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Cooling causes colds – Truth or Myth?

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Health | 0 comments

“Сhild – get dressed warm, otherwise you catch a cold “, “Just do not go outside with wet hair – yes you can you fetch the death!” – These or similar phrases has probably everyone in the course of his life have ever heard. But the weather is cold actually can make you sick?  Frozen after a stroll in cold and wet weather? Ice cold feet because the bus is again not come on time? After swimming not had time to dry your hair? If you believe a widespread hypothesis can be a cold in such cases not long in coming. Due to the fact that the term “cold” the word “cold” and shivering contains the first symptoms of an impending flu infection counts, this assumption holds for decades. But the fact is: infections of the upper respiratory tract...

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Does vegetarians live healthier?

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Nutrition | 0 comments

Triggered by the BSE, antibiotics in animal fattening or rotten meat scandals. You might also thought to leave meat and become vegetarians. But really live vegetarians healthier and the body gets through the vegetable food all the essential nutrients, vitamins and trace elements? In US, now more than 5 million people eat pure vegetarian. But not everyone who without meat, is also a vegetarian. Differences are: Ovo-lacto-vegetarians, commonly referred to as a vegetarian, instead of both the meat and fish, but not eggs or dairy products Lacto-vegetarians do without additional on eggs Ovo-vegetarians refuse meat, fish and dairy products, but consume eggs Vegans refrain from all animal products often wrongly also expected that vegetarians, since they also do not eat meat, however, they can eat it with eggs and dairy products and fish. Higher life expectancy due to non-meat...

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Associated with risk: risk of addiction nasal sprays.

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Health | 0 comments

Runny nose, sneezing, sniffling: Are sinuses and nasal congestion and there is an increased production of secretions, nasal sprays provide fast relief. However, they should not be used permanently, but their use can be dangerous. Some 10,000 liters of free air flow through our olfactory organ every day – they contain germs, pollen and dust. To prevent this kind of pollutants penetrate into the lower respiratory tract, has the nose of a sophisticated self-cleaning system. Use the mucous membranes and their bristle-like nose hair and the tiny cilia, the air is both filtered and warmed and moistened and thus optimally prepared for the organism. Thin nasal secretions flowing constantly from across the throat. In the context of a common cold nasal mucosa swells, and it comes to an increased production of secretions; the nose is clogged. In such cases,...

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Cozy warmth from the inside with aromatic, hot drinks

Posted by on Mar 14, 2015 in Wellness | 0 comments

Wet cold weather, the sky overcast, clouded the mood … What is now better than a hot drink that warms from the inside and provides for well-being? With or without alcohol – punch, tea, cocoa and Co. belong to a cozy afternoon as the Christmas tree at a fixed. In the winter we long for heat from the outside and inside. What warm socks for the feet, are coffee, tea or hot chocolate for the stomach and the soul: with an aromatic hot drink we beat the winter blues cheat. Whether classic like fruit punch or non alcoholic punch for children on Thanksgiving Day , or in the evening by the fireplace in a cozy lap adults – for every taste. Here, some of the typical ingredients even provide a bit of extra vitamins that help the defense on...

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With healthy teeth by the time Christmas

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in Health | 0 comments

Gingerbread, cinnamon stars, Christmas cake – during the Christmas season can be the countless sweet temptations hard to resist. But what is well known, especially adding to the teeth, which sugar? You observe a few basic rules, the dentist has nothing to complain about, even after the Christmas holidays. The average American consumes According to statistics, every year more than 30 kilograms of sugar . Not only sweetened drinks, chocolates and Co. contain him, but also convenience foods or ketchup. While not harm the teeth directly carbohydrates, but they are the most desirable food from bacteria, Streptococcus mutans mainly of type. These convert the sugar into acid, which attacks the enamel and eventually lead to tooth decay. The Acidity Level  in the mouth is normally six to seven. Taking sugary foods, he drops to five to four – it...

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