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Our digestive system is a fascinating interplay of organs, muscles and nerves that is responsible for the absorption of nutrients and the elimination of waste. However, many people are familiar with the unpleasant reality of digestive complaints such as heartburn, bloating or irritable bowel syndrome.
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A study by Maroto-Rodriguez and colleagues (2023) on 10,799 people aged 40 to 75 years from the British Biobank cohort, proves: Mediterranean lifestyle is life-prolonging and associated with reduced cancer mortality. You can use exercise to test and train your flexibility, strength and coordination.
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A healthy diet is the key to good health. The food we eat provides the energy and nutrients our bodies need to function effectively and protect us from disease. In this article we will discuss healthy eating habits, foods to support bone health and tips for a balanced diet.
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The Osteopathy Self-Help BookTorsten Liem with Christine Tsolodimos296 pages, softcoverTrias 2022ISBN: 978-3-432-11418-7€ 29.99 The Osteopathy Self-Help Book How osteopathy works and promotes self-healing. With exercises
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Children's eating behaviour is significantly shaped by the parental home. When children are given solid food at the transition to the 2nd year of life, ideally give your children
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Olive oil contains mainly monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids and a small amount of the health-promoting secondary plant compounds. Above all the monounsaturated fatty acids and the
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For a long time, nutritional scientists have been discussing and researching whether calorie utilisation varies depending on the time of day. For a long time, the
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Intermittent fasting is becoming increasingly popular and is currently experiencing a real hype - and no longer limited to Silicon Valley or health fanatics. Here we explain the most important forms, how you can get started safely and the health benefits you can expect.
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Limiting calorie intake would be effective but difficult to maintain. Different diets do not show a significant difference in weight loss in the long term. A combination of
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Why should we actually avoid sugar? Sugar is linked to many disorders. The best known are type 2 diabetes, increased fat storage and high blood pressure. But it can also cause many other complaints, such as concentration problems, increased susceptibility to infections and sexual dysfunction. Even musculoskeletal complaints, such as inflammation of the Achilles tendon, can be linked to sugar.

Biological effects following Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

In a groundbreaking review, Dal Farra et al. (2024) systematically map the biological effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) across various body systems, with a particular focus on neurophysiological and musculoskeletal changes. The study, which followed rigorous scoping review guidelines and included 146 studies, underscores the growing interest in OMT research over the past two decades. While the findings suggest that OMT has significant therapeutic potential, particularly in neurophysiological and musculoskeletal health, the review also highlights the need for more standardized research to confirm these effects and their clinical relevance. Explore the detailed insights and future research directions outlined in this comprehensive review.

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Modiolus

Palpation of the knot of muscle at the corner of the mouth (Fig. 2.86), the point where the following facial muscles meet: orbicularis oris, levator anguli oris, depressor anguli oris, buccinator, risorius, zygomaticus major.

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Reduce Cancer Risk by 31-32%: The Power of Small, Intense Activity Bursts

Did you know that just a few minutes of daily, intense physical activity can significantly reduce your cancer risk? A new study by Stamatakis et al. (2023) reveals that even 3.4 to 3.7 minutes of vigorous intermittent lifestyle physical activity (VILPA) per day can reduce the risk of activity-related cancers by an impressive 31-32%. This discovery could be particularly beneficial for those who lack the time or motivation for regular exercise. Read on to learn how you can incorporate these effective mini-workouts into your daily routine and improve your health.

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