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Kidney stones - causes of formation

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Kidney stones - causes of formation



Contrary to previous advice, patients with kidney stones should ingest more calcium in dairy products and drink more water than they had until then.


Women who enter more than the maximum recommended salt intake of six grams have a 61 percent higher risk of stone formation, according to a study by the University of Washington on 78,000 women.



Since most of the stones consist of calcium, it was once thought that reducing milk and dairy products in the diet is a way to prevent new stones, but who makes too little calcium has a 20 percent higher risk of stones, Fox News reports.



After discovering that they have kidney stones, people think they need to reduce the intake of calcium, but this will actually worsen the condition - concludes the study director, dr. Mathew Sorensen.



Reducing salt in the diet will also contribute to lowering calcium levels in the urine, and the body's balance is the key element of all elements, scientists explain. Liquid helps in decomposing these elements, so doctors advise all patients with kidney stones to take more water, because the lack of fluid has led to the creation of this painful health problem.

Sunday

Foods that you should not put into the refrigerator

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Foods that you should not put into the refrigerator

Some foods should not be kept in the refrigerator but at room temperature. Potatoes, garlic and tomatoes are just some of them.

These foods will be better kept if you do not hold them in the refrigerator:

Angry sauces


Believe it or not, angry sauces can happily live in your pantry for up to three years.

Potato


Colder temperatures adversely affect the taste of potatoes, hold it in a liquid in paper bags. Plastic bags are not good because they retain moisture, which affects the rapid decay of potatoes. Most varieties of potatoes should last up to three weeks.


Bread


Bread will quickly drain in the fridge. What you plan to eat is to keep it at room temperature for four days, and freeze the rest.


Bow


He loves being stored in the original grid bag in which he was bought or anything else that allows air circulation at room temperature. But keep it away from the potato that releases moisture and gases that can adversely affect the onion and cause it to rupture.


Garlic


It will stay in good condition for up to two months if you keep it in the refrigerator at room temperature. Keep it in something that allows air flow.


Tomatoes


They can get a pale color in the refrigerator, keep them at room temperature and never in plastic bags. To speed up dispersion, if necessary, store them in a paper bag. When mature they can last about three days.


Coffee


The cooler creates condensation, which can affect the taste of ground coffee and grain coffee. It is best to store coffee in an airtight container in a pantry.


Winter zucchini


Various winter zucchini varieties will last about a month or more if stored in a pantry.

Thursday

Heartburn-Natural Remedies

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Heartburn-Natural Remedies


Heartburn is a feeling of burning or burning that spreads from the stomach or lower part of the chest to the neck. It is often provoked by consuming a particular type of food, bending, tingling or laying. Heartburn is the dominant symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is very often associated with the return of gastric contents to the gut.

Wednesday

Broccoli protects against prostate cancer

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Broccoli protects against prostate cancer

Researchers from the British Institute of Food Research have announced that several broccoli servings weekly reduce the risk of prostate cancer.

Their research showed that the chemical compound present in the broccoli affects the activation of the genes necessary for the fight against cancer and at the same time excludes genes whose activity favors tumor development, published by the scientific journal PLoS One.

This is the first study in which people are tracked by biological mechanisms associated with the consumption of broccoli.


Researchers add that this kind of effect is likely to have other similar types of vegetables that contain a key compound of isothiocyanate, for example, cabbage and cauliflower.


The broccoli also contains a sulphoraphane compound that has already proven to be a powerful weapon in the fight against cancer, scientists warn.


The results also showed that the broccoli was more effective in subjects with a gene called GSTM1, otherwise present in the half of the population.


Researchers believe that broccoli has this effect on other forms of cancer.
It is estimated that prostate cancer is the second most deadly form of cancer in men, immediately from lung cancer.


Every year, there are 680000 cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in the world, and 220000 men die annually from this disease.
The broccoli should be included in at least one daily meal.