Tag: diet

Life without Air
Soul + Body
Good Food

Life without Air

Sourdough bread, fermented herring, blue-veined cheese: the list of dishes enjoyed by people in various parts of the world includes many fermented, slightly spoiled, soured, or rotten foodstuffs. 
Szymon Drobniak
My Kingdom for a Nut
Soul + Body
Good Food

My Kingdom for a Nut

They resemble the shape of the human brain and have a great effect on memory, concentration, and mood. To make sure they are absorbed better, it is worth soaking them before eating them or—for advanced connoisseurs—pressing the oil out of them.
Dominika Bok
Vatas, Pittas and Kaphas
Soul + Body
Breathe In

Vatas, Pittas and Kaphas

Ayurvedic therapist Patrycja Sadowska explains what doshas are, and how we can practice Ayurveda, far from its native India.
Maria Hawranek
Bravo, Okinawa!
Soul + Body
Wellbeing

Bravo, Okinawa!

The inhabitants of the Japanese island Okinawa famously live long, satisfied lives. What is the secret to their success?
Aleksandra Reszelska
The War Between Lent and Carnival
Soul + Body
Good Food

The War Between Lent and Carnival

Fasting is said to have many benefits for both the body and mind – but it is also very hard work.
Ewa Pawlik
In Search of Wild Bliss
Soul + Body
Good Food

In Search of Wild Bliss

In contemporary society, we are increasingly disconnected from the origin of the food on our plates. But is it even possible to eat wild?
Paulina Wilk
Sun in a Jar
Soul + Body
Good Food

Sun in a Jar

Kombucha is easy enough to make at home. All you need is to order a starter kit with a SCOBY, wait for it to ferment, and then experience a new, healthier life.
Maria Hawranek
The Spore You Know
Soul + Body
Good Food

The Spore You Know

Autumn marks the beginning of mushroom-picking season, but for those lacking mycological knowledge, there’s an alternative: you can grow your own fungi at home.
Marcin Kozłowski
Dr. Fungus, M.D.
World + People, Soul + Body
Science, Good Food

Dr. Fungus, M.D.

Mushrooms may hold the key to treating a number of diseases, including cancer. In Poland, mycologists are exploring the medicinal potential of fungi in Białowieża Forest.
Maria Hawranek
Fasting to the Rescue
Soul + Body
Good Food

Fasting to the Rescue

Fasting might sound like a painful idea, but according to a recent MIT study, it can have serious health benefits.
Aleksandra Kozłowska