is L-carnitine present? L-carnitine is a natural ingredient found in the…

Should you consider supplementing Himalayan Salt to help weight loss?

Is it worth using salt from Himalayas for weight loss? People ask me if Himalayan salt is better than traditional salt. It is actually really hard to respond correctly. I could do this if I literally went to Pakistan, bought Himalayan salt, brought it to Europe/USA and tested in a laboratory to compare with our salt. If I did all of this, I could say which…

Dehydration – is it a good way to lose weight?

Summer is the time, during which even the most exotic ideas how to lose weight seem to be attractive. Therefore, apart from conventional dietary and workout solutions directed at fat reduction, “alternative” methods also are gaining more and more popularity, which definitely encompass various actions aiming at “getting rid of the excess of water”. Promotors of such practices say that thanks to them, we may…

Berberine – a new weapon in the fight with weight loss

Proper functioning of glucose balance in the organism is mainly dependent on effective activity of insulin, which is influenced by such aspects as obesity, diet or lifestyle that we lead. A new weapon has appeared in supplementation in the fight with insulin-resistance, the development of which leads to developing diabetes type II. Berberine, as this is the substance in question, belongs to compounds, which are…

The most effective fat burners for women

We decided to present in this article the most effective fat burners for women. The products have been selected in such a way as to maximally support the members of this fair sex in their fight with extra kilograms. The characteristic feature of these products is their properly selected potency – so that it doesn’t influence the organism of the users in a destructive way.…

Cancer prevention – AHCC

AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) is widely used in immunotherapy in hospitals throughout Japan. It is neither a drug nor a cure. It is a food rich in polysaccharides and fiber optics from selected fungi (basidiocymetres). AHCC produced from mycelia of shiitake (Lentinula endodes) from the family of fungi was originally designed to lower high blood pressure. However, researchers from the University of Tokyo found…

Products for men to lose weight

In this article, we are going to present the most effective preparations helpful in adipose tissue reduction. Thermogenics described here contain in their composition strong stimulants and additives allowing to get rid of even the most stubborn layer of fat, considerably increasing lipolysis. Lipolysis is the breakdown of triglycerides taking place in adipose tissue that leads to the creation of fatty acids and glycerol. These…

Vitamin C and stress hormone

Vitamin C is a compound with many interesting and still unrecognized properties. Apart from its antioxidant effect, this substance may also influence the secretion of certain hormones, such as… cortisol. This effect is incredibly interesting and may be used in sports supplementation provided that vitamin C is applied in proper doses. A few words about cortisol Cortisol, also called stress hormone is quite well known…

Hidden sugar in popular beverages

Colourful, sweet, most of the time also carbonated beverages are consumed by us source of simple dietary carbohydrates. Especially now, in the summer time, when heatwaves are bothering us and we’re trying to make sure that our body stays hydrates, and to quench our thirst we reach for them greedily. But do we realise, that apart from the good hydrating, cooling down and thirst quenching…

REISHI MUSHROOMS – properties and effects. Where to buy reishi mushrooms?

Reishi Mushrooms, also known as lingzhi, are mushrooms, which properties and effects are known in Asia for more than 2 thousand years. In far eastern medicine, reishi mushrooms are considered medication for practically anything, even cancer. Some of these properties are confirmed by scientific studies. They show, that reishi mushrooms improve, among other things, immunity and can support a fight with cancer. Check what properties…

What are probiotics?

Probiotics are microorganisms that, after getting into the body, colonize in the gastrointestinal tract, especially in the large intestine, exerting a positive influence on the health of the host. In case of intestinal dysbiosis, caused by e.g. hypertrophy of spoilage bacteria or Candidiasis a large amount of toxins that is produced by these microorganisms weaken the intestinal barrier resulting in, among other things, worse peristalsis,…

The 5 most important rules for a beginner,

A person who has just started their training is exposed to the fact that he will finish it soon enough due to lack of proper preparation. The following rules are honey for the hearts of those who are just starting their gym workouts. . 1. Knowledge is the foundation . Training without basic knowledge about exercises, their selection, healthy nutrition and supplementation in advance is…

An important change that can help you in biceps training !,

Bodybuilding is a sport in which it is important to attack your muscles at various angles. The new stimulus resulting from training is a new reason for the development of our musculature. Here is one of the ways to replace the straight bar with a curved bar. 1. What are the benefits of such a change? . First of all, you will give your muscles…

Yohimbine – aphrodisiac and fat burner?

Looking at the training supplements, some of the „pre-workout” types or fat burners seem to contain an ingredient called yohimbine. What properties are hidden behind this mysterious name? How should supplementation with the use of this product look like? Is it safe? We will try to answer these questions in the following article. Is it safe? 1. Yohimbine – description, effects Under the name yohimbine is…

CLA – does it work?

Supplements containing conjugated linoleic acids (in short CLA) are often used as support in reducing the level of fatty tissue. These preparations enjoy different opinions, but are rather considered to be safe and conducive not only to slim silhouette, but also health. However, it turns out that CLA has certain defects that we should bear in mind. CLA – what is it? Conjugated linoleic acids,…

Chili – a natural thermogenic

We don’t have to convince anybody who had a chance to try chili pepper that after eating it you get really hot! It turns out that this effect may be used in a functional way to support losing weight! Yes, this is not a mistake. Capsaicin contained in chili is a natural and strong thermogenic! Chili and capsaicin Chili peppers are the source of many…

Fast running prevents prostate hyperplasia,

  Epidemiological studies conducted by Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California indicate that runners who run larger distances, as they run faster, have less chance of prostate cancer. Study In the years 1992-1993, researchers analyzed the results of more than 30,000 runners who had no prostate problems, then the researchers looked at the years 1999-2002 to study runners who had prostate problems, around…

Sorrow and frustration inhibit training progress,

As you know, building a sports form should take place in the best conditions for the predisposition of each player and his mental health is as important as his physical condition, without a clean head, calm thoughts, no sadness or frustration, the results can be different, and sometimes even impossible to overcome. As you know building a sports forms should take place in conditions best…

How to support weight loss period?

We all know that the weight loss period is not easy. To be effective it is necessary to have a strict, well-chosen diet, adequate physical activity and, of course, strong motivation and positive attitude accompanying us throughout the entire weight loss period. However, there are several ways to easily make the entire fat burning process much easier and pleasant. For years, traditional medicine uses many…

Should I eat cheat meals?

A lot of people starting their diets, especially those reducing thoughts, only about how often and whether they can cheat at all. Cheat meal is an important aspect of the diet, which, if well incorporated into a balanced diet, positively affects the reduction of adipose tissue. What is a cheat meal? How to put it in your menu? I will try to answer these and…

Should I buy whey supplements?

As usually happens with these types of questions, the answer is It depends. If you count on the fact that after incorporating protein supplement into the existing diet in a magical way you will lose body fat, I have bad news for you. Probably not enough to lose weight! Why? For a simple reason. The reduction depends on a number of factors, primarily the caloric…