Most people can't stand milk Babies naturally tolerate the constituents of breast milk, but when suckling stops, most of the world population can no longer tolerate milk. The problem is the lactose content in milk, a small, energy-rich sugar molecule. The intestines do not absorb the lactose.
Sometimes it may seem necessary to work a few extra hours here and there, if you have to meet an important deadline. However, working longer than 39 hours a week is bad for your mental health. This is according to an Australian study, which has analyzed data from 7890 Australians between the ages of 24 and 65.
Putty XXL, Whoopee Putty, Fluffy slime. The names sound cute, but slime products for children are often anything but innocent. They contain a too high content of the element boron. This week, the Danish authorities prohibited the sale of six of these slime products, and measures are being taken in more countries.
We all produce a few liters of it every day. Urine is an indispensable product that helps the body excrete a long series of waste products. But what you may not know is that the liquid in the pot is also one of the most important sources of information about your health. ASAP Science compiled this video, which quickly explains what the color of your urine can mean.
What is solar allergy? As soon as it gets a little warm, you can fully enjoy the sun. Until you get a rash and itchy blisters and bumps on your entire body, which stay on for weeks. 10 to 20 percent of the population suffers from solar allergy, also known as polymorphic light eruption. Light Western and Northern Europeans in particular are susceptible to it, because they do not produce melanin - red, brown and black pigment - quickly enough to protect themselves against the sun's rays.
How much water you have to drink every day depends on your physique, the weather and your state of health. But that water is of great importance for your body is beyond dispute. Below is a list of eight unpleasant consequences of drinking too little water. 1. Poorer concentration 90 percent of your brain consists of water, and therefore they suffer from dehydration.
How do I fall asleep faster? Sometimes you lie under the duvet all night long while your mind wanders and you stare at the lighted figures on the alarm clock. Many people around the world suffer from insomnia, which causes major problems in their daily lives. In addition to the obvious consequences such as less energy and fatigue, a lack of sleep can be harmful to your health and increase the risk of a large number of conditions, including type 2 diabetes and being overweight.
What is vitamin C? Vitamin C is the common name for the substance ascorbic acid. Unlike most animals, our bodies cannot produce vitamin C themselves. That's why we have to get vitamin C from our food. Vitamin C is an important building block that the body can use to form connective tissue. The orange is known for containing much of the panacea vitamin C.
1. Meat contains unique food © Shutterstock FICTION: To work optimally, the body needs so-called essential amino acids, of which meat contains a lot. But all plants contain exactly the same amino acids as meat, only a little less. When animals eat plants and microorganisms, they accumulate the amino acids in their muscles.
Runny nose, itchy eyes and heavy fatigue - recognizable for many people with pollen allergy in spring and summer, especially between March and August. This body's response to pollen is based on an error in the immune system. The body misinterprets the pollen grains and takes everything out of the cupboard to render them harmless, as if they were dangerous bacteria or viruses.
You cannot hold your breath until you pass out due to lack of oxygen. Even though you have an iron will, the subconscious circuits of your brain will force you to breathe deeply. And if you want to lose weight, you have to deal with the same powers. Your brain is made to retain fat and will do everything to achieve that.
Dust consists of tiny particles that are created in everyday life in the home. Among the largest sources of dust are dead skin cells, sand, animal hair, crumbs, pollen, textile fibers from clothing, furniture and carpet, and particles that are released during cooking and smoking, for example. Dust can float for shorter or longer periods of time and swirls up quickly.
In the corner of your eye is a small organ, the plica semilunaris (crescent-shaped fold), which continuously secretes a fat and sticky substance. Dust, pollen and other dirt remain in it. When you sleep, you get an accumulation in your eyes of this separation, dust and dirt, which when you wake up are like sleeping in the corners of your eyes.
Even if you sleep alone, you have company in bed. Traces of fungi, bacteria, animal hair, house dust mites, pollen, soil, dyes, food residues, skin cells, sweat, saliva, urine, vaginal and anal discharge. That and much more is there between the folds of your bedding. You discharge 100 liters of sweat into bed each year. You secrete half to one gram of flakes every day.
Today we cannot drink much more than hot tea as soon as we start coughing and sniffling. But an Austrian researcher has patented an effective vaccine against colds. The recurring ailment can be caused by as many as 200 different viruses, and since vaccines are normally targeted at one particular virus, it has been very difficult to make a good cold vaccine until recently.
Cigarette smoke contains more than 50 chemical compounds that are carcinogenic, and the smoke indeed also contains radioactive particles that remain in the lungs and can cause cancer. There are sticky hairs on tobacco leaves, where radioactive particles from the air stick to it. Once they are stuck, it is difficult to get them off again.
Faithful, watchful, social and always happy to see you. The dog has been human's companion for 18,000 years, and there are good reasons for that. If you have a dog, consider taking a dog or just want some better arguments when you get caught up in a discussion about pets: here are some tough scientific facts.
The human ear is by no means the best in the animal kingdom. For example, bats can hear so-called high-frequency sounds that are far beyond the human frequency range. But what about high-frequency sounds that we cannot hear? Are they also harmful? Researchers distinguish between the frequency and amplitude of sound waves.
When a winter swimmer dives into the ice-cold water, a firework bursts from so-called endorphins, the body's own morphine. Endorphins have an analgesic effect, which usually lasts for two to four hours. This means that the chills have a positive effect on all kinds of disorders in which pain plays a role.
Air pollution is one of the most serious environmental problems on earth. Experts estimate that 7.2 million people die prematurely a year as a result of smog in the air. At the same time, researchers are constantly finding new, alarming links between serious diseases and exposure to polluted air.
60 Up to 90 percent of the students in the industrialized countries suffer from caries holes in the teeth. It is therefore great news for children's oral health that Chinese researchers have developed an effective vaccine against tooth decay. The vaccine has been tested on mice and has a preventive effect against cavities in the teeth in mice without caries in 64.2 percent of cases - and a healing effect in 53.9 percent of mice with caries.