Monthly archives: February 2018

frecuencia cardiaca

Omega-3 and heart rate

Heart rate is the number of times the heart beats per minute; it varies from person to person, and is influenced by many factors, including activity level, fitness level, emotions, body size, and medications, among others, but a «normal» resting heart rate for adults ranges from 60 to 100 beats a minute (although about 50-70 beats per minute is ideal). Active people often have a lower heart rate because their […]


Is fish consumption associated with healthy sleep and cognitive ability among children?

Sleep is very important for child’s health. A better quality sleep is as much important as healthy habits (food, drink and sport), or a safe environment in their lives. Healthy sleep requires a sufficient amount of sleep (school-age kids and preteens need 10 to 11 hours of sleep a night), uninterrupted (good quality) sleep, and a sleep schedule according to the child’s natural daily biological rhythms (each child is unique). […]


Intake of EPA and DHA is associated with lower risk of glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of disorders that damage the eye’s optic nerve (a nerve vital to good vision, because it connects the eye to the brain, where the light signals are translated into images), and can result in vision loss; this damage is often caused by an abnormally high pressure in the eye. Glaucoma can develop in one or both eyes. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness, […]