Tag: Spain

Barley Flour Pasta Cuts Risk of Heart Disease

Barley Flour Pasta Cuts Risk of Heart Disease

A new report which was recently published in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry looks like giving lots of spaghetti lovers some good news. It has been found by researchers from Spain and Italy that pasta made from barley flour may cut the chance of developing heart disease. Because barley is [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Healthier Diet, Stronger Sperm?

Healthier Diet, Stronger Sperm?

Two new studies which have recently been presented to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, have suggested an association between sperm quality and diet. Both studies have only been presented to a medical meeting, meaning that the data and findings should be treated as preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed [...]

November 12, 2012 More
European and British Men and Their Hair Loss

European and British Men and Their Hair Loss

A recent GALLUP poll, a public opinion poll, reported on 1,500 men from England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France and how they felt about their hair loss. These men felt that their hair loss made them feel older than they actually were and therefore not as attractive. This also brought about a sense of insecurity. [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Curanderos

Curanderos

During colonial Spain, curanderos emerged as spiritual and physical healers. The word curandero comes from the Spanish word “curar,” which means to heal. Curanderismo, healing by curanderos, is a combination of Greek medicine, Judeo-Christianity, European witchcraft, ancient Arabic medicine, and Indian herbal medicine. With roots throughout Latin America, curanderos have significantly shaped the role of [...]

August 17, 2011 More