Sugar intake and fatty liver (and other organs)

Do you think that excess calories are deposited under the skin as fat around the thighs, abdomen, arms and hips? You are wrong – the fat can also surround the internal organs, and its growth may be associated not so much with the positive caloric balance as with the high sugar consumption.  Too high intake of sugar and fat in the diet may ultimately lead…

Autoimmune diseases – what to avoid?

Most of us know someone who has a thyroid problem. Many people do not realize, however, that autoimmune diseases affect not only the thyroid gland. This type of disease also includes psoriasis, alopecia areata, lupus erythematosus, Addison’s disease, ulcerative colitis and others.  Autoimmune diseases can make life miserable. By definition, autoimmune disease is a group of diseases in which the body’s immune system destroys its…

The biggest dietary fraud in history – mistakes or deliberate misleading?

To be mistaken is a human thing – this also applies to doctors and dieticians. In the history of human history, many views considered by the dietetic and medical communities as real ultimately turned out to be a lie.  The effects of sugar on the body, the differences between margarine and butter, as well as the benefits and negative effects of using aspartame are just…

  List of fruits that are rich in fructose (in a typical portion).

 * Contain more than 4 grams of fructose per serving.  __ Here you can find sweeteners – CLICK  __   Avoid the following, except for a few concessions to breakfast  – apples  – bananas  – cherries (1 cup)  – grapes (1 cup)  – mango (2 slices)  – melons  – oranges  – pears  – pineapples (2 slices)  – watermelon (1 large piece)    The following fruits…

Polyols

Being on a reduction, we often miss something sweet, which could be consumed without fear of losing the effects that we have undoubtedly worked hard for. Often, however, in our favorite products we find information that if there was no amount of carbohydrates and fat per 100g of the product, which leads to the need to get around the taste. And then we start looking…

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…

Attention! Sugar!

Sugar – what it really is Natural equivalents of sugar Which substitutes are better to avoid? Summary   Sugar – what it really is Sugar is sucrose produced in Poland from sugar beets. It is highly caloric – 100 g provides 405 kcal. However, these are so-called empty calories, because sugar does not provide us with any additional nutrients except energy. It is recommended that…

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…

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…

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…