2016-05 -

Get rid of candida albicans: 5 foods that can help
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Healthy me Helena Santos
Candida albicans is a yeast existing in our intestinal flora which can produce substances that may have high toxicity, changing and disturbing the overall body function.

It is common in cases of inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease), irritable bowel syndrome, recurrent depression, chronic fatigue, autism spectrum disorders. Extreme tiredness can be synonymous of a candida proliferation.

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Vitamin D Deficiency in Neuromyelitis Optica
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Vitamin D Filomena Vieira
The Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system affecting the optic nerve and spinal cord.

Studies show that this disease may be related to hypovitaminosis D.


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In this fortnight: Female Health
Previous fortnight: Active & Inactive
Why do we have negative thoughts?
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Meditation and enlightenment Carla Martins
Our mind moves constantly between thoughts of the past, future and present situations in our experience.
A movement characterized by assessment, analysis, comparison and judgment.

This movement wears us out emotionally and physiologically because we are constantly involved in the content which occupies our mind.


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6 benefits of walking you may not know
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Me and my body Helena Santos
Walking may seem a non-intense exercise. And if this is true, by comparison with other exercises, it is also true that daily walks bring many benefits to your health.

Did you know that? We help to unravel: it helps spend calories, promotes healthy aging, helps to strengthen your bones, improve your immune system and fight depressive states.

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Fortnight started in 25 April 2016: Temporary & Definitive
Potato and pumkin gratin
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Recipes Joana Oliveira
These recipe is inspired by the very French Gratin Dauphinoise, typically made with thinly sliced and layered potatoes and cream.

But you know that when we see the word cream in a recipe, besides the calories, it usually has too much dairy, making it impossible to digest. For this low FODMAP gratin, I´ve created a light white sauce, inspired by the also very famous French béchamel sauce.

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