7 myths about healthy food

1. myth. Not eating breakfast or skipping other meals it is possible to reduce weight. This myth is false in its essence because people who skip for example breakfast or lunch are more often to overeat in the evening. Consequently it ensures that all day the body lives in the saving- mode and then ...

A few advices for correct food

The food regime is the foundation, on which your physical and the spiritual health lean on and what provides an equilibrium in your life. If the food will not be correct, then the physical exercises and rest can not save a healthy body. A valuable food is the most important condition to save a dec...

A normal body weight

It is necessary to unite a diet with the physical activities. Sport employments improve circulation of blood, promote the organism universal metabolism, as also decompose the accepted fats with a food. Alongside it affects positive action of gut, regulates the satiety feeling and improves a m...

Anorexia - the lack of appetite

Anorexia is a serious eating disorder. Women are those who suffer from anorexia more often than men. This eating disorder basically affects the teenagers but it also is regarded as adult problem. The first observed symptom in case of anorexia the fear from overweight. This is why the girls...

Aromas for slenderness

Through the organs of flairs aromas affect brains and can cause emotions, which influence the action of digestion system and metabolism. One aroma promote digestion, other oppress it, diminishing the hunger feeling and appetence after sweets. A vanilla aroma goes in the group of the warm aromas. ...

Asparaguses for slenderness

There are 95 percents of water, much valuable mineral substances and vitamins in asparaguses. They remarkably befit that mean of slimming, which can help to return to „slim line” after holidays. They execute a digestion process, a body has a need to spend a calorie much more than asparaguses c...

Aubergine

The homeland of aubergines is India where they grow as wild plants. From India aubergines spread out to Asia and Africa. In the 15th century aubergines entered in Europe. In Latvia aubergines are grown but in the nutrition they are used relatively little. Nowadays there are many forms ...

Bananas

Banana is a perennial tropical caulescent plant. Usually we use Indian and China bananas in our menus. Banana is substantial they do not cause any overweight problems. Banana contains around 10-20 % or starch, when it is mellow it forms into a sugar. Banana contains vitamins C, A, B...

Beets (red beets)

Vegetables. Vegetables are valuable and indispensible part of the nutrition. Vegetables are fruit which juicy parts- leaves, fruit, stems, bulbs, roots- are used in the nutrition. Vegetables are the main carbohydrates source for the organism. They positively affect the metabolic proces...

Breakfast- the main meal

In the morning eat like a king, during you lunch like a master but in the evening like poor- this is a centuries old formula for nutrition. The breakfast is the main meal during you day. It is very important to distribute right the products for each meal. It is wrong to eat least in the mo...

Bulimia - eating disorder

Bulimia is a serious eating disorder. Most people suffer from bulimia in the age from 20-30 years. It is observed that 3 women from 100 suffer with this kind of eating disorder. The bulimia patients are afraid to get overweight, but usually patients have normal standard weight. The bulimia p...

Calendula tea- assistant for women in pre-menstrual period

Medical calendula tea is very well known. It is aromatic and looks great in your cup because of the blossoming and sunny flowers and the most important- the effect of this tea is amazing. Tea has a calming effect. It prolongs the sleep and deepens the breathing. This tea is recommende...

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates supply your organism with all the necessary energy. They help the body to use other valuable substances. There are two types of carbohydrates: Complex- fresh vegetables, beans, fruit, wholemeal cereal Simple- processed grain (expect wholemeal), all kinds of sugar Comple...

Carrots

The homeland of the carrots is considered to be South Europe. Carrots are one of the most popular root-crops that are used in nutrition. The carrot growing has developed and now there are several colour and sorts of carrots. Beside the known orange carrots there are also white and yellow...

Children overweight

 The overweight makes problems. Normal weight is directly related to the overall health situation. But the excessive kilos can cause serious diseases, for example diabetes, metabolic disorders, cardiovascular diseases, digestive diseases, breathing, movement and the support apparatu...

Compare anorexia with bulimia!

ANOREXIA BULIMIA Eating disorder during which a person does not eat at all or eat very little but exercises a lot and uses laxative or urine conducive medicine that causes vomiting. An eating disorder during which a person eats a lot but later excretes it from the ...

Dinner

Dinner has to be light in terms of calories and in terms of digestion. Avoid the products which contain the starch complex carbohydrates, for example potatoes and cereals. Half of the meal must contain vegetables; the other half must be made of 2 equal parts. One part contains meat, cheese...

Dried fruit

Dietitians suppose that all curative matters are saved in the dried fruit. Dried fruit must be dunked for 1-2 hours in cold water, and then they can be eaten, careful chewing. Dried fruit without pit are grinded by meat-chopper and keeps in a refrigerator. Eat together with oat- flakes or juices o...

During the menstruation cycle choose food products according to the periods

1-5 day period You are very sensitive. Food that is rich in magnesium, for example, spinach, cereals and food rich in omega3 fat acids (salmon, sardines, and walnuts) will help you to stabilize your nerve system. 6-13 day period Release of more hormones reduces your stress level. Eat...

Eating disorders

Eating disorders are the thing that is being discussed more and more frequently because it affects the part of our society. It is important to know about the beginning of disorders and about the consequences in order not to get in this bewitched circle- which is a series of psychiatric ill...

Essence of fasting

• Assistance with fasting, losing weight is a difficult process because it is not that easy to abandon the food,  • before fasting a doctor should be consulted, it there is no chronic disease • fasting initiation steps:  1-2 weeks diets containing 1000-1200kcal,  6-7 dail...

Fibers

Fibers are considered to be an excellent aid for the processing the food in your organism. Fibers contribute the ptyalism but saliva in turn split the starch. Fibers prevent constipation. Instant food (modern food) contains only 5-10% of fibers. Animal products and refined products do not...

Food Pyramid

It is necessary to choose a food not only after tour hunt but also after expedience. And the USA food specialists have produced, so called, food pyramid, that maximally evident and simplified acquaint men with foundations of a healthy food. A pyramid shows division of the necessary food for man in...

Freshness of the meat

The freshness of the meat is determined oganoleptically- by its appearance and smell and the chemical analysis. The meat is a very good environment for the development of the microorganisms because it has a lot of water and nutrients in it. Putrefective microorganisms split the proteins ...

Grapes

Grapes are very valuable because they contain group B vitamins, vitamin E, calcium, potassium, iron, fibre, enzymes. They improve the bones, strengthen the heart, and regulate intestinal functioning. Grape juice eliminates the urine acid from the body and prevents the formation of kidney...

Healthy fat - it is an excellent addition to your gourmet menu!

Spring is a season when we pay an extra attention to our look and the way we feel. Sickness, irritation, tiredness- let it be related with the winter. Spring is like a New Year when it is possible to start things over. Maybe you could start your determination by eating healthy food and by ex...

Herbal teas

We use different drinks every day, for example lemonades, coffee etc. But not everything is good for our health - organism, look, feel. And one wonderful alternative often is forgotten, which the nature gives to us by itself - herbal teas. They have not only pleasant taste, but also health well-di...

Herbal teas: green tea

It is one of the most favorite teas of all times. It contains powerful nutrients called catechesis which allows the liver to cleave the fat. As the catechesis improves metabolism green tea is recommended also because of another powerful antioxidant, more powerful than vitamin C and it ha...

Juice: Pumpkin juice

Pumpkin juice is rich in valuable substances- phosphorus, silicon, cobalt, magnesium, copper and also with vitamins C and B, carotene. The qualities of pumpkin disappear if you cook or boil it therefore one of the best ways is to drink the pumpkin juice. This pumpkin juice is especially good for ...

Kiwi

The homeland of the kiwi is China. Later kiwi has been grown in New Zealand. Nonetheless kiwi is called – a Chinese gooseberry, later it was named as a kiwi in New Zealand- in honour of the national bird of the New Zealand. Nowadays kiwi is grown in Italia, even France, and Chile, both...

Learn to relax!

Long-term psychological stress not only makes you ill but also prevents the fat burning process and contributes the fat storing. The relaxation courses or conscious and correct relaxation helps to loose weight. Find some quiet place, the best – a place where you could lie down and put you...

Lunch

During your lunch you need to ingest the most of energy, but if in lunch meal there are too little proteins and too much fats and carbohydrates then a person after the meal gets sleepy. If you cook at home and the lunch is tasty- you cannot refuse from another extra portion. In order not t...

Meat in the nutrition

Meat. Meat food is used in the daily nutrition almost every day. Meat- animal products, one of the main proteins source. The meat is obtained from the killed animals. Meat consists of muscle tissues, adipose tissue, connective tissue and bone. In the nutrition we consume wild animals, do...

Milk

The women already knew about the usage of milk in cosmetology a long ago. The famous doctor Avicenna said, that milk is most valuable, what is met in nature, because it benevolently operates both used internal and external. He supposed that it can be freed from the dark spots of pigments, what som...

Minerals

Minerals are the irreplaceable component of food, because it is necessary to organism life processes and normal development. Mineral substances Their positive qualities Products, which contain them Calcium is necessary to make and save strong bones and teeth, coagulation of blood and norm...

More about fish

Fishes do not differ from the warm-blooded animals. Fish meat contains about 20% of proteins, 14-28 % of fat, minerals and vitamins. Especially rich in vitamins A and D are fish livers from which rich fish oil is derived. There are a lot of lime, phosphorus, iron in fish meat and sea f...

Nutrients

In the nutrition there has to be all the substances which forms the components of the human body. You have to ingest a lot of water that necessary to every cell of your body. Nutrients ensure the human body with the necessary energy for the life-support system. The main source of ...

Nutrition during the pregnancy

Although a woman everyday eats healthy there has to be paid a special attention to pregnant woman nutrition and it is possible that a pregnant woman will have to change her menu. They say that during pregnancy you have to eat for two. But it does not mean that you must eat more food, it ...

Nuts

Nuts. There are a wide range of nuts in the world. Although they are rich in calories and fat, they do not contain cholesterol! Nuts are excellent assistant towards a healthy diet! They stimulate the brain activity. Each nut has a special flavour and they perfectly supplement you menu. ...

Pomegranate

Pomegranate is similar to a big apple with a tubular growth at the end. Leatherback red coat is not eatable. Inside the fruit there are lot of bitter seeds- due to those seeds fruit has gained its name. Cut the fruit and eat it directly from the coat as a refreshing drink or hollow out...

Proteins

are necessary for creating cells and for averting damages. Proteins ensure the metabolism and create a sense of fullness. Proteins ensure: Strong bones Healthy teeth Healthy hair Strong nails Proteins form about 15 % from the total daily nutrition energy value. There are tw...

Regular weighing

It gives possibility to determine, whether the energy amount taken by feeds is optimum. An unchanging weight specifies that the accepted energy fits to spend. Weighing each week and changing meal by a necessity, it is possible to correct the body weight. The body weight also can be set by other me...

School time is coming - what to put in the child’s lunch box?

School time is coming and for many parents there are several important questions- how to ensure a healthy meal for their children? As it is known- school dinning tries to cook as healthy meal for the children as possible however there are quite a lot of parents who decide to give lunch box to their ...

Shrimps

Shrimps – the smallest crustaceans’ residents in the sea with a mild taste. Shrimps are an excellent snack and ingredient for various salads, sauces and main dishes. Depending from the place of residence the shrimps are divided in cold and warm water shrimps. The cold water shrimps live in the...

So various salads

Although the sheets of lettuces contain 96 approximately % water, other four percents are formed by matters, what does lettuces one from the most valuable feed products, in which there are approximately 17 kilo-calories in 100 grams. Regardless of kind of lettuces these vegetables are rich with th...

Soy

Soy - Asian, African and Australian endemic annual plant, which is processed to produce oil, flour, milk, yoghurt and other miscellaneous foods (more than a hundred). Soy is commonly referred as 21st-century product. The first thing that world took from Asia’s healthy cooking was the...

Starvation

Body mass can be effectively reduced if people do not eat, that is, starve. Voluntary fasting is an ancient phenomenon, and already the ancient Greek physicians recommended therapeutic fasting. People starve for different reasons, both religious and also based on different assumptions about th...

Starvation - only in doctor’s supervision

The most extreme diet is starvation. It can be done only in a doctor’s supervision. You start this process only gradually. But you can not forget to drink lot of liquids; it has to be 3 liters. Starvation is effective at least for 2 weeks only then adipose tissues start to reduce....

Struggling with overweight

Overweight has been recognized as one of the 10 most common causes of death around the world. Also 90% cases of illness are related to the unhealthy lifestyle which quite often is the reason for the overweight. The ideal chance to get rid of the unnecessary kilos is targeted physical exerc...

Tea: Mate

Mate is non- roasted South American Holm oak leaf tea which activates the body, strengthens the immune system, reduces stress, and improves the mental functioning. Mate is the only known plant which similar to black and green tea contains caffeine. Mate is brewed in a special container...

The dangerous chemicals in our organism

Currently the various chemical matters are met in each commodity. If we compare with old or older times, then such necessity after the presence of the mentioned matters was not necessary and required, also, certainly, public did not have opened possibilities of the chemical matters. But today a li...

The diet does not guarantee the long term results!

The dietary doctors do not love the term “diets”. And it is no surprise because the diet does not guarantee the long-term and positive results that are not harmless to the body. But sometimes the first step is the most important- quick diets are meant for loosing some kilos. They a...

The healthy nettle

It seems that none other plant gives so much unpleasant moments how nettle gives. It stings in hands when it needs to weed a garden, fights by legs in a meadow and create a so productive planting. But a proverb teaches: „ If you can not overcome an enemy, make it for your ally.” Nettle befits ...

The hot drinks in a winter cold

Water is our body foundation -the most presented matter in a human organism. Even there is at least 50% water in the organism of very old men. The more biological active is an organ, the more intensive are bio-chemical processes in it and the more water is in it. There is about 80% water in the br...

The life-giving force of water

The ancient people has evaluated the capabilities treat of water high, therefore bathing quite often becomes even for part from a culture. Sea water is a remarkable mean that a quickly diminished fatigue. It is not needful go on a sea to arrange on your own such a bathing, It is enough with sea sa...

Vitamin A (retinol)

Fat- soluble vitamin It is necessary for the growth of the body, it promotes the development of epithelial, protects the tissues from getting too horned, it increases the ability of body to resist the infection, and is important factor for the vision. Vitamin can accumulate in interna...

Vitamin B1 (thiamine)

Water- soluble vitamin Vitamin B1 positively affects heart and cardiovascular system, digestive, endocrine and nerve system functioning. Vitamin B1 is necessary for the proper exchange of the carbohydrates. The main sources of vitamin B1: wholemeal flour, peanuts, various seeds, egg y...

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)

Water- soluble vitamin Vitamin B2 ensures the exchange of carbohydrates and proteins. It is necessary for the functioning of central nerve system and healthy skin. It helps against the stress. Intestinal microorganisms form a charge of vitamin B2. Vitamin B2 is common in animal prod...

Vitamin B3 (niacin)

Water- soluble vitamin Vitamin B3 is included in many compositions of ferments and takes part in fat, carbohydrates and protein exchange. It is very common in such products as: yeast, corn husk, kidneys, livers, eggs and meat. The lack of vitamin B3 Pellagra- the lack of vitamin B3,...

Vitamin B4

 The name of this vitamin originally was given for a mixture that later was identified as three substances mixture: arginine, glycine and cystine....

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic- acid)

Water- soluble vitamin Pantothenic acid- in the Greek language means “anywhere existent acid”. Vitamin B5 takes part in the regulation of the oxidation processes, affects the functional condition of the cardiovascular system, pancreas, intestines, liver and blood forming organ fun...

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)

Water- soluble vitamin Vitamin B6 mainly takes part in protein exchange. Vitamin B6 prevents the aging of the organism. It ensures the release of gastric juices, water balance, normalizes blood circulation. Pyridoxine participates in muscle and liver carbohydrate elimination of blood. V...

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

Water- soluble vitamin Vitamin C takes part in the regulation of the oxidation processes, hormones synthesis, and regeneration of tissues, increases the body ability to resist infectious diseases, regulates capillary wall permeability. Vitamin C is suitable to use together with vitami...

Vitamin D (calciferol)

Fat-soluble vitamin In the body it is necessary for the nerve system and heart functioning, bone strengthening, maintenance of moisture in the cells, it is also necessary for healthy hair, strengthening of immunity. It helps to absorb the calcium. Pro-vitamins of the vitamin D are ster...

Vitamin E (tocopherol)

Fat- soluble vitamin Regulates the fat and carbohydrates exchanges, stimulates the formation of specific sexual organs hormones. It is necessary against the ageing, protection of cells from the free radicals. Vitamin E helps in case of infertility and contributes the development of fetu...

Vitamin K (phyllochinon)

Fat- soluble vitamin Vitamin K regulates the blood coagulation; it takes part in formation of protombin. It is necessary for the healthy teeth, bones, vitality and also for the treatment of liver and biliary diseases and wounds. Vitamin K forms gut bacteria in the organism. You can a...

Vitamins

There are settled 2 basic groups of vitamins -vitamins dissolving in water and dissolving in fats. So as a human organism can not accumulate the vitamins dissolving in water in a seize amount, then this vitamins with a feed must be taken every day. In same queue for the more effective usage of vit...

Water- solvent of the ingested nutrients

Water takes part in the dissolution of ingested nutrients and in further transfer process, in metabolic processes, helps to eliminate the harmful end-products of the metabolism, regulates the action of the human body. An adult by using mixed nutrition needs to ingest 2,5- 3 l of water every ...

Watermelon

In the summertime watermelon pleasantly refreshes and slakes the thirst. The watermelon has a bright red or yellow flesh and dark green or striped pale green rind. The watermelon contains a lot of water and it can grow up to 10-20 kg big. There are also watermelons without any seeds. ...

What is vegetarianism? Who is a vegetarian?

Concept of the vegetarianism is very broad. There are various its definitions, starting from a very simple decision not to eat meat and ending with a philosophy to live in such way not to cause suffering for animals and plants. There are various vegetarianism types: Lacto- ovo- vege...

Why can I or can not I get thinner?

Most common perception is that person can get thinner if eating little fat, while weight taken if using fat-rich food. But latest research shows that it is not. To ge thin is not so difficult, but most often diet gives a short term effect. Relevant is not that, how many calories are taken with ...

You can slenderize healthy

A thickness is taught - maybe it is the most important conclusion to all, who seriously wishes to lose body mass and to save a slenderness for the longer period of time. World Health organization mentions the superfluous body masse in the industrial states for the most wide spread health risk...

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