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  • Aug
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Η-νοσηρότητα-του-πάχους
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The morbidity of obesity

Obesity is defined as the excessive, evenly distributed fat accumulation throughout the body. It is important to emphasize that obesity is a disease. In particular, it is classified as a Chronic and Metabolic Disease and it has been considered one of the most morbid conditions of the 21st century, due to the rapid rates at […]
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  • Aug
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Υποθυρεοειδισμός
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Hypothyroidism with no obvious clinical symptoms

The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland of the human body, located in the front of the neck, above the trachea, with the characteristic shape of a butterfly. It produces the valuable hormones, T3 and T4, which determine various processes in the body and affect each cell type. Thyroid hormones regulate energy production and metabolism […]
  • 14
  • Aug
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5 +1 Myths and truths about Eggs

The egg is one of the most controversial foods. Much has been said and written about their consumption recommendations, but little is true. Myth   Egg is responsible for raising cholesterol levels In 1968, the American Heart Association recommended reducing cholesterol intake from food to 300 mg per day. Therefore, it was suggested to avoid […]
  • 12
  • Aug
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δίαιτα
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Classic diets and potential risks to our health

Excess weight is a problem that concerns many people, who are eagerly looking for ways to help them reduce and stabilize their body weight. For this reason, they turn to slimming centers, resort to the search for dietary forms consisting of foods, which have prevailed in public opinion as “healthy”, they follow different types of […]
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  • Aug
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νηστεια2
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Fasting: to what extent does it benefit us?

Fasting is defined as the voluntary or involuntary abstinence from food. This definition, of course, nowadays is mainly confused with religious fasting, during which we voluntarily abstain from certain categories of food, mostly of animal origin. There has been a great deal of debate from time to time and considerable controversy as to whether or […]
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  • Aug
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Χοληστερίνη, το κυνήγι των μαγισσών
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Lowering Cholesterol: A modern Witch-Hunt

For the last 30 years, cardiovascular medical issues have been on the rise. They represent the second leading cause of death in Western civilization. When these occur, a vicious cycle of dealing with them begins. Medicines are given, “Special diets” are suggested, so as to exterminate the modern “witch”, which is called Cholesterol. As if […]
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  • Aug
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diatrofi prowri kyttariki giransi
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Nutrition and premature cellular aging

Most of us accept at a certain point in our lives that aging is inevitable. We are born, go through puberty, gain the ability to produce offspring and continue to age until we reach an age (84 for women and 80 for men according to most updated studies) when our bodies cease to function.  Aging […]
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  • Jul
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How can we naturally strengthen our Immune System?

The immune system effectively protects the body from various harmful microorganisms. However, there are times when the immune system becomes weak and unable to function properly. But no matter how much we try to strengthen our immune system through diet, this is largely possible only through supplements.   Vitamin E and C Vitamin E is […]
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  • Jul
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Sleep well, to boost your health

In the modern way of living, adequate sleep is often considered a luxury. Trying to keep up with a fast-paced modern world, full of stress and responsibilities, often results in overlooking the importance of getting enough rest. We all know the feeling of fatigue when we do not sleep well. What is less well known […]
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  • Jul
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Αναψυκτικά και ζάχαρη
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Why should we avoid soft drinks?

Americans consume more than 20 billion liter of sugary drinks a year, according to the University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler. Soft drinks usually contain carbonate, sugar or fructose or artificial sweeteners, phosphoric and citric acid, sodium and plenty of calories. Most soft drinks contain significant amounts of sugar. One can of cola […]