Risks and benefits of the sun: best tips for being in the sun and for maintaining healthy skin

The sun’s rays can be our body’s friends and enemies at the same time. The benefits of the sun are innumerable, but there are also risks to the skin if it is exposed without adequate protection. We all love to relax and “sunbathe,” but very often we underestimate the level of protection needed to best…

Rehabilitation and diet – how to recover quickly from a bone fracture and minimise pain

The nature of a bone fracture depends on various factors, but it can always be placed in one of two categories: fractures caused by trauma or spontaneous fractures of pathological origin (caused by illness). Bone fractures are more common among elderly people, for various reasons. Above all, the process of ageing makes the bones susceptible…

Use of Salt in cooking: choices that are good for health

Over the centuries, salt had such a strategic role in the conservation of food that, in Roman times, soldiers’ salaries could be paid in salt.  Indeed, the Italian  word for “salary” refers to payment for work. However, the excessive consumption of salt in the kitchen favours hypertension, osteoporosis (because it facilitates the excretion of calcium)…

Anxiety and Stress may increase in Spring: tips and natural remedies for a more relaxed life

Spring has finally returned: the days are getting longer and the sun is getting warmer. Unfortunately,  spring may also awaken unpleasant disorders  such as anxiety and stress, fatigue, irritability and headaches. These are some of the symptoms of “Spring Malaise”  that may affect mood and body and worsen chronic illnesses. Spring Malaise is a widespread…