Instant coffee: good or bad?

Instant coffee: good or bad?
Instant coffee is very popular in many parts of the world. It can even represent more than 50% of total coffee consumption in some countries. Instant coffee is also faster, cheaper and easier to make than regular coffee. As is well known so far, regular coffee consumption is related to many health benefits (1, 2, 3, 4). But do these benefits also apply to instant coffee? This article explains everything you need to know about instant coffee and its effects on health. What is instant coffee? Insta… ...Read more

9 Benefits of Maca root (and possible side effects)

9 Benefits of Maca root (and possible side effects)
The maca plant has exploded in popularity in recent years. Actually, it is a plant native to Peru and is commonly available as a powder or as a supplement. Maca root has traditionally been used to improve fertility and sexual desire. It is also claimed to improve energy and endurance. What is Maca? The maca plant, scientifically known as Lepidium meyenii , sometimes it is known as Peruvian ginseng. It grows mainly in the Andes of central Peru, in difficult conditions and at very high altitudes, ab… ...Read more

6 simple ways to lose belly fat, based on science

6 simple ways to lose belly fat, based on science
Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad. In fact, having a lot of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1). For this reason, losing abdominal fat has enormous benefits for your health and can help you live longer. Belly fat is usually estimated by measuring the circumference around the waist. This can easily be done at home with a simple tape measure. Anything above 40 inches (102 cm) in men and 35 inches (88 cm) in women… ...Read more

Low carb smoothies: 10 things you can do at home

Low carb smoothies: 10 things you can do at home
Low-carb diets are meant to help people lose weight. Whether this is true or not, following a diet that includes less processed carbohydrates such as grains, fruits and vegetables with starch can help reduce the risk of diabetes and other metabolic problems. Carbohydrates: an overview Carbohydrates are one of three macronutrients provided by food. Along with proteins and fats, carbohydrates provide the energy we need to nourish our bodies. Many foods contain carbohydrates, but not all carbohy… ...Read more

Laxity of the ligaments in knees, shoulders, ankles, neck and the whole body

Laxity of the ligaments in knees, shoulders, ankles, neck and the whole
body
What is ligamentouslaxity? The ligaments connect and stabilize the bones. They are flexible enough to move, but firm enough to provide support. Without ligaments in the joints such as the knees, for example, I could not walk or sit. Most people have naturally compressed ligaments. The laxity of the ligaments occurs when their ligaments are too loose. You can also hear the laxity of the ligaments known as loose joints or joint laxity. The laxity of the ligaments can affect the joints of the who… ...Read more

Drink to cure: apple cider vinegar and cherry juice for arthritis

Drink to cure: apple cider vinegar and cherry juice for arthritis
Full of cherries and vinegar According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 54 million people in the United States report that they have been diagnosed with arthritis. The role of diet in helping control arthritis can be confusing. Claims about "miraculous" foods seem to be accompanied by warnings about foods that potentially trigger arthritis symptoms. Here you can see how cherry juice and apple cider vinegar can fit into your efforts to control the pa… ...Read more

What is ovulation? Cycle of time, pain and other symptoms, and more

What is ovulation? Cycle of time, pain and other symptoms, and more
1. What is ovulation? Ovulation is a part of your menstrual cycle. It occurs when an ovum is released from your ovary. When the egg is released, it may or may not be fertilized by the sperm. If fertilized, the ovum can travel to the uterus and implant itself to become a pregnancy. If it is not fertilized, the egg disintegrates and the uterine lining falls off during its period. Understanding how ovulation occurs and when it occurs can help you achieve or prevent a pregnancy. It can also help y… ...Read more