Happy World Health Day! ? ?️ Today, the 7th of April is celebrated the World Health Day, matching with the foundation of the WHO (World Health Organization) in 1948. Inevitably, the current pandemic marks this day, so it is important to adopt a healthy diet and sport routines as an attempt to go back to
SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER (SAD)Weather can affect athletes in their personal and sporting day-to-day life. One of the negative consequences of these climatic changes is DEPRESSION that mainly occurs in the Autumn and Winter seasons. You can combat Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) in a regular way, how should we do it?: • Doing physical exercise. •
Today, the 19th of March is World Sleep Day ?. The motto of this year is “Regular sleep for a healthy future”, to influence the importance of a bad rest related to the health damage and the population’s quality of life. ADVICES FOR A HEALTHY SLEEP Fix a specific time to go to sleep and
Today is World Cancer Day. This disease is the second leading cause of death worldwide and every year, 9,6 million people die because of it. More than 3 million lives per year could be saved thanks to prevention and the application of the proper treatment. This year, the motto is #IAmAndIWill to raise awareness of
We’d like to introduce butyric acid by saying that it’s the shortest fat chain of all. The chain is composed of 4 carbon atoms, which establish their molecule length as a short-chain Fatty Acid. In human nutrition, so far we know only of three of their kind: butyric acid, propionic acid and acetic acid. This
Sadly, the Covid-19 pandemic is a tragedy in practically all the countries of the world, affecting many families with painful mourning full of drama and loneliness. As it is a new infection, the way to prevent and treat it is constantly being addressed and changed, this drastically affects the spread and outcome of the disease.
Today, 29th September is World Heart Day. Having a healthy lifestyle, which includes a healthy diet, the practice of physical exercise on a regular basis, and the non-consumption of substances that are harmful to health, are essential factors for good heart care. However, recent studies have shown that the control of our emotions and thoughts
Do not skip breakfast. Eating breakfast stimulates your metabolism. Breakfast also leads to better blood sugar control after lunch. But it doesn’t happen when you skip your morning meal. Eat rich in fiber foods. Dietary fiber helps you stay full longer, it digest slowly to keep our blood sugar from spiking suddenly. So, sources rich
Vitamin D is a very special vitamin, which was identified in the early twentieth century. Apart from its fundamental role in protecting and strengthening the bones, it has a unique aspect as a nutrient: it can be synthesized by the human body through sunlight. This facilitates its absorption in hot and sunny climates and tends
Covid-19 has changed many of our habits forcefully, but some of them are here to stay. This is the case of telecommuting or working from home, a modality that has incorporated hundreds of thousands of people around the world and will probably experience an increase in numbers. How do you make this compatible with a
Creating a healthy fridge and pantry is the first step towards watching your weight and boasting a healthy lifestyle. That’s why we should always try to avoid storing foods that can make us give into temptation, thereby skipping our regular healthy habits and ultimately ruining our six-pack and hips. The fridge of a fitness enthusiast
WHAT IS THERE TO KNOW ABOUT SLEEPING? Having a “siesta” or being able to nod off throughout the day isn’t a good thing. This means we have an issue with getting a desirable sleep or in other words, we may be able to nod off whenever but our rest will be full of interruptions and
YOU MIGHT be right to think that “my friends’ friends are my friends too”, but make no mistake of it: you’d be wrong to apply this logic to “the medicines my neighbour takes will work for me too” – in fact, they could actually be very harmful. Self-medication can be defined as taking medicines that
The collaborator of our journal in health, Dr. Alfonso Morán, tells us in this article of our magazine the keys to identify a hypoglycemia (lowering of blood glucose) and how to act when we meet an individual with this problem.