Silicon is an essential element for the life of all human beings. People, animals and even plants need this element. In humans it is involved in the formation of bone tissue, connective tissue, and facilitates the accumulation of calcium and other minerals in bone tissue. Likewise, silicon helps to improve problems in the skin, hair and nails, etc.
Nutritionists and dietitians explain give us keys to reaching and keeping a healthy weight throughout the year. After all, if we do not do anything now, it will become increasingly harder to lose that unwanted weight.
Omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids are necessary for the proper functioning of the body. EFAs are the precursors of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids that are essential structural elements for cells and for the formation of new tissues, playing a key role during gestation, lactation and infancy, as these are stages of growth and development of cellular tissue.
- Fatty acids are involved in our metabolism and there are more than seventy different types of fatty acids. They are bioactive molecules that have a double function for our organism: they provide energy and act as regulators of vital metabolic processes. Discover what essential fatty acids are and how to obtain them for your body.
CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) is a acid of natural source present in vegetable oils and in the milk and meat of ruminant animals, which has been of great interest in recent times for its beneficial effects on human health. Several studies have shown that the consumption of 1500 to 3000 mg of CLA a day leads to the elimination of fat accumulation in the body. CLA also restores strength and tone to the muscles, preventing flaccidity.
Aloe vera is a plant traditionally used in the herbal world for its many healthy properties, mainly for its positive effects on the skin, but also for general health.
What is a cleansing or détox diet? Here are the keys to a cleansing diet and tips for cleansing yourself, and other healthy lifestyle tips
When we talk about cellulitis, we’re referring to an extra storage of fat in adipose tissue. This storage is accompanied by water retention and inflammation in the affected area. Nobody is born and condemned with cellulitis, no matter whether they are male or female. In fact, both sexes basically have the same amount of adipocytes. To combat the appearance and evolution of cellulitis, daily healthy eating habits and exercise are recommended, as well as avoiding excess fat and toxins.
Routine, work, the environment and the rhythm of life cause what is commonly known as "mental saturation". This condition may be alleviated by relaxation techniques.
Among the many products that bees provide us with, pollen is one of the most energizing. Bees extract pollen from flowers, make small pellets of it and keep it in their honeycombs in small, specially dedicated cells. This pollen is also enriched with the nectar from which they produce the honey, which increases its nutritional properties and health benefits. Pollen contains protein (almost all the essential amino acids), and is the largest known source of vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates.
- Our physical and mental health are influenced by our environment’s correct ionization. Nowadays, there are more positive ion sources than in the past, creating electrical imbalance. To understand it better, we just have to remember how we feel when we’re at the top of a mountain or in the middle of a pine forest: places where there is a high number of negative ions. That’s why it’s important to try and solve these disorders by ionizing the air. An innovative and effective way to do so is using a salt crystal lamp.
From the seeds of evening primrose (also called primrose) is obtained by cold pressing, a rare and extremely valuable oil extremely rich in Essential Fatty Acids. Many researches and studies carried out in the last 20 or 30 years in different countries show the efficacy, without any side effects, of evening primrose in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome and mood, relieving irritability, anxiety,,.. But these are not its only properties...
Our organism is constantly exposed to the potential invasion of numerous pathogenic substances that can lead us to become ill, such as viruses, bacteria or fungi, if our immune system is not "prepared". Here are some tips on how to help your immune system by taking care of your diet.
Food supplements are provided to help supplement the intake of nutrients in the daily diet. Find out how to take them properly and the importance of adequate consumer information on supplements.
- When we require extra energy from our bodies due to pressure at work and emotional stress, they use up their energy reserves, and as a result, vitamin B reserves, which in turn, makes us more susceptible to becoming depressed, suffering insomnia or irritability. To avoid this, your diet should include food sources rich in vitamin A, B and C, and minerals such as potassium, magnesium and calcium. You should also make a habit of exercising and doing lovely things that you enjoy to relax, like walking, speaking to loved ones on the phone, going to the cinema, etc.
- Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils distilled from aromatic plants to promote balance and a healthy lifestyle. But how are essential oils extracted? How are they used? This article explains how to enjoy their benefits.
There are few animals, least of all insects, that can be more praised than bees. Not only for their social structure and organisation of work in the hive. The better we know bees, the more they amaze us. This article shows how bees live and work, a perfect example of work organisation.