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Plants as a feel-good factor at the office

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Advice | 0 comments

Especially in autumn and winter plants deteriorate from dry heated air and frequent changes in air temperature in the office. Rare airing, and exhalations of people and equipment play their role in existence of stuffy indoor air. So many people complain of fatigue, lack of concentration and lack of activity. While this can have various causes, but houseplants can mitigate at least some of the problems. Expand your office simply by some “green colleagues”. Because green plants not only look beautiful, but can also demonstrably improve the indoor climate and enhance the well-being at work. Plants improve mood and concentration Many people today spend most of their lives indoors, but the preference is still for us fresh air. Not for nothing the human brain can distinguish more than 2,000 greens. Love for plant since time immemorial embedded in our...

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Soy, tofu & Co – not only popular among vegetarians

Posted by on May 29, 2016 in Nutrition & Health | 0 comments

For more than 4000 years, the soybean plant is cultivated in Asia and is today the world’s most widely cultivated legume. Around 260 million tons are harvested annually. In Europe, the soybean has however only since the 19th / 20th. A century its significance increased. The real boom was, especially in the 1980s, when food stores in Europe brought a wide range of soy products – first high-protein as an alternative to meat. Meanwhile, there are soy products for everyone. Meanwhile, all buy soy products: in addition to soybean oil, bean sprouts, tofu and soy beverages, soy various desserts, milk replacers are also offered. But even more exotic products such as miso, shoyu or tempeh can be found commercially. But is soy really so healthy? And what makes the legume actually so popular? The protein-wonders from Asia The soybean...

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Diet mistakes and true tips

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Advice | 0 comments

Some beliefs when it comes to diet be repeated stubbornly. They have settled in the minds, regardless of whether you agree or not. Some words of wisdom like “a man must to eat something warm” is a little truth. Others say, “Our food today contain fewer vitamins than before,” however, it is not scientifically justified. It is necessary to take a common opinion and take a second look with a critical eye. Here you can read about the wisdom you really believe and what you can safely forget. Does raw food diet provide most of the vitamins? Many believe that it would be better to eat everything raw, the preparation is lost too many vitamins. But that is only partly true. In fact, many vitamins are sensitive to heat and are partially destroyed by cooking. Many water-soluble vitamins are...

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Posted by on May 25, 2016 in Nutrition & Health | 0 comments

About half of adults in Europe suffers from high blood pressure. But only about one person in two will ever know about it. the Problem: an elevated blood pressure doesn’t hurt and first causes little discomfort. Nevertheless, hypertension is not to be underestimated, because it increases the risk of vascular disease, heart attack and stroke. Hypertensblood pressureion should be necessarily treated by a doctor. But our everyday behavior affects on blood pressure. Read here what influences blood pressure and what you can do yourself to lower your blood pressure. When is the blood pressure increases? When which is called the pressure, the blood exerts pressure on our vessels. Optimal is a blood pressure of about 120/80 mmHg (read: 120 to 80). The first value is the so-called systolic and the second is the diastolic blood pressure. The higher systolic...

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What to do with heartburn and how to prevent?

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Nutrition & Health | 0 comments

Many people know the unclear pressure behind the breastbone and burning which climbs up into the throat. Nearly one-third of Europeans familiar with the acid-related problems in the stomach and esophagus. Approximately seven percent have even a day to deal with heartburn. However, occasional heartburn is not dramatic. We will tell you how heartburn occurs and how to avoid it. We also reveal simple home remedies to stop the burning. Causes: What causes heartburn? Reason for burning is acid from the stomach into the esophagus. In the stomach acid is needed to decompose of our food. The stomach itself is protected by a special acid-stable mucosa. Normally, a sphincter at the entrance to the stomach ensures that nothing Acid leaves the stomach upwards. If the sphincter weakened, it comes to the so-called reflux. Sour stomach contents flowing back into...

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