According to a recent study, if you are above 50 years old and can’t stand on one leg for 10 seconds, then your risk of death from any cause within the next decade increases by 84%!
Who doesn’t love to eat potato chips or roasted potatoes? This lovely crispy sound and beautiful light brown coarst are mouthwatering. However, exactly the most we love about our favorite potato products are the threat for our health on the long term because of the high levels of acrylamide.
As we know, eating meat may increase our risk of cancer, depending on how we prepare it. Why? Because the level of heat regulates the formation of cancerogenic heterocyclic amines. The higher the heat (barbecuing, broiling, and frying), the higher the temperature and the longer the cooking time, the more heterocyclic amines are produced. So […]
A ketogenic diet (a very-low-carbohydrate, modest in protein, and high in fat diet) seems to promote our health and fight various chronic diseases, including overweight, diabetes and liver disease. It shows noticable improvements in symptoms in the short run, but does it maintain all health benefits if followed for a long time?
We know that one of the pillars of healthy brain while aging is to stay physically active. But does it work two ways? Can brain disorders early in life cause the problems with physical health later on?
Cancer is a terrifying disease, when single cells become cancer cells and begin to divide uncontrollably almost anywhere in the body. The transformation of single cells to cancer cells happens when specific genes, called oncogenes, that cause cells to divide, are over-activated. However, because oncogenes often also cause cell death, activation of a single oncogene […]
Mushrooms are an excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamines, minerals and antioxidants. Because of their nutritional value, they help you to stay healthy and to protect you from various diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes and … cancer. A recent overview of the existing studies on this topic confirm a strong connection between higher […]
You have most probably heard of circadian rhythm and its crucial role in our physical wellness and mental wellbeing. If you don’t follow and nourish your body’s circadian rhythm, you’ll end up with an increased risk for health problems, including overweight, heart problems and cancer. The most vulnerable group here are the night shift workers.
Pillcam is a capsule of the size of a fish oil pill with a tiny camera. It allows more people to undergo cancer investigations quickly and safely without being hospitalized.
We need magnesium for almost every single process in our body. For example, magnesium is needed to make proteins, and everything in our body is either a protein or is made by proteins. We also need magnesium to utilize energy, and everything that happens in the body, requires energy. So what happens, if we have […]