Superfood – Products with high content healthy substances

Superfood - Dish with healthy substances

Chlorella - Unicellular algae

Superfood - Spirulina

Green Barley - Field in Thuringia

Superfood - Barley field - (22-05-2015)

Goji berries - (27-12-2008)

Superfood - Cranberry - Franklin Farm, section of Oak Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA

Flax seed

Superfood - Chia seeds - Germany

Kefir - pouring into the glass

Superfood - Fermented dairy products - Buttermilk

Yoghurt in a steel vessel

Superfood - Oat Products - Oatmeal

Superfood - Red-Beetroot - before bolting

Superfood - Green tea Matcha - (06-07-2017)

Green tea Matcha - powder, leaf

Superfood – Products with high content of healthy substances

Superfood – Products with high content of healthy substances. The balanced diet, adequate physical activity, enough sleep and reduced stress all affect our health. For that reason, new foods are increasingly being sought. To support a healthy lifestyle. Nutritionists support this  kind of meal very often. These foods contain much more vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and help the body to increase its immunity.

However, some critics say that there is no evidence that it have any “superpowers”. And even with food, a large amount does not mean a greater effect. Moreover, many of them are imported from abroad, which also entails some environmental burden. Additionally, you pay more for them.

Products list:

Green products:

Chlorella – Freshwater algae have been in the world for several billion years.

Spirulina – Blue-green cyanosis often confused with chlorella, this organism exists on Earth 3.5 billion years.

Green Barley – Cultivated as the world’s first sweet grass. Most often consumed in the form of a drink.

Dried fruits:

Goji berries – Main advantage of these fruits is the large amount of vitamin C and fiber.

Cranberry – It is especially valued for its high content of vitamins C, K and E.

Seeds:

Flax – The positive effects of eating were already known in ancient Babylon and Egypt.

Chia – Valued and liked by the ancient Aztecs and Mayans.

Others:

Fermented dairy products:

KefirEspecially important for the proper composition of the intestinal microflora.

Buttermilk – It protects the intestinal mucosa. From the formation and absorption of toxic substances.

Yogurt – It helps to strengthen the immune system and lower blood cholesterol.

Oat products:

Oat products – The pioneers in its cultivation were probably the Slavs.

Beetroots:

Beetroot – It is one of the healthiest and most versatile vegetables. It comes from the Mediterranean basin.

Matcha Green tea:

Matcha Green tea – The oldest Japanese tea that is also used in Buddhist ceremonies.

Cranberry – Mainly used in treatment of the urinary tract

Cranberry - Franklin Farm, section of Oak Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia

Dried fruits

Cranberry - Cooking

Cranberry cake - Rosja-Novosibirsk-Olivka Cafe

Cranberry juice in a plastic cup

Cranberry – Mainly used in treatment the urinary tract

Cranberry – The health benefits of eating cranberries are well known and the Indians already knew about them. Who used it to lower fever, treat digestive problems and swellings. Especially valued for its high content of vitamins C, K and E. They also contain many minerals such as manganese, magnesium, potassium, calcium and phosphorus. They also have a strong antioxidant effect.

Mainly used in treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections. This is because the substances in cranberries make it difficult for bacteria to settle on the surface of the mucous membranes. Thus preventing the infection from spreading further. They also have a very positive effect on our teeth, as they reduce tooth decay, gingivitis and periodontitis. They are also used to prevent certain types of cancer, improve the immune system, and lower blood pressure.

Chips threat – Health risk caused regular consumption

Chips threat - health risks caused regular consumption - potato-chips

Chips threat – Health risk caused regular consumption

Chips threat – Health risk caused regular consumption – Polish scientists from the Institute of
Food and Nutrition
demonstrated health risks, which carries regular consumption of chips.

Chips contain unhealthy fats, high in salt and acrylamide, which is toxic to the nervous system.
Induces
chronic inflammation of the body and increases the risk of cancer. The study was conducted
on a group of
14 persons who at the 4 weeks after every packet of potato chips (160 g).
It turned out that
after this time in their increased blood levels of acrylamide compounds responsible
for
inflammation in the body (CRP, IL-6) and bad cholesterol (LDL). Further demonstrated that
acrylamide
bound to hemoglobin, so that it can not be efficiently removed from the body.

Insomnia – Is one of the diseases of civilization

Insomnia

Insomnia – Is one of the diseases of civilization

Insomnia – Is one of the diseases of civilization. Which seriously affects the state of human health. American specialists found that insomnia increases the concentration of inflammatory hormones in the body. What can manifest itself, among others, poorer functioning blood vessels, consequently leading to heart attack or stroke.

What leads to success?

What leads to success - Power house mechanic cropped

What leads to success?

What leads to success? – Daniel S. Hamermesh, an economist at Princeton University, describes in his publication “Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More Successful”, which besides the beautiful appearance raises a salary :

  1. Education
  2. Age (for approx. 55 years of age, then decreases)
  3. Health
  4. Belonging to trade union (in the US called unions, affiliating employees of free professions, and corporations are powerful opponent)
  5. Marriage (increases in men, decreases in women)
  6. Breed (minorities earn less)
  7. The size of the city (greater premium on)
  8. Nationality (immigrants earn less)
  9. Company size (greater premium on)
  10. Seniority in the company

Parasomnia

Parasomnia - "The Nightmare engraving" - Thomas Burke

Parasomnia

Parasomnia – This is a phenomenon that accompanies sleep. Do not concern the length and quality of sleep. These are eg. Nightmares, night terror, sleep walking or wake up with confusion. An interesting type of parasomnia is a team ofexploding head” – in falling asleep there is a feeling that something exploded in or next to his head. It is very difficult to sleep after such an experience, but the doctors did not see any health risks stemming from this disorder.

Alcohol supports memory – Greater brain capacity

Alcohol supports memory - Drinks on the house

Alcohol supports memory – Greater brain capacity

Alcohol supports memory – Moderate drinking can promote human health. A new discovery of scientists from The University of Texas at Austin. After examining the effects of alcohol on the brains of seniors.

Adults who consumed alcohol in their old age, they were healthier, distinguished by better perception and had a greater brain capacity than people who reduced their consumption of alcohol because of health problems,

– said Brian Downer, research manager.

Blood group affects memory – Causes dementia

Blood group affects memory - ABO donation path

Blood group affects memory – Causes dementia

Blood group affects memory – In a study conducted by the dr. Mary Cushman. Attended by 30 thousand. people aged from 45 years. Of this group, the researchers chose 495 participants, who in three years there were disturbances in thinking and memory problems. In the second group there were 587 people who did not detect any health problems. It has been found that the group forgetful 6% had blood group AB.

These people were as much as 82% more likely to appear at their problems with concentration, speech and short-term memory, which may signal dementia,

summed up Mary Cushman. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease.