What are vitamins and what vitamins should I take?

What are vitamins and what vitamins should I take? In addition to the proteins, fats and carbohydrates our body needs vitamins so our cells can function properly. Unlike macronutrients, these substances (called micronutrients because our body needs them in small or very small quantities) have no energy value. They are nonetheless essential because they exert essential functions […]

Will smoking affect your appetite?

Will smoking affect your appetite? Nicotine in tobacco reduces appetite, increases energy expenditure and slows down fat storage. That said, it would be wrong to consider nicotine as a diet product! Indeed, cigarette smoke is responsible for taste disorders that lead to poor eating habits . Tobacco consumption also changes the hormonal balance, which causes […]

The 10 Most Healthy Fish Types

The 10 Most Healthy Fish Types Fish is a very healthy food, it contains high quality proteins, omega-3 fatty acids (DHA and EPA) and other essential nutrients that protect the heart and health in general. However, almost all fish and shellfish contain some traces of mercury. Mercury is a metal found naturally in the earth’s […]

How does physical inactivity affect my health?

How does physical inactivity affect my health? Main facts A sedentary lifestyle is one of the 10 risk factors for mortality in the world. A sedentary lifestyle is a major risk factor for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes. Physical activity has important health benefits and helps prevent NCDs. Worldwide, one […]

What should we do to be happy?

What should we do to be happy? For a long time, surveys have been conducted that have shown that most young adults believe that getting fame and wealth is essential for a happy life. But a Harvard study, perhaps the longest in history, suggests that one of the most important indicators of whether you age […]

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