In order to answer this question let’s start by understanding what candidiasis is, the infection caused by a Candida type of yeast.
On the human skin and mucous membranes (mouth, vagina, digestive system) we can find different types of yeast including that of the genus Candida, which includes more than 100 different species, the best known of which is Candida albicans. These yeasts live in balance with the bacteria present in our body and generally do not present a problem. However, several factors can disrupt this balance and thus cause the proliferation of these yeasts which can cause an infection called candidiasis.
Nuts have several health benefits because they contain essential fats. To help you eat nuts more frequently we have prepared our TOP 10 list, which includes recipes featuring almonds, walnuts, and cashews, but also peanuts, which are not nuts but legumes, and recipes with seeds for people that are allergic to nuts. Here are 10 recipes to add more nuts to your plate!
Several studies have suggested that eating nuts improves cardiovascular health and therefore reduces the risk of mortality from cardiovascular diseases.
A new international study, including 123 329 participants aged 35 to 70 from 16 countries, was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and confirms this correlation.
In 2019 the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released a consensus report on the nutritional treatment of diabetes based on the most recent evidence.
Here are the main recommendations from this report:
May 29th is World Digestive Health Day. Held annually since 2004 by the World Gastroenterology Organization, this day is an opportunity to raise awareness and increase knowledge about the health of the digestive system.
This year’s topic is “Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective”. In fact, the results of research in recent years have demonstrated the fundamental importance of the microbial communities that inhabit the human gut.