One in 4 Italians – and one in 2 among those over 50 – suffers from metabolic syndrome. Here’s how to diagnose it and how to intervene to reduce the risk of metabolic and vascular diseases
False myths: does speeding up your metabolism help you lose weight?
The idea that speeding up metabolism is helpful for losing weight fast is mostly a false myth. This is what the science shows us.
Amino acid supplements: what they are and how they work
What are amino acid supplements? What benefits do they have and how do they work? Who are they indicated for? Alessandro Orlandini, M.D., a pharmaceutical chemist and specialist in clinical biochemistry, now medical director of the Italian company Professional Dietetics, answers these questions.
Memory trained by Sport
It only takes 15 minutes of intense physical activity to improve procedural memory. The study, published in Scientific Reports, offers new ideas for the development of strategies for the prevention of neurodegenerative diseases.