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Only cut fresh leek lengthways for cleaning

Only cut fresh leek lengthways for cleaning

Cutting in makes it easier to clean fresh leeks Fresh leeks (also known as leeks) are not only suitable as soup greens, but can also be used as raw food, salad ingredients or as a supplement to pasta, in risotto, in gratin or baked in a bake, according to the consumer information service aid.

Postural damage from smartphone use

Postural damage from smartphone use

We hang our heads daily for an hour to look at smartphones or tablets. A force acts on the cervical spine as if you were wearing an elementary school student on the neck. In the long term, this attitude leads to health problems. Disc herniations but also cardiovascular problems could follow.

Doctors focus on sales and profits

Doctors focus on sales and profits

Doctors focus on sales and profits: patient interests are not in the foreground Doctors represent the interests of patients and take care of health. This is how the medical associations propagate it in public. In practice, however, the reality is different. Doctors have clear misperceptions about their practice and their external impact.

Adults should not drink more than four espressos a day

Adults should not drink more than four espressos a day

You shouldn't drink more than four strong espressos or other comparable caffeinated drinks per day. More of the pick-me-up caffeine can harm your health. This is what researchers from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have determined. According to the study, around 400 milligrams of caffeine per day are “harmless”.

The heart is often the cause of chest pain

The heart is often the cause of chest pain

If you have chest pain, women should think of your heart If you suffer from chest pain, you should think of your heart, because this is often the cause of such complaints. Cardiovascular disease kills more women under the age of 65 than breast cancer. If symptoms appear, a doctor should be consulted as soon as possible.

Long life: Sushi and Co prolong life

Long life: Sushi and Co prolong life

Raw fish for a long life? Japanese food is said to reduce mortality (aid) - When it comes to age, Japanese are ahead of the world. The high life expectancy is also associated with healthy Japanese food. A recent study from the British Medical Journal confirms the assumption that a diet rich in rice, vegetables and fish can contribute to a long life.