The Mediterranean diet is one of the nutritional plans with the largest number of followers in the world. As you can guess, the term refers to the culinary habits and practices of the Mediterranean countries.
It has become a favorite after several studies showed that this diet can prevent degenerative diseases. Among those that can be prevented with greater success are those related to cardiovascular problems. Continue reading
Summers are for fun and rest, but hardly the spaces we visit or the events we attend will be silent. And it is that summer activities rumble at full volume.
The concerts, the bars, the discotheques and certain amusement parks will be the environments where the loud sounds will be noticed. We expose ourselves to unhealthy volumes and other forms of noise pollution that can affect our hearing health.
However, the problem lies not only in the noise, or in the volume of it, but also in the bathrooms (on the beach, in the pool or in any other aquatic environment). This is due to the fact that submerging ourselves in the water, without proper care or protection, can lead to infections such as otitis. Continue reading
Green apple diet is one of the “detox” plans that has gained popularity for its ability to detoxify the body and reduce weight. Although it is not a model of permanent nutrition, it is an alternative to reduce toxins in a short time.
It consists of light and low-calorie menus that combine ingredients that are easy to digest. In addition, with the green apple as its protagonist, it is a program that combats disorders such as constipation, high cholesterol, and overweight.
However, it should be done only three or five days, because it does not provide all the nutrients necessary for the body. That is, after this time, the person must resume a full and balanced diet to continue with a healthy lifestyle. Continue reading
Games for children are often inherited from generation to generation. In some parts, they may change the name or the rules, but they are the same and, currently, they are still valid.
There are different traditional games that are easy to learn. There is no need to spend a large amount of money or play them on specific sites. In addition, they develop in the child the ability to reason, logic, balance and put their senses to the limit. Continue reading
Gastroesophageal reflux is a digestive problem that develops when the stomach acid returns to the esophagus and mouth, causing irritation. Usually occurs after eating too copious dishes, but also appears for certain diseases.
Its main symptom is a burning sensation in the chest, which is usually accompanied by chest pain and swallowing problems. In some people, it occurs sporadically, while others suffer it in a moderate or severe way, several times a week.
Although the consumption of antacids can control it, in general, it is essential to know its causes in order to fight it effectively. Therefore, next, we want to review in detail its symptoms and some habits related to its appearance. Continue reading
A baby at home can bring a little uncertainty to parents. After the delivery, the baby and the mother have all the support and attention of the doctor, the nurses and the relatives during the stay in the clinic. However, when it is time to go home, new parents are filled with concern and many doubts.
The newborn is a helpless being. Therefore, it is essential that as a parent you know how to act in those 28 days, in which the baby is considered as a newborn. It is important to know the changes, the characteristics and the possible alterations that you may have in that period.
The professionals affirm that the best tools to survive the first weeks will be the instinct, the affection and the common sense of the parents. In addition, the adaptation will be the basis so that the first days baby at home do not become a chaos. Continue reading
Facing difficult situations or stressful times can test our ability to stay calm. The truth is that it is not at all easy to remain calm in difficult situations. However, with practice and dedication, we will be able to develop the discipline that is needed to generate self-control and be able to maintain calm in difficult situations.
Self-control can be defined as the ability of people to maintain control of themselves, and also calm, in difficult situations, stressful, or causing strong emotions. Or even in hostile or dangerous situations.
This implies the ability to resist and maintain a positive attitude when we are under constant stress. Continue reading
Bulimia nervosa, or bulimia, as it is popularly known, is an eating disorder that is characterized by frequent episodes of excessive food intake in a short space of time.
The person suffering from bulimia maintains a constant and excessive concern for the control of body weight and image. When he perceives that his image and weight does not correspond with what he considers his ideal weight, he sets in motion methods to control weight gain. Continue reading
Poultry is one of the largest and most diverse food groups. They are essential for the body because they provide us with proteins, vitamins, mainly B12 and mineral salts.
These are highly recommended, unlike other animals. For example, several studies have shown that red meat, including unprocessed meats, contains high carcinogenic components. This is why it is vital to properly select the type of meat that we integrate into our diet. Continue reading
Before menstruation falls, women suffer a change in their levels of hormones that cause a series of symptoms. However, although many are completely normal, others may be warning of the presence of premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Continue reading