Artificial sweeteners promote cancer and vascular disease

Sugar or sweetener? Neither is really healthy, as new research shows. Indeed, despite being promoted as a healthier sugar replacement,...

Why and how long should baby wear a cap?

Babies gradually learn to retain heat during the first three years of life. At birth, heat loss is significant, especially...

1 in 10 remains (partially) conscious during complete anaesthesia

As many as 10 percent of the patients who are brought under full anesthesia remain partially conscious during the operation....

The dangers of nitrate-rich foods

Nitrite and nitrate have the same source: nitrogen (N). We get these chemical compounds through our diet (certain vegetables, tap water,...

Why is walking so healthy?

Walking is just as good as walking to prevent cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes. This is evident from a study in which...

Coffee before your workout helps to burn more fat

Caffeine is known for its stimulating effects on a mental level and is the most consumed psychoactive substance in the...

The link between oral hygiene and Alzheimer’s

Several studies have already shown a link between oral health, more specifically periodontal disease, and the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease....

Are olives good for you?

More and more people are eating olives and we also use more and more olive oil in the kitchen. The...

Are protein bars healthy snacks?

Protein bars are an easy way to add protein to your daily diet. Within the wide range of protein bars available on the...

Why you should not calculate your BMI but your ABSI

ABSI or "A Body Shape Index" is a new method to determine if someone is overweight. Unlike BMI (Body Mass...

What determines eye color?

The colored part of our eyes is called the iris. It can be brown, blue, green, or numerous shades in...

Is it healthy for children to sleep with their pets?

The presence of a pet in a child's bedroom is not detrimental to the quality of their sleep. On the contrary, according to...