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Tips to Protect your Heart

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Tips to Protect your Heart

Do you already take enough care of this important organ for your body? Do you know how to prevent cardiovascular diseases? Relax, today we are going to explain how to protect your heart with a multitude of tips. Keep reading! The first measure that will come to mind is to reduce fat intake, but not all fats are the same and, to take care of your heart, you have to know how to differentiate them: Did you know that there are certain fats that we cannot live without, since they perform vital functions in our body? They hold and protect...

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Be Careful when wearing Heels!

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Be Careful when wearing Heels!

Sometimes our look tends to change... It is possible that you dress up more or that you use different footwear than usual, such as high heels, for example. If this is your case, do not forget to read the following tips and you will thus avoid coming home exhausted and with a lot of discomfort. From now on: watch out for heels! We hope these tips help you feel more comfortable with your shoes and you can enjoy your events and special occasions without discomfort or pain in your feet.     Ritual to feel comfortable with your footwear 1- Make...

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What is echinacea and what can it do for you?

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What is echinacea and what can it do for you?

Cold season is here, and this usually goes hand in hand with temporary fatigue, lowered defenses and greater exposure to microorganisms. If this worries you, don't worry: echinacea is here to help you out. Surely you have heard of it, but perhaps you do not know what it can do for you, so we want to explain what it is and its multiple benefits. What is echinacea and what can it do for you? It is a herbaceous plant native to North America, from the Asteraceae family, whose receptacle is thorny (hence its name). With straight, thick, hairy stems and...

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Food Recommendations for Menopause

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Food Recommendations for Menopause

If you are entering menopause or you are already in that stage of life, you will know that food plays an important role in controlling your symptoms (amenorrhea, hot flashes, sleep disorders, dry mucous membranes/skin, emotional ups and downs, nails and weak hair, bone deterioration and changes in body composition) and in adapting to the new needs of the organism. That's why today we give you these food recommendations for menopause.     Broadly speaking, it is advisable to increase the consumption of foods of vegetable origin due to their contribution of phytoestrogens (which are components of vegetables similar to...

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Differences between Osteoarthritis and Arthritis

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Differences between Osteoarthritis and Arthritis

It is very common for us to confuse the terms "osteoarthritis" and "arthritis", due to their similar phonetics and because both terms refer to joint problems. Therefore, today we are going to help you differentiate them: Osteoarthritis consists of the wear and tear of the articular cartilage, which causes practically direct friction between the bones, especially in the hands, knees, hips, and cervical/lumbar spine. It causes pain, creaking, deformity and stiffness when performing even daily movements, since cartilage is an essential shock absorber for the proper functioning of the joint. Said wear is associated in part with aging, but also...

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