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August 1, 2016 |

The short fasting helps metabolism

The short fasting technique is becoming more and more the subject of extensive and detailed studies that document the effectiveness and determining the various applications in the medical field. With this technique one tries to turn through a short phase of fasting the production of a particular protein, called FSP27, which favors the lipolysis preserving or increasing muscle mass. Control of food requires a maximum of 15-18 hours and, decisive and fundamental factor, it should be implemented during the hours of sleep, basically avoiding taking the evening meal. The research on the subject, in particular those of Chaix and Vilà-Brau, confirm that its effect lasts over time and that the introduction of food in...

July 18, 2016 |

Ledum against mosquitos

The properties of this plant, also called marsh rosemary, once it has been diluted highlights its powerful action in cases of trauma, rheumatic diseases and blood transfer processes (bruising, bloody). Surely this is one of the main reasons why this homeopathic remedy has incredible curative and preventive action after mosquito bites: in fact the effect is recognized on both the trauma of insect bites, inflammation is done by the poison and is the bleeding of mosquitoes in the area of ​​the bite. This curious application is perhaps the most popular part of this remedy, but Ledum has a vast field of action in rheumatic diseases, is useful in inflammation and lesions. The rheumatic patients...

January 25, 2016 |

Sleep quality with healthy diet.

A new study has found that a diet high in fiber and low in saturated fat and sugar is associated with a sleep deeper, more restorative and less awakenings. It is best to sleep disorders a diet that includes more fiber and less saturated fats and sugars. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, was conducted by the Institute of Human Nutrition at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. To sleep well at night is recommended to increase the intake of fruits, vegetables and whole grains and eating less processed foods. This is a healthy diet that affects favourably in cases of cardiovascular risk. For the study, 26 normal weight...

January 18, 2016 |

A diet rich in nitrates against Glaucoma

According to a study by the Harvard Medical School in Boston and published in JAMA Ophthalmology individuals who have had a diet rich in nitrates (mainly from green leafy vegetables), they had a lower risk for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG). The protective effect was particularly evident with those who had initial loss of paracentral visual field (VF) at diagnosis. The large prospective study included 1,483 incident cases identified from 63.893 women and 41.094 men. The study was conducted from 1984 to 2012, and researchers have conducted evaluation of medical records to confirm the disease. The average age for the 1,483 cases of POAG was 66.8 years. Individuals who have taken a feeding a...

January 13, 2016 |

Oligotherapy is divided into: catalytic, nutritional, pharmacological.

Catalytic Oligotherapy According to catalytic oligotherapy, modern living conditions, disease, food, air and drug pollution result in a phenomena that blocks trace elements in the body, with the total or partial inactivation of enzymes, that are controlled by them. This phenomenon is called “chelation.” The pathological symptoms of the disease would originate from these blockages.   Nutritional Oligotherapy Historically nutritional oligotherapy is the second form of systematic use of mineral elements. It developed in the 60s thanks to the remarkable advances in Food Science that determined the role of the various trace elements and their needs. More recently Orthomolecular Medicine and Nutritherapy have developed. The object of study of these disciplines is the study...

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