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The calorie in calorie out fallacy

The calorie in calorie out fallacy

The calorie in calorie out fallacy: Obesity in numbers: Obesity is one of the biggest issues we are facing, and it is only increasing with numbers above 650 million obese adults(data by the World Health Organization). The biggest problem is that obessity never comes alone and increases the chance of many conditions such as cardiovascular diseases  and diabetes Type II. If you thought that those were already a lot of problems, then when I tell you that it also comes…

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Exercise and learning

Exercise and learning

How exercise can help you achieve your best potential Many of us know that exercise is beneficial for the health and that we should do it to keep at bay a multitude of diseases mostly  cardiovascular diseases as well as to keep our self’s healthy by ”burning” the energy we have stored and to build muscle, which is useful as we grow older since one of the capacities we lose first is strength. And although all this benefits could seem…

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Alzheimer and Sleep

Alzheimer and Sleep

Alzheimer and sleep an unexpected relationship Nowadays Alzheimer is one of the worst diseases our society is facing with up to 40 million patients suffering Alzheimer and other types of dementia worldwide1. At first glance it could be hard to see the relationship between the growing lack of sleep in society and the increasing number of cases of Alzheimer in the last few years, but a number of studies in the last few years have started showing that maybe the…

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