December 7, 2012

Omega 3 fatty acidsHealth effects of omega 3 fatty acids were proven by numerous scientific studies and researches, that is why many experts recommend adding natural sources of this nutrient like oily fish (namely tuna fish, salmon, herring, mackerel, and many others, provided they are cooked by using a healthy cooking style: roasting, boiling, grilling, etc.) as well as most of nuts and seeds. Omega 3 fatty acids assist in normalizing cholesterol levels in the body, this way decreasing our chances to suffer from serious cardiovascular diseases like a stroke or heart attack. Besides, consuming natural omega 3 acid sources is linked to reduced risk for breast cancer and some other types of cancer. Finally, a proper consumption of omega 3 acid is essential for aging people as one of the most effective natural way to prevent memory loss and reduce the risk of suffering from dementia like brain disorders. Read the rest of this entry »

October 25, 2011

depressionSometimes, depression can turn into a really terrible thing. When we are depressed, we lose interest in this life, we tend to give up doing the things we like and stop taking pleasure from the things we usually find enjoyable. Many of us when feeling depressed give up taking a proper care about the body and health, forget about healthy nutrition and start eating lots and lots of junk foods. Undoubtedly, this can be very harmful to our digestive system and overall health. In addition, as the scientists say, eating fatty and junk foods is closely linked to increased risks of depression and very low chances to get out of this stressful and harmful condition. Read the rest of this entry »