Entries by Giovanni Caruso

WATER: SOURCE OF LIFE.

The relationship between water and life has become more and more substantiated over the centuries through the deepening of knowledge on the role of it in biological systems and in the human organism. Depending on its peculiar chemical-physical properties, water is involved in almost all the functions of the human body; it acts in the […]

POTASSIUM: PROPERTIES AND FUNCTIONS IN THE BODY

Potassium is an indispensable element for the body. It is an essential mineral for the health of our body: its ions are essential for the correct nervous transmission and the effectiveness of muscle contractility. The balanced concentration of potassium in the blood also serves to ensure the correct supply of nutrients to the cells, as […]

LUNCH BREAK AWAY: WHAT TO DO?

The lunch break outside the house often leads to making nutritional errors, which sooner or later are paid dearly. Let’s see how to avoid them. A few healthy suggestions not to lose your fitness while eating something good, and especially by changing as soon as you can. The hectic life of today does not allow […]

WALNUTS AND PEANUTS PROTECT THE HEART.

A large study on two hundred thousand people of different ethnic backgrounds would demonstrate the effectiveness of dried fruit in reducing cardiovascular risks but for confirmation, we need a large clinical trial. Walnuts and peanuts, consumed naturally, regularly and in the right proportions, would help reduce the risk of mortality, also from cardiac causes. This […]

PROTEINS AND VITAMINS TO WARD OFF THE COLD.

Legumes, white meat, seasonal fruits and vegetables, citrus fruits. Here are some ingredients of the anti-cold diet suggested by nutritionists To better defend against the bitter cold and the seasonal ailments, in addition to heavy clothing, good food is also an effective ally. Legumes, meat, seasonal fruits and vegetables, dried fruit are some anti-cold foods: […]

VEGETABLES: BETTER RAW OR COOKED?

Raw or cooked vegetables. It is a well-known fact that vegetables are good and it is important to consume them, but it is not always done correctly: in fact, there are vegetables that are more suitable to be eaten raw, other cooked, and even cooking standards have a fundamental value. Since we were kids, we […]