Anti-inflammatory products. Fruits
5 September 2022
Inflammation process in simple terms
Inflammation – it might sound scary or worrying, and related to wounds or illnesses. However, it is simply how our body and immune system react to cellular damage. Increasing blood flow, white blood cell activity to get rid of toxic agents that might be causing inflammation and the repair of damaged tissue are some of the inflammation processes in our body.
Spirulina’s secrets - the powers of the superfood
24 July 2022
Spirulina is a single-celled microalgae growing in water. It has been used as a food source for centuries but has recently become popular as a superfood. Apparently, some African communities have used it as their sole food source in times of famine. In 1974, the United Nations named spirulina one of the best foods for the future, and even scientists from the Space Program at NASA have studied spirulina as a potential food source for space travel!
More green = better wellbeing
18 July 2022
When was the last time you spent time in nature?
In Richard Louv’s book, Last Child in the Woods, he coined a phrase which is now becoming a key interest for healthcare practitioners – “nature-deficit disorder.” While it is not a clinical diagnosis or term, empirical evidence from a variety of fields, including psychology and public health, supports this idea.
Melatonin for Sleep: All You Need to Know
26 May 2022
Melatonin, the so-called sleeping hormone, is present not only in all animals, but also single-celled organisms and even plants! It regulates daily and seasonal rhythms in living organisms and is a powerful antioxidant, which allows it to slow down ageing and increase lifespan. People who live the longest have an increased level of melatonin.
Melatonin is an antagonist to the stress hormone cortisol and protects the body from the detrimental effects caused by high levels of cortisol during chronic stress. Melatonin affects carbohydrate metabolism, insulin secretion and food related behaviour. Melatonin is called the sleeping hormone. Like a light version of a sleeping pill, it causes us to fall asleep. However, it is only produced in necessary amounts at night.
5 Easy Tips to Fight Stress
4 October 2021
Stress is a true pandemic of the 21st century. According to the American Medical Association (AMA), 43.9% of the population suffers from anxiety. It’s characterized by irrational feelings of fear, worry, and dread. Our fast-paced lifestyle is responsible for the fact that we feel anxious and tired.