Tagged: health

DASH diet: two more benefits

As its name indicates, the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) plan was designed to lower elevated blood pressure. Since its anti-hypertension effect was proven by NIH researchers in the 1990s, DASH has been...

Booze, the ultimate trip

A true Internet classic! On December 31, let’s pay our respects one more time to the Master of Balance. BAC Blood/Breath Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is the amount of alcohol in the bloodstream or on...

The myth of superfoods

Berries that can protect us from cancer, fruits that prevent cardiovascular diseases or seeds that help us to combat depression. The properties and supposed benefits of superfoods are such that every year we discover...

6 Things to know about seaweed

Seaweed may not be your first (or even second) choice as an appetizer, entrée, or snack, but in some parts of the world, seaweed is a regular part of the diet. In Scandinavia, seaweed...

Sperm smoothie

29-year-old Tracy Kiss has been drinking the interesting concoction for the past month, saying it’s boosted both her mood and her immunity. The mum-of-two is currently single, so harvests her sperm from her best friend...

Gym wildlife

WHO Physical activity recommendations for specific age groups The “Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health” address three age groups: 5–17 years old, 18–64 years old and 65 years old and above. These age...

Balancing Omega-3 and Omega-6 fats

Most people know about omega-3 fatty acids, the polyunsaturated fats in fish (and some plants) that help protect the heart and may have other benefits. Some research suggests, however, that it isn’t just the...