Do I need to take vitamins?

We are in May. Some of you may be dealing with allergies. Maybe some of us just need to go on vacation because we have been working since Christmas, taking care of our kids being sick in winter and spring, many of you are facing the exam season…   All of that makes us feel … Read more

The Heart: What do you know about it?

What’s the heart? The heart is an organ made up of muscle tissue. It is part of the cardiovascular system and its job is to pump blood with oxygen and nutrients to the rest of the body.   Inside, it is divided into 4 parts, two above and two below. The two upper cavities are … Read more

Blood. What does it have? Why donating blood is so important?

On the 14th of June is the World Blood Donor Day.    But, as always, let’s start from the beginning.   What is the blood and why it is important?  Our body is made up of cells. All kinds of cells. When we have many similar cells that have a specific function, we form a … Read more

Does fatphobia exist?

Many activists fighting fatphobia on the Internet claim that obesity is not a disease. They say that obesity is a risk factor.   Obesity is indeed a risk factor for developing many diseases and health problems (high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, 13 types of cancer, etc., etc., etc.).   But, is it … Read more

Gluten and Coeliac Disease

Let me tell you about a few things about coeliac disease. Let’s start from the beginning.   What is gluten? It is a complex protein that is found naturally in grain and flour from wheat, rye, barley and these cereals varieties. It is made of two proteins linked together, gliadin and glutenin. To help you … Read more

What’s Cancer?

At last, you are going to understand what is cancer.   The 4th of February is The World Day Against Cancer. Today I want to tell you, as easily and quickly as possible what is cancer.   Our body is made up of cells, that similar to any other living beings, are born, grow, reproduce … Read more