15 Factors You Should Keep In Mind To Avoid Problems With Myocardial and Cerebral Ischemia

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Some of the most common conditions or diseases seen in the developed world are those related to blood flow and blockages of the veins and arteries that carry nutrients and oxygen to the heart or brain. If there is a blockage in the system can cause a heart attack or ischemia, a restriction in blood […]

Twelve Resolutions For 2014

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It’s that time of year when we pause to reflect on the past year and take some time to look forward to the coming year and maybe try to change or control some of our bad habits.  Making New Years resolutions is nothing new and has been a tradition from time immemorial. The ancient Babylonians […]

Extra Kilos: Here Are Ten Tips To Help Lose Weight After Christmas

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After Christmas has passed and January arrives, your scale can quickly become your worst enemy as those dreaded extra kilos begin to show. Sweets, alcohol ands heavy meals weigh heavily on our bodies making it necessary to not only work to regain our figure, but also eliminate all those toxins we’ve accumulated. Below, we’ve gathered […]

The Mediterranean Diet, An Intangible Cultural Heritage: 10 Tricks For A Healthy Food Model

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The Mediterranean diet has long been recognised across the world for its quality, richness and wholesomeness. Now UNESCO has decided to designate it as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, giving a new impetus to this globally known dietary approach. Spain, Italy, Morocco, Greece, Cyprus, Croatia and Portugal are the inheritors of centuries of culinary […]

20 Tips For Surviving Christmas

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The holiday season is fast approaching – that time of year of peace and harmony ….. or so it should seem. The amount of work, financial pressure, excess food and alcohol that come with it are not always so good for your health so we’ve gathered some tips to help you survive the holidays.  1. […]

12 tips you should keep in mind to learn how to say “no”

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In the previous post I talked about how to organise your daily tasks to avoid stress and make time for sports. There, I commented that sometimes it is very important to say “no” when necessary. And this is one of the biggest dilemmas we find sometimes facing sometimes: saying “no” to a loved one, a […]

12 key points to improving your willpower to do sport

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They say willpower is our most unfaithful friend because it lets us down at the most important times. Unfortunately, in these modern times, we need to have more willpower and self-control than ever. Willpower is needed in many areas of life, especially if you have bad habits or if there is something we should do […]

10 key steps towards differentiating stress and anxiety and how to deal with them

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Many people confuse stress with anxiety and vice versa. At first glance there are many similarities, so this confusion is not unusual. In this post we are going to discuss these differences and how to fight them both. In this modern world, it is impossible to avoid stress. Many people have two jobs, kids who […]

The siesta: the healthiest Spanish tradition. Here are ten benefits of a nap after lunch

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The siesta is the quintessential Spanish custom and many studies have shown that, performed correctly, it can offer a number of advantages. The origin of this short midday nap comes from the ancient Roman Empire where at the “sixth hour” (which would be two in the afternoon), all work would stop to rest gather strength. […]

How Can You Stimulate Endorphins, Hormones Of Happiness?

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If one of our last posts we told you exactly how stress occurred. We will now give you some hints on how to erase it or at least learn how to control it. Many medical professionals emphasize that to effectively stress management, physical exercise is absolutely necessary. Let’s start with a look at the importance […]

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