The term citrus fruit comes from the Latin 'agrumen' (sour taste). The distinctive flavour of oranges, mandarins, clementines, lemons and grapefruit is known to most people, certainly to a greater extent than their extraordinary health properties. Citrus cultivation in Basilicata...
How to avoid Coronavirus infection? What precautionary measures to take in order not to risk becoming infected with Covid-19? Here are nine simple tips to follow in order to better prevent infection: 1. Wash your hands with soap and water...
Among the many tips issued by the World Health Organization to prevent contagion from coronavirus, there is to wash your hands frequently, for at least 40-60 seconds and, in the absence of water and soap, use a disinfectant gel,...
Excessive cold can pose a threat to health, especially for the elderly and people with chronic illnesses. Here is a guide to protect yourself from cold weather. When the outside temperature drops, our body activates thermoregulation mechanisms to maintain...
Eating meat regularly increases someone’s risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, pneumonia and other serious illnesses, research has found. It is already known that intake of red and processed meat heightens the risk of being diagnosed with bowel cancer. But...
Spending time in natural environments can benefit health and well-being. This time the news comes from a research published in the journal Scientific Reports of the Nature group, according to which to have beneficial effects on physical and psychological...
Family lunches and dinners with friends put a strain on our body. After the Christmas holidays it is not uncommon to feel swollen and weighed down due to the overeating of the previous weeks. So, it is a good rule after January...
The discovery was made by the Department of Agricultural Food Environmental and Forestry Science and Technology (DAGRI), the Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine (DMSC) of the University of Florence and the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences...
The consumption of fruit and vegetables based on the seasonality and territoriality of the products allows to maximize the quality of the nutrients and bioactive molecules contained in the vegetables, as well as the aromas, flavors, smells and shelf...
Contact with nature is good for children as well as adults. Being outdoors, in fact, compensates for many of the ailments associated with confinement in urban spaces, and especially indoors, in children and young people, and affects brain and...

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