It’s obvious that we all need physical activity to stay healthy, and to live longer. We’ve already estimated the perfect amount of exercising. But what if you exercise too much? And what happens to your body when you quit? There should be a normal balance anyway. Let’s figure it out… What happens when you overexercise… … Continue reading Exercising: not enough or too much?
Energy drink dangers are widely discussed, and are already proved by researchers. They warn that an increased consumption of energy drinks affects health in a negative way, especially among younger people. But why? What are energy drinks? These non-alcoholic beverages first appeared in Japan during the 1960s, and became popular in Europe and America in … Continue reading Energy drink dangers you probably didn’t know about
When you start thinking about sports and nutrition, you read tons of fitness myths that have nothing to do with reality. So, here are some false ideas of what is good for staying fit and healthy. We picked six most popular misconceptions. #1 of fitness myths: More sweat, less fat Many beginners believe that sweating … Continue reading Fitness myths to forget immediately
Still believe that eating fat food makes you fat, and carrots give you night vision? It’s time to put an end to most popular as well as most weird health myths! Let’s play. Try to guess whether it’s true or false… Eating turkey makes you sleepy Turkey contains an amino acid tryptophan, a component of … Continue reading Health myths: true or false?
Most of us are afraid of prostate cancer, or prostatitis, or enlarged prostate, but don’t even know how the prostate works. Seems like we all need a proper prostate health guide. Facts first: prostate is a gland that surrounds the bladder and urethra; it is about the size of a walnut and grows throughout a … Continue reading Prostate health guide: the essentials