What foods really improve intestinal microflora?
Microbiome - a community of diverse bacteria that live in our intestines - has long been a hot issue of a healthy lifestyle. I am very interested in this topic…

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10 rules for a perfect salad
Many are sure that the salad is just the decoration of the main dish. In fact, it is itself a full-fledged dish, and not just a handful of leaves on…

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20 eating habits for a long and healthy life
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Wild berries – a unique storehouse of vitamins

At the first thought of summer, everyone imagines forests, birdsong and berry glades. Wild berries contain a lot of healthy vitamins.

Since ancient times, traditional medicine has respected berries from forest glades for their medicinal properties. Modern medicine also uses berry components for the production of medicines.

Probably the most popular wild berry is strawberries. Excess glucose and fructose in its fruits. It is also rich in B vitamins, vitamin C, carotene, various types of acids. When drying strawberries, loss of beneficial properties does not occur.

She is good in all forms. Fresh berries of strawberries will help with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, stones in the organs of the human body and atherosclerosis. Strawberry juice saves from cuts and wounds. Dried berries are consumed in the form of infusions that stimulate the digestive system and help cleanse the body. Lingonberries, blueberries and blueberries are able to alleviate the severe course of Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading

Bakery products and their impact on the human body

Bakery products, depending on the composition and type of flour, have a different effect on the body. Therefore, when choosing a product in a bread store, you must clearly know for what purpose the product is purchased, navigate in the weak places of your health, including the state of the digestive system.

The classic bread sold in the store is divided into three categories: from wheat, rye or mixed (live) flour. Corn, rice, and barley flour products are also sold. A variety of bread products assortment is striking and it is formed as a result of variation in composition, baking methods, and the presence of additional additives. Different peoples of the world have their own traditions of making bread. For example, among the Eastern peoples these are flatbreads, among the French – baguette, Russian – beloved rye bread.

Bread products cannot be completely excluded from the diet, since they contain vitamins B (thiamine, riboflavin), E (tocopherol), PP (nicotinic acid), macrocells – potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, which are indispensable for humans. Grain shells are enriched with these compounds; therefore, bread containing such components is useful for health. Continue reading

The healing properties of mushrooms

Mushrooms are a popular tool in folk medicine. Scientific research of their healing qualities began in the 50s of the XX century. Compounds with high anticancer activity were found in fungi. So, it has been established that the Japanese Shiitake mushroom and Veselka, common in temperate climates, contain substances that stimulate the production of a regulator of abnormal cell division of perforin.

Such an effect is given by these mushrooms only in the form of tinctures and specialists should be involved in preparing the medicine. Veselka can also be used in the treatment of stomach ulcers.

The healing properties of tincture of hardwood tinder are used in the treatment of pulmonary diseases, in particular tuberculosis. You can also stop its development with chanterelle extract. Continue reading

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