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Lettuce - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts  Lettuce - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts


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 that the dark green outer leaves, which we usually reject, contain more vitam READ MORE

Dryer for mushrooms, vegetables and fruits  Dryer for mushrooms, vegetables and fruits


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 dried meat and fish at the beginning of a wind and sun, and then using fire. READ MORE

Exercises for cellulite  Exercises for cellulite


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 of activity it also occurs in teenagers. The main enemies are too much preser READ MORE

Orthorexia  Orthorexia


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 unhealthy food. You give up fast food, after that meat, sugar, fat, salt. The lis READ MORE

Broccoli - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts  Broccoli - calories, nutritional values and interesting facts


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 1920, when the United States began to advertise it as “a high-quality product with READ MORE

Salt intake and health  Salt intake and health


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 sodium (approximately 40%) and chlorine (60%) and possibly with additional elements READ MORE

Anorexia and bulimia  Anorexia and bulimia


Anorexia, unlike anorexia nervosa is a disease associated with eating disorders, weight loss by reducing the maximum food intake, constant fear of "weight gain" and the incorrect idea of the perfect figure. Bulimia is characterized by rampant hunger READ MORE

Digestive system - how food is digested  Digestive system - how food is digested


Digestion is the enzymatic decomposition of large molecules of organic components (proteins, fats, carbohydrates) into the low-molecular substances, absorbed by the body and cell membranes. Proper nutrition, that is digestion and absorption of food, READ MORE

The sense of taste and the types of flavors  The sense of taste and the types of flavors


Taste is one of the five senses, in which a man was equipped with. With it we can determine the flavors of many foods, choose those that we meet and those that can not tolerate. More importantly, due to taste, in many cases we can protect our bodies READ MORE

What is the difference between kefir and yoghurt ?  What is the difference between kefir and yoghurt ?


Milk drinks acidified by lactic acid bacteria, with the possible interaction of yeast, are from immemorial time a fixed form of milk, over time it was prepared according to scientific formulas and methods, based on the conscious use of clean, single READ MORE

The history of nutrition science  The history of nutrition science


Nutrition is one of the basic conditions of life, development, health and fitness, as well as a source of satisfaction of social needs and hedonistic. Therefore, the acquisition of food, its production and consumption have always been most important READ MORE

Juicer, fresh juices - portion of energy  Juicer, fresh juices - portion of energy


Probably most of us knows this situation. The alarm is ringing, the court is still gray, half asleep we go into the kitchen and adjusted the water for coffee or turn on the machine. Morning coffee, mostly in the fasting state is a daily ritual for mo READ MORE

Yo-yo effect - what it is and how to prevent it ?  Yo-yo effect - what it is and how to prevent it ?


As yo-yo effect we call the body weight fluctuations, consisting of the following succession of put on and loosing weight. During comply with the low-energy diet the speed of Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is decreased. This is the adaptable reaction on READ MORE

Gymnastics for pregnant women  Gymnastics for pregnant women


Customarily it is common belief that pregnancy is associated with a high weight, and unfavorable appearance of stretch marks after termination. But it doesn’t have to look like this. Everything depends on personal attributes and the lifestyle preferr READ MORE

Seafood - the characteristics and nutritional value  Seafood - the characteristics and nutritional value


Seafood or Italian "frutti di mare" is a term describing marine animals such as crustaceans and molluscs, including bivalves, cephalopods and echinoderms. Traditionally, they are widely consumed in Mediterranean countries and Antipodes, where for cen READ MORE

Eggshells - natural supplement  Eggshells - natural supplement


They are one of the best sources of calcium, which is absorbed by organism in approximately 90% and it is easier for your body to digest and absorb. Apart from calcium in a shell all essential for organism microelements: magnesium, boron, copper, iro READ MORE

Aspartame  Aspartame


Aspartame, main ingredient of commonly applied sweeteners, is one of the most dangerous chemical compounds added to nourishment. Aspartame was discovered by accident in 1965 during research into medicine for ulcers. Firstly, from 1981 it was being ad READ MORE

Anti-cancer substances and foods  Anti-cancer substances and foods


Cancer in industrialized countries are one of the main reasons of death. Cancer is a disease, which all of us are afraid of. It’s threatening because it develops deceitfully, often for many years and can stay undiagnosed until it’s incurable. Scienti READ MORE

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