Magazine Marnys

Keep ‘burn-out’ at bay

Here are 10 rules to put an end to burning out at work, which according to a recent study by the University of Granada and the Miguel Hernández University of Elche is related to sleep quality. READ MORE

The 50´s, the new 40´s

Is 50 the new 40? Professionals from different fields have asked themselves this question, and they seem to have a straight-forward answer: Yes! Reaching a certain age with a positive outlook has become a maxim for a large percentage of women, who are far from feeling invisible as the years pass by or influenced by social prejudices or because of uncomfortable menopause symptoms. They’re ready to opens doors to a new stage full of activity and new challenges. READ MORE

The importance of Omega 3 & 6 in child development

Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids are crucial for the body to function correctly. Essential fatty acids are precursors of long-chained polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are vital structural elements for cells and for the formation of new tissues, meaning they have a fundamental role during pregnancy, breast-feeding and infancy, which are periods when cellular tissue grows and develops. READ MORE

The importance of Omega 3, 6, 7 & 9

There are more than 70 fatty acids that play a role in our metabolism, most of which come from our diets. From a nutritional point of view, we can separate them into two groups: non-essential, which can be synthetized by the body; and essential, which need to be included in our diet. Their balance, whether quantitative or qualitative, must be taken into account because they determine our health. READ MORE

CLA for losing weight and tonifying muscles

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a natural acid found in plant-based oils and in milk and meat from ruminant animals. It has generated great interest in recent years given its beneficial effects on human health. Different studies have shown that the intake of 1500 and 3000 mg of CLA a day causes fat deposits to disappear in the body. Furthermore, CLA also make muscles strong and toned, preventing sagging. READ MORE

Protect your skin from the cold

With the cold on its way, you need to start taking special care of your skin. Skin is the body’s largest organ and it protects us from external aggressions and internal water evaporation. It protects your body from harmful substances and micro-organisms that could enter in the body’s internal medium. READ MORE

Aloe Vera, benefit from the inside out

The Aloe Vera plant has been used for more than 5000 years. The Ancient Egyptians called it the “plant of immortality” and other civilisations, such as those from Mesopotamia, Greece and India, also recognised its beneficial properties. The fresh juice obtained from Aloe Vera leaves (Aloe barbadensis) contain more than 160 different substances, including vitamins A, B complex, C and E, minerals (calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, etc.), amino acids (lysine, threonine, valine, phenylalanine, tryptophan, arginine, leucine, etc.), enzymes and a high polysaccharide content. READ MORE

Controlling aging through a healthy diet

We can’t avoid getting older, there’s no doubt about it. The problem arises when we try to explain the phenomenon scientifically. Biological aging processes are included in more and more scientific studies. We can’t stop aging but its appearance can be slowed down. READ MORE