HOW DARK CHOCOLATE CAN PREVENT CHRONIC DISEASE

Think of dark chocolate as a perfectly good excuse to indulge every now and then without the need to overthink about bad consequences for as long as you don’t overeat (as with everything else). The benefits that dark chocolate can bring are greatly dependant on the type of chocolate, quantity eaten and amount of cacao…

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BONE BROTH

Bone broth is suddenly making a comeback! And let us hope this time is for good. Many of us have been raised on this highly nutritious liquid thanks to the preservation of traditions by our more, ”rural” sides of the family, such as grandparents. I myself was given bone broth on a daily basis for…

DON’T MISTAKE TREATMENT FOR CURE

Yesterday’s post made me see something: hair loss to men is as sensitive of a topic as infertility is to a woman. And I get it! There is so much of ‘’why me?!’’ and frustration,…both are similar in very many ways and I am not trying to make one feel more or less important. Thing…

DHT AND TESTOSTERONE ROLE IN HAIR LOSS

DHT is dihydrotestosterone, an androgen sex hormone, sometimes referred as DH. This hormone, converted from testosterone, is the driving reasons of all the changes that happen during puberty in both males and females, including sexual arousal. According to the Society for Endocrinology, 10% of the testosterone produced by an adult every day is actually converted…

WHY IS RAW MILK GOOD

A study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology which involved 8000 children with a variety of diets, reached to the conclusion that drinking raw milk as part of their every day routine for the time of trial had given them immunising effects (see PMID: 22054181). Nutrients such as probiotics, vitamin D and immunoglobulins…

COLLAGEN TYPES AND USAGE

There are at least 16 types of collagen in the human body, including type 1,2,3,5 and 10. Nonetheless, 80-90% of collagen is of type 1,2 and 3. There are also different type of collagen found in foods and supplements. Type 1: The most abundant and strongest in the human body, its fibers form tendons, ligaments,…