After long months of winter, summer finally arrives and with it the desire to get a tan. And although sun exposure is one of the main sources of vitamin D, it is important to protect the skin from harmful UV rays.
However, there are some foods that can help you get a natural tan. In this gallery, we look at five foods that stimulate melanin production, act as antioxidants, improve skin elasticity and more.
Remember, however, to protect your skin with a sun cream suitable for your skin type. Also, drinking plenty of water to keep your skin hydrated is another way to maintain a healthy, long-lasting tan.
Are you a coffee lover? You might be happy to know that drinking this much-loved beverage could be linked to a lower risk of mortality, according to a study published in 'Annals of Internal Medicine'.
Researchers examined a large sample of individuals and found that coffee consumption, both sweetened and natural, can have a significant impact on our health and longevity.
We delve into the results of this research, which could change the way we look at our morning cup of coffee.
Reusing kitchen waste saves us money, as well as reducing food waste and helping to protect the environment. There are various creative and practical solutions we can adopt in the kitchen to reuse waste.
For example, vegetable scraps such as the green leaves of carrots, celery and fennel can be used to prepare soups, broths and sauces. In addition, citrus peel can become an excellent base for preparing sauces, perfumes and liqueurs. Coffee grounds can also be reused in the kitchen, being an effective exfoliating agent for the skin or as a fertiliser for plants.
Finally, we can use old bread to prepare meatballs, gratins and baked croutons. Taking care of kitchen waste helps us save money, and also gives new life to food and protects the environment.
The kitchen is a place where various hazards lurk that can jeopardise our safety.
From food poisoning and accidental injuries to fires and burns, the kitchen can be a potentially dangerous environment if proper precautions are not taken.
This photo gallery will explore the most common risks in the kitchen and provide practical advice on how to avoid them. Knowing these dangers and taking preventive measures can help us enjoy the culinary arts safely and without worry.
Sweet potatoes, also known as 'American potatoes' are a great ingredient for many recipes.
Rich in nutrients such as vitamin A and beta-carotene, vitamin C, fibre, manganese, potassium, copper and magnesium, they are a healthy choice to enrich many dishes.
They are perfect as a healthy side dish, but also as a main ingredient in nutritious soups or other dishes.
Get inspired with some of our tips on how to use sweet potatoes in the kitchen and, most importantly, try them out!
When it comes to storing food, the refrigerator is the first thought for many of us.
However, there are some foods that should never be placed in this cold environment. (Source: emedihealth.com). Today we explore six common foods that require another form of storage. You will discover the reasons why these foods do not go in the refrigerator and learn safe alternatives for keeping them fresh.
Whether you are passionate about cooking or simply want to maintain the quality and flavour of your food, this photo gallery will guide you through the pitfalls of storage, ensuring that your meals are always delicious and in perfect condition.
If you are iron deficient, you can help supplement it through your diet. Having low iron levels, in fact, is a problem that can affect anyone.
What is important is to consult a doctor who can investigate the situation, understand the cause and offer a solution. From a dietary point of view, certain foods can help a lot in this regard (if there are no medical causes that need to be investigated).
What are eight of the most iron-rich foods? Let's find out.
Garlic, a common ingredient in kitchens around the world, is known for its distinctive flavour and irresistible aroma, but its virtues are not limited to flavour.
In fact, this food is a tasty condiment, and also a powerful ally for our health, particularly for the heart.
Scientific studies show that garlic can improve heart health, reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and hypertension. In this guide, we will explore the main benefits of garlic for our body and how to incorporate it into our daily diet to fully enjoy its healthy properties.