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Diet in Colon Cancer

In colon cancer, there is not a fixed regime, because in some cases constipation is predominant and in other cases diarrhea and diarrhea alternating with constipation in other cases. A useful tip is to go in the morning at a fixed time after breakfast to the bathroom. Every day you should take breakfast and before […]

February 2, 2015, Diets
Diet for High Cholesterol

If you have high cholesterol or have a diagnosis of dyslipidemia, the first step to decrease cholesterol is changing the food, the adoption of a special regime that excludes and reduces fat in the diet. Remember that a high cholesterol represent increased risk of cardiovascular disease. If coexist with a heart disease, a high cholesterol […]

January 21, 2015, Diets
BMI calculation and causes of Obesity

BMI is body mass index and is an objective evaluator of normal weight according to size. A healthy weight is one that places the body mass index (calculated using height and weight) between 18.5 and 24.9 values – the range set by the World Health Organization. If your weight exceeds this range, it not only […]

January 20, 2015, Diets
Coffee and your health – risk and benefit

Coffee is one of the most daily consumed beverages; it has been deeply studied to determine the risks and the benefits that bring to our health. Here is what you should know about coffee: Beneficial effects upon the body – moderate coffee consumption; risks – overdrink (more that 2 cups). Reduces the sensation of fatigue […]

March 21, 2014, Diets
Osteoporosis Cures and Prevention, Diet, Foods, Exercises

Cures, Prevention, Diet, Exercises for Osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is also known as brittle bone disease. In this disease the bones are weak , mainly due to demineralization. Spine, wrists and hips are the most vulnerable and affected segments. Osteoporosis does not give pain and is a silent disease that develops over many years. Osteoporosis is found frequently […]

September 9, 2013, Diets Remedies
Nutrition in Pregnancy

Nutrition in pregnancy. Proteins are indispensable at a level of 1.5 g/kg, half as animal protein. Milk, a liter a day, when tolerated, is a good source of proteins. Yogurt can replace milk if you have milk intolerance. Lipids need is slightly modified but on the contrary, carbohydrates must reach the level of 350-400 g […]

January 29, 2013, Diets
How to lose weight

The first step you have to do when you want to lose weight is to adopt healthy methods of feeding yourself. The most recommended aliments are vegetables that have a decreased level of calories. When you cook meat, cut out the fat on it.If it’s chicken meat cut out the chicken skin in order to […]

December 2, 2011, Diets
Salt diet for hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is often asymptomatic and is a frequently neglected disease by patients. Its  complications can be severe even fatal. Treatment for high blood pressure consists primarily in diet with reduction of salt and fat , weight loss, smoking cessation. Drug treatment is recommended by your doctor, but a controlled sodium diet (reducing the amount of salt intake) […]

November 19, 2011, Diets