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How to sleep well or We are what we eat: our microbiota affects stress, sleep and mood

Insomnia again but you can't wake up in the morning? We all like to sleep well but perhaps you haven't yet realized that one way to improve sleep is in your kitchen. Studies have shown how the gut, our microbiota, impacts things like stress, sleep and mood. So why is your bowel health important? Have you ever been so nervous that you couldn't eat? Have you felt butterflies in your stomach when you had to speak in public or go somewhere you've never been? Have you ever found yourself running to the bathroom because you were too stressed? Strange as it may seem, your gut is often referred to as your second brain. The human gut has over 100 million...

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Nutrients to boost the immune system

Today more than ever our body must be protected and strengthened. That is why we want to let you know about these nutrients and the importance of including them in our diet: - SELENIUM: Selenium is an indispensable mineral for the proper functioning of our body. We obtain it through the diet and it makes possible diverse biological functions, mainly antioxidant ones. It also acts in the thyroid system and intervenes in the metabolism of lipids. Consumption of adequate amounts of this micronutrient has been linked, among other things, to reproduction and protection against infection. This mineral can be found in: Whole grains, Fish and seafood, Meat, Some types of vegetables (onions, asparagus), Seeds such as sunflower seeds and Nuts...

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