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20/Jun/2019

An European project, coordinated by investigators from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC in Spanish), has demonstrated that a healthy microbiota contributes to regulate appetite, body weight and swelling associated to obesity, besides affecting the risk of developing chronic metabolic and mental diseases. The microorganisms that live in the digestive system affect the functioning of the immunological, endocrine and nervous systems. Specifically, in one of the studies it was observed that, in 4 years of study, children with a normal weight developed obesity because an unhealthy diet decreased the diversity of this microbiota and this increased the amount of inflammatory proteobacteria. Furthermore, it was observed that this microbiota can decrease the risk of suffering diseases associated to stress.

The research also proves that not only the quantity of protein in a diet is important, but quality also is because this gives room to the production of more or less toxic metabolites in the kidney. Finally, it has been also investigated how the microbiota is affected by other things like the type of labour, proving that people born by C-section have a more exaggerated response to stress and this causes a greater risk of suffering mental and metabolic diseases


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24/May/2019

Eating lots of baked goods and other pre-cooked foods has significant consequences, besides from the increase in size. In addition to risk the heart’s health, trigger high blood pressure and being defenceless against type 2 diabetes, if you do not stop obesity, your brain can change in form and structure. To be precise, the excess of body fat makes the central areas of your brain shrink, according to a Dutch research published by Radiology magazine. The more fat, the less braincells.

A person with obesity is more prone to suffer dementia, according to a recent study by the British University of Loughborough. Furthermore, another consequence of having rolls of fat is the decreasing of a brain protein that helps fighting Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s. The only way to end this is exercise, like fitness. Another option is to avoid eating watching television or looking at your phone since when you focus on your food, you eat less. If you have lunch far away from screens, you will eat a third less during dinner because we have the memory of eating lunch, which activates a satiety feeling.


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29/Apr/2019

The thyroid is a gland which makes hormones and can be the cause of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
Hyperthyroidism occurs when your thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine. This can accelerate your body’s metabolism, which causes unintentional weight loss, sweating, tremor, fatigue and irregular heartbeat among other symptoms.
Hypothyroidism is a condition in which your thyroid gland do not produce enough of certain hormones. This can cause health problems, such as obesity, infertility or heart disease if it is not treated. Some symptoms may include fatigue, hoarseness, weight gain, elevated blood cholesterol level or pain in your joints.


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29/Mar/2019

High blood pressure is a common condition in which the force of the blood against your artery walls may cause health problems. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure is. You can have this disease for years without any symptoms. Uncontrolled high blood pressure increases your risk of serious health problems, including heart attacks and strokes. That’s why it is recommended to check evenly your blood pressure.

Most people with hypertension have no symptoms, but a few people may have headaches, shortness of breath or nosebleeds.


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22/Mar/2019

Cholesterol is substance found in the fats in your blood. Having high cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease because it causes the obstruction of your arteries and make it difficult for blood to flow through them. Furthermore, decreased blood flow to your brain can cause a stroke. High cholesterol con be inherited, but it is often the result of unhealthy lifestyle choices, so it can be prevented with a healthy diet and exercise. High cholesterol has no symptoms and a blood test is the only way to detect it.


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05/Mar/2019

Anemia is a disease in which you do not have enough red blood cells. This disease can be temporary or long term and it can go from mild to severe. Furthermore, it can be a warning sign of serious illness. Some types of anemia can be prevented by eating a healthy, varied diet. The most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency or vitamin deficiency.

At first, anemia can be mild, but symptoms worsen as anemia worsens. Some signs of this disease are fatigue or weakness, pale skin, shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, cold hands and feet and headache.




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