Watch the video X Watch the video on youtube Snacks have never been as fashionable as in recent times. Everyone advises them, from doctors to dieticians, from newspapers to trade magazines. But are they really that useful? Those who regularly follow our articles will already have the answer in mind: "It depends"
Dietary Breakfast: What Does It Mean? For dietetic breakfast we mean a breakfast designed and formulated based on the principles of dietreatment; depending on the case, therefore, a dietetic breakfast can be used to treat metabolic pathologies or to reduce any serious overweight (also considered pathological, since it is very often accompanied by various metabolic alterations)
What is Anemia Anemia is a disease that often has nutritional origins, therefore, some changes in the diet could significantly improve the pathological and symptomatic picture of the patients who are affected. Hemoglobin values Anemia is a generic alteration of the hemoglobin (Hb) blood values which affects the subject's general health status; the cutoffs (or threshold values) for Hb indicating anemia are: <14 mg / dl in humans <12 mg / dl in women <11 mg / dl in pregnant women The reduction in Hb is directly related to the decrease in hematocrit (Hc), which is responsible for th
Dietary fiber The fiber or dietary fiber is a vegetable component characterized by chemical bonds of the β type and is NOT digestible for the human being; however, although fiber is not considered a real nutrient, it is undoubtedly a very important food component for the proper functioning of the organism, in particular the intestine.
Generality The raw food diet is a naturist diet that is distinguished by a single great commandment: DO NOT cook food . The first fundamentals of the raw food diet can be traced back to the "Gospel of Peace", a sacred text belonging to the Jewish lineage of the Essenes, while in the last century its spread is mainly due to "independent or naturist" doctors like HM Shelton
What is the Depression Diet and our attitude towards food influence and are influenced by mood. Depression is a disorder in which the mood loses its physiological flexibility, is reduced and is no longer influenced by positive situations. The typical symptoms of depression related to diet are: changes in appetite and weight loss (-5% per month) or, less frequently, a marked increase in appetite with a consequent increase in body weight
In the clinic, the ketogenic diet is mainly used in areas of: Reduction of epileptic symptoms Treatment of obesity Regarding epilepsy, it seems that some studies have highlighted the therapeutic potential of ketone bodies in controlling epileptic symptoms in children who do not respond correctly to drug treatment (age less than 10 years of life)
Overview of the hyposodic diet "Low -salt diet" means low-sodium diet. Sodium is a particularly abundant mineral in the western nutritional style; for this reason, unlike other minerals (such as iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium etc.), in the vast majority of cases it creates complications due to its EXCESSIVE dietary intake (while a food shortage is rather rare)
The macrobiotic diet is a real lifestyle; it embraces oriental culture and philosophy, contrasts consumerism and conflicts with the frenetic rhythms of today. To adapt to the macrobiotic diet it is essential to change the dietary approach as a whole; nutrition acquires a fundamental importance in the balance between body and mind; not for nothing, the term macrobiotic originates from the Greek (makros + bios) and means g rande / long life
Generality The menopausal diet must be programmed taking into account all the physiological and paraphysiological changes that occur in the female organism. The hormonal alterations that characterize menopause significantly change nutritional needs and risks to women's health; dietary planning in this period of life has the objective of completely complying with all the necessary needs, and of guaranteeing women a good state of general shape
Generality What is meteorism Meteorism is a gastro-intestinal symptom characterized by the symptomatic accumulation - but not always objectively detectable - of gas inside the digestive tract; it is often associated with behavioral, dietary or intestinal functioning abnormalities, often not pathological or benign in nature - for example irritable bowel syndrome