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- Cold pressed flaxseed (lineseed) oil - the characteristics and health benefits Flax is one of the oldest cultivated...
Flax is one of the oldest cultivated plants. It comes from the Middle East and the Mediterranean, where it was grown from a few thousand years. The...
- Interactions between food and medications Consumed food during the treatment...
Consumed food during the treatment can significantly affect the absorption of medications from the gastrointestinal tract. This depends mainly on...
- Circadian rhythm of the body The human body is in homeostasis,...
The human body is in homeostasis, which means the stability of physical-chemical conditions, pH, temperature and osmotic pressure. Homeostasis...
- Tomatoes - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts Tomatoes originated from South...
Tomatoes originated from South America. Wild forms of this plant can be found today in Peru, the Canary Islands and in the Philippines. Soon after...
The homeland of tea is China, where it has been grown for over five thousand years. Next Japanese, Koreans and people from south-east Asia began growing it. Just a thousand... READ MORE
Beef is one of the most valuable meat in terms of nutritional value, which is determined by the basic chemical composition and content of exogenous components. Beef is an... READ MORE
These are all substances found in foods that limit or preclude the use of nutrients or substances which have an adverse effect on the human body. These include compounds:... READ MORE
Yes, but not that from the sugar bowl. The body is enough with natural sugar. Other sweets may safely be called "white death". Until the eighteenth century in Europe sugar... READ MORE
Weighing only 1400 grams - which equals 2% of the total body weight - the brain consumes 20% of supplied to our body and 20% of the oxygen we breathe. Our brain has an... READ MORE
Overweight determine excess of body fat, running out of adopted norms and leading in effect to body weight increase, while obesity is pathological accumulation of body fat... READ MORE
They’re just 11 and weight 100 kilograms. It’s about kids, who took a part in studies of british scientists from University of Cambridge and Wellcome Trust Sanger... READ MORE
The term cellulite is commonly called "orange peel syndrome" is well known to every woman. This problem affects over 80% of women. It is a systemic disease of the skin and... READ MORE
The name coffee is derived from the Arabic word "kahwa" or Turkish "kakve" - Arabs knew coffee from the Middle Ages, and it came to Europe in 1644 and since then it... READ MORE
Since ages, eggs were considered as healthy and nutritious, until in the seventies when the war has been spoken to cholesterol, which occurs in considerable concentration... READ MORE
Beer is a kind of alcohol beverage, obtained in the fermentation of alcohol malt, water, selected strains of brewer’s yeast, with addition of hops and and other flavour... READ MORE
Honey is one of the most valuable nutrients, which nature provides us. Antibacterial properties of honey and immunizations are known for a long time - added to drinks and... READ MORE
The main factor determining the weight loss is to identify our energy demand and to do physical activity a lot. The important facts also includes a healthy diet, taking... READ MORE
Until recently the skin types were divided into normal, dry and oily. However, changes in consumer awareness, development of cosmetics product technology, and environmental... READ MORE
Lettuce owes its color to chlorophyll, which has bactericidal activity, accelerates healing, protects against germs and helps to overcome infection. It should be also added... READ MORE
Drying is one of the oldest methods of food preservation and storage. The history of this traditional method of preserving food dates back to prehistoric times, when people... READ MORE
Cellulite, disliked by women so called "orange peel syndrome" is a common defect occurring on the skin of women of all ages. Increasingly, as a result of poor diet and lack... READ MORE
It becomes in a very innocent way, just like every addiction. Already having some knowledge about healthy nutrition you decide that from now on you are not going to eat... READ MORE
Broccoli is a one-cruciferous plants. They come from the Mediterranean (Cyprus), and were already known in ancient times. Broccoli became popular and fashionable after... READ MORE
World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended to reduce the intake of salt to 5 g per day (1 level teaspoon). This mineral (wrongly called seasoning) is composed of... READ MORE
INTERESTING NUTRITION FACTS
RANDOM DIETDiet in phenylketonuria
Diet in phenylketonuria guidelines: Ensuring an adequate dietary therapy allows the normal development of the child. Phenylketonuria is a metabolic disease, which is the lack of an enzyme catalyzing the conversion of one of the amino acids (supplied with food) - phenylalanine into another amino acid - tyrosine. Phenylalanine is a component of... READ MORE