The magazine’s editors and Moje zdraví have collaborated to support the Protect Yourself project jointly to support prevention of some of the dangerous diseases we forget to protect against during the coronavirus pandemic. The project was created in cooperation with the Loono Initiative (www.loono.cz). It brings together a team of young doctors, medical students, and other professionals who care about the people who care most about prevention.
The intestine also acts as a guardian of our immune and nervous systems. What foods can you enjoy so that your body and spirit are better?
Fermented or sour foods, such as cabbage, cucumber, or kimchi, contain probiotics. These friendly bacteria live in the digestive system and help protect the body from harmful pathogens. The probiotics in sour foods release digestive enzymes that affect chemical processes in the brain. Thanks to them, more serotonin and dopamine are released, which have a positive effect on mood.
Cherries contain antioxidants that can contribute to a feeling of calm. Plus, they contain melatonin, a hormone that contributes to healthy sleep, and thus relaxation and mental recovery.
The combination of vitamins C and E and folate can help reduce oxidative stress, that is, cell damage caused by free radicals. These substances can also support the production of serotonin, which is associated with pleasant emotions.
Seafood contains omega-3 fatty acids, which have a positive effect on health and mood. So not only do you include seafood in your diet, but also include salmon, mackerel and sardines once or twice a week.
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