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Nutrition: 5 common misconceptions about undernutrition

ing it. We speak of 'undernutrition' as soon as a person does not eat enough to meet his needs. The patient loses weight, muscles and strength. Doctors consider an adult to be undernourished if they lose more than 5% of their body weight in 1 month or more than 10% of their body weight in 6 mo ...

16
Nov
2021

Health: what is an autoimmune disease?

lmingly affected by autoimmune diseases without knowing exactly why. The causes of these diseases are multiple and are not all clearly identified. Doctors favor the genetic track but also environmental. On the one hand, certain genetic characteristics of the immune system would lead to a great ...

11
Apr
2022

An algorithm to predict the spread of disease

Dot's founder and CEO. 'We can take news of possible outbreaks, little whispers or forums or blogs of hints of some sort of unusual events going on.' Doctors and programmers to analyze and monitor diseases Khan says the algorithm doesn't use social media posts because that data is too inaccurate and ...

30
Jan
2020

Walking: 3 ideas to motivate yourself to walk

1- Participate in a pedibus If you have school-aged children, the solution to walking a little more each day is to participate in a walking bus. This concept, which comes to us from Canada and Australia, involves walking a group of children to school. The group is usually supervised by parents o ...

06
Dec
2021

Solidarity: how to help Ukraine?

ollowing address French Red Cross, CS 20011 59895 Lille Cedex. You can also financially support the NGO Care international, the NGO ACTED, Unicef, Doctors without Borders or the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Note also that the Fondation de France is launching an appeal for generosity ...

15
Mar
2022

Fitness walking: what is the bungy pump?

What is it about? The bungy pump is a variant of Nordic walking or nordic walking, this famous walk with sticks that has many followers in France and around the world. But, unlike classic Nordic walking, this new discipline uses sticks with an internal elastic. These new walking poles were inven ...

29
Apr
2022

Health: what is a hiatal hernia?

), or related to your lifestyle (stress, being overweight, or changes in the diaphragm with age). What are the different types of hiatal hernias? Doctors mainly distinguish two types of hiatal hernias. The most common, which accounts for 90% of cases, is slip hernia. In this case, the gastroe ...

13
June
2022

Balanced meal ideas: a week of easy recipes

ng lightly in the evening with a soup or salad, take inspiration from our balanced meal ideas for your lunch! Fruits and vegetables at every meal Doctors are unanimous on the value of eating at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. Therefore, to reach the recommended amount, these v ...

29
June
2022