Showing posts from January, 2018

The importance of Vitamin D

Vitamin D, also known as antirachitic vitamin, has the fundamental function of regulating the passage of calcium to the bones , so that if, due to deficiency of this nutrient, the process is not carried out in an optimal way, we can finish in a weakening and curving the bony system that will lead to malformations such as rickets .
In addition to regulating calcium levels, vitamin D controls phosphorus levels and plays a key role in multiple functions such as intestinal absorption from food, renal calcium reabsorption, bone mineralization (essential for proper development bone) or the inhibition of secretions of parathyroid hormone (PTH). Even studies have shown the direct relationship between sunlight and vitamin D consumption for the prevention of autoimmune diseases ( study ), cancers ( study) and cardiovascular diseases. Optimal levels of Vitamin DVitamin D is a provitamin soluble in fats that we can obtain it from the feeding, ingesting foods rich in this nutrient, or by means of the…

Top Fat Rich Foods That Comes From Plants

The fats , demonized and presented as long ago primarily responsible for obesity for years , are hollow slowly in our diet. As one of the essential macronutrients (together with proteins and carbohydrates) we know today that we need to consume them for the correct functioning of our organism: we just have to know how to choose which are the healthiest sources . For this, we bring you this compilation in which you can find sources of healthy fats of different origin , both animal and vegetable, and a few recipes for you to include in your diet. Healthy fats of plant originIn the case of fats of vegetable origin , which should be avoided are the hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated, which are those that are often used in industrial bakery recursively, such as for example palm oil. Instead, we have a wide variety of foods that provide good quality fats:
Avocado:   It isvery fashionable lately and one of the most consumed fruits (it is interesting to look for avocados that are grown as clos…

Remedies for Depression

Depression is one of the most painful conditions for any person. An important condition for getting out of it is a personal desire to be cured and live a happy life.
Many people, constantly experiencing depression and anxiety, find solace in the uncontrolled intake of antidepressants. 

However, practice shows that this is not the best way out of the situation. Doctors have long come to the conclusion that depression is perfectly treated with herbs. And this is a well-founded opinion, because medicinal plants have long been considered an effective method of healing from various diseases. It was from nature that all the medicinal components came to pharmacology. Diagnostic measures to determine the type of developing depression should be carried out by an experienced specialist. Professional consultation is necessary for selection of qualitative treatment of a depressive condition. Using the collected information, the doctor will thoroughly analyze the patient's condition and recommend…

What is Arthritis ? What are the Causes , Symptoms and Treatment ?

Arthritis (Latin - inflammation of the joint) is a disease that is extremely common among people after 40 years of age, but today there are rare types of arthritis, which are typical for childhood and adolescence. What is the cause of the development of the disease, how to recognize its symptoms in time and choose the most effective method of treatment? 
Many people do not see the difference between arthritis and arthrosis, although these are two fundamentally different joint diseases.  Osteoarthritis is an age-related chronic degenerative disease in which the joints are deformed, it is manifested by pain in the daytime and during movement; arthritis - the result of inflammatory processes of the whole body, leading to acute pain in the joints, mainly at night and regardless of movements. In this case, arthrosis in a number of cases is a complication of neglected arthritis.  Arthritis can develop slowly and gradually (chronic forms) or suddenly and sharply (acute forms). Often arthritis i…