Ten reasons why should you exercise

stay fit

We know we should exercise because it’s good for us, but why? A lot of us think that our weight is fine and we have no desire to change how our bodies look, but the benefits of exercise are more than just shedding a few pounds. So why should you exercise? Metabolism During a workout your …

Make healthy and delicious chocolate

homemade chocolate

To enjoy the taste of chocolate, you do not have to buy it. You can prepare homemade chocolate. It may not look as spectacular as the purchase one, but it is healthy and delicious with no white sugar, hydrogenated fats and additives. Here is my recipe. You need  very little time. Ingredients: – Cocoa powder …

Potatoes in a slightly different way

Potatoes in a slightly different way

Here is my recipe for potatoes in a slightly different way 500 grams of potatoes cut into slices. Add: 1/4 cup of melted butter 1/4 cup of sour cream 125 grams of Parmesan cheese pinch of salt some pepper a little garlic powder Put the slices in the mold of muffins. Bake 1 hour at …

Increased thyroid function

increased thyreoid function

Thyroid gland is a small butterfly shaped gland located at the front door, which produces hormones important in many processes taking place in the body. These hormones have important effects on growth, production of heat in the body, fertility, use of energy. The two most important hormones are thyroxine (T4) and L-trijodtiroksin (T3). Iodine is …

What Triggers Heartburn or Acid Reflux?

acid reflux

Acid Reflux – also known as Heartburn – is caused when acid from the stomach backs up into the esophagus, causing an uncomfortable burning sensation. Almost everyone experiences heartburn at some point in their life. However if these symptoms occur more than two days a week for several months, a person may have Acid Reflux …

What You Should Know about Celiac Disease

celiac disease

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by the by consumption of gluten, a protein commonly found in many grains, especially wheat, barley & rye. Therefore, those products containing these grains MUST be avoided by those diagnosed with celiac disease. Among those products to be especially mindful of are: bread, pasta, cookies, pizza crust and …

Common Infections Caused By Candida

candida infections

There are so many infections that are caused by Candida, especially the species Candida Albicans, in various parts of the body. Moniliasis or Oral Thrush This type of oral infection usually occurs when there is an overproduction of Candida Albicans. It is also common among denture wearers and occurs to both very young and elderly …

Homemade peanut butter

For only ten minutes, you can make healthy homemade peanut butter without additives and artificial colors. I do it like this: INGREDIENTS: 200g peeled roasted peanuts 2 tablespoons of honey 2 tablespoons of tahini 2 tablespoons of olive oil. All the ingredients put in food processor and mix it. I keep my peanut butter in …

Eating healthy during pregnancy

eating healthy during pregnancy

Starting off your with a healthy well balanced diet is the best thing you do for yourself and your baby. This way, you’ll only need to make a few adjustments during your pregnancy. Your first trimester If you find it tough to maintain a balanced diet  during your first trimester, you can rest assured that …

10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack

avoid heart attack

A heart attack is known as a myocardial infarction. This occurs when the heart muscle is damaged or does not receive enough oxygen. Many cardiac related problems occur due to blockages in arteries that carry purified blood away from the heart to different parts of the body. Another cause is the formation of blood clots. …