Social health

Photo: @SteeleMatthews1 Social health can be defined as our ability to interact and form meaningful relationships with others. It also relates to how comfortably we can adapt in social situations. Social relationships have an impact on our mental health, physical health and mortality risk. (1) Social health is defined as. … An example of social …

Insulin resistance. What is it?

Insulin resistance Causes, symptoms, treatment, and diet for glycemic disorders Insulin resistance is a condition in which cells have a reduced sensitivity to insulin.  Insulin is a hormone responsible, among others, for regulating blood glucose levels.  The consequence of insulin resistance is abnormal shift in blood and intracellular sugar level, impaired metabolism, and increased insulin …

Vegetables and fruits. The hidden gems.

Vegetables are the basis of any balanced diet because they are a valuable source of nutrients and antioxidants, so important for good health.  Green vegetables provide folic acid and chlorophyll, which are supportive to a natural liver detoxification process. Fruits are a rich source of fiber-wrapped-carbohydrates although some people should limit them in their diets. …

Spice up your world!

Spices and herbs are probably the most overlooked sources of nutrients. They offer powerful health benefits while adding the flavour to our dishes. Even a small dose may be a powerful provider of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents, cancer-fighting constituents, vitamins, minerals, and more. Here are some examples of well-known and widely used herbs and spices with …