are vitamin and mineral supplements necessary to be healthy?

Today, many people believe that a cocktail of vitamin and mineral supplements is necessary to be “healthy” – the more you have, the better, right? Well, not exactly.

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what determines our health?

When thinking about the factors that determine our health, what comes to your mind? Genetics? Lifestyle? What if I told you that much of our health is also determined by an array of physical, social, and environmental factors?

women’s health: the gender bias in health research

Despite the many leaps made by women in recent years, the unfortunate reality is that a gender bias continues to prevail in our societies. This gender bias also has a strong footing in health research, where many medical studies implicitly generalize the results of studies that predominantly include men to all of humanity without taking gender differences into account.