Calorie intake is one of the basic things for maintaining a healthy weight. In case you want to lose weight in a healthy way, it is even more important. First of all, what calories are, and how do we know their amount in foods? How is it calculated? Any organic substance burns. Therefore we can … Continue reading Calorie intake guide for those who care
We’ve all heard about placebo effect. Since there is more and more scientific evidence of how it works, let’s observe what’s most important. Curious facts It has a long story Doctors have long given patients fake or useless pills. In 1955, an article suggested that a placebo has a real therapeutic effect in about 35% … Continue reading Placebo effect: how it works?
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
You treat cold and flu with pills? We think now it’s time to publish this antibiotics usage guide. These medications slow down the growth of bacteria. Still, some people use them not only to treat infections caused by bacteria. Many of us also forget that our own immune system itself fights infections rather well. However, … Continue reading Antibiotics usage: all you need to know