Author: Diethics

carbohydrates facts

Good carbs: One Myth about Potatoes, Bread, Pasta and Rice

Potatoes, bread, pasta and rice… They are all carbohydrates and they all were blamed for causing weight gain, especially when the low carbs diets became very popular. Contrary to the general opinion, like any other nutrient eaten in excess, carbohydrates can cause extra pounds, but no more than any other food. And they do not cause...

Health Benefits of E-Cigarettes

As hard as it is to believe, vaping has numerous health benefits to the body. E-cigarettes are safer than smoking by far. Apart from the fact that you will not smell of tobacco, vaping is good for a smoker looking to quit smoking. The cigarettes are more sophisticated than the traditional cigarettes that contain over 4000...

baby sweating and aggressivity

Infants who sweat less in response to scary situations at age 1 are more aggressive at age 3

Psychological scientist Stephanie van Goozen of Cardiff University and her colleagues have linked the lower levels of sweat measured in infants of 1 year old as a response to scary situations, with conduct disorder and aggressive behavior in children and adolescents. The explanation seems to be that a weaker fear response shows that the subjects are...

Etihad Airways Suggests What Foods To Avoid Before The Flight

Most of us have a habit to grab a quick snack before flying. However, you should be careful with what you eat before boarding the flight. In the top airlines like Etihad Airways, you will find plenty of tasty and delicious items. Hence, there is no reason to snack before the flight, as the known travel...

eating less and losing weight

Chose the right color for your plate to eat less and lose weight

Have you heard about the Delboeuf optical illusion? In the best-known version of the illusion, two circles of identical size have been placed near to each other. One is surrounded by an annulus; the other one is not.  When asked to indicate the larger circle, most people choose the surrounded circle. Some recent experiments have shown...

depression and obesity

Depression Leads to Obesity and vice-versa

Depression should be taken seriously and not only in terms of mental health, but in terms of physical health, too. The relationship between depression and obesity works on both ways: depressed people may gain weight and overweight people usually become depressed. On one hand, it is a true fact that emotional eating as a method of...

Mother breastfeeding a newborn baby boy

Breastfed Infants Need Extra Nutrients

Breastfeeding is by far the best way to nurture babies, but did you know that they too need supplementation? This is actually a medically proven fact according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) . The mother’s milk may be rich in many nutrients but one that is often lacking is Vitamin D. Most lactating mothers are Vitamin D deficient...