Tuesday, 10 July 2018 / Published in Diet & Health
Mediterranean diet
Many still wonder what the Mediterranean diet actually is The term “Mediterranean diet” was coined in the 1950s by the American researcher Ancel Keys, the first epidemiologist to recognise the health benefits of this style of eating. By convention, it is believed that the traditional Mediterranean diet was consumed in the 1950s and 1960s in
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 / Published in Diet & Health
Mediterranean diet
How the Mediterranean diet became so popular worldwide The lands surrounding the Mediterranean Sea have been the scene of many cultures and civilizations and the Mediterranean diet is one of their most important achievements. Agriculture began with the cultivation of cereals and legumes in a region that nowadays includes the eastern Mediterranean countries (Lebanon, Israel,
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 / Published in Diet & Health
stress and sugar
Sooner or later in our lives, we all experience this: stress causes people to consume high sugar and high-calorie foods rather than healthy alternatives. This happens because of the way these foods taste as well the way they make you feel when they are metabolized and it is often done as a form of self-medication
Monday, 23 April 2018 / Published in Diet & Health
Brazil nuts
As I previously wrote in my blog, you might have heard about selenium many times as an ingredient in antioxidant supplements, but you probably don’t know that this mineral has an enormous importance for the correct functioning of the thyroid gland as well. This mineral is incorporated into at least 25 selenoproteins[1] involved in different

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