The elderly need to increase your protein intake

“Man is what he eats” – this phrase is particularly fair to the squirrels. Derived from food proteins are split into amino acids, which our body builds its own proteins. It is well known that protein consumption stimulates the cells of the body to build its own protein. In older people, slows metabolism and decreases the effectiveness of muscle-building body, as a result, they not just lose weight, but become inactive, lethargic, increased risk of fractures, reduced quality of life. A new study published in the journal of physiology-endocrinology and metabolism, aimed to find out whether the net profit of Read More


A hasty meal – a step towards diabetes

Recently it turned out that the people who while eating in a hurry, bite off large pieces and swallowing them almost without chewing, much more exposed to the occurrence of type II diabetes than others. In this case, those who are accustomed to chew food carefully, avoid not only digestive issues but also less at risk of diabetes. Experts of the Lithuanian medical University found that people who prefer to absorb the food quickly, in 2.5 times more likely to suffer from overweight and diabetes. Total sample was 702 person. The experiment participants were asked to answer a series of Read More


What happens to immunity when the lack of sleep?

The researchers came to the conclusion that lack of sleep can undermine your immune system. This discovery shows that lack of sleep has the same harmful effects on the body as physical stress. For the study, researchers measured the number of white blood cells of 15 healthy men and women, at the time, as they were deprived of normal sleep and sleep under normal conditions. White blood cells, known as leukocytes, protect the body from disease by developing antibodies. There are five types of white blood cells. In particular, the researchers found that the increase in the number of granulocytes, Read More


Vitamin C can cause the formation of kidney stones

Vitamin C is considered to be vitamin health, most often it is associated with sunlight and oranges, but the downside of its use can become kidney stones. As it turned out, excessive usage of such nutrients leads to negative consequences. Thus, high doses of vitamin C not only cause the formation of kidney stones, but other health problems. The risk of kidney stones in men During the eleven-year study at the Karolinska Institute of Stockholm in Sweden, the data were analyzed for 48 850 men aged 45 to 79 years, among which 436 have developed kidney stones. The researchers found Read More


Top 5 favorite salad dressings

Even the most simple salad you can make much tastier if you take an interesting sauce. Offer my favorite options with recipes. Greek dressing A classic that is perfect not only for the Greek salad. This option I like for its versatility. What: salad with fresh or grilled vegetables, salad leaves with a mild taste, as a marinade for chicken, fish or meat. Composition: 1/2 tbsp. olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp sweet French mustard 1 tsp lemon juice 2 tbsp wine or Apple vinegar Good whisper of dried oregano and Basil Salt All mix, allow to stand Read More


Recipe green juice with spinach and mint

Hi! Today I want to share with you the recipe is simple and delicious (!) green juice and also a bit like how it’s still useful. Useful than green juice? Chlorophyll! This unique component is available only in green plants. It helps to cleanse the blood and get enough vitamins. Many notable burst of energy and health in just a few minutes. The more chlorophyll to use, the better it will become intestinal flora and overall health. The recipe for my favorite green juice If you’ve never drank a green juice, then I advise you to start with spinach. It Read More


How to reduce cortisol levels?

To reduce the amount of cortisol in the blood in different ways, and I will consider only safe, without the use of medication. Cortisol is a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands during stress. Often it is in excessive amount, which causes anxiety, anxiety, and irritation, weight gain. Ways to reduce the level of this hormone can be divided into two big points: Changes in diet; A change in lifestyle. Further discuss about each method in more detail. Nutrition to reduce cortisol levels Reduce intake of fast carbs. This includes white bread, declinazione pasta, candy, white sugar, cookies, cakes, pies, Read More


My favorite spring juice: Apple + carrot + orange

Hi! I want to tell you about one of my favorite juice recipes for early spring. The combination of Apple, carrot and orange, I love the taste – it all balanced. Moderately sweet, refreshing and rich. Always take seasonal variety of apples – they are useful and cheaper. Overall, this juice is very affordable, since carrots and oranges are always cheap, and the output to the volume of them are decent. Composition: The Apple – 1. Orange – 1. Carrots – 0,5. I leave the Apple peel and clean carrots and oranges. The number of “pulp” adjust to your taste. Read More


How to care for the skin before and after a workout?

Remember that during class the sweat and sebaceous glands increases. This factor must be considered when caring for skin before and after workouts. So, share your experience! First of all, remove the makeup. It would seem that everyone has long understood, but, unfortunately, I often meet the girls in the room at full “parade”. Now I mean Foundation, powder, blush, etc that prevents your sebaceous glands to function normally. If you really want to, you can leave the mascara, the eyebrow pencil, and dark circles under the eyes. I think this set is enough to feel confident. Why not engage Read More


How to build a press with the exercise “vacuum”?

My dream is to build a press, remove belly fat and make it more flat? Very often one only crunches is not enough, and the local weight-loss does not exist. But it is an exercise the “vacuum” that helps you to keep muscles toned, and achieve a marked improvement in the figure. How does it work? During the execution of the “vacuum” occurs, the voltage of the transverse abdominal muscles. This muscle supports the internal organs, so if it is underdeveloped, you may experience problems in the form of a flabby bulging belly, even if there is almost no fat. Read More


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