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10 tips for improving your eyesight

Posted on 30-03-2022

The following tips for improving your eyesight offer insights into good habits and actions which will have a positive impact on your visual health.

Although they cannot cure problems such as short-sightedness, far-sightedness or astigmatism, they can certainly help you to correct minor complaints, like dry eyes or eye fatigue.

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Citrus Fruit Time

Posted on 02-03-2022

Oranges, Mandarin oranges and clementines start to ripen in October and can be picked until May. Thanks to cold storage facilities we can actually enjoy oranges all year round, but they are at their very best in winter when they reach optimum ripeness, making them sweeter and even more delicious.

So, having orange juice for breakfast helps us get a great start to the day, giving us energy, preventing colds and strengthening our immune system, doesn’t it?

Yes—and no.

Vitamin C is definitely important for a healthy immune system, but vitamin C supplements are unable to actually prevent or cure colds.

Citrus fruits are renowned for being rich in vitamin C, but do not have the highest vitamin C content of all foods. Broccoli contains twice as much vitamin C than an orange, while bell peppers have three times as much. Parsley has four times as much, though you would have to eat a large bunch to get the equivalent to an orange.

 

 

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Excess weight and obesity, causes of disease

Posted on 26-01-2022

Obesity is considered to be a chronic multifactorial disease, characterized by an excess of adipose tissue (fat), which leads to an increase in body weight and an increased risk of suffering from a number of disorders.

A patient is considered obese if they have a body mass index score above 30 (BMI = weight/height²), and as being overweight when they have a score of 25 or more.

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Irritable colon or irritable bowel syndrome. Get to know what goes on inside your body.

Posted on 20-12-2021

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a recurrent chronic digestive functional disorder, characterized by distension (bloating caused by abdominal distention, gas or meteorism), abdominal pain, which is the main symptom and is usually relieved after bowel movements; and altered bowel habits (changes in frequency and/or consistency of the stool) in the absence of an organic disease. Its prevalence has increased over time, it is seen as frequently in adults as in children, and the symptoms have a significant impact on quality of life.

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Foods which should not left out of any diet

Posted on 08-03-2021

We sometimes tend to eat more, and larger amounts, of things that we like, rather than eating foods which provide us with the most nourishment. Unfortunately, this is not something we always conscious of doing, which is why nutrition expert, Miriam Ledesma, has shared some essential information, enabling us to follow a healthy diet in a more accurate, informed manner.

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Geriatric Medicine at Hospiten Puerto Vallarta

Posted on 14-01-2021

My name is Dr. Cynthia Arreola and I would like to talk to you about what we do in this field of ​​medicine. I trained as a doctor at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, specializing in Geriatric Medicine at the Mexican Institute of Social Security. I also took part in a rotation at the “Hospital Clinic” of Barcelona during my period of medical residency.

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