Supportive treatments for cataracts

Cataracts are progressive clouding of the eye lens. The most common cause of a cataract is a degenerative disease, but it can also include eye injuries, eye contact with chemicals, inflammation of the eye, chronic diseases or the intake of certain medications. Older people suffer from it, but it happens sporadically also in younger people. Modern medicine uses surgery to restore visual acuity. Can cataract be prevented? What to do to avoid cataracts? Read more

Is the surgical treatment of cataracts the only option?

Among the elderly, degenerative eye disease often appears, which is manifested by the cloudiness of the eye lens. Even blindness may result. The topic is a cataract whose incidence increases with age. Persons over the age of 70 are burdened with a 60-percent risk of developing cataracts. Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical operations. Are there other treatments for cataracts? How to prevent cataracts? Read more

A natural source of vitamin K

A few years ago, the view was that vitamin K was involved mainly in the blood coagulation process. Currently, we know many other functions that this vitamin fulfills in the body. Vitamin K is responsible inter alia for healthy bones, prevents the mineralization of calcium and phosphorus in the blood vessels and the development of cardiovascular diseases. What are the natural sources of vitamin K? Read more

Vitamin C can help get rid of fat

Vitamin C is used in thousands of biochemical processes and reactions that take place in all cells of the body. A deficiency of this important vitamin may make it difficult or impossible to perform numerous physiological functions. However, although food is widely available in most countries, many people, both young and old, provide too little vitamin C as part of their diet. Read more

Hope in the fight against obesity

There are many factors that make some people prone to obesity. Some reasons are beyond our control, for example, genetic conditions that may disturb the course of biochemical changes, and as a result, dysregulation of fat metabolism may occur. So, is it true to say that “people are obese because they eat too much and do not play sports”? Read more