Healthy Fats For A Healthy Life

What are nutritionists referring to when they use the term healthy fats? And what exactly makes fat healthy? Usually, a person who does not understand the properties of substances such as fats avoids any food that contains them. What they ignore in most cases is that fats are an essential part of a healthy diet

Healthy Fats For A Healthy Life

Face Psoriasis and Improve Your Life

It's easy to think of psoriasis as a skin condition, but psoriasis actually starts underneath the skin and then it presents on the surface. Psoriasis is a noncontagious but chronic skin disease that produces patches, or plaques, of thickened, scaly skin. Dry flakes of silvery-white skin scales result from excessively rapid proliferation of skin cells.

Face Psoriasis and Improve Your Life

Marine Algae, Superfoods from the Sea

Marine algae are one of the new foods gaining commercial production in many countries; not surprising when you consider their properties and benefits. Studies carried out in different localities where algae consumption is widespread have shown that people living in these areas live longer and in a much healthier way. The nutritional wealth provided by

Marine Algae, Superfoods from the Sea

Pilates, Mind and Body Balance

Pilates is a practice that helps improve physical appearance and concentration through a series of simple exercise routines that produce calm, self-control and body awareness while sculpting the body. Its primary objective is to achieve a balance between body and mind; however, there is also an expenditure of energy and therefore burning of calories, contributing

Pilates, Mind and Body Balance

Hypertension, A Silent Killer

Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure, a disease known as “a silent killer”. Blood pressure is a measure of the force exerted against the walls of the arteries when the heart pumps blood throughout the body. About 80 million people in the United States, about 33 per cent of the total population.

Hypertension, A Silent Killer

Why you Should Add Superfoods to your Diet

Nowadays, many foods are being referred to as superfoods and are becoming essential elements of a healthy diet; people consume them as preventive or curative resources. The term "superfood" offers an idea about its benefits and positive effects. Many of these foods are often recognized as foods that help to burn fat, help to fight

Why you Should Add Superfoods to your Diet

Cheering for Chia

Chia seeds come from the salvia hispanica plant that is native to Central America. In the past, Mayans and Aztecs used them as part of their diet, but with colonization, this ingredient started to disappear as food. Now, however, people are recognizing that these seeds are an excellent nutrition source. Chia seeds are regarded as

Cheering for Chia

Obesity

The terms ‘obese’ and ‘overweight’ are used interchangeably, but it is important to understand the difference. The definition of obesity refers to having a significant amount of body fat above the ideal amount, whereas being overweight refers to weighing too much. This weight can be caused by muscle, bone, fat or body water. Both obesity

Obesity

Schizophrenia

Mental disorders can be complex, difficult to diagnose and confused with other mental health issues. Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder that can be mistaken for split or multiple personality disorder. This condition is incurable but it is treatable. If you suspect you or someone you know is displaying signs of schizophrenia, talk to a

Schizophrenia

The Magic of Vitamins and Minerals

Your body is capable of so much. Like a well-oiled machine it keeps your blood pumping and your organs working, but even machines require a little grease now and then. Vitamins and minerals are essential for keeping everything in working order. These nutrients help your body perform on a daily basis. Too much or

The Magic of Vitamins and Minerals

The Benefits of Daily Exercise

Vivimos en la era de las realidades virtuales, donde lo que sucede en su pantalla puede distraerlo del mundo que lo rodea. Quizás estás leyendo este artículo en tu computadora o teléfono celular. Bueno, es hora de ponerse en movimiento! Si ya tiene una rutina diaria de ejercicios , entonces es bueno para usted. Si

The Benefits of Daily Exercise

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder Every April 2 an internationally recognized event is held for World Autism Awareness Day when the United Nations reaffirms “its commitment to promote the full participation of all people with autism, and ensure they have the necessary support to be able to exercise their rights and fundamental freedoms”, according

Autism Spectrum Disorder

How to Treat Anorexia Nervosa?

People suffering from the eating disorder anorexia require treatment. They need to consult a doctor and opt for counseling. In some cases, a hospital stay may be necessary if they are extremely underweight. The purpose of getting treatment is to ensure healthy eating patterns and a return to a good body weight. Many people suffering

How to Treat Anorexia Nervosa?

Weight-Loss Motivation to Get You Started

Many people judge their health on the basis of the numbers on the weighing machine. However, there are multiple factors that affect a person’s health. All individuals have different body types, no one ideal weight. A woman with more muscular mass will look lean even at 70kg and others weighing 60kg may look overweight. It

Weight-Loss Motivation to Get You Started

5 Questions on Acupuncture Answered

What is Acupuncture? You might only know acupuncture by images of people with a porcupine amount of needles in their backs, but Acupuncture is an ancient healing technique. Developed by the Chinese 3,000 years ago, acupuncture works by stimulating specific points or ‘acupoints' on the body to treat chronic ailments. In the inaugural meeting on

5 Questions on Acupuncture Answered

Homeopathy

The history of homeopathy Homeopathic treatments are part of alternative or integrative medicine, and like much of integrative medicine it has historical roots. Homeopathy was developed by German doctor Samuel Hahnemann in 1790. The methodology behind his invention was “like cures like”, roughly meaning that whatever is causing particular symptoms could also help cure the

Homeopathy