Monthly Archives: October 2015

Why Are Eggs Good for Our Health?

Why Are Eggs Good for Our Health? Eggs have been present at the humans’ table for centuries. They belong to oldest foods, and as such, they had been consumed by Egyptians, Sumerians, ancient Greek and Romans. However, in our modern world, eggs somehow become ambiguous food. There are many misconceptions and myths, hovering around this highly nutritious animal product. The most widespread myth is about cholesterol. Namely, eggs have long been considered as bad food for our heart health because […]

Healthy Gut Is a Foundation Stone to General Health

Healthy Gut Is a Foundation Stone to General Health Our gut health usually does not concern us too much until we encounter some typical gut issue, such as diarrhea, bloating, or constipation. Before we notice any of these clear signs that something is happening in our digestive system, we tend to neglect the condition of our gut. However, medical experts warn us that the health of our gut is a foundation stone for our general health. A healthy gut is […]

Health benefits of cinnamon

Health benefits of cinnamon Cinnamon was once highly compelling spice for hot beverages and cakes, which aroma was spreading around through the cold winter nights. Its popularity had reached its peak in ancient Egypt, where it had been valued like gold. The Egyptians had not used cinnamon as spice only, but also for embalming. They also had recognized its health benefits. Cinnamon was one of the first spices that come to Europe from the Near East. In Medieval Europe, cinnamon […]

What Foods Decrease Testosterone in Men?

What Foods Decrease Testosterone in Men? When it comes to testosterone and its deficit, the first thing that comes to mind is low sex drive in men. However, according to experts, low testosterone does not only lower sex drive in men, but it also affects men’s ability to concentrate and influence their mood. Medical experts also associate lower testosterone with osteoporosis and appearance of belly fat. While the level of testosterone can be affected by aging, it can be also […]

Health Benefits of Chili Peppers

Health Benefits of Chili Peppers Chili peppers had been unknown in European countries for centuries. They had lain hidden from the rest of the world until Christopher Columbus arrived in America. With the help of Spanish and Portuguese navigators, chili peppers were transported to other parts of the world, where they were quickly incorporated in local cuisines. On the other hand, this spicy food had been one of the essential ingredients of Mexican cuisine since 3.500 BC. Even before Mexicans […]

How Drinking from Cans and Plastic Bottles Affects Blood Pressure

How Drinking from Cans and Plastic Bottles Affects Blood Pressure Bottled and canned beverages as well as canned food, are the regular part of our everyday diet and lifestyle. While many of us are concerned with sugar quantities and types of additives in consumed food, the majority of us are almost blind to the negative effects that plastic and canned packaging can have on our health. Namely, a new study has revealed a presence of a questionable chemical substance, called […]

Benefits of Flax Seeds

Benefits of Flax Seeds Flax seeds are powerful food, rich in proteins, fibers, omega 3 oils, and lignans. It also contains many essential vitamins and minerals. This plant had been known in ancient Babylon since 3000 BC. Even at that time, flax seeds have been recognized as a super-food. Today’s researches suggest that the main three ingredients that make flax seeds super food are: Omega 3 essential fatty acids, lignans, and fiber. According to studies, the presence of omega 3 […]

Six Seconds Bursts of Exercise

Six Seconds Bursts of Exercise Researchers have concluded that 6 seconds bursts of exercise can radically improve the health of elderly people.  High Intensity Training (HIT) has attracted a lot of attention for promising some of the same benefits as conventional exercise but in a much shorter time. Please check out our post:-  

Elect Cigs

Elect Cigs Electronic cigarettes may be the answer to quitting smoking and this is backed up by a recent article which points out that they are a much healthier alternative to smoking tobacco. Arguably, smoking an e-cigarette is not really smoking at all, since you’re inhaling not actual smoke, but instead a vapour from a relatively harmless vegetable product such as propylene glycol. Elect Cigs The article admits however that:  “The industry has yet to produce results of large-scale randomized […]