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Paleo diet: a quick guide to its benefits with a food list

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In the past few years, the adaptive paleo diet has become increasingly popular. The Paleo diet is about reclaiming our eating habits from thousands of years ago (in the Paleolithic age) when we were hunter-gatherers. This diet was designed to help our body detox and restore itself. Our ancestors had a rather active lifestyle and …

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Ketogenic diet and ketosis: a quick starter guide

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The ketogenic diet became popular in the 1920s when it was discovered as a treatment for epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s diseases. Unlike the paleo diet, keto is much more strict on carbohydrates. This diet is believed to help treat a number of diseases such as diabetes, cancer, obesity, and metabolic syndrome. WHAT IS KETOSIS? The …

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CHRONIC INFLAMMATION AND COVID-19 – WHAT IS THE CONNECTION?

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In April 2020, scientists published a sensational study regarding the link between chronic inflammation and COVID-19. Since there is no effective treatment for COVID-19 patients yet, it focused of the study on preventive measures. Scientists have concluded that during a pandemic, it is extremely important to adhere to a healthy diet and lifestyle, especially for …

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HOW TO BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM DURING A PANDEMIC

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WHAT IS IMMUNITY? Immunity is insusceptibility or resistance of a body to infectious agents and external substances that cause the destruction of its cells and tissues. In other words, our ability to cope with a particular infection or virus (including coronavirus) is directly linked to the state of our immune system. WHICH ORGANS ARE RESPONSIBLE …

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Meditation – why you need to START meditating right now.

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Meditation (from Latin meditatio – thinking, more precisely from the verb meditari, which in different contexts means “to think”, “mentally contemplate”, “to generate ideas”) is one of the most effective tools for coping with stress. It is free of charge and it has no side effects. Put simply, meditation occurs when you find a way …

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Stress, excess weight and how to cope with all of it

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In 1936, Hungarian endocrinologist Hans Selye chose the word stress to describe the state that he put rats into, as well as their physiological response to this state (now we call it the stress response). According to Selye, stress is the organism’s reaction to any influence on it. For Selye, stress was synonymous with the …

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What is anxiety and how to tell if you have it?

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Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stress. Feelings of anxiety often appear when we are expecting an event, even if we are just anticipating it. For example, it’s natural to feel anxious about an important public speech or exam, before moving to another country, or before a first date. In some cases, anxiety does …

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Elimination diet as a way to discover allergies or sensitivities

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What is an allergy, how is it different from a food sensitivity, and why elimination diet will help you figure out the difference between the two? Allergy is a reaction of the immune system to a foreign substance, which under normal circumstances would not trigger a reaction. These substances are called allergens and would include …

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What is candidiasis, candida diet and how to handle candida die-off

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WHAT IS CANDIDA? Four types of microorganisms – fungi, bacteria, parasites and viruses, inhabit the gut microbiota. Candida belongs to a number of yeast-like fungi. Candida albicans (albicans – whitish (lat.)) – is one of the varieties of candida that causes candidiasis or thrush. It is the most common cause of fungal infection in humans. …

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