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What benefits do we get from helping?

Our everyday life has been complicated in some aspects by technological progress and the institutionalization of social life. The crisis of social bonds is caused by the change in which relationships in the modern world, created through the exchange of gifts, are based on trade exchange focused on efficiency. These types of relationships create a culture in which help is a commodity. Cultural change, especially in the area of relations [...]

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Mindfulness in practice

In the previous article, we initially explained where mindfulness came from and what it is. Now it's time to exercise! Regardless of whether you already have experience in meditation or are new to mindfulness training, there is still a lot to discover at each stage. By practicing, you will begin to perceive the world differently than before. Some exercises are […]

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Mindfulness: an introduction

When looking for the definition of this foreign-sounding term, both by entering it in an Internet search engine and by conducting more in-depth, scientific research, we will find many results. And although written in different words, they mean the same thing - mindfulness training. The idea is simple: it's about paying attention to our thoughts, emotions, feelings, i.e. everything that is happening here and now. No judgment. […]

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How to support immunity

How to support immunity, not only during a pandemic? WHAT OUR DAILY MEAL LOOKS LIKE IS OF KEY IMPORTANCE NOT ONLY IN BUILDING IMMUNITY, BUT IN THE FUNCTIONING OF THE ENTIRE BODY. IT IS WORTH REMEMBER THAT OUR MENU WILL BE DIFFERENT AND APPROPRIATELY BALANCED, MEANING THAT IT PROVIDES US WITH ALL THE NECESSARY NUTRIENTS IN THE APPROPRIATE QUANTITIES. WHAT IS WORTH REMEMBERING ABOVE ALL? DO YOUR BEST […]

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Plant protein reduces the risk of premature death

According to a meta-analysis published in The British Medical Journal, eating plant protein reduces the risk of premature death from any cause. Researchers from Harvard University and Tehran University of Medical Sciences compared animal and plant protein intake and mortality from cancer, cardiovascular disease and other causes among 32 studies and a total of 715,128 participants. Each additional […]

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Foods rich in fiber reduce the risk of breast cancer

According to a review published by the American Cancer Society, high fiber intake reduces the risk of breast cancer. Scientists compared fiber intake and types of fiber with breast cancer rates. People who consumed the most fiber had an 8% lower risk of developing cancer before and after menopause compared to people who consumed the least amount of fiber. Soluble fiber from […]

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A plant-based diet and serious complications of Covid-19

A plant-based diet can prevent serious complications of COVID-19 Diet is the leading cause of conditions associated with the serious effects of COVID-19, but it can also improve these outcomes, according to the editor-in-chief of The British Medical Journal. Obesity is linked to diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, and is now considered a key risk factor for COVID-19. To reduce the rates [...]

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Fresh vegetables or an injection of vitamins after winter

New vegetables are young vegetables that appear for the first time in the season. They are a great source of vitamins and minerals that our bodies ask for after winter - especially if it lasts a long time. These include primarily radishes, cucumbers, chives, spring onions, tomatoes, dill, lettuce, parsley and lettuce. Their cultivation period lasts [...]