Healthy Eating

THE BEST BRAIN FOODS
  Can nutrition have direct consequences on our nervous system and brain? Certainly yes. The brain is the seat of thoughts, emotions, moods, and consciousness, but it is an organ that - like the heart or intestine - works thanks...
IRON-RICH FOODS IN A PLANT-BASED DIET
  Iron is an essential nutrient in everybody’s diet since it is a central component of red blood cells, the ones in charge of storing and carrying oxygen through our body. However, people eating plant-based diets exclude iron sources like meat and...
THE BENEFITS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET
  Have you ever heard of the Mediterranean diet? It is one of the most popular types of healthy diet bringing many advantages to the organism. Let’s discover more about the characteristics and benefits of Mediterranean diet. What is Mediterranean...
HEALTHY KETO SNACKS
  Are you struggling with between-meal hunger but you are afraid of gaining weight? Here you’ll find some keto snacks options to include in your next meal plan that will keep you healthy and make you feel full longer. Keep...
PROPERTIES AND BENEFITS OF WATERMELON
  It can weigh up to 20 kilos. And for 93 percent it is made of water: watermelon is known for the same pigment that colors tomatoes, lycopene, which is a very important substance to fight inflammatory states, even just...
PLANT-BASED DIET FOR SUMMER
  A plant-based diet excludes all types of meat and products resulting from its industrial processing. What to eat if you are vegetarian and how to have a balanced and healthy diet? More and more people choose to become vegetarians,...
ENERGY DRINKS OR NATURAL ALTERNATIVES?
65% of young Europeans drink energy drinks regularly. They help keep concentration high and are well sponsored by the mass media. They are also very exciting and can be replaced with zero-risk products and natural alternatives. What are energy drinks?...
WHY ARE VEGETABLES GOOD FOR YOU?
  More taste, more satiety and more health: there is no excuse not to eat vegetables, but only many good reasons to eat them at every meal and of all colors, orange, yellow, green, purple, red: the colors of health!...
GINGER BENEFITS AND PROPERTIES
Ginger is an herbaceous plant of Asian origin belonging to the family Zingiberaceae. It appears as a kind of tuber, with a decidedly irregular shape, more or less elongated and lumpy, of variable color between the brownish and the pale...
DETOX FOODS: 8 FOODS THAT HELP YOUR BODY TO PURIFY ITSELF
Under the term ‘Detox’, there is not a specific type of food category, but a group of foods and beverages designed for detoxification of the body. Every now and then it is very important to tidy up your body, choosing...
HEALTHIEST DRIED FRUIT AND NUTS: PROPERTIES AND BENEFITS
Is dried fruit healthy? It is rich in nutrients and should be part of a diet plan based on the concept of healthy eating. Therefore, the answer is yes! The food experts recommend the consumption of dried fruits and nuts...
HEALTH BENEFITS OF POTATOES AND CEREALS
Cereals and potatoes are important sources of complex carbohydrates and fiber in our diet. In particular, they have in common the presence of starch molecule, which constitutes a supply of prolonged energy for our organism over the time. Together, they...
ANTIOXIDANT FOODS: WHAT THEY ARE AND WHY TAKE THEM
It has not yet been discovered the elixir of long life that many, over the centuries, have been looking for, but one thing is certain: there are many antioxidant foods that promote longevity and help to live more years and...
VITAMIN C: BENEFITS, PROPERTIES AND FOODS
"Do you have a cold? Take a good dose of vitamin C!" How many times have you heard this phrase? Vitamin C enjoys a superstar status among the nutrients we consume every day. Let’s find out together what it is...
MINT USE: DISCOVER THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF
Green leaves, strong smell, fresh taste… Mint is a perennial and resistant aromatic herb, which grows and develops easily if cultivated in the garden or in a pot to always have its fresh and fragrant leaves at hand. Let’s discover...
TOMATOES BENEFITS: 10 REASONS TO EAT THEM.
Red, juicy, you can always eat it thanks to the many nutritional and therapeutic properties. What are we talking about? Tomato! It is a berry of various forms and a symbol of the Mediterranean diet, as well as a good...
CHILI PEPPER USE, PROPERTIES AND NUTRITIONAL VALUES.
You know all about this red plant? Don’t worry! Through this article we will discover its origin and distinguishing characteristics, how to use chili pepper, its properties and benefits, but also its contraindications. Following we will focus on one of...
BLUEFISH AND OMEGA 3 BENEFITS.
The bluefish is an explosion of nutrients. What distinguishes it from other fishes is the presence of omega 3 benefits, which are important for keeping the heart and arteries healthy. Characteristics of blue fish. The species included in the designation...
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...
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,...
CABBAGE: BENEFITS, NUTRITIONAL VALUES, USES AND CONTRAINDICATIONS.
Rich in vitamins, antioxidants, calcium, omega 3 and 6, iron and fiber, cabbage is one of the most nutritious and healthy vegetables ever. Let us discover together the properties of cabbage and what benefits it brings to our health. General...