January 28, 2012

cocoa rich dietCocoa is known for centuries as one of the healthiest and the most useful natural superfoods. A regular consumption of cocoa bean products is linked to better brain function and heart function. Health benefits of cocoa embrace normalizing blood pressure and preventing hypertension, lowering bad LDL cholesterol levels and this way preventing serious related cardiovascular problems, as well as stimulating our digestive function and lowering the risks of suffering from diabetes. In addition, cocoa beans are known as very rich natural sources of antioxidants, special compounds that can act on cellular level and slow down the processes related to aging. Read the rest of this entry »

InactivityMost of us spend about 8-10 hours a day sitting around, working at the PC, watching TV, etc., and inactivity of today’s people is considered one of the main curses of our generation. It is linked to a great deal of serious health conditions including cardiovascular problems, being overweight and having serious spine problems. According to the findings of a new study conducted by a group of experts of Alberta Health Services Cancer Care in Canada, inactivity and sedentary lifestyle are also linked to developing several types of cancer, including colon cancer and breast cancer. It is estimated that about 92,000 cases of these types of cancer should be attributed to inactivity and a lack of exercise. Read the rest of this entry »

May 5, 2011

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 »