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The evolution of diets elite athletes follow through the ages

The diets elite athletes follow are different from the foods consumed by the average person. Sports nutrition plays an important role in educating athletes about how their diets affect energy levels and overall athletic ability. History of diets elite athletes observed Before the modern age, the ancient Olympians engaged in competitive sports games. Early writings […]

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New Costa hospital receives €9 million of funding and nears completion

ESTEPONA council has already paid €9 million towards the construction of the state-of-the-art hospital in the west of the town, which has a budget of €15 million. This week the council paid its latest instalment of €1.3 million, which will cover the purchase of sanitary equipment. So far, the foundation and structure of the building […]

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Wave of support for Marbella girl struck down with septicaemia

EXPATRIATES and residents in Marbella have rallied to help raise money for a local Spanish girl who remains in hospital after losing all four limbs to septicaemia last summer. Expatriates have joined with the family of Sarah Almagro Vallejo, 18, from Marbella, since she was taken to Costa del Sol Hospital on the night of […]

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IN PICTURES: ‘Brave fools’ tackle Europe’s longest zipline

A GROUP of pensioners have just returned from one of the biggest challenges of their lives, sliding down Europe’s longest zipline from Spain into Portugal. The members of Age Concern Fuengirola y Mijas embrace life’s challenges with a ‘can do’ attitude, which was was evident in every one of the Zipline Challenge Team. Tackling the […]

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Quirónsalud will make free tests for the early detection of prostate cancer

World Day of Prostate Health (September 15th) Analytics are aimed at men from 45 years of age; and from 40 years if they have a family history Torrevieja, September 7, 2018. The Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja launches a new edition of the free campaign for early diagnosis of prostate cancer on the occasion of the world day […]

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Soar in sickness caused by food toxins and bacteria

FOOD poisoning cases in the Alicante region have risen by 200 per cent in three years. Last year there were 312 cases and os, compared to 96 and 30 respectively in 2014, across the province. Experts claim the main causes are poor hygiene in the kitchens of homes and limited knowledge of some consumers when it comes […]

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Air-con faults stress out patients and visitors at Costa Blanca hospital

HUNDREDS of patients attending the Alicante General Hospital have had to put up with the excesses of the current heatwave due to problems with the air-conditioning. At one point before the system was worked on by engineers, around 20 patients ending up sweating in one of the hospital’s waiting rooms when the temperature registered 30.5ºC […]

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Complaints about failing health services on Costa Blanca

THE mayor of Finestrat, Juan Francisco Pérez, has spoken out about the lack of doctors in the town, and the many delays with the ambulance service. With the arrival of the summer the mayor detailed the deficiencies of the service provided by the Ministry of Health in the town’s two medical centres, one in the […]

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BIG Cancer Care donation for new Costa hospital project

CANCER CARE JAVEA made a very generous donation of €30,000 to Jalon Valley Help, much-needed funds for the Fontilles project. Elaine Horton from Jalon Valley Help was delighted to accept the cheque on her recent visit to the Javea Cancer Care organisation, where she was also able to update them on the developments of the […]

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Free oncology second opinions for World Cancer Day at Quirónsalud Torrevieja

PROFESSIONALS from the oncology department at Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja will attend patients who can, from February 5 – 9, request a multi-disciplinary and personalised second opinion. This initiative is part of the events the Hospital is promoting for World Cancer Day, which takes place on February 4 every year under the auspices of the World […]

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Three must have nuts for healthy, glowing skin

1. Walnuts They may be slightly bitter in flavour, but they are known to have anti-inflammatory properties, thanks to the omega-3 fatty acids. A handful can boost vitamin B levels that are particularly responsible for boosting your skin health by keeping age related fine lines and wrinkles at bay. 2. Almonds Almonds are used almost […]

Media use proven to increase childhood obesity
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Media use proven to increase childhood obesity

CHILDREN’S waistlines have been expanding with the amount of time they spend with televisions, computers, smartphones and tablets, European doctors say. In the past 25 years, obesity rates have climbed rapidly among European children and teens, according to a consensus statement from the European Academy of Pediatrics and the European Childhood Obesity Group published in […]

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Success with permanent Weight Loss – now in Torrevieja with Slim4Life.es – Exante Diet

Slim4Life.es has been awarded an authorised Exante distributoriship in Spain and is proud to announce that Exante Meal Replacement products- the UK’s leading WEIGHT REDUCTION/Slimming products are now available here. This also includes Personal Weight Loss Coaching – which is the secret to successful weight loss. It’s so easy! 1. Decide which Exante diet plan […]

Ginger packs all the beauty benefits
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Ginger packs all the beauty benefits

GINGER on the skin can increase skin’s radiance and decrease inflammation that may contribute to conditions such as psoriasis and acne. Ginger is an antioxidant, which means it inhibits harmful free radicals that cause skin damage and aging. People can experience the benefits of ginger on the skin by eating ginger in foods, drinking ginger […]

10 tips to make your New Year's resolution a success
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10 tips to make your New Year’s resolution a success

MANY of us will make a healthy New Year’s resolution – maybe to lose weight, quit smoking or drink less – but what’s the best way to stick to it? Psychologists have found we’re more likely to succeed if we break our resolution into smaller goals that are specific, measurable and time-based. Top 10 goal-setting […]