beer consumptionHeavy beer drinking is linked to many negative consequences, though many beer drinkers tend to deny this fact (you can check out the discussion here). However, more and more of new scientific researches are pointing to numerous dangers and risks linked to increased beer consumption. Many heavy beer drinkers are in need of withdrawal help and assistance of specialists in order to prevent real danger to their health. In particular, according to the findings of a new study conducted by a group of Spanish specialists working for the Cancer Epidemiology Research Program at the Catalan Institute of Oncology in Barcelona, increased beer consumption is connected with higher risks of gastric cancer development. Read the rest of this entry »

sittingJust recently I was writing about the main health risks related to office job. Those were mainly the risks of having cardiovascular problems, the risks related to becoming overweight, increased risks of colon cancer and low back pains. Mainly, all those dangers are linked to prolonged sitting at the desk in front of our computers which is a defining factor of almost all types of office jobs. These days, the findings of a Canadian study were published to let us know that prolonged sitting is linked to a vast number of other risks and affects the entire body of ours. Read the rest of this entry »

low back painAre you one of those who know that our back is not just built to cope with our daily routine and lifestyles? Are you one of those who suffer from occasional or chronic low back pains that limit your activity? Check out the tips to effectively banish low back pains, or prevent them from ruining your whole life. Remember that these recommendations are NOT FULLY APPLICABLE for those who already have serious problems with low back (like herniated disks and so on), especially in regards to training and exercises. Read the rest of this entry »

nutritional needsIt is not a secret that modern men and women lead a little different lifestyles, with more of physical activities in men, certain specifics of body size and generally different risks for certain diseases and illnesses. Therefore, the concept of optimal nutrition is not the same for men and women, and our men need to consume different products (or, say, different doses of the products) that we, ladies, do.  In other words, the nutritional needs of men and women are different, and below you can find some simple dietary guidelines for women and men. Read the rest of this entry »

super smoothieAfter several years of researches and scientific analyses, British scientists came up with a recipe of super-smoothie, which can protect us against stroke, heart disease and other serious cardiovascular problems in the most effective natural way. This amazing cocktail which can boost our overall health and substantially cut the risks of heart ailments, has a great taste and a number of ingredients, some of which we know so well, and some are considered exotic and not very well known in our climatic zones. What are the magic ingredients? Read the rest of this entry »

office jobMillions of people around the world work in offices, and many of those spend up to 10-11 hours a day in close quarters or similar environment, mainly sitting at their desks in front of their computers. Though for millions of other people working in an office could really be a dream job, they are sometimes not aware that a lack of physical activities, numerous infections and bacteria, endless consumption of coffee and unhealthy foods, stresses and other factors make an office job (especially a lasting one) pretty dangerous and risky. It is very important to think about health issues and do everything possible to prevent all illnesses and diseases linked to working in the office on an everyday basis. Read the rest of this entry »