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Osteoporosis: Prevention and Treatment

According to statistics, every second woman over 50 suffers from this “fragile” disease. Swiss doctors warn that osteoporosis could become a serious social and financial problem in the near future. With this disease, the bones become so brittle that a fracture is possible without any effort, injury or stress. It is enough to stumble a

Quick Shrimp Tacos

What do we know about shrimp? Shrimp is an aquatic crustacean, a class of higher crayfish. 100 g of shrimp meat contains 24 g of protein and 1 g of fat, the nutritional value is about 100 calories. Shrimp is considered good for many things – from the heart to the brain, it is a fairly safe

Got Hashimoto’s?

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Today we will talk about the mysterious Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. Hashimoto’s is an inflammation in the thyroid gland, in which the immune system is aggressive towards the thyroid gland cells. What happens with Hashimoto’s? Environmental, hereditary, situational, and stress factors gradually have their general effect on the human body and an

H. Pylori and Gut Health

Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that lives on the mucous membrane of the stomach and duodenum and causes inflammation and damage. It is the main cause of chronic gastritis, gastric ulcers and duodenal ulcers, and stomach cancer. Its’ causative agent is a unique pathogenic microaerophilic gram-negative bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). The bacterium got its name from the