kitchen dishclothsHave you ever thought that usual home dishcloths which we usually keep in our kitchens on the draining board could have more dangerous bacteria than towels and dishcloths used in public restaurants? According to the findings of a recent UK government survey carried out by environmental health officers from the Chartered Institute of Environment Health, every 9 in 10 kitchen dishcloths in British homes harbour excessively high levels of various bacteria that are especially dangerous for stomach and digestive system. Read the rest of this entry »

walkingIt is not a revolutionary idea that regular exercise and a healthy diet are two piles of a successful weight management program. However, as the U.S. Surgeon General report on physical activity and health in America suggests, more than 50% of modern American people are not involved in any sort of regular physical activities. Why not to try walking, one of the easiest and the best ways to maintain good health? It is known that walkers have reduced risks of many killing diseases like cancer, stroke or heart attack. Therefore, regular walking is a great natural way to longevity and excellent health. Read the rest of this entry »

Balanced DietMany world’s leading nutritionists are talking now about changes in the tendencies of understanding what a healthy nutrition is and what should it be like. If several years ago a healthy nutrition plan could be explained by using the term “natural superfoods“, nowadays all specialists tend to drift away from using this term. The reasons are increasing fears that the consumers started using too much of so called superfoods that resulted in giving up consuming other healthy foods and this way compromising the understanding of what a healthy diet really is. Read the rest of this entry »

Black TeaI always say that tea is the most amazing beverage that millions of people around the world enjoy drinking. It warms up our mornings and nights, it accompanies our working days and relaxing weekends, it goes perfectly well with a sandwich and a slice of cheesecake, and we enjoy drinking it alone or in a company of our good friends. Plus certainly – numerous health benefits and therapeutic properties of various types of tea. We believe that we know everything about therapeutic effects that teas have on our body, however, scientists go on their studies and continue fidning new advantages and benefits of tea, whether you like drinking green, or black, or white, or other types of this beverage. Read the rest of this entry »

bad habitsUndoubtedly, we all have bad habits which affect our health. But the most sad thing is: so many times and in so many ways our bad habits also affect the lifestyle and health of people around us. Unfortunately, according to the scientists, such habits as binging on junk food can not only make negative impact on our health, dear young ladies, but also affect the health of our children – and could even be passed to them! It is hard to believe, but so say Australian specialists from the FOODplus Research Centre in the School of Agriculture Food and Wine at the University of Adelaide. Read the rest of this entry »

March 24, 2011

Benefits of vitamin B complexVitamin B Complex (sometimes called “the B vitamins”) embraces a large number of water soluble herbal vitamins. Those are, first of all, vitamin B1 (thiamine), vitamin B2 (riboflavine), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B 5 (pantothenic acid), vitamin B6 (pyridoxamine), vitamin B7 (biotin or vitamin I), vitamin B9 (folic acid), and vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin). Also, it is possible to mention other vitamins B complex members, like vitamin B4 (adenine), vitamin B8 (ergadenylic acid), vitamin B10 (pteroylmonoglutamic acid), vitamin B11 (vitamin S), vitamin B13 (orotic acid), vitamin B15 (pangamic acid), vitamin B17 (Amygdalin), vitamin B22, vitamin B-H (inositol), vitamin B-X (aminobenzoic acid) and so on. Read the rest of this entry »