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Shelf life rules for foods, medicines and cosmetics

Shelf life rules for foods, medicines and cosmetics

We’re sure that the concept of the expiration date is familiar to everybody. Still, there are some shelf life rules for foods, medicines and cosmetics you might not know. So, is it possible to take expired medications? When it is better to throw out cosmetics? Could you store foods more than it’s written on labels? Continue reading Shelf life rules for foods, medicines and cosmetics

10 common antibiotic myths that affect treatment

10 common antibiotic myths that affect treatment

Let us find all the truth about so-called probiotics, duration of treatment with antibiotics, and their compatibility with alcohol. First, mind that these 10 common antibiotic myths might affect the treatment. Spoiler: certain suberbugs can actually resist such drugs, and antibiotics cannot actually cure common flu. Just mind that some misconceptions may make these effective Continue reading 10 common antibiotic myths that affect treatment

The best spring foods not to miss this season

The best spring foods not to miss this season

Here’s the list of the best spring foods not to miss this season, and some tips to make them even healthier. Since the days are getting longer, and the sun is shining, it’s time to wake up from hibernation. So, to replenish the stores of vitamins, energy and joy, eat these seasonal products. Spring foods Continue reading The best spring foods not to miss this season

A brief guide to a healthy back for those who sit a lot

A brief guide to a healthy back for those who sit a lot

Having a healthy back is extremely important, since it literally supports all the body. However, this is not so easy for those who have to sit a lot, or those who lug around extra weight daily. So, here are some tips to keep your back muscles and your spine in shape, to avoid back pain, Continue reading A brief guide to a healthy back for those who sit a lot

Food intolerance: Who should avoid gluten and lactose

Food intolerance: Who should avoid gluten and lactose

Who should really avoid gluten and lactose, and why preventive exclusion of these products fits a few? Today we’re talking about food intolerance. Its symptoms include increased fatigue, skin itching, bloating and abdominal pain after eating. Let’s define, why it happens, and how to cope with it. Food intolerance vs allergy The symptoms of allergy Continue reading Food intolerance: Who should avoid gluten and lactose