Author: Luis

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Imagine that your genes are like a book with many pages, and each page represents a characteristic or function in your body. Epigenetics act as markers on those pages, indicating which ones should be read more often and which ones should be ignored. These markers, called epigenetic modifications, can be influenced by environmental factors, such as diet, exercise or stress. They...

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Life involves a constant consumption of energy, for which oxygen and food are indispensable. In our daily lives, we need a continuous supply of energy to carry out all our vital functions: for the heart to function properly, for the nervous system to function properly, for breathing, for physical activity, for the biosynthetic processes involved in growth, for tissue reproduction and...

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If we combine resentful stomachs from overeating during the holidays with lists of resolutions for the new year, slimming diets are one of the most recurrent topics of conversation these days. Getting a drastic reduction of essential nutrients in the middle of winter is like cutting the root of a tree. When the tree lost its leaves in autumn, it was...