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Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful condition caused by the same virus (varicella) which causes chickenpox. The virus is not destroyed after antecendent chickenpox illness, but survives in nerve cells. When the organism is weakened, it may reactivate and cause shingles – it is characterized by clusters of painful blisters on the skin. Most often, it affects the abdomen, chest [...]

Categories: Health concerns

In addition to the content of active nutrients, we can find other substances (additives) with different functions – most often they lenghten their shelf life, add to their volume, prevent their oxidation or facilitate their disintegration in stomach. A very often is the form of softgel – it is mostly a gelatin capsule that is filled with either some oil [...]

Categories: Drugs and Vitamin

What is the Glycemic Index and why should we watch its value in the food we eat? Why should we prefer foods with a low GI and limit the others? Glycemic index (GI), simply put, expresses the speed and extent with which food increases the concentration of sugar in the blood. In detail, glycemic index expresses how much each gram of available carbohydrate in a food [...]

Categories: Weight loss

Coenzyme Q10 is one of the absolutely essential substances involved in the inner workings of our body, promoting chemical reactions and protecting our body from free radicals. Coenzyme Q10 is functionally similar to vitamins and is present in most human cells except red blood cells and lens cells lacking mitochondria. It significantly contributes to converting the energy from food into [...]

Categories: Nutrition

Looking after your eyes can be particularly difficult as they don’t always hurt when they are in need of care, but there are ways to make sure that they are in the best of health and protect them from injury. Test Them Out You should take an eye test every couple of years as eyesight doesn’t often degenerate instantly. It [...]

Categories: Health concerns