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
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
Have you heard about phytonutrients? Do you know what they are and how they help your body? In this note, you will discover that these are one of the most common elements in our diet, beneficial to our health and easy to obtain. Continue reading
The stress of daily life given the current rhythm of society is translated into our body in the production of free radicals that oxidize and age the body cells, also our hair. This cellular oxidation is the main responsible for aging and is the common goal of researchers trying to fight against this oxidative factor. As the summer season approaches, many people will have itchy scalp that generates temptations to scratch firmly until they disappear. The problem is that many times, far from disappearing, these become more intense as the area is scratched , generating a greater sensitivity in the scalp , which just flakes and dandruff. Continue reading
Hair can be treated and taken care of in a totally natural way. We propose some curious natural remedies that will probably surprise you, but whose benefits are as incredible as they are unique.
There are all kinds of foods that can help keep hair healthy and strong. In fact, we have already talked about this in previous articles and surely you will be most useful in case you want to improve your hair health. However, sometimes this is not enough. Due to the overexposure of our hair to external agents such as pollution or tobacco smoke, it is very normal for this to slowly dry out. Continue reading
First of all, let’s face this challenge with the right attitude. Let’s forget about that guilt that only serves to put the most difficult things to us. Vacations are to do different things and precisely breaking with routine, changing habits is what can contribute to our gaining weight. But there is also a good side: that return to the routine that we complain so much can be our best ally to recover our ideal weight, developing better habits. Continue reading
Losing weight can slow down your metabolism – we tell you how to prevent it. A recent article published in the New York Times talks about the impact of significant weight loss in our metabolism. The interesting article reveals the tremendous inequality of the resting metabolic rate (TMR) among those who have lost a lot of weight and those in a control group of the same weight (who have not lost weight). Continue reading
Nature is a gift. It has been with us from the beginning of time and many people consider it to be the most important element in our lives. This is of course true, since without oxygen or the benefits of several natural remedies, our health would suffer considerably. Fortunately, natural medicine is the best alternative for those who wish to enhance their health and strengthen their immune system using remedies that have fewer side effects than traditional medicine. Continue reading
You’ve probably seen probiotics at your local health food store: just capsules in a jar in the refrigerated section, each promising millions of bacteria strains for better health. However, we’ve had probiotics, beneficial strains of gut bacteria that help to promote better digestive function, in our diets far longer than we’ve had access to supplements. Many probiotics are created during the process of fermentation. If you would like to improve your stomach’s health or experience any of the many side benefits associated with probiotics, without resorting to a supplement, consider adding some of these naturally probiotic-rich foods to your diet! Continue reading