Is it healthier to take saccharin or stevia?

Is it healthier to take saccharin or stevia?

Whether it is to control blood sugar levels or to control weight and shape, sweeteners are a very common alternative to sugar. Both saccharin and stevia are calorie-free sweeteners that, as far as recommended, are healthy substitutes for sucrose. In powder, in liquid… saccharin has always been the substitute product...

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Walking: a technique within everyone’s reach and not to be underestimated

Walking: a technique within everyone’s reach and not to be underestimated

With the advent of high intensity training in sports such as CrossFit we have moved away from low intensity physical exercise and any physical activity such as walking. Does it make evolutionary sense to focus all activity on moderate and high intensity and leave out the power of walking? The...

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Five iron-rich foods to make sure we don’t lack iron in our diet

Five iron-rich foods to make sure we don’t lack iron in our diet

Iron is a mineral of great importance for our organism, essential for preventing nutritional anaemia and useful for the proper oxygenation of every cell in the body. Speaking of food, there are two types of iron, the one found in plant foods called non-heme iron which is absorbed to a...

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When to take protein shakes and why

When to take protein shakes and why

We can sum up the issue of protein shakes very simply: if you drink one, nothing will happen to you, absolutely nothing. Does that mean they don’t work? Are there so many self-suggested people in the world? If so, why do some elite athletes take them? Is there a conspiracy?...

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Are there foods that may be causing you to overeat without you realising it?

Are there foods that may be causing you to overeat without you realising it?

In addition to providing the body with energy, foods can have different effects depending on their components. Thus, some are very satiating and effective in calming hunger while others may be causing you to eat more without you realising it. When we eat a food, our digestive system takes it...

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Hydrating drinks for kids – easy and delicious!

Hydrating drinks for kids – easy and delicious!

Childhood is a time when habits such as staying well hydrated should be consolidated. Hydration is essential to prevent the signs of thirst from appearing, especially in the spring-summer season, or in hot environments. So it’s important to have a couple of hydrating drinks for children. Get them ready now!...

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Four herbal teas to help you sleep

Four herbal teas to help you sleep

One of the most common sleep-related disorders in the general population is insomnia. The impossibility of falling asleep or staying asleep during the night, as well as the presence of early awakening or unrefreshing sleep, has repercussions on the patient’s subsequent wakefulness and can be the cause of multiple disorders...

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When to worry if baby teeth don’t fall out, and can it be due to disease?

When to worry if baby teeth don’t fall out, and can it be due to disease?

Teeth are one of the main concerns of parents from the time babies’ first teeth appear. The first concern is that they come in on time, that they don’t hurt when they come out… and, as the child grows, that they don’t have cavities or that the permanent teeth come...

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The amount of food we feed our dogs and cats should not be random or on demand

The amount of food we feed our dogs and cats should not be random or on demand

Obesity is not an epidemic that affects only humans, but also affects our pets to a large extent. In fact, the prevalence of canine obesity is between 22-50% and feline obesity is between 19-52%. As in our case, excess weight in dogs and cats can have negative repercussions for their...

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What are the properties of spelt: health benefits and contraindications?

What are the properties of spelt: health benefits and contraindications?

Spelt or spelt wheat (Triticum spelta) is a type of wheat that has gained much fame in recent times due to its nutritional properties and the increase in the consumption of breads and other products made from spelt wheat. However, the use of this type of wheat dates back to...

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