Why do armpits smell? The big lie behind it

The sense of smell is certainly the one that from a scientific standpoint we know less about. On the other hand, although smells have to do with invisible molecules floating in the air, often at ridiculously low concentrations, they tend to affect our life quite significantly. Think about body odors: for a long time mankind … Read more Why do armpits smell? The big lie behind it

Coconut oil and memory loss: a deep connection.

In my life I had the opportunity to tend to a few elderly friends with relatively serious short- and medium-term memory problems underlying the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. What these experiences taught me is that without memory, life is limited to the “now”. In normal conditions, every single second of our life is … Read more Coconut oil and memory loss: a deep connection.

Food and fatigue – Don’t doze off before you read this

         Let’s think for one second about what role food had for thousands of years. You might agree with me that its purpose has always been to provide nutritional support (i.e. energy) to our body and mind. Yet, in the past few decades food and fatigue have become two words too often … Read more Food and fatigue – Don’t doze off before you read this

Foot pain after running? – Understanding why is simpler than you think

          I am a runner, I have been since I was 14 and I like to see myself running like a carefree kid even when I am old and surrounded by grandchildren. Then, I look at lots of my fellow runners, read statistics, check out what most running shoe brands have to offer … Read more Foot pain after running? – Understanding why is simpler than you think

“Damn, why does the bottom of my feet hurt?” – It’s time to finally answer this question

My dear reader, you might be a long-distance runner, a busy business (wo)man with little time for physical activity, a lazy couch potato with an Ironman alter ego, or a retiree wishing to enjoy life. Regardless, I am here to help you answer this $100 million-question: “Why does the bottom of my feet hurt?”. I know … Read more “Damn, why does the bottom of my feet hurt?” – It’s time to finally answer this question