Category: Food and drinks

Is Bone Broth Good for You?

Collagen has been a buzz word lately. More and more health-conscious individuals, athletes, or people with chronic diseases (like Lyme or Leaking gut) are talking about getting collagen supplements or drinking bone broth on a regular basis. There are lots of studies regarding collagen supplements, as this is a growing market and many companies fund…


Vitamin D – Importance, Dosage and Benefits of the Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D is actually a group of fat-soluble vitamins responsible for the intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate. The most important from the group are vitamins D3 (also known as cholecalciferol) and D2 (ergocalciferol). It is essential for the normal absorption of calcium and phosphorus, which are needed for healthy bones. Recent studies showed…


The Importance of Vitamin C

Even since man learned sailing and went on long expeditions, they began to grasp the importance of Vitamin C for humans. The sailors were developing scurvy, a disease with early symptoms of deficiency include weakness, feeling tired and sore arms and legs, that if left untreated leads to decreased red blood cells, gum disease, changes…


What Is Matcha Tea and Why Should You Drink It?

Matcha tea has gained so much popularity in the last few years, that it is unlikely to enter a boutique coffee shop and not see it on the menu. You can find it even at Starbucks (Matcha Green Tea Latte).  But what is matcha tea? It is a tea made from finely ground leaves of the…


Intermittent Fasting – An Eating Schedule, Not a Diet

Intermittent fasting (also called IF) is currently one of the world’s most popular health and fitness trends. It is an eating schedule, not a diet, meaning the focus is not on what you eat but on when you eat. IF is associated with a lot of benefits, including weight loss, but I will focus here…


What Is the Best Food for the Brain?

The brain is the most important organ we have, as it controls everything going on in the body. It uses about 20% of the body’s energy, so it needs lots of good fuel in order to function at it’s best. So, what is the best food for the brain? You are what you eat, or…


How to Get Better Night Sleep and Recharge Your “Batteries”

Sleep is vital for ALL humans (and animals). Our bodies need sleep in order to function properly. It is easier to look at what happens when we don’t get enough sleep in order to understand its importace. Chronic sleep deprivation may cause weight gain, decreases the efficiency of the imune system, impairs your decision making…


Tea for the Brain – Help your brain function better!

Do you want to help your brain function better? Get used to drinking at least one “tea for the brain” every day! When it comes to energizing drinks, there are two main categories: coffee and tea drinkers. I have to say I am more of a tea person. I enjoy a good cup of coffee,…