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Obese and Hungry: How Processed Foods make us Sick

In recent decades, traditional breakfasts, in which teas and coffees have long since made their mark, have mutated in many cities around the world into festivals of sweetened cereals, milkshakes, buns and chocolate cookies with lists of eternal unknown ingredients. This is not something that happens only at the first meal of the day. The diets of millions of people around the world changed from the traditional fresh foods ...Read full article...

A Religion called Facebook

Almost one third of humanity has an account on the social network that is more popular than any existing religion. There are a few things that are shared by a third of humanity. There are very few trends that are spread across so many countries. Not even Christianity or Islam are so expanded as Facebook is. No language or culture is spoken of so widely. If the previous facts ...Read full article...

How expensive is success?

Everyone talks about success, but very few ask whether or not everyone can achieve it. Working is a drag. Every day you have to get up and have breakfast in a hurry, expose yourself to the usual traffic jam or a long journey by public transport, and go through one hundred hoops to fit the dozens of tasks of the day. That is what life is all about, is ...Read full article...

El nacimiento del mundo postoccidental

La administración de la ONU esperaba ver en la Asamblea General un duro enfrentamiento entre los partidarios de Trump y sus opositores. Pero sucedió otra cosa. A pesar de que varios países, como Francia, denunciaron los métodos del inquilino de la Casa Blanca, Rusia procedió más bien a un análisis de la alianza occidental. Para Moscú, la gran mayoría de los problemas actuales se debe a la voluntad de las antiguas potencias coloniales de mantener a toda costa ...Read full article...

The formidable coalition to defeat old colonial powers

The administration of the UNO had been hoping for a clash between the pro- and anti-Trump factions during the General Assembly. What actually happened was very different. While several States, including France, denounced the methods of the resident of the White House, Russia undertook an analysis of the Western alliance. According to Moscow, most of our current problems are due to the desire of the old colonial powers to ...Read full article...

O vinho tinto realmente melhora a saúde cardiovascular?

A maioria das pessoas levaria imediatamente a uma conversa sobre os benefícios de beber vinho tinto ao fato de que foi provado ser ótimo para sua saúde. Mas o consumo de álcool é geralmente visto mais como um hábito negativo do que positivo. Globalmente, até 6% das mortes são resultado de acidentes relacionados ao consumo de álcool. O consumo de álcool está ligado a uma maior possibilidade de sofrer ...Read full article...

A corrupção é o pior inimigo da equidade social

É tentador culpar os ricos pela injustiça social. É comum ouvir que o 1% das pessoas mais ricas do mundo atingiram sua riqueza à custa dos 99% mais pobres. Na realidade, as coisas são muito mais complicadas do que isso. Os muito ricos são tão ricos porque as condições existentes permitem que eles se tornem tão ricos. Por sua vez, tais condições existem porque o governo permite que elas existam ou ...Read full article...

Is drinking a glass of red wine a day REALLY a life-saving habit?

Alcohol consumption is generally seen more as a negative than as a positive habit. Globally, as much as 6% of deaths are a result of alcohol related accidents. Alcohol consumption is linked to a greater possibility of suffering cancer of the larynx, esophagus, liver, breast, colon or rectum. Separately, alcoholic beverages may also cause liver diseases, pancreatitis, risk of heart attack, more strokes, traffic accidents, suicides, violence… So why ...Read full article...

Corruption is the worst enemy of Social Equity

It is tempting to blame the rich for social injustice. It is common to hear that the 1% richest people in the world attained their wealth at the expense of the 99% poorer. In reality, things are much more complicated than that, but can be simplified into one sentence: The filthy rich are so rich because the conditions that exist allow them to become so rich. In turn, such ...Read full article...

Will plasma transfusions be the next great thing to stay healthy?

There seems to exist a waiting list already. They are still looking for investment partners. They are even offering employment to physicians who may qualify for the kind of work they are doing. Ambrosia Medical, LLC is a California-based company that is betting big on plasma transfusions from young people to older folks as a way to add more years to your life. What once was a project that ...Read full article...

Is a Socialist credit program a reality in America?

Have you heard about China’s dystopian new “social credit” program? If you haven’t, there’s a terrifying infographic from Bored Panda that I’ll be referencing throughout this article. The good news is that this is happening in China, where we all know a Communist government has long been crushing freedom for the residents of the nation. You may think this doesn’t affect you because you’re in America, gosh-dang-it, but we’ve seen over and over ...Read full article...

A “Perfect Storm” Is Surrounding One of the Worst Ebola Outbreaks

An Ebola outbreak that has been going on in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August is already one of the worst in history – the 7th worst to be precise – and it looks like it may spiral out of control. Peter Salama, WHO Deputy Director-General for Emergency Preparedness and Response, called the situation “a perfect storm.” Unrest and war in the region combined with community resistance and mistrust ...Read full article...

Os benefícios do ômega-3, sem retratação

Se eu tivesse um dólar por cada vez que eu leio um artigo de nutrição ou saúde que termina com um aviso como o seguinte: “Nós não somos responsáveis ​​ou necessariamente compartilhamos as opiniões e / ou dados expressos ou divulgados através deste artigo”, eu teria suficiente dinheiro para me aposentar. Jornais, revistas e blogs geralmente publicam informações sobre os benefícios à saúde de alimentos ou produtos farmacêuticos, mas depois ...Read full article...

The benefits of Omega-3, without disclaimers

If I had a dollar for every time I read a nutrition or health article that ended with a disclaimer such as: “We are not responsible or necessarily share the opinions and / or data expressed or disseminated through this article”, I would be all set with my pension money, at the very least. Newspapers, magazines and blogs often publish information on the health benefits of food or pharmaceutical ...Read full article...

The ineffective and irresponsible use of “modern medicine”

Fever is a mechanism of the body used to fight the infection. The inflammatory response of the organism to a serious infection, which appears after the febrile period, is also a way for the body to protect itself from pathogens that, in its judgment, can damage the body. Despite this, patients and doctors repeatedly recommend medicines such as ibuprofen, to calm the fever, thus disrupting the body’s natural mechanism ...Read full article...