How Vegetable Oils Affect Our Health?

How Vegetable Oils Affect Our Health? Vegetable oils have appeared when we invent technological processes that make oil from vegetables. A belief that saturated fats are bad for our health has contributed to their widespread use. Namely, after one insufficiently proved study in 1977, medical experts have decided that saturated fats are harmful to our heart health. Based on that, many people have replaced saturated fats that belong to staple food for hundreds and thousands of years with vegetable oils. […]

Saturated Fats – Good or Bad?

Saturated Fats – Good or Bad? Saturated fats had been present in a human diet for thousands of years. According to Paleolithic diet, early humans were hunter-gatherers, who had mainly eaten animal based foods. Meanwhile, somehow appears that the foods, we had been accustomed to throughout history, are bad for us. Namely, we were exposed to a belief that saturated fats are bad for our health. That belief has occurred as a result of the insufficiently proved study in 1977 […]

Causes of Itchy Scalp and Dandruff

Causes of Itchy Scalp and Dandruff Itchy scalp can appear as a result of various factors. In many cases, dandruff is responsible for itchy scalp. However, what we see as dandruff in commercials is not actually dandruff, according to experts. Namely, the tiny white flakes that we mistakenly see as dandruff are dead skin cells that occur because of dry scalp. Dry scalp is the most common phenomenon than dandruff per se. Aggressive chemical hair products, poor diet, hot water, […]

Health Benefits of Cheese

Health Benefits of Cheese The cheese was once considered as a staple food. It has been the essential part of a human diet for a long time in our history. However, in the last sixty years, the cheese was falsely considered as bad, assuming that causes obesity, artery clogging, heart disease, high cholesterol, etc. Today, many health experts address the health benefits of cheese, especially the one made from the milk of pasture-raised animals. Cheese is highly rich in protein, […]

Positive Emotions and Heart Health

Positive Emotions and Heart Health Numerous studies have shown a huge impact of negative emotions on our health. Stress, anxiety, depression, and so on, are states that make us vulnerable to other health problems, such as heart diseases, diseases that affect our gastrointestinal system, different types of cancer, etc. Even though many studies reveal the strong influence of negative emotions on our health, there are a few studies that examine positive emotions and their effects. However, a recent study has […]

Healing Power of Medicinal Mushrooms

Healing Power of Medicinal Mushrooms The healing power of medicinal mushrooms has been known in the Eastern world for thousands of years. They have been used to heal a huge spectrum of diseases, even the most serious ones, such as cancer. In the Western world, their health benefits slowly begin to uncover. There are scientific studies that have proven their benefits in improving the immune system and decreasing inflammation. For that reason, medicinal mushrooms can prevent many diseases, because inflammation […]

Powerful Effects of Natural Antibiotics

Powerful Effects of Natural Antibiotics Before the beginning of modern medicine and its wonder product – antibiotics – people mostly rely on the powerful effects of natural antibiotics such as garlic, onion, turmeric, ginger, grapefruit seeds, honey, cinnamon, etc. to fight bacteria. However, with the development of Western medicine, we became amazed by fast results of drugs and forgot the benefits of foods and herbs that had been used against infections for ages. Meanwhile, after several decades of antibiotic use […]