Author: Maria Filip

diabetes and pregnancy

What is Gestational Diabetes?

Morning sickness, nausea, increased appetite, changes in the pigment of the skin, pain and inflammation of ligaments, unexplainable mood swings… These are some of the “mild” effects of the hormonal changes in the body of a pregnant woman. Among the “not so mild” pregnancy “symptoms”, gestational diabetes is on the top. Gestational diabetes is a condition...

Get into the General Motors Shape with the GM diet!

The Diet Plan for Successful Employers and Employees: the General Motors Diet The GM Diet, developed in 1995 by the GM Corporation, expresses the GM’s management intention to facilitate a welfare and fitness program for every employee. This gm diet program was designed to help the employees lose up to of 12-14 lbs per week. To...

weight loss fast

Lose 14 lbs with the 7 day General Motors diet plan!

Since each year, the US companies spend a lot of their financial resources on health insurances and benefits for their employees, they all become interested into the wellness programs. These programs can include a wide range of wellness initiatives, from free gym memberships and fitness plans to customized nutrition advice, meal-planning tools and even free healthy...

E-coli and steak

The Way to a Safer Rare or Medium Rare Steak: Vaccination of the Cows against E. Coli

Zoonoses are animal diseases or infections that can be transmitted to humans directly from the animal, or indirectly, through the environment. They may be bacterial, viral, parasitic or may involve unconventional agents (World Health Organisation). Some of the most known zoonoses are: Anthrax, Brucellosis, Cat Scratch Fever, Leptospirosis, Listeriosis, Mycobacterium infectious (non-tuberculosis), Psittacosis, Salmonellosis (Gastroenteritis), Streptococcus...

red grapes

Resveratrol and Pterostilbene = Red Grapes and Blueberries=Food Compunds which Boost your Immune System

Researchers in the Linus Pauling Institute (LPI) at Oregon State University have recently tested the ability to boost the innate immune system of 446 food compounds and discovered that the resveratrol from the red grapes and the pterostilbene from blueberries positively influence the immune system. “Out of a study of hundreds of compounds, just these two...