Tuesday, September 28


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Science highlights an unknown power of the hard-boiled egg | Digital Trends Spanish

The egg is considered one of the most complete foods that exist, in fact, in several specialized investigations it is defined as a superfood. The good thing about this product is that there are many ways to prepare it and now, one of the simplest ways appears to be the healthiest. Science has highlighted an unknown nutrient that could be associated with the consumption of the popular boiled egg, also known as a boiled egg or hard-boiled egg. It is choline, which is characterized by improving mood and other functions of the body. Getty Images.According to a group of researchers, this component would be related to a series of positive effects, ranging from DNA synthesis and regulation of gene expression to the production of a neurotransmitter known as acetylcholine. This neurotransmitter ...
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The consumption of chili could help you live longer | Digital Trends Spanish

Good news for those who consume ají (chili) frequently. A investigation affirms that the consumption of the traditional pepper or chili pepper, as it is known in some countries, would allow people to live longer. Not only that, it would also greatly reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease or cancer. The study will be presented soon in the scientific sessions of the American Heart Association, and for its realization, previous studies were taken into account that affirmed that the pepper has an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-cancer and regulating effect of glucose in the blood. How did they find out? For the present study, the health records of more than 570 thousand patients from the United States, China, Iran and Italy were analyzed, in order to compare the res...
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Ants swallow acid to protect themselves from germs | Digital Trends Spanish

A group of researchers from the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany has discovered that ants are able to swallow their own acid to disinfect themselves and their stomachs. The new study published in eLife states that formic acid kills harmful bacteria in the food that the insect eats, thus reducing the risk of disease. In addition, the acid considerably influences the intestinal flora of the ant. This acid is produced in a special gland in the abdomen of numerous species of ants. Through various experiments, the research team was able to show that ants disinfect themselves inside. "When the ants were able to access the acid, their chances of survival increased significantly after eating food enriched with pathogenic bacteria," explains Dr. Simon Tragust. This actio...