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…

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,…

Goulash – beef, pork and more … How many calories does stew have?

Goulash is a dish made of cut into pieces fried meat, stewed with spices. Stew may be beef or pork (traditional Hungarian goulash is prepared from such a meat), as well as chicken, eg turkey, how many calories does stew have? What is the nutritional value? Goulash is a dish originating from Hungary and popular in Central Europe. For the first time, goulash was prepared…

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…

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,…

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.  …

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…

How to prepare healthy, homemade ice cream?

Spring and summer are seasons, during which we often reach for delicious, refreshing ice cream. However, when we trace their composition on the labels, they probably will not taste so much anymore. Hardened fats, sugar syrups, emulsifiers, improvers and dyes – these are the flagship ingredients that we find in most of the purchased ice flavors. Instead of choosing ready ice cream, you should prepare…

Be careful, potatoes can be poisonous!

Potatoes are one of the favorite and most frequently eaten vegetables in Poland. The recipe for dishes from this product is really a lot – everyone will find something tasty potato for themselves. Unfortunately, it happens that potatoes can cause food poisoning and even lead to death. And all due to the chemical substance – solanine, which occurs in immature or germinating potatoes. Potatoes are…

White, black or red?

Currants – popular in small gardens and plots, while in the bazaars appear less and less. Not everyone loves their sour taste, which is why they are very popular. It’s a pity, because it is our native good, rich in many valuable ingredients for health. Raspberries, strawberries, peaches are very popular among adults and children. You can buy them at fairs, supermarkets practically throughout the…

What should you know about beets?

Beets have already been appreciated in ancient Greece and Rome. Grown for a long time in the Polish climate, they absolutely deserve the name “super foods”. Unfortunately, our tables are too rare. It is a pity, because it is an inexpensive and very valuable source of many nutrients. They should be particularly frequent in the diet of athletes and women. Why? There are many reasons.…

Autumn dishes for vegetarians. Here are 4 delicious recipes to use!

When winter frosts are coming, we all gladly give up salads and move on a slightly calorific diet. This is a time when it can be difficult to maintain a vegetarian diet – naturally lighter and less oily than a meat menu. We go with the help of your silhouette and present you with four simple ideas on how to satisfy autumn hunger with the…

Sweets for counting calories. They are delicious and very healthy

Apparently there are people for whom sweets could not exist. We do not know them, however. We know for many, for whom the struggle between the dream of a slim body and the love for sweetness sets almost daily routine. For them, we have just prepared a list of four low-calorie snacks that will satisfy our sweet appetite without harming your diet. Fruits in the…

Acerola – a treasury of vitamin C

What is acerola? Operation and properties Acerola for children?   What is acerola? Acerola is a perennial and green shrub, which also often occurs under the name of Barbados cherry. This plant is mainly found in Central America, more precisely in the areas of the Canary Islands, and from there goes to the European diet. Acerola was initially used to treat a wide range of…

The most interesting facts about food in a condensed form

The most interesting facts about food in a condensed form. Part of this knowledge is worth using when making everyday choices or preparing homemade dishes. Part of it will not help you, but it will definitely interest you! Add lemon juice to green tea, and make your body use more of its antioxidants. The process of industrial drying of fruit deprives them of 30 to…

Recipe for tasty cucumber soup!

The perfect taste of the cucumber soup knows every one of us. Everyone at home tastes a bit differently. Some cook it on meat, another vegetable broth. For many, the fullness of the cucumber flavor is manifested in the presence of oily cream, and for others it is unnecessary addition. We offer a completely new, warming and healthy, but still delicious cucumber. The cucumber soup…

High protein diet is better?

New research suggests that a high protein diet and a diet with “normal” protein content are associated with a higher metabolic rate and greater storage of non-fatty body mass (including muscle mass). The low-protein diet can not do this. It was also found that the increase in the rate of metabolism induced by the high-protein diet does not persist after changing the diet into a…

What should you know about fructose?

Are you ready for exams? Avoid the fructose-sweetened beverages and sweets. This sugar slows down thinking and hinders learning! Previous scientific studies have proven that fructose increases the risk of diabetes, obesity and fatty liver. Now scientists are putting fructose in one more disruptive effect on disrupting normal brain function. Their research was published in the Journal of Physiology. The average American eats 56 kg…

7 best regenerative products

During increased physical effort, remember to regenerate. Regardless of whether our goal is to reduce body fat or build muscle mass, it is very important. Contrary to appearances, it is not during heavy training that muscles grow, but just at rest. Currently, there are many supplements on the market that aim to regenerate and thus forget about natural products. Below you will find a list…

HDL, LDL – word about cholesterol

We still hear that cuisine is rich in cholesterol, which makes us a nation exposed to cardiovascular disease. Check if this is true and how to fight the negative effects of our traditional diet … Eating dishes containing excessive amounts of animal fats is responsible for the creation of so-called atherosclerotic plaques, narrowing blood vessels and presenting the danger of heart disease, especially myocardial infarction.…

A discipline perfect for seniors

Sports equals health. This well-known slogan is true for people at all ages – also in their sixties, who have just retired. Even when joints hurt a bit in the morning and muscles are weaker than three decades ago, we may always find a proper type of workout. What is more, we have to find it – for better condition, well-being and… health. ACTIVITY IN…