What are actually carbohydrates?

What are actually carbohydrates?

Carbohydrates are nutrients that fulfill different relevant functions in the body. They are also incorporated into the body through food. But do you know what role they play and how important they are in the diet? While there is much controversy regarding their consumption, there is sufficient scientific evidence to...

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3 foods containing iron

3 foods containing iron

Iron is an essential element for life. It is necessary for the transport of oxygen to the tissues through the blood, and it is part of the hemoglobin. A deficit of it in the diet can trigger an anaemic process, which causes chronic fatigue and tiredness, among other symptoms. Nevertheless,...

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Study confirms late dining is fattening and can have consequences like diabetes

Study confirms late dining is fattening and can have consequences like diabetes

Late dinners can contribute to weight gain and high blood sugar, according to a small study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, the journal of the American Endocrine Society. It is estimated that more than 2.1 billion adults are overweight or obese, making health complications such as...

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Your dog loves you and would do anything to save you, or so the science says

Your dog loves you and would do anything to save you, or so the science says

The dog is man’s best friend. It has always been said, and now a new study published in PLOS ONE confirms the truism that your dog will do everything possible to rescue you if you are in danger. But there’s a twist, as researchers have shown: your dog has to...

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A meal rich in saturated fat will make you concentrate worse

A meal rich in saturated fat will make you concentrate worse

Saturated fats make concentration difficult, according to the results of a study conducted by researchers from Ohio University (USA) and recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The research assessed the ability of 52 women to perform attention tests after eating a menu with excess saturated fat or...

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Unnecessary things when organizing a wedding

Unnecessary things when organizing a wedding

When we start organizing a wedding, suddenly a lot of doubts arise, we are given a lot of advice and we are a little crazy about the things that are supposed to be done. However, with time you will realize that there are things that are not as necessary as...

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The digital nomads, the new way to travel and work

The digital nomads, the new way to travel and work

Today, we enjoy many new trends that allow us to change our lifestyle and live our day-to-day life the way we want, enjoying new styles, new activities and, in short, new experiences. In this case, we would like to highlight one of the novelties that has attracted our attention the...

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The aftermath in the most severe coronavirus patients: lung capacity

The aftermath in the most severe coronavirus patients: lung capacity

The new coronavirus has challenged science, which is learning as it goes about a virulent infectious agent that behaves like no other. In that context, and given the recent nature of the disease, medicine does not know the exact magnitude of the sequelae it may leave, but some patterns can...

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Surgical mask (the cheap one) reduces up to 75% of infections

Surgical mask (the cheap one) reduces up to 75% of infections

A new study in Hong Kong supports the health and policy authorities in recommending its use. Experiments by a team led by Dr Yuen Kwok Yung, a leading microbiologist from the University of Hong Kong who helped discover the SARS virus in 2003, show that the rate of transmission of...

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How do you organize school time at home? What about recess?

How do you organize school time at home? What about recess?

For several weeks now, many millions of students have been forced to change their habits and adapt to new models of learning that were hitherto largely unknown to most. E-learning or distance education has been imposed at a fast pace in all homes with children and adolescents, becoming a routine...

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