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How can I boost my vitamin D?

Artificial vitamin D supplements would have been shown to be effective only in very rare cases. Obtaining it through food is easier.

During the last few years, vitamin D has become one of the “concerns” of primary care consultations, both by doctors and by patients. The so-called “vitamin of the Sun” should not be a problem in a country like Spain, where sun exposure is one of the great tourist attractions. …


Is dark chocolate low in sugar?

According to research made known to the general public, chocolate helps prevent cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and can bring us more than 70 other benefits to our health. But we are not talking about all chocolates, special care must be taken in the choice, since the most recommended is dark and organic chocolate.

Chocolate is undoubtedly one of the most enjoyed foods on the planet, and it has one of the oldest documented histories of use dating back to 1100 BC. And yet many still associate it with “sweetness” and it has never been exposed…


Which nutrient is the main component of brain tissue?

The causes of the need to restore mental performance or mood can be short-term (such as lack of sleep) or long-term (such as depression). Nutrients have to be adapted to these needs –and therefore, so does their way of acting-: some have effects that last a short time –such as glucose-, while others have to be administered for long periods –such as vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. For an active brain, check the following nutrients that you should always have in your diet.

The need for nutrients in the diet…


Does chocolate have aphrodisiac effect?

Chocolate is a paste produced from cocoa beans after being subjected to a manufacturing process. The act of drinking hot chocolate is related to the traditional Coffee and Tea. Ingesting hot chocolate transmits a sensation of pleasure as it passes through the throat, activating the taste buds of sweet and bitter at the same time, it also produces a brain stimulating effect by increasing the number of neurotransmitter substances involved in the sensation of pleasure, which can be translated in that chocolate can act as a natural aphrodisiac.

Is hot chocolate an aphrodisiac?

A study…


Is taking copper bad for you?

Copper is an important element for the normal growth and development of the body, to improve bone strength, immune function, brain development, heart function, the development of cellular energy and the formation of healthy connective tissue. However, too much of this trace mineral can be toxic as well.

This trace mineral is not stored in the body and requires a regular intake of foods rich in copper.

Common symptoms of copper deficiency include general fatigue, arthritis, osteoporosis, paleness, low body temperature, anemia, brittle bones, weak immune system, frequent muscle aches, joint pain, thinning hair…


Why am I not losing weight eating healthy?

Losing fat is a long and slow journey. It is made even slower by errors in reducing diets. Not making these mistakes will make the difference that you can reach your goals faster.

Most common mistakes in reducing diets

Errors when starting reducing diets happen in the choice of the product, if you are about to buy some foods that are labelled as products for “ diet “, “ without fat “ or “ without sugar “, I can tell you that you are going to make a mistake.

Many people see…


Can I take multivitamins with underactive thyroid?

The thyroid is a gland that delivers messages (hormones) between itself and other parts of the body so all those little cells are regulated and functioning at the proper levels. The hormones produced by the thyroid (T3 and T4) are essential for life and have many effects on metabolism, growth and development.

Thyroid health is important, because if it is not working properly, it can lead to developmental defects or weight gain. …


Which vitamin is very important for your body?

Our body needs to be nourished with all the vitamins to be healthy, because each one of them fulfils a function in the organism. We have the capacity to produce vitamin D through exposure to sunlight, but we must obtain the other vitamins through our diet. What are the 5 essential vitamins for our body to be kept in optimal condition? Keep reading.

5 essential vitamins for the body

With supplements available for everything from eyelashes to toenails, it can be easy to lose sight of the vitamins and minerals your body…


Is store bought sauerkraut good for you?

One of the not-so-secret benefits of sauerkraut is the boost it gives to the immune system. Packed with vitamins and minerals, sauerkraut has been used as an immune booster for centuries.

Sauerkraut as an immune stimulant

Sauerkraut contains phytochemicals that are created during the fermentation process. Sauerkraut products stimulate the immune system leading to a decrease in a number of health problems.

The common cold, skin problems, weight gain, and contaminated blood are all fixed through healthy immune system function.

Sauerkraut as a cancer fighter

The most recent evidence of sauerkraut’s status as…


How can I protect my skin from sun naturally?

Just as unhealthy food has a negative effect on your skin and overall health, a healthy food diet can offer protection against a variety of health problems, including protection from the sun.

The following are some healthy foods to protect yourself from the sun that you can include in your diet to improve the health of your skin and avoid health complications that may occur

1. Eat enough good fats

To ensure that your body has the proper building blocks for healthy skin and to reduce inflammation, make sure you are…

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