Cardiovascular disease is a known risk factor among COVID-19 patients, which is why taking care of one's heart is of primary importance. Today, people are reminded that it is World Heart Day and one must take into consideration the foods that are beneficial for the heart.
High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, puts people at greater risk for heart disease and stroke. The number of sufferers is staggering, especially in the United States, where around 75 million adults have been diagnosed with the disease.
Women can have very specific dietary needs depending on their age and phase of life. For example, a woman who’s pregnant or breastfeeding has different calorie and nutrient requirements than a woman in menopause.
The liver is one of the hardest working organs you have. It performs a stunning 500 processes in the body, including bile production, fat metabolization, vitamin and mineral storage, and blood filtration. It is also the only organ we have that can regenerate.
Stomach bloating could be caused by eating certain foods, or by eating too much in one meal. But you could lower your risk of trapped wind pain and tummy ache by avoiding these four foods, it’s been claimed — and it could even help you to lose weight ‘without even trying’.
The consumption of foods with high levels of fat and carbohydrates activates an ingrained reward system in human brains which releases dopamine, a study published by the German Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research finds.