Honey has been considered over the centuries as a true medicine, used on several occasions for the prevention and treatment of small health problems, when there were no drugs to which we are accustomed at present. Science in recent years has decided to find a confirmation of its effectiveness. Those who, for ethical reasons, do not consume it, can substitute it for malt, of similar … Continue reading 5 Extraordinary healing properties of honey
Astronomy is the science that studies everything related to the stars, their movements and the laws that govern them. Like all science, in addition to the professionals who dedicate themselves to it with all rigor, there is a segment of the population that, in an amateur way, is also interested in everything that has to do with the universe and its magnificence. The mobile phone … Continue reading Six applications to enjoy astronomy
Blood pressure rises and falls naturally, but when, due to several factors, it reaches excessively high levels and causes the phenomenon called hypertension, it can become the cause of problems in the heart, the kidneys and even the brain. In general, doctors advise people with high blood pressure to reduce their salt intake at the table. It is hidden in many food, some of which … Continue reading 10 Diet tips to reduce Blood pressure
The dark chocolate as an ally against hypertension? A few days ago we had already pointed out this delicious and precious food among the foods considered capable of stabilizing blood pressure. The experts are now giving new confirmations of this. In fact, dark chocolate is once again indicated as a real weapon to combat hypertension, reduce cholesterol levels and promote dilation of the coronary arteries. … Continue reading Dark chocolate helps hypertension
In these days of scorching heat it is almost impossible to sleep without a fan or air conditioning. However, both one and the other system involves exposing oneself to a series of risks that, however, we can minimize if we take certain measures. Air Anything that causes rapid movement of air, including a fan, can evaporate moisture from the mouth and nasal passages, drying them. … Continue reading The risks of sleeping with the air conditioner
When summer comes and mosquitoes start to proliferate we do not see how to get rid of them and try not to get bitten. Especially if we are especially sensitive to their bites – some people may be allergic to them – or if we have children at home. We try everything, but there are some things – like anti – mosquito bracelets – that … Continue reading How to repel mosquitoes: natural remedies and artificial remedies
When it comes to losing weight, not only is our appearance at stake, but also our health: overweight and obesity are risk factors in many serious diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems or cancer, among others. That is why we are many who strive to find an affordable method, incorporable to our day to day and effective to remove some kilos in the form of … Continue reading what science tells us about losing weight without diet and walking
For the first time, the Intellectual Quotient has been correlated with the size and performance of individual neurons. If confirmed, the finding could lead to new ways to improve human intelligence. Why are there smarter people? Most intelligence research, to date, has identified brain regions involved in certain abilities, or have identified hundreds of genes that play a very small role in determining IQ. Now, … Continue reading Smart people have bigger brain cells than normal
The chocolate. The substitute of love. The sinful pleasure. The so-called vegetable prozac. They are popular ideas, but what does science say about it? Dark chocolate We knew that phenylethylamine, a neurotransmitter released by chocolate, induces the secretion of dopamine, another neurotransmitter responsible for the ability to desire something and to repeat a behavior that causes pleasure. It also induces the production of norepinephrine and … Continue reading Which food reduces stress and improves memory, immunity and mood?
Several studies have linked this activity with better brain functioning. Thousands of people from the so-called first world countries go to gyms several times a week to strengthen their abdominal muscles, lift weights, ride a static bicycle or spin. There are many strategies aimed at strengthening our muscles, but can we improve the quality and quantity of gray matter in our brain? Yes, one of … Continue reading Does meditation really improve the brain?