Reduce the sodium of your diet

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Excessive salt intake is a major cause of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular and renal diseases. A recent study found that 75% of the world population consumes, on average, 10 g of salt per day, twice the amount recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), which is up to 5 grams per day. Brazil is one of the largest consumers of salt, with an average daily intake of 15g, three times more than the limit recommended by the WHO....

Learn about the benefits of leaving the car at home

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Can you imagine your life without a car? Today, we show you that, in some situations, choose walking or cycling brings you more advantages than driving. A study by the University of East Anglia, UK, revealed that go to work by foot or bike is better for mental health and increases welfare. Adam Martin, lead author of the research, says that people who have left the car have better concentration and feel less pressure. Even those who use public...

Exercise in the elderly

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Exercises are not only for young people, quite the contrary. Practicing a sport, for example, is something that everyone should do, given that they improve health and strengthen the body. Besides, everyone knows that there are 60 years old people who have a physical conditioning and much better life than a few young people. This is precisely because the sedentary lifestyle is a great enemy of health. Why? As we age, our body loses muscle mass, strength, bone mass...