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Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Diseases

Sleep apnea and cardiovascular diseases – a bidirectional relationship Most of us spend between a quarter and a third of our lives sleeping, so any disorder that occurs during this period not only it affects our sleep and homeostasis but also the rest of the day. Snoring can often become annoying, especially for those who […]

December 8, 2015, Prevention
Obesity and Anorexia

Weight fluctuations, such as those caused by obesity and anorexia, have a major impact on the health of the heart and indicate an increased risk of heart disease.   A good weight control does not mean maintaining a slim silhouette, but a healthy weight, indispensable for the proper functioning of the cardiovascular system.   A […]

September 19, 2015, Prevention
Cancer and Food

Cancer and Food Cancer is a disease which affects a large number of people. Some of the food you consume can increase the risk of cancer from the chemicals they contain.   To avoid cancer, you must adopt a healthy, balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fibre and other natural products. The people who consume […]

September 18, 2015, Lifestyle-Diet
Effects Of Drinking Alcohol

When the aging process occurs, everyone noticed the changes outside. However, many changes occur in the interior. Some of these relate to impaired metabolism, digesting food, and through alcohol, drugs and supplements.   For this reason, medication side effects are more common in earlier ages.   Also, older patients are more susceptible to harmful interactions […]

September 11, 2015, Prevention
Fatigue Causes

Little things that you do or do not do can make you feel both mentally and physically tired, which will turn your day into a difficult one.   If you feel lethargic even after the third cup of coffee, your lifestyle may be to blame.   Here are the most frequent situations that can make […]

September 10, 2015, Lifestyle-Diet
How To Avoid Sugar

Nowadays, modern food constitutes a . These foods contain, unfortunately, very much sugar and can create dependency in the consumers. Many people think that sweet foods will give them energy to finish the day well. But what they ignore is that this energy does not last more than a few minutes after consuming the sweets. […]

September 8, 2015, Lifestyle-Diet
What Are The Causes Of Cardiovascular Diseases?

The European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention recalls two main categories of risk factors: modifiable and non-modifiable. The main modifiable risk factors are responsible for about 80% of ischemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease, such as hypertension, dyslipidaemia (abnormal levels of cholesterol); diabetes / glucose tolerance disturbances; smoking; obesity (BMI 30); physical inactivity; microalbuminuria or […]

August 8, 2015, Lifestyle-Diet
What Should Be In Our Plate?

Fruits, vegetables, not too much fat and less sugar … but how often and in what proportions? Here are the latest recommendations of the studies of the most important American universities.   Assaulted by a stream of information, sometimes contradictory, we do not know what’s good to eat. What should be in our plate? This […]

August 7, 2015, Lifestyle-Diet
Proven Benefit of Avocado

Avocados are a rich source of essential fatty acids, but the benefits that they pose to health spring from many other important nutritional properties.   Avocado is a fruit that belongs to the family Lauracae, along with other flowering plants such as camphor, cinnamon or bay leaves. The buttery consistency of the avocado pulp and […]

August 5, 2015, Cholesterol
Cholesterol And Lipidic Profile

  Cholesterol is an indispensable substance for the normal functioning of the human body. 75% of the cholesterol is produced by your body and 25% comes from food intake. Cholesterol circulates in the blood bound to specific protein fractions and fulfills different roles: LDL cholesterol – “bad” cholesterol – can be deposited in the wall […]

August 4, 2015, Cholesterol