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Delete your trail on the Internet

It is likely that if you type your name in Google you will find entries that you did not know existed. From web pages with personal data such as your address or your phone to photographs that at the time you did not worry about uploading to the Internet, and even accounts that you created in applications that you hardly ever used. As you browse and share information on ...Read full article...

Are you eating, drinking and breathing plastics?

A report by the Australian University of Newcastle for WWF says that you put about 5 grams of plastic in your body every week, which is the same as swallowing a credit card or a bottle cap. Whether you eat five meals a day or do intermittent fasting, eat carbohydrates or follow a ketogenic diet, microplastics are everywhere. In one week we can swallow 1,769 grams of plastic with ...Read full article...

Renewable Polluters: Alternative Energy is worse than Fossil Fuels

Renewable energies require a large number of metals and rare earth materials whose extraction produces, in the places where they are obtained, contamination of the soil far superior to that of fossil fuels. The extraction of minerals, which has propelled China’s economic miracle caused air quality to plummet. Although this so-called black gold continues to contribute more than half of the country’s energy needs, which will be the main ...Read full article...

Climate Change and a greener world

Climate change will fertilize millions of hectares in the coldest areas of the planet. As global warming caused by climate change progresses, huge amounts of land now barren will become fertile for agriculture. A study has projected the viability of several crops in the most likely climatic scenarios. By the end of the century, in large portions of the Siberian taiga, the Canadian boreal forests and slopes of the ...Read full article...

Air pollution kills more children than anything else

Pneumonia, often caused by air pollution, is the leading cause of infant mortality. Every 40 seconds a child under five years of age dies from pneumonia. There are 2,000 deaths every day, and about 800,000 in a year. Pneumonia is the leading cause of infant mortality in the world. It is the global shame that the Global Forum on Childhood Pneumonia wanted to highlight. A reality well known, but ...Read full article...

O que é inflamação e o que significa?

Você certamente sofreu de inflamação; interna, externa ou talvez ambas. Mas por que exatamente nossos corpos inflamam? Acredite ou não, a inflamação é uma resposta protetora do corpo para limpar infecções, reparar tecidos e curar-se após uma lesão. Os sinais de inflamação incluem vermelhidão e calor devido ao aumento do fluxo sanguíneo; inchaço devidoa ao aumento da permeabilidade dos vasos sanguíneos; dor; e perda de função. Um exemplo comum ...Read full article...

¿Qué es la inflamación y qué significa?

Ciertamente has sufrido de inflamación; interna, externa o quizás ambas. Pero, ¿por qué exactamente nuestros cuerpos se inflaman? Lo creas o no, la inflamación es una respuesta protectora del cuerpo para eliminar infecciones, reparar tejidos y curarse después de una lesión. Los signos de inflamación incluyen enrojecimiento y calor, debido al aumento del flujo sanguíneo. La hinchazón se da por el aumento de la permeabilidad de los vasos sanguíneos; ...Read full article...

Quitting smoking DOES help cells regenerate healthy tissue

Lung cancer claims approximately two million lives a year in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Tobacco use is responsible for between 80% and 90% of cases of this disease. Smoking this harmful substance causes between 1,000 and 10,000 abnormal mutations and alterations for each cell and thus leaves a free path to tumor formation. A study, published Wednesday in Nature, shows that quitting this habit, ...Read full article...

Parar de fumar ajuda as células a regenerar tecidos saudáveis

O câncer de pulmão é responsável por pelo menos dois milhões de mortes por ano no mundo, de acordo com a Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS). O uso do tabaco é responsável por entre 80% e 90% dos casos desta doença. Fumar esta substância prejudicial causa entre 1.000 e 10.000 mutações e alterações anormais para cada célula e, portanto, deixa um caminho livre para a formação de tumores. Um ...Read full article...

What will your mobile phone do for you in the future?

The phone has become an extension of our own body and we can no longer live without it. The phone is the first thing we use in the morning and we will not separate from it until we go to bed, many hours later. In a few years, this mobile device has become an essential element in our lives and forecasts indicate that its use will continue to grow ...Read full article...

Female infertility and how to delay it

If a couple of healthy twenty-year-old girl and boy have sex every two or three days without using contraceptive methods, their probability of pregnancy will be around 25% monthly. When you turn 30, that percentage begins to decline very slowly. Although the man is responsible for about a third of cases of sterility in a couple, the advanced age of women is currently the main cause. From the age ...Read full article...

Preparando-se para ser mãe? Estes nutrientes são indispensáveis

Vitaminas, minerais, cálcio, ácido fólico, ferro e Omega 3 são apenas alguns dos nutrientes que as mães devem ter em abundância em seus corpos. A questão é quanto e com que frequência você precisa tomá-los? Além de outras vitaminas e minerais, a colina é sem dúvida a grande incógnita entre os nutrientes. Embora saibamos pouco sobre isso, é essencial para o desenvolvimento e funcionamento do sistema nervoso e do ...Read full article...

Getting ready to be a mother? These nutrients are indispensable

Vitamins, minerals, calcium, folic acid, iron and Omega 3 are just a few of the nutrients that mothers should have abundantly in their bodies. The question is, how much and how often do you need to take them? Besides other vitamins and minerals, choline is undoubtedly the great unknown among nutrients. Although we know little about it, it is essential for the development and functioning of the nervous system ...Read full article...

Melatonina como medicamento natural para o sono

A melatonina é um hormônio que alerta o corpo a se preparar para dormir, por isso é usado quando é difícil fazê-lo naturalmente. Mas não confunda ter dificuldade em dormir com dormir profundamente ao invez de acordar no meio da noite. Diferentes necessidades de sono requerem diferentes tipos de melatonina, de modo que há melatonina de liberação rápida, que atua logo após a administração e é eliminada após 3 ...Read full article...

Melatonin as a natural sleep medicine

Melatonin is a hormone that warns the body to prepare for sleep, so it is used when it is hard to do so. But let’s not confuse having a hard time going to sleep than sleeping soundly, or to stay asleep instead of waking up in the middle of the night. Different sleep needs require different types of melatonin, so there is quick-release melatonin, which acts shortly after being ...Read full article...