August 20, 2013

oily fishOily fish (sometimes is referred to as fatty fish) has become a trend in the market of healthy eating a few years ago. Many nutritionists and experts started promoting oily fish such as mackerel, salmon, trout, sardines, herring, cod, haddock, and others as a source of valuable healthy fats which can be found in plenty in this type of fish (up to 15-30 per cent). Those include omega 3 fatty acids known as an excellent natural protection against hypertension, heart disease, heart attack, a stroke, and other serious cardiovascular diseases. Besides, oily fish in a great source of essential vitamins like vitamin A and vitamin D (the latter is usually in deficiency in many modern people). Oily fish is known and highly valued as an amazing natural protection from various brain disorders, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, the number of sufferers from which has been drastically increasing lately. Read the rest of this entry »

February 13, 2013

Sun ExposureSometimes it is not easy to avoid sun exposure, especially during warm season when there is plenty of sun and the day is very long. For some people who are sensitive to sunlight, sun exposure can cause unwanted complications and adverse effects, which sometimes can be really serious and possibly even lethal. But for most people some shot-time sun exposure is actually recommended since it is the best way to receive some vitamin D which is produced in our body only under the effects of the UV radiation from sun. At the same time, prolonged sun exposure or being under the hot sun is still considered dangerous and harmful to our health. The effects of sunlight on human body and our health have been thoroughly studied for many years, and the related researches are still going on in many scientific establishments. The researchers analyze the differences in health and disease dynamic in people who live in sunny climates and those who live in colder areas. Sometimes the findings of such studies are very interesting. Read the rest of this entry »