Laser eye treatment involves a surgical procedure that achieves vision correction in people with farsightedness, nearsightedness or astigmatism. The most popular form of laser surgery on eyes is done with LASIK (laser in-situ keratomileusis).
The surgery itself is performed by modifying the shape of cornea to reverse eyesight deterioration. Once that problem has been resolved, the light can properly focus on the retina in the back of the eye. Read More »
As busy women, managing family responsibilities and work commitments, we are all aware that a well-balanced, healthy diet is the key to feeling and looking good. Rather than being restricted by rules of restriction and deprivation, the key to a healthy and balanced eating is about creating smart choices an enjoyable and effortless part of everyday life.
Whether working in an office, spending days in hospitals or schools or always on the road or even housewives, staying fit and healthy can be a really challenging task. So here’s some diet plans for women that will surely help you lose weight and maintain lean and healthy body. Read More »
For most, protecting your eyesight is not the first thing you think of when it comes to buying sunglasses. Young people especially are more likely to think about the style of the sunglasses, whether they are in fashion and whether they look good or not. Read More »
Looking after your eyes can be particularly difficult as they don’t always hurt when they are in need of care, but there are ways to make sure that they are in the best of health and protect them from injury. Read More »
Coenzyme Q10 is one of the absolutely essential substances involved in the inner workings of our body, promoting chemical reactions and protecting our body from free radicals. Coenzyme Q10 is functionally similar to vitamins and is present in most human cells except red blood cells and lens cells lacking mitochondria. It significantly contributes to converting the energy from food into chemical ATP energy. Most of Q10 is included in heart, lungs and liver – ie. body parts with highest energy requirements. Read More »
What is the Glycemic Index and why should we watch its value in the food we eat? Why should we prefer foods with a low GI and limit the others? Glycemic index (GI), simply put, expresses the speed and extent with which food increases the concentration of sugar in the blood. In detail, glycemic index expresses how much each gram of available carbohydrate in a food raises the blood glucose level after consumption, relative to consumption of pure glucose (glucose has a Gi of 100). Read More »
There are many different forms of dietary supplements that you can buy and use – most often used are tablets and capsules. They are very easy to use and store and have a longer lifespan than other forms. In addition to the content of active nutrients, we can find other substances (additives) with different functions – most often they lenghten their shelf life, add to their volume, prevent their oxidation or facilitate their disintegration in stomach. Read More »
Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful condition caused by the same virus (varicella) which causes chickenpox. The virus is not destroyed after antecendent chickenpox illness, but survives in nerve cells. When the organism is weakened, it may reactivate and cause shingles – it is characterized by clusters of painful blisters on the skin. Most often, it affects the abdomen, chest or back skin. Shingles itself is not contagious, but from open blisters the virus can transfer on children or adults who have not had chickenpox and infect the disease. Read More »
Staying fit and healthy is a very important aspect of living a fulfilling and happy lifestyle. Sometimes, our busy lifestyle can make it difficult for us to stay at the peak of fitness – perhaps we don’t have time to exercise or to prepare healthy meals on a regular basis. The truth of it is that all it takes is a little bit of careful planning and foresight. If you put the time into looking after yourself, it won’t be long at all before you’re feeling the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. Here, we look at a number of tips to living a healthy lifestyle. Read More »
Would you like to change your diet? Or are you among the majority of people who eat everything and don’t ponder about the composition of their diet? Take a look at some general recommendations for our meals, whether they actually correspond to our customary ideas. Today let’s take a closer look at four widely spread myths about eating.
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