Spinach is rich in vitamin C but It's also packed with numerous antioxidants and beta carotene, which may increase the infection-fighting ability of our immune systems. It's healthier when cooked as little as possible so that it retains its nutrients. Raw spinach is 91% water, 4% carbohydrates, 3% protein, and contains negligible fat. In a 100 g (3.5 oz) serving… Continue reading “Immunity boosters: spinach”
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Zinc is a trace mineral that is essential for all species. It is required for the activities and formation of more than 300 enzymes, carbohydrate and energy metabolism, protein synthesis and degradation, nucleic acid production, heme biosynthesis, and carbon dioxide transport. It also plays a critical role in the structure of cell membranes and in… Continue reading Eat to live. “Silent protectors: Zinc”
We are what we eat! This statement is present in every religious book, in every life advices magazine or in each philosophy manifesto; everywhere. I teach that constantly to my patients and friends, not just to repeat what it's been said, but because I truly believe on it after watching its impact and also experience… Continue reading “Why an adequate nutrition is the most important of all the healthy lifestytle changes?”
Who can deny the power of a good chicken soup when flu attacks; or when you are convalescent after any disease or health problem? Obviously nobody! Results that Poultry, such as chicken and turkey, is high in vitamin B-6. About 3 ounces of light turkey or chicken meat contains 40 to 50 percent of your… Continue reading Eat to live: Food that boost your Immune System.
Immune system is your body’s defense against infections and other harmful invaders. When your immune system doesn't work the way it should, it is called an immune system disorder. You may: Be born with a weak immune system. This is called primary immune deficiency. Get a disease that weakens your immune system. This is called acquired immune deficiency.… Continue reading Eat to live: “Weight, malnutrition and your immune system”.
What goes in your mouth matters to your brain. Thinking that not having problems with your current weight is a valid reason for not paying attention to your diet? Well, let me tell you that you are all wrong on that! Is well-known that certain food has the power of change your mood for good… Continue reading Eat to live: “Can I protect my brain with food?”
"You are what you eat" Did you ever hear that? Well I can certainly agree with that statement in a high percent. Biologically speaking (but in human language) as we are always changing and repairing our body, replacing the dead cells that expired for new ones, we need materials to do that and we get… Continue reading Eat to live: “We are what we eat”.