Life with peppercorns: is it often harmful to eat spicy
Spicy, peppery dishes are present in many national cuisines, especially in southern and Asian countries. And there is still debate about whether spicy foods are harmful or healthy. Both opponents…

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Fasting days: benefit or harm
A long-term diet is a real test that not everyone can handle. It is much easier to withstand a short-term rejection of your favorite dishes. That is why fasting days…

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The harm of makeup: the truth about parabens, glycerin and silicones
Women at all times wanted to look beautiful. It is difficult to say when decorative cosmetics originated, but judging by archaeological finds that have come down to us, in ancient…

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The fight against cellulite requires a scientific approach

Perhaps no one needs an explanation of what cellulite is and how it looks. But meanwhile, few people know the true causes of its occurrence and effective ways to combat the pernicious “orange peel”.

Speaking the language of science, cellulite (or gynoid lipodystrophy, liposclerosis) is a structural change in the subcutaneous fat layer, which results in problems with microcirculation in adipose tissue and lymphatic outflow. Continue reading

The harm of makeup: the truth about parabens, glycerin and silicones

Women at all times wanted to look beautiful. It is difficult to say when decorative cosmetics originated, but judging by archaeological finds that have come down to us, in ancient Egypt in about the nineteenth century BC women had already let their eyes down, dyed their hair and nails, and used lipstick. Of course, they used unsafe cosmetics: crushed turquoise, malachite, a mixture of antimony and fat, and sometimes ordinary soot.

Modern women are more fortunate. They do not have to use improvised means to emphasize their beauty. However, is all makeup safe and does it harm? Continue reading

Wolf hunger: why you constantly want to eat

Good appetite is always associated with health. But only as long as it does not develop into a “wolf”. If a person constantly wants to eat, even after the last crumbs of a full meal are eaten, then it’s time to think about the reasons for such an appetite.

Hunger and appetite – different concepts
First, you need to understand that the terms “hunger” and “appetite”, although very similar, but from the point of view of physiology, are somewhat different concepts. Hunger is an objective reaction of the body to nutrient deficiency. It occurs within a few hours (usually 3 hours or more) after the last meal. With the help of hunger, the body requires replenishment of energy resources (food intake). Continue reading

What does the color of sputum mean?
What is sputum In a normal state, a person has transparent mucus on the bronchial mucosa and trachea, the so-called tracheobronchial secretion. It is produced by cells of the bronchial…

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Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy - symptoms, prevention and treatment
Many pregnant women, instead of enjoying their excellent position, concentrate on diseases, sometimes extremely rare, like toxoplasmosis. In order to alleviate unnecessary anxiety and arm yourself with valuable recommendations for…

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How does collagen “work” and why is it needed
The term “collagen” is often pronounced when it comes to anti-aging procedures. Therefore, for many people, this substance is associated with beauty and a slowdown in old age. However, from…

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Debriefing: is it worth giving up coffee
It is difficult to imagine your morning without a cup of aromatic, freshly brewed coffee. This drink has become a tradition for many people, allowing you to wake up, feel…

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