Entries by Giovanni Caruso

WILD FENNEL PROPERTIES AND BENEFITS.

Wild fennel, otherwise called fennel, is an aromatic plant belonging to the family of the umbelliferous and whose botanical name is foeniculum vulgare miller. The wild fennel is native to the Mediterranean areas and we find it very easily along the Italian coasts. Wild fennel properties. Wild fennel is used in cooking as an aromatic […]

STRAWBERRY BENEFITS, NUTRITIONAL VALUES AND CONTRAINDICATIONS.

Want to know everything about strawberry benefits, nutrionals values and also its contraindications?  You are in the right place! Strawberry, typical spring red fruit, is rich in vitamin C and compounds with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumoral action. With this article, we will discover all strawberry benefits and nutritional properties. What are strawberry benefits? It is […]

HONEY: DESCRIPTION, PROPERTIES, BENEFITS.

Honey is an antibacterial and antibiotic ally of the immune system, used not only for natural health but also in cosmetics. The word honey seems to derive from the hittite melit, a neutral form to which the Latin word mel is linked, from which the figurative use of the term melle is also borrowed. Many […]

ALLERGIES AND INTOLERANCES: PROTECT YOURSELF!

Allergies and intolerances are not the same: they are both “adverse reactions”, but with totally different characteristics. They are two different modes of the organism to respond and react to the interaction with foreign substances. The intolerances. We talk about intolerance when there is a negative reaction of the organism, triggered by the ingestion of […]

A SOURCE OF LIFE: THE IMPORTANCE OF DRINKING WATER

The relationship between water and life has become more and more substantiated over the centuries through the deepening of knowledge on the role of it in biological systems and in the human organism. Discover the importance of drinking water. Depending on its peculiar chemical-physical properties, water is involved in almost all the functions of the […]

POTASSIUM: PROPERTIES AND FUNCTIONS IN THE BODY

POTASSIUM PROPERTIES Potassium properties are indispensable for the body. It is an essential mineral for the health of our body: its ions are essential for the correct nervous transmission and the effectiveness of muscle contractility. The balanced concentration of potassium in the blood also serves to ensure the correct supply of nutrients to the cells, […]

CHICKPEAS TO IMPROVE THE CIRCULATION AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM.

Benefits of chickpeas: naturally rich in iron and potassium. They are also useful for lowering cholesterol and losing weight. Very nutritious, with low calories, chickpeas strengthen bones. BENEFICIAL EFFECTS OF CHICKENS Chickpeas are tasty, healthy legumes with a delicate flavor, very versatile in the kitchen. Chickpea is a seed of a herbaceous plant (Cicer arietinum) […]

LUNCH BREAK AWAY: WHAT TO DO?

The lunch break outside the house often leads to making nutritional errors, which sooner or later are paid dearly. Let’s see how to avoid them. A few healthy suggestions not to lose your fitness while eating something good, and especially by changing as soon as you can. The hectic life of today does not allow […]

WALNUTS AND PEANUTS PROTECT THE HEART.

Walnuts and peanuts, consumed naturally, regularly and in the right proportions, would help reduce the risk of mortality, also from cardiac causes. This is confirmed by an observational study of a large population of different ethnic backgrounds, conducted by the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VICC), a US university in Tennessee, published in the Jama Internal […]