Not only in winter, but constantly, our immune system fights off intruders such as bacteria, viruses or hazardous substances by a process called inflammation. It also uses this process chronically when there is no foreign invader and harms our own body. This can lead to coronary heart disease, diabetes and dementia. The right supporting foods can help keeping our body healthy for longer.Continue reading
Keeping nutrition and physical activity balanced is crucial in maintaining (or restoring) a healthy body that is fit, free of pain and houses a happy mind. Specifically, good nutrition has the potential to prevent and reduce chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, bone fractures, some cancers, dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease. Good nutrition even helps with skin issues, nail and hair growth. Last but not least, a balanced nutrition and active lifestyle improves mood and decreases depression and anxiety. The case for balanced eating habits is strong – now let’s see what that means.
Headed to the gym for a quick workout? Joining that yoga class after work? Many of us are working out for weight loss or maintenance but overestimating the amount of burnt calories through moderate exercise is all too common. Here are a few tips to prevent outeating your exercise.