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Pure wellness: when the beehive marries scientific research

Pure wellness: when the beehive marries scientific research

Propolis, honey and pollen exclusively from Italy… raw materials harvested from pristine areas in the Alps, far from urban, industrial and nuclear pollution. Free from heavy metals, pesticides and antibiotics, Kontak an Italian company, was founded in 1991 thanks to the love of bees by its founder, Luigi Fabretto. From inception, it’s always sought to use […]

The #fruit dryer is in vogue

The #fruit dryer is in vogue

Leading a healthy lifestyle is… social. Proof of this is the Top 100 hashtag world rankings where we find the #healthy hashtag with over 100 million posts. The health philosophy that has invested the globe is also reflected in Italy, cradle of the Mediterranean diet, nutritional model par excellence, where in 2018 there was a […]

Why eating pasta in the evening is good for you

Why eating pasta in the evening is good for you

A plate of pasta in the evening is good for everyone, but in some situations or stages of life is even more appropriate. Let’s see which ones: 1.STRESS Stress is a psychophysical response that, when it becomes chronic, causes changes in the body: levels of cortisol and insulin rise and increases that “hedonistic” appetite that […]

The Asian mosquito (tiger) carrying the arthritis

The Asian mosquito (tiger) carrying the arthritis

Rome – Chikungunya: “what bends”. It is the name of a viral and dangerous disease, often mistaken for rheumatoid arthritis due to debilitating symptoms in the joints, which leads to the typical curved posture. This virus – first isolated in Tanzania in the early 1950s – is transmitted by the Aedes group mosquito, in particular […]

Protect your eyesight with coenzyme q10, omega-3, chocolate catechins

Protect your eyesight with coenzyme q10, omega-3, chocolate catechins

Nutraceuticals and eye health: coenzyme q10, omega-3 fatty acids, chocolate catechins can play a major role in eye protection. Protection also for neurodegenerative diseases such as glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. Discussed at the 5th Congress on Nutraceuticals and the Eye in Rome. Rome – According to WHO estimates, today there are 217 million visually […]

“False blind” and guillotines. A typical Italian problem

“False blind” and guillotines. A typical Italian problem

Italy – “I’d tear your eyes out…” is how a comment in FB reads under the post of an article that is part of the massive media campaign on “False blind people”. This violence was precisely the aim of concentrating the visually impaired in a single large basin, that of fraudsters, and then we will […]

Facing autumn by filling up on antioxidants

Facing autumn by filling up on antioxidants

A proper diet is the first and fundamental step towards a healthy lifestyle, devoted to physical and mental well-being. For this reason, too, in recent years there has been a growing interest in biologically active compounds and, consequently, in the use of plant-based foods for our meals. The beneficial and protective effects of a diet […]

World Week of Mitochondrial Diseases has begun

World Week of Mitochondrial Diseases has begun

From 16 to 22 September, in 11 countries and 3 continents, 13 associations of patients and families suffering from mitochondrial diseases are and will be active on the territory with events, initiatives, conferences, meetings to raise awareness of these diseases. It is estimated that mitochondrial diseases affect 1 in 5,000 people in Europe, about 15,000 […]

Seaside holidays, more health and less flab if you eat well

Seaside holidays, more health and less flab if you eat well

Sicily, Apulia and Basilicata are at the top of the list of favorite destinations of summer 2018. The seaside holidays are very good for the body: the sea raises the metabolism and dries the tissues from toxins and swellings, thanks to the draining effect of salt water and the toning action of iodine. If you […]

The Mediterranean diet is dead suffocated by junk food

The Mediterranean diet is dead suffocated by junk food

The alarm came from the European Congress on Obesity in Vienna, and Joao Breda, head of the European Office of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for the prevention and control of chronic diseases, launched the alarm. Evidence of the death of the world-famous diet as the healthiest comes from the balance of children in the […]

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