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It is known that high levels of nitric oxide and ozone lead to disturbances of the balance between oxidants and antioxidants. The purpose of this study was to investigate ventilatory parameters in relation to the antioxidant status measured as total antioxidant status (TAS), superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase (CT). The study group consisted of 94… (More)
INTRODUCTION Human activity usually leads to a deterioration in air quality; therefore, searching for places that simulate an environment without pollution is important. Artificial salt caves play crucial role, as a kind of therapy, known as halotherapy, based on treatment in a controlled air medium that simulates a natural salt cave microclimate. … (More)
The aim of this study was the evaluation of the frequency of individual food products intake and food choice in 246 female and 87 male students of the Cracow Medical School. Food consumption quality was estimated using the Questionnaire of Frequency of Food Products Intake). This study was conducted in autumn-winter (from October to January) period of 2001.… (More)
Introduction. Different emotions like joy, failure or bad mood are the reasons why people reward themselves in order to improve their mood or to strengthen their satisfaction. Self-reward may take different forms, such as: stress-induced eating, shopping or alcohol drinking.
INTRODUCTION Acrylamide is used for wide range of industry purposes and it is produced in food during heating process. Foods with high acrylamide concentration include French fries, chips, bread crust, cereal, different baked goods. The electrophilic nature of acrylamide allows to interact with biological molecules. It is easily absorbed via the ingestion,… (More)